With the Twilight Princess HD remake long rumored, it was no surprise that the game was announced in Nintendo’s latest Direct presentation. What did come as a surprise, however, is the intricate Wolf Link amiibo that will be released alongside the game. Above, you can check out the tentative European box art for the bundle that will come with both the game and amiibo. How would you all feel about this as the final package?
Bitmap Books has announced its plans to publish Super Famicom: The Box Art Collection. This gorgeous hardcover book will feature the Japanese box art of around 250 Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Super Famicom in Japan) titles, including some that have never before been documented in print.
The included works come straight from the library of renowned collector, Stuart Brett, better known on Instagram as Super Famicom Guy. Aside each life-size photo will be a critique of the artwork as well as interviews with other collectors. Unfortunately, this homage to Nintendo history isn’t due for publication until 2016, but you can view more pictures and find future updates on the Bitmap Books website, here.
Nintendo of America has revealed the North American box-art for the soon to be released Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for the Wii U. The sports title, which has replaced Star Fox Zero as the big holiday Wii U title alongside Xenoblade Chronicles X, is due to be released on November 20th. Are you a fan of the box-art?
Compete with friends in the multiplayer Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash game on the Wii U system. Along with the fun and dynamic gameplay known to the franchise, surprise your opponents with a new move to the series, the Jumpshot, which sends the ball flying down the court. Change the sport up with new Mega Battles, using the Mega Mushroom to gain an advantage over the competition. Claim your spot in Mario Tennis lore in singles (1v1) or doubles (2v2) as you play with and against family, friends or the CPU using returning and new characters to the series.
- Compete with friends in the multiplayer Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash game on the Wii U system.
- Play against friends and family in multiplayer matches.
- Play against friends and family in both singles (1v1) and doubles (2v2) matches as your favorite Mushroom Kingdom character.
- Control your character’s every movement on the court, using precise timing and the correct shot to outwit your opponent.
- Use the new Jumpshot technique to return shots like never before.
- In Mega Battles, get the Mega Mushroom to gain a “big” advantage over your competition.
- New characters make their Mario Tennis debut.
We found out earlier today that Star Fox Zero will be flying onto the Wii U on November 20th in the United States and Europe. Now Nintendo of America has revealed the final box-art for the game which features the Star Fox crew we are all familiar with as well as the Arwing and the Land Master. You can also see that the game will support amiibo. Star Fox Zero is developed by Platinum Games. You can view the European release dates for the holiday season, here, and the North American 2015 release dates, here.
The next instalment of the immensely popular Monster Hunter series arrives in Japan in November. What we haven’t seen thus far is the box-art for Monster Hunter X. Thankfully it has been uploaded by Amazon Japan which currently has the game up for pre-order. Sadly we do not know when Monster Hunter X will arrive in the west, but sales for the last game Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate were extremely good.
Re-Logic and 505 Games have posted the box-art for Terraria on both the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. As you can see from the image above it is kind of surreal, but to be expected given the game’s nature. We found out yesterday that the Wii U version of the ultra-creative title has local and online multiplayer. The Nintendo 3DS version just has local multiplayer. Terraria will also be playable at Gamescom next month and is expected to come out early 2016.
One of the big third-party titles that is coming to the Wii U this summer is Devil’s Third. The action and adventure video game title developed by Tomonobu Itagaki’s Valhalla Game Studios is coming to Europe on August 28th and looks set to contain plenty of explosive action. We’ve finally got a look at the official box-art courtesy of Amazon and you can check that out, above.
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