Bandai Namco have stated on their official product page that One Piece Unlimited World Red will be coming to US in July. The latest instalment of the Unlimited Series brings Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew on a brand new adventure with all new characters.
Set sail on a gripping adventure in the New World with the beloved Straw Hat Crew in One Piece Unlimited World Red. Dive into a wayfaring journey with fun-filled escapades, action-packed battles and powerful comrades in a whole new never-before-seen scenario. Play as members of the Straw Hat crew and progress through the episodic storyline with encounters against famous bosses like Rob Lucci, Caesar Clown, and more. Master a large variation of flashy combos and test your reflexes by pressing the right button at the right time to counter, dodge or otherwise interact with enemies. Enjoy endless playability by exploring the central town and taking on quests to assist the townfolk and gain more rewards and items.
Super Smash Bros. has been penned for a 2014 release date for a good numbers of months now, but those who thought an official date could be on the cards in today’s Direct will just have to wait a little longer. According to a tweet from Japan’s Super Smash Bros. Twitter account, the Direct will only reveal a “rough release window” for the upcoming brawler. Many are under the impression Nintendo could be saving news of the official release date for E3 later this year. Here’s what the tweet says, translated by Siliconera.
“[Notice] We are currently not at a stage where we can announce a concrete release date; however, in tomorrow’s broadcast, we will be revealing a rough release window.”
Update: Nintendo has refuted the Amazon statement and has said, “the launch date of Mario Kart 8 has not changed.”
A number of gamers on the NeoGAF forums are reporting that Amazon has begun sending out emails stating that Mario Kart 8 is coming sometime before May 30th. The retailer says that we should expect the game between April 16 and April 19. This has led many to believe that Nintendo has pushed the game forward to sometime next month. Amazon support also sound confident of a new date.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment together with TT Games have announced a release date for the upcoming Middle-earth adventure game LEGO: The Hobbit. Fans of the Tolkien franchise will be able to experience the first two Hobbit movies in LEGO-vision come April when it hits the Wii U, 3DS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and Mac.
The action-packed video game is aiming to provide endless hilarity and in-game references to Peter Jackson’s blockbuster movies; An Unexpected Journey and The Desolation of Smaug. LEGO: The Hobbit will launch on April 8 in North America and April 11 in Europe. And if you missed the latest amusing trailer, you can check it out here.
Nintendo of America and Nintendo Europe has announced that Mario Kart 8 will be arriving on the Wii U on May 30th. The company also revealed that all seven Koopalings are playable for the first time ever in Mario Kart 8.
We finally have a North American release date for Kirby Triple Deluxe on the Nintendo 3DS. The game will be arriving on May 5th which is the same date as Mario Golf: World Tour on the platform. Nintendo of America also uploaded a trailer for the game which can be seen above.
Nintendo Europe has announced via Twitter that the long-awaited Yoshi’s New Island will launch in Europe on March 14th. The company also published the official box-art for the game which can be seen above. Yoshi’s New Island also launches March 14th in North America.
Yoshi’s New Island launches March 14 in stores and in the Nintendo eShop. The game is being produced by Takashi Tezuka, the creative director of the original Yoshi’s Island for Super NES. Yoshi reunites with Baby Mario in a gorgeous landscape to help him to safety. Flutter jumps, ground pounds and egg throws all return, along with some new actions that use the unique features of Nintendo 3DS.
The Wii mini will be released in the U.S. on November 17th. The budget system, which has been available in Canada since 2012, will be packaged with a red Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk controller. One of the Wii console’s best-selling games, Mario Kart Wii, will also be bundled with the smaller Wii. Partly because it lacks Nintendo GameCube compatibility, an SD slot and Wi-Fi support, the Wii mini will retail for $99.
While Nintendo has yet to provide a definitive date for the release of its flagship title, Mario Kart 8, a retailer in the UK has identified April 25th as the date on which the game will become available. With Mario Kart Wii going down as one of Nintendo’s biggest selling games ever, anticipation for the latest game in the series cannot be underestimated.
The EAD Kyoto-developed Mario Kart 8 was prominently featured at the time of this year’s E3, with Nintendo unveiling the new feature of hover-powered karts in the game. Although Nintendo has not confirmed April 25th as the definitive date, a recent newsletter stated that the game would arrive sometime in April. Time will tell if the April 25th date proves to be true.