Nintendo Japan has announced the release date for Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam. The game will be arriving in the land of the rising sun on December 3rd. The company also showcased a tiny little image of the game’s box-art. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam supports amiibo and is expected to come to the west next year.
Good news for Mighty No.9 fans and backers as Comcept and publisher Deep Silver have announced that the long-awaited 2D platformer will be available on February 9th, 2016 in North America and everywhere else on February 12th. This applies to the Wii U, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC versions. The Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita versions have yet to be dated.
Bandai Namco has announced via Twitter that Project X Zone 2 will be arriving in Europe on February 19th. It was also revealed that Project X Zone 2 will be coming to the United States on February 16th. In case you missed it, we heard last week that the game will star characters from Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem: Awakening. You can watch the latest trailer for the game, below.
One game that has a lot of hype surrounding it is Minecraft: Story Mode. We already know that it is heading to the Wii U and basically every other current platform available. Amazon US has the game listed with a October 27th release date while Amazon UK lists the Minecraft spin-off with a October 30th date. The disc version will contain the first episode and you will need to download the other episodes once they are released digitally. The game, which is being developed by TellTale and Mojang, still hasn’t received a release date.
We know that Xenoblade Chronicles X is coming to both Europe and the United States this December. What we don’t know is when in the festive month it is coming. EB Games Australia has recently updated its website to say that the game will be coming on December 15th. There’s also set to be two special editions you’ll be able to get hold off. The Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Premium Pack which features a black premium Wii U console, a physical copy of the game, an Artbook and a World Map poster and the Xenoblade Chronicles X Limited Edition Pack which features a physical copy of the game, a SteelBook cover, a World Map poster, a Cover Art Poster and the Artbook.
You may have seen the first footage from Monster Hunter X which should give you a good taster of what to expect when the game launches. Along with the new footage, Capcom revealed that Monster Hunter X will be coming to Japan on November 28th. Pre-orders for the game will open on August 1st and no doubt retailers will be caught off guard. There will also be an exclusive newly designed New Nintendo 3DS console available at launch, which includes a copy of the game for 26,000 yen. Monster Hunter X will be available in playable form at the Tokyo Game Show which takes place September 17th.
The well-received Freedom Planet will be coming to the Wii U eShop on August 3rd. The release date was revealed by Nintendo of America on their official website. The 2D platformer that is influenced by the original Sonic titles on the SEGA Mega Drive (Genesis if you’re in the US) has received some extremely positive reviews on Steam. The game was available to demo during the “Nindies@Home” promotion and if you downloaded it you are entitled to get 15% off the full release.