Nintendo continues its teasing of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask with some summer themed Nintendo wallpapers. The latest wallpaper shows Link with a yukata, fan, and Majora’s Mask. The new piece of artwork celebrates the Japanese Hanabi festival. I believe this is the first time since the game’s release that Nintendo has issued Majora’s Mask themed artwork. Hopefully an announcement is imminent.
Japanese gaming publication Famitsu has said in its most recent issue that they have a big scoop for readers in the next edition. There were no hints, so it could be anything. The magazine also promises to contain some new information related to Monster Hunter 4 so it’s bound to be an interesting read.
Development studio Nicalis originally envisioned The Binding of Isaac as a Nintendo 3DS title, but the controversial game wasn’t permitted by Nintendo who said that it had questionable religious content. Fast forward to today and the development studio has written a lengthy blog post explaining that the team really wanted the game on the Nintendo 3DS. Inside the article is three hyper linked characters to a five second video. The video is titled “Gex Remake,” and has a 3D filter on it. The three characters linked are “3″ “D” and “S.”
Andrew Reiner, executive editor of Game Informer, has teased on Twitter that we should expect the cover reveal for August to be posted online tomorrow. There’s plenty of speculation going around regarding what to expect. Quite a few people have pledged their bets on Gears of War creator Cliffy B’s new project, which he has come out of retirement for. What would you like to see revealed by Game Informer tomorrow?
Nintendo Europe has teased on Twitter that there could be more game modes to come in Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS. The Nintendo 3DS version of the game launches on October 3rd in the United States, while the Wii U version is scheduled to launch winter.
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Jason Schreier, one of the writers for Kotaku, has said on Twitter that Nintendo is preparing to show off a big Nintendo 3DS game at 6pm Pacific Time. There’s no hints regarding what the mystery Nintendo 3DS title might be, but some are speculating online that it could be a new entry in the Metroid series, or possibly The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D. We shall have to wait and see.
Shining series producer Tsuyoshi Sawada teased on Twitter earlier that a new entry in the Shining series will be announced tonight. The announcement will coincide with the Nintendo Direct which begins at 10pm in the United Kingdom. The latest entry in the Shining series, Shining Ark, was released on the PSP in Japan last February.
“Tomorrow there will be a little announcement, so fans please look forward to it. You’ll know it when it becomes morning. We’re trying out a new genre with the Shining series. Starting with this, I’ll be doing a lot of things this year.”
“The project that will be announced tomorrow is not an RPG. I’ve changed our [Twitter] icon to a meaningful image.”