Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Direct tomorrow -- What will we learn?

Nintendo to share details tomorrow on Wii U and 3DS games coming by end of spring 2014.

Nintendo today announced that it will hold a Nintendo Direct video briefing tomorrow, February 13, that focuses on Wii U and 3DS games coming by the end of spring 2014.

The event begins at 2 p.m. PDT/ 5 p.m. EDT and will be streamed through the special Nintendo Direct website. We will, of course, have all the news for you as it happens.

Tomorrow's event is the first Nintendo Direct of 2014. The most recent Nintendo Direct was held on December 18 and brought news about a Zelda spin-off and NES Remix, among other announcements.

Some big-name games coming to Nintendo platforms this spring include Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and Yoshi's New Island, among others.

Unfortunately, there's not much more to go on. What do you hope we learn from tomorrow's Nintendo Direct?

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drwhoiscool
drwhoiscool

Trophies / Achievements...  Thats all I think its missing.  Why buy a Nintendo Product if you can't compete with friends.  ( multiplayer  asside )

Raeldor
Raeldor

We will learn that there's still no reason to own a WiiU until they release the new Xenoblade.

Nev3rtime
Nev3rtime

I want info on X and some new games announced for both Wii U and 3ds, please.

Oh, and, Nintendo, announce that you've bought Capcom and that new strider game's coming to wii u.

orthodox1976
orthodox1976

Announce a f****** METROID for the Wii-U already! WTF

WolfGrey
WolfGrey

We will learn that the WiiU is still dead and that we don't understand the system lol

GOGOHeadray
GOGOHeadray

Hopefully the 3ds keeps up a strong gaming lineup; I don't really care for the WiiU though.


benleslie5
benleslie5 moderator

Maybe Nintendo will announce another game remake

Iranazi
Iranazi

I'm hoping they'll announce localisations for the Dragon Quest games on the 3DS along with Majora's Mask 3D

blaisedinsd
blaisedinsd

Why the time change? These are usually in the morning. Big news?

Dk tropical freeze bundle with no gamepad for $200?

teller76567
teller76567

I wouldn't mind seeing Mario kart 64 but with different maps that would be nice or a resident evil exclusive. I know i just did two totally different party titles don't bite my head off please but also maybe Zelda Ocarina of Time how it was going to be with the Nintendo 64 DD, add on. I know we got the master quest on the game cube but in the final hours to come we will find out soon enough. Every one gives flack to Nintendo but at least they care about making games and not some kind of bs black box with a tv pass through it yeah i just gave Microsoft a bunch of crap i will say what i really think of things.

The_Micksta
The_Micksta

I'm so happy that this news is coming out tomorrow, hopefully Nintendo will make a plug in extender for the Wii U game pad, Wii mote so it will connect the Game Cube controller, gonna be a night mare playing Smash on the Wii mote also please create a new franchise or bring back games like Metroid, F-Zero, Star Fox, in Full HD!. Can't wait for Mario Kart 8 that's going to be amazing!.

tysonwritesel
tysonwritesel

All those old series are washed up... get something new.

ADO300
ADO300

i guess we will learn that there will be no new F-zero, Metroid, Star Fox, Mother / Earthbound, Advance wars, Battalion wars, Punch-Out, Chibi-Robo, Doshin the giant, Wario, Wave race or 1080° snowboarding game for Wii U. If they will announce a new 1st party game for the Wii U, it will probably be spin-off related. I have high hopes of great news for the 3DS, maybe PlatinumGames.Inc is working on another Nintendo exclusive game. I hope there will be some new info & trailers about Bayonetta 2, Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem & project X.

19James89
19James89

I'm excited, I hope Bayonetta 2 and X get 2014 release dates and if Nintendo can finally give a European release date for Shin Megami Tensei IV, I'll be as happy as a piggy in mud. 

superhippy420
superhippy420

IT'S OFFICALLY TIME TO GET HYPED.


- Officially confirmed that the Nintendo Direct is 41 minutes long.


This combined with the fact they are releasing it one hour after the Janurary NPD sales numbers come out so they can steal headlines pretty much confirms that Nintendo is going to drop some bombs tomorrow.  They could spend 3 minutes each on DK, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, X, Bayonetta, Yoshi's Island , and Kirby and that would still leave 20 more minutes.

Vexov
Vexov

Nintendo: "here is a list of a dozen games for you get excited for" (even if they can be beat in 2-3 hours and likely delayed till fall-winter). 

ewjiml
ewjiml

This is what will happen.  People will get their hopes up for Metroid or something smashing.  Nintendo will continue to disappoint and  announce a new character from Super Smash Bros.  Game Over. 

GH05T-666
GH05T-666

thats a bad time though for me :(

HonorOfGod
HonorOfGod

Show Zelda, Metroid, Fire Emblem, X and Fzero then sit back and watch Wiiu sell like hot cakes. Its a shame we will never get a tablet less WiiU.

Yomigaeru
Yomigaeru

I'm hoping for something about X, or SMT x FE.

aci808
aci808

Show some screenshots of the all new Zelda game. Surprise us with a new Metroid for the Wii U or 3DS. Do something.

mylsd
mylsd

please oh please let there be news on a new Advance Wars game .... one can dream

Nev3rtime
Nev3rtime

I'm sure whatever they announce will either be either interesting or not interesting. Personally, I'm hoping it'll be interesting but I'm not specific about what I want. Surprise me Nintendo.

cantor2537
cantor2537

Really looking forward to this. Almost done with 3DW, and playing Last of Us and bio shock Infinite on PS3. Would like to hold off on a PS 4 for as long as possible.

Poodger
Poodger

All I care about is Smash Bros news. Nothing else Nintendo has up its sleeve even matters to me. Smash Bros will be the system seller for me, and nothing more or less.

da_chub
da_chub

@drwhoiscool so you need a virtual trophy in order to play a video game.  sad.  IN Mario 3dworld, there are stamps to collect, stars to find, or more importantaly and a less waste of a devs $$$, MORE LEVELS TO UNLOCK.  Which is more gameplay.  But I guess some people need to get 10 headshots with a pistol and have the little pop up saw you got a trophy in order to fell less like a loser playing a video game.

2nd, my ps3 has like 3 games that is local multiplayer.  rest are all online deathmatch crap.  what is the differene between a bot on hard mode and a person online you don't know...nothing..but that bot is probably better.

My Wii u is used daily by me, a 32 year old gamer, and my son who is 11 and his freidns all the time to play tons of multiplayer games.  Including Wii games.  But these same kids only use the PS3 for COD.  which is what the next gen of gamers really are, COD and ipod gamers.  and I only use my ps3 for Dark souls 1, soon DS2, and buying, playing, reselling games like Beyond two Souls or last of us.  since there is 0 reason to replay a game with a blah story and gameplay that is done just a well on lots of other games.

abHS4L88
abHS4L88

@Vidpci  

So true, we'll probably learn a lot as Nintendo Directs are usually pretty informative.

superhippy420
superhippy420

@tysonwritesel I have plenty of new stuff.


-Call of Duty 10

-Halo 7

-Gears of War 4

-Battlefield 6

-Assassin's Creed 6

-Killzone 4

- Forza 6

- GTA 6


Seriously if these companies would actually label their games for what number they are really on, it would be a joke.   Smash Bros 4 isn't even out yet and the series started 15 years ago.  Donkey Kong Country 5 is coming out next week, the 1st dropped 20 years ago.  Go have fun with your high-res rehashes.

JoSilver
JoSilver

@ADO300 Actually there is a new Chibi-Robo game coming out for the 3DS.

superhippy420
superhippy420

@ADO300 I think Metroid on 3DS is a very real possibility.  It's the biggest franchise by far that isn't on the console yet.   I would kill for a new Earthbound.

superhippy420
superhippy420

Oh yea I forgot to mention that this is a Worldwide Nintendo Direct.   The only worldwide ones last year were in January, E3, and December, all of which had major announcements. 

abHS4L88
abHS4L88

@Vexov  

Sounds like the rest of the gaming industry, except with them "Here's some games that visually look amazing and have great stories but once you're done with the 5-6 hour campaign, there's nothing left unless you like trophies/achievements and tacked on online multiplayer."

brxricano
brxricano

@ewjiml Pokemon....Donkey Zelda...3DS....E-Shop...KART KART KART....MariLuigaYoshi.....something else you're not excited for..."hey you guise, stop askin' bout Metroid and F-Zero".....yeah.



MaTTerCuBe
MaTTerCuBe

@HonorOfGod I like the gamepad.  I think we are fortunate to have it.  It's one of those things you don't understand until you have it.  One of the bigger problems the Wii U has with the "hardcore" audience, being able to justify the gamepad in theory and not just in practice.

superhippy420
superhippy420

@Yomigaeru You will see it tomarrow.  The developer made sure on Twitter to point on that there is a direct tomarrow.  Only other time they have is when X has appeared.

HonorOfGod
HonorOfGod

I understood it even before I had it and I dint like it then nor do I like it now it gets in the way.

superhippy420
superhippy420

@dlewis587 @superhippy420@tysonwritesel LMFAO ok don't kid yourself.


COD 1-4,WAW,MW2,MW3,BO,BO2,Ghosts = 10

Halo 1-4,Reach,ODST,Aniversary = 7

Forza 1-5, Horizon = 6

Gears 1-3 ,Judgment = 4

AC 1-4,,Brotherhood,Revelations = 6

Battlefield 1-4, Bad Company 1 and 2 = 6


Nintendo does 5 Donkey Kong Countrys in 2 decades and 4 Smash Bros in 15 years and they are the rehash company. Yup sounds about right.

Def-Trex
Def-Trex

@HonorOfGod BS.It doesn't get in the way, you don't own a Wii U and I see you hating on Nintendo in every comment section.Troll.