Now that E3 2017 is in the past, Nintendo has given plenty of reasons to enjoy the Nintendo 3DS for months to come. This article will
First up is one of the biggest surprise to come out of E3 this year: Metroid: Samus Returns. This game will be a modern reimagining of the 1992 Game Boy adventure Metroid II: Return of Samus. This retooled version of a Game Boy classic will include new moves, abilities and a redesigned map. The game launches on 15th September alongside two new Metroid series amiibo: Samus Aran and Metroid.
Hardcore fans and collectors can pick up the Legacy edition which includes physical version of the game, a Metroid II: Return of Samus download code for Nintendo 3DS, a SteelBook, the Samus Archive sound-selection CD featuring 25 tracks from across the Metroid series, a gold “S” Mark pin, a Morph Ball 3D keyring and a 40-page artbook.
Up next is Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions. This enhanced remake of the first game in the Mario & Luigi series includes updated visuals, touch-screen controls and improved gameplay. Nintendo also added new content in the form of Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser featuring many of Bowser’s right-hand enemies. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions launches on 6th October along with two new amiibo figures: Goomba and Koopa Troopa.
Pokémon fans can look forward to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon. These enchanced editions of Sun and Moon include new story additions, new Pokémons and new gameplay features. Both games will be available on November 17.
There’s also a new Pikmin game in the mix. Hey! Pikmin will have players throwing all types of different Pikmin using the Touch Screen to solve puzzles, overcome challenges and defeat enemies through a side-scrolling adventure. The Pikmin’s new adventure will launch on July 28 alongside the New Nintendo 2DS XL and a Pikmin amiibo figurine. In the meantime, players can download a demo from the eShop.
Nintendo also unveiled Miitopia. The game features a dark lord that’s stealing the faces of everybody in the world of Miitopia and it’s up to brave players to bring them back in this adventure sim launching on July 28.
Brain Age’s Dr Kawashima is back with Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? Prepare to train your brain by completing a series of challenging exercises with an emphasis on concentration skills and focus to train your working memory. Challenge your abilities to focus with eight Devilish Training exercises that’ll push you to the limit, or play against your friends and family, when the game launches on July 28.
Capcom is bringing a new entry in their wildly successful Monster Hunter series. Monster Hunter Stories lets players become a rider and bond with monsters to raise their potential. Players will go into turn-based battles with a party of up to five monsters. The game launches on September 8th.
RPG players will be looking forward to Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth. The fifth main installment will allow players to have say on how the adventures unfolds and features turn-based battles, challenging exploration, and beautiful art styles known to fans across the world. This game launches this Fall.
RPG fans can also look forward to a duo of addictive and challenging titles set to release early next year:
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology is an expanded version of the original Radiant Historia which released on the Nintendo DS. This updated version will include new story content, improved gameplay and an updated presentation.
Another enhanced port of a Nintendo DS is making its way to the 3DS: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux. Much like Radiant History, this revised edition includes new story content, additional endings and a new dungeon.