You have got the best Valentine this year! It’s Nintendo! And Nintendo’s Valentine’s Day gift to you, the love of its life, is a new Nintendo Direct. Nintendo has decided the most romantic day of the year is the perfect time to hold a new Nintendo Direct video announcement, which means everyone should clear their schedule on February 14, 2013. I’m sure you didn’t have anything terribly important planned at 6am PST/8am CST/9am EST. No, you’re all clear. And even if you did have something in place, learning more about new 3DS and Wii U games is far more important.
I’m calling it – this Nintendo Direct will be about Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I am absolutely sure that is the 3DS game they’re going to discuss. After all, it’s been available in Japan for months. If anything else is touched upon, it’ll probably be some soon-to-be released 3DS games like Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity. Maybe we’ll even see something about Pokemon X and Y.
As for Wii U games, I think it’ll be about the ones that are supposed to be out soon, but only have TBA release dates right now. I’m sure Game & Wario, The Wonderful 101 and, of course, Pikmin 3 will be highlighted during this event. I’m also going to hope for some Yarn Yoshi and Bayonetta 2 coverage, but that seems a bit optimistic and premature seeing as how those probably won’t be released until late 2013, maybe even early 2014. Nintendo will likely also discuss Lego City Undercover and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate too, to get people hyped about those forthcoming games.
I do have to admit that a teeny part of me would love to see Nintendo address the Rayman Legends thing. If they did, it’d probably be some diplomatic response, but I think we’d all love to see Reggie Fils-Aime get up on screen and call Ubisoft out for taking away one of the Wii U’s most desired exclusives.
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