A lot of people were left scratching their heads after this years Nintendo E3 tree house when the popular series, Animal Crossing, was missing from the roster. This grew in concern because a lot of fans have been anticipating Nintendo's next mobile title that is supposed to be centered around the series itself. With no news on the switch or mobile platforms, many fans were disappointed but we finally have an idea why that decision was made. In an interview with Waypoint, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Amié answered those questions. In the interview, Reggie assures fans that the game will still launch this year. As for the Switch, there was no mention of it. It was also an odd move to not announce or mention any titles from indie developers but that could be due to the fact that the Switch launched just this spring and has a small catalog of titles to date.
An alleged leaked image of the newest Overwatch hero hit the net in the early hours of the morning and has everyone buzzing. Ahead of this weekends Blizzcon, the leak looks pretty real especially considering the alleged source (name, bottom right) has been listed an a Blizzard artist himself. Overwatch fans have long been upset with Blizzard over the Sombra delays as well as numerous countdowns that has led to mostly nothing but November first has been a long rumored date for a possible reveal. If anything, expect to see some sort of surprise coming when Blizzcon officially begins November 4th!
Nintendo gave us a lot of news on the new upcoming Animal Crossing title, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. The game will allow players to build and design the homes of the local residents and from the looks of the video shown at E3, it seems like it you'll be doing a lot more than just homes! The game will also allow you to design specific homes for certain characters using an NFC card reader to scan certain characters from the franchise in to the game! On top of designing what looks like multiple locations, you'll be working for Nooks Homes and paying the inhabitants of your town visits as well as placing their houses and things in their yard as well! Take a look at the trailer below and get excited for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer when it releases September 25th, 2015.
So much was announced during Nintendo's E3 that it's to not be overwhelmed! While we knew we weren't going to hear anything about the new Zelda title or the next Nintendo console, we did get a new title for the 3DS. Alongside that announcement, Star Fox Wii U has now become Star Fox Zero and will be released on the Wii U. We're getting Fire Emblem: Fates as well as the Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem crossover coming stateside in 2016. We're getting a boat load of new Mario titles including Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash and Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam for the 3DS! Animal Crossing is getting the previously announced home decorator title as well as Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival, which appears to be a Mario party style game.
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