Nintendo Direct: Watch The European Presentation Live
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
3DS is the focus
While Nintendo of America is holding a Nintendo Direct which will cover forthcoming 3DS and Wii U titles, Nintendo Europe is choosing to look exclusively at portable software. Satoru Shibata is confirmed as your host, and 2PM UK time is when it will be taking place.
We'll be covering the presentation on this very page, streaming the video and providing real-time commentary on any announcements.
Are you hoping for some new 3DS titles to be revealed? Or do you expect this presentation is focus on upcoming releases we already know about? Keep your eyes glued to this page to find out at 2PM.
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That's your lot. Yikes, some big announcements and a few major surprises there. We're going to write it all up for you, of course.
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D announced, a remake of the Wii title.
Mario and Donkey Kong, new eShop game arrives in Europe during Q2.
More furniture and lots of knick-knacks, as well as tons of clothes. Social lives will be lost.
We now have a translated segment of footage that was likely shown in a Nintendo Direct in Japan. Who cares, it's Animal Crossing!
Animal Crossing: New Leaf arrives in Europe on 14th June. Hooray!
Now we see Pokemon Dungeon, a taster for the main course of X & Y in October.
We saw Code of Princess and a new download title, but our stream is jumping around right now.
Ocarina of Time 3D reduced to £19.99 on the European eShop for one week, from 3pm today.
Etrian Odyssey IV arrives this Spring.
Etrian Odyssey IV is now being shown, this game doesn't mess around.
Initial DLC will be free for a limited period.
The game will be pre-installed on the 3DS XL in the bundle, which is exclusive to Europe.
Fire Emblem: Awakening arrives in Europe on 19th April, including a special blue 3DS XL bundle.
It's Castlevania time. Dave Cox is telling us more about it.
Demos of Monster Hunter hit 3DS and Wii U arrive in Europe next week.
We now have a demonstration of cross-play multiplayer between 3DS and Wii U versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate.
3DS Circle Pad Pro XL also arrives in Europe on 22nd March.
Wii U and 3DS Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate bundles hit Europe on 22nd March.
Over to Satoru Shibata, no sign of the goomba.
A new Legend of Zelda community arrives on Miiverse today.
New Super Luigi U arriving as a "large scale" download on Wii U, this year.
Mario Golf World Tour, from Camelot, arrives on 3DS this summer.
It arrives this Summer, so there's one surprising new announcement.
It's a new Mario/Luigi RPG for 3DS, set within Luigi's dreams.
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon arrives March 28th in Europe.
Details on the multiplayer, up to 4 players local, download and online.
It's a ghost dog. Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon just became epic.
Some nice gameplay footage here, charm turned up to the maximum setting.
Miyamoto makes his first Nintendo Direct appearance to tell us about Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon.
The Year of Luigi, awesome.
It's a 16, this is going to get serious. Oh, Iwata has a Luigi hat.
We see new Star Fox and F-Zero in the comments as predictions. The whole of Nintendo Life approves.
Ten Minutes Europe, or 600 seconds. 599, 598, 597...
If Majora's Mask 3D is announced, the internet may explode...
Less than 30 minutes to go, so let's have some predictions on what Satoru Shibata will say.
OK, Europe, all aboard the hype train.