Nintendo Direct: Watch The European 3DS Presentation Live
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
Live at 3PM UK time
Today at 3PM UK time, Nintendo Europe will be broadcasting a 3DS-themed Nintendo Direct. You can watch the entire thing live on this very page, and as always we'll be providing textual commentary as events unfold.
What exciting news could be contained within? Are the rumours of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask being re-released true? Will we see any of the Guild02 games unveiled? What retail and eShop treats does Nintendo have lined up for 2013?
Keep your eyeballs glued to this page to find out in a little while. In the meantime, feel free to speculate in the comments section below.
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Nintendo certainly went big at the end of those broadcasts, what did you think?
Well well, we're going to write this up.
Link can turn to paper, some fantastic looking puzzles, comes late 2013. Oh my.
It's a new Zelda title for 3DS, no remakes here!
This year for Bravely Default in Europe.
Oh gosh, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy trailer is being shown in Europe
Professor Layton's final title is coming to Europe this year.
Over 400 demons to find, yikes.
Shin Megami Tensei IV is next up, so bring your hardcore hats...
All three Guild02 titles are coming to the European eShop soon.
Attack of the Friday Monsters, despite previous doubts, is coming to Europe.
The Starship Damrey being shown, all three Guild02 titles coming to Europe!
May 30th for both Zelda GBC titles.
Zelda Oracle of Ages & Seasons Coming to 3DS VC (Europe) in May.
There's the Animal Crossing Special Edition 3DS XL bundle, coming to Europe June 14th.
Shibata-san has a Majora's Mask poster in his Animal Crossing room...
Now we're seeing plenty of footage. Including the dream suite, to visit other towns from friends via wi-fi. Up to three others can visit each other locally at the same time, too.
Lots of Animal Crossing social networking sites now being advertised.
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins now being shown in Europe.
We now have Europe-specific details. The Champion DLC Pack for Fire Emblem: Awakening will be reduced for the first month.
Earthbound is coming to Europe this year, holy moly.
Oh, he's talking about Mother 2...
And best of all, the Virtual Console begins with next week's update.
Wii U Panorama views will be £1.79 each the day after the system update.
Wii U Panorama View is part of the system update.
The Wii U Spring System update arrives next week. Speeding up the operating system, allowing transfer between USB drives, hit B to go to Wii Mode when it's booting up, games will automatically install while you're playing other games.
We're seeing plenty of Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move now. It looks neat, and arrives on the eShop on 9th May.
Classic Yoshi's Island action there, some really attractive backgrounds.
Oh snap, we have a new Yoshi's Island game coming to 3DS!
DK Country Returns 3D - There are green balloons to stay out of pits, and portable DK barrels to get junior in on the action.
We're onto Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. The New Mode is being detailed, with an extra life heart to accommodate handheld players.
New Super Luigi U is scheduled to arrive this summer.
The world map is exactly the same, but all 82 stages have been changed for the Wii U eShop expansion.
And now we're onto New Super Luigi U
Mario Party on 3DS is due this winter in Europe.
Plenty of variety in the mini-games, with 81 in total. Some will even use AR cards.
Seven boards in this Party game, each with themes and specific rules.
It's a new Mario Party for 3DS, nice.
Online, community and local multiplayer are all in. Online rules can be set for normal rules, tournaments with specific characters.
Communities, similar to those in Mario Kart 7, confirmed for Mario Golf: World Tour.
Mario Golf details are up, emphasis on worldwide online play.
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Hits Europe on 12th July.
Some cool looking battles, the visuals look promising.
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team story background, begins on Pi'iilo island. Peach is kidnapped, of course.
Satoru Iwata starts with Mario and Luigi, of course.
If Iwata-san isn't wearing a hat of some description, we'll be disappointed.
Ten minutes, so last call for drinks and comfort breaks. Down with logic, up with hype!
Moving away from wacky predictions, today should at least bring key release dates.
Myself and Mr Wahlgren have spoken about our dreams of a surprise 2D Metroid, but the odds must be pretty long on that one (Tom)
An obvious prediction after the latest rumour is Majora's Mask 3D, so let's just get that one out of the way (Tom)
With the countdown continuing, let's have some wild predictions for the EU...
Only an hour to go, are you ready?