The lights are on
Nintendo laid out a rough idea of what it's planning to release in Japan, Europe, and the United States from July onward as part of its earnings report. There aren't any revelatory details in the document, but the list does provide a glimpse at the differences of both timing and release dates between the regions.
In particular, it's a nice reminder that Japan and Europe are getting the 3DS XL a few weeks before it hits our shores. You know, in case you're interested in that kind of thing. Most of the interesting stuff is followed by the dream-shattering letters "TBD," including the upcoming 3DS Super Smash Bros., Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, and Animal Crossing.
Here's the list:
Japan3DSNintendo 3DS XL — 7/28/2012Animal Crossing (temp title) — Fall 2012Demon Training — 7/28/2012 Girls Mode (temp title) — 2012Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon — 2012 New Art Academy — 9/13/2012 New Super Mario Bros. 2 — 7/28/2012Paper Mario: Sticker Star — 2012Tomodachi Collection — TBD
WiiDragon Quest X Online [Wii USB Memory Set] — 8/2/2012 Just Dance Wii 2 — 7/26/2012
United States3DSNintendo 3DS XL — 8/19/2012
Animal Crossing (temp title) — TBDArt Academy (temp title) — TBDFire Emblem (temp title) — 2012 2013Lego City: Undercover (temp title) — TBDLuigi's Mansion: Dark Moon — HolidayNew Super Mario Bros. 2 — 8/19/2012Paper Mario: Sticker Star — HolidayProfessor Layton and the Miracle Mask — Nov. 2012Super Smash Bros. (temp title) — TBD
DSPokémon Black 2 — 10/7/2012Pokémon White 2 — 10/7/2012
WiiKirby's Dream Collection Special Ed — 9/16/2012
Europe3DSNintendo 3DS XL — 7/28/2012
Animal Crossing (temp title) — 2013Fire Emblem (temp title) — 2013Freakyforms Deluxe: Your Creations, Alive! — 7/28/2012Luigi's Mansion 2 — 2012New Art Academy — 7/28/2012New Super Mario Bros. 2 — 8/17/2012Paper Mario (temp title) — TBDProfessor Layton and the Miracle Mask — 2012
DSLearn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure — Sept. 2012 Pokémon Black 2 — 10/12/2012Pokémon White 2 — 10/12/2012
WiiBeat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise — 7/6/2012Inazuma Eleven Strikers — 9/28/2012
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3DS lineup looks great and we also got more Pokemon, shame we haven't seen more of the WiiU lineup.
It's soooo good.
We just need to know WHEN.
Was hoping for some Wii U things but this is just fun. Only getting New Super Mario Bros.
Pokemon and Layton are all getting marked on my calendar! ^_^
I would love to be able to mark Animal Crossing though.
Where is the Wii U list!
I want some Phoenix Wright news!!!!!
I really want Luigi's Mansion 2. I started replaying the original yesterday. Now I just need a 3DS so I can get all these awesome games.
I didnt know that they were working on a smash bros for the 3ds! thats cool though, with so many great games coming out this October Nintendo can take there time. Besides I'm more interested in the WiiU and its line up, which I expect it will be out just in time for Christmas which is perfect in my opinion!
AWESOME LINEUP!!! This is why I luv Nintendo!!! Super Smash 3D is gonna be epic!!!
I am looking forward to some of these games coming out for the 3DS. I wonder how Professor Layton will utilize 3D to create engaging puzzles.