Bill Trenin of the Nintendo Tree House hosts Nintendo's first video broadcast since E3.

Bill Trenin of the Nintendo Tree House hosts Nintendo’s first video broadcast since E3. This Nintendo Direct Mini serves to recap and update viewers on recently released and upcoming titles for both the Wii U and the 3DS.


Nintendo 3DS

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf – A personal thank you and an overview of image sharing.
  • Nintendo Zone Locations – WiFi hotzones at various stores and café locations that allow for broader connection with 3DS Street Pass.
  • 4 new Street Pass games.
  • A new trailer for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team that gives a sneak peek to the more comedic moments in the game.
  • Club Nintendo special: register Fire Emblem: Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei IV and get $30 eShop credit.

Wii U

  • Pikmin 3 – More footage on multiplayer modes and an online leaderboard is revealed. Available for digital pre-purchases this weekend at GameStop.
  • The Wonderful 101 Prologue Trailer
  • 3rd party games coming this year
  • 3rd party eShop games
  • Duck Tales Remastered
  • New party game
  • EarthBound (NES) finally released on the Wii U virtual console for $9.99. Players’ guide will be available online and on Wii U gamepad.

Earthbound - SNES cover

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Damien is a die-hard video game fan with an appreciation for all things retro. As an avid gamer, reader, and writer, he loves to read between the lines and make deep connections between plots, characters, and even companies themselves. Plus, he's got a pretty sweet afro.

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