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Nintendo 3DS 2017 Lineup: Pikmin, Mario Sports Superstar, Poochy and Yoshi's Wooly World and Ever Oasis

( [email protected] ) Sep 02, 2016 01:15 PM EDT
During the recent Nintendo Direct presentation, the Japanese gaming company revealed the upcoming games for 3DS handheld system. Gamers can expect there will be a new sports-themed Mario game, a puzzle game, and a RPG title.
Upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS Kotaku

During the recent Nintendo Direct presentation, the Japanese gaming company revealed the upcoming games for 3DS handheld system. Gamers can expect there will be a new sports-themed Mario game, a puzzle game, and a RPG title.

Pikmin 4

Polygon reported the Pikmin franchise is coming to Nintendo 3DS next year. With a brief demo, Nintendo's Bill Trinen explained how players will help Olimar. Players will use the touch screen of the 3DS to control their Pikmin. The game's Red Pikmin are fire proof; Blue Pikmin are for the water; and the yellow Pikmin can be tossed to higher ground.

As of now, the full details about Pikmin on 3DS are not yet revealed. It is still unknown if it will be called Pikmin 4. But interestingly, the game will be Pikmin's first foray into the handheld market. And because of that change, the title's classic top-down gameplay will be replaced by a side-scrolling viewpoint.

Mario Sports Superstars

3DS owners will also have Mario Sports Superstars on spring 2017. The game will feature an all-star Nintendo cast for a multisport showdown. Nintendo promised players that the game will have" full-fledged" takes on soccer, golf, tennis, baseball and horse racing.

All of the game's sports events will include single-player and online multiplayer modes, according to Digital Trends.

Poochy And Yoshi's Wooly World

 Yoshi's Wooly World was a fun and adorable game on Nintendo Wii U. Set in a yard world, the side-scrolling game features Yoshi. It is reported that the game is now being ported to to the Nintendo 3DS and will come with extra features that fans will really love.

The Verge reported the game will released on to 3DS on Feb. 3, 2017. It will also come with a yarn Poochy amiibo which looks very cute.

Ever Oasis

For RPG fans, Ever Oasis will become available on 3DS sometime next year. In the game, players will control a hero named Tethu who explores dungeons, fights monsters and visits towns. In addition, players have to deal with a day-and-night cycle that switches up gameplay accordingly.

During Nintendo Direct, developers show a montage of Tethu's dungeon adventures.

Japanese studio Grezzo is now developing the Ever Oasis for 3DS system.

Yo-Kai Watch 2

Last but not the least, the sequel to Yokai Watch will land on 3Ds system on September 30. The sequel will take players to the past where they have to choose a side and become a part of centuries-old war between two rival groups.

With that being said, what are your thoughts about the upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS? Let us know in the comments.

Tags : 2017 Nintendo 3DS games, Nintendo Direct, Ever Oasis, Mario Sports Superstars, Poochy And Yoshi's Wooly World, Pikmin