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Nintendo Direct News: Animal Crossing Plaza, Art Academy Sketchpad, Luigi confirmed for Smash 4, and more

posted 7 Aug 2013, 08:01 by Subik Khawaja   [ updated 7 Aug 2013, 08:22 ]

Nintendo has just finished its Nintendo Direct broadcast and revealed info for new games. Here's a summary of the important news (release dates listed are for North America): 
  • Sonic Lost World is coming to Wii U and 3DS, October 22, both versions can communicate with each other in co-op mode
  • Rayman Legends Wii U release date is September 3
  • Art Academy Sketchpad will be an eShop download, launches August 9, Pokémon Rumble U launches August 29
  • Donkey Kong [NES] launches on 3DS eShop August 15, Wario Land August 29, Super Mario 3 later this year (on Wii U and 3DS)
  • Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy launches 2014, Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright is coming in 2014 as well
  • Luigi will be playable in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / 3DS
  • Animal Crossing Miiverse community is open, Animal Crossing Plaza is a theme for the Wii U's WaraWara Plaza, coming today as a limited download for 2013
The event finished with a confirmation, that a Wonderful 101 Direct will be live on August 9th, at 7am Pacific Time / 3pm UK time.