During today’s Nintendo Direct, the company let loose details and release dates on quite a few titles for Nintendo 3DS.

Included in this latest Direct was the
Pikmin title teased in a previous Direct last year. We also saw lots of upcoming JRPGs and a handful of Kirby titles to celebrate the loveable-but-fierce puffball’s 25th Anniversary.

Here are the specifics:

  • Hey Pikmin! – As the latest game in the series following Pikmin 3, Hey Pikmin! will be a side scrolling action game feature Olimar and his Pikmin crew. It will release on July 28th of this year, along with a new Amiibo featuring a group of Pikmin.
  • Ever Oasis – Announced last summer, Ever Oasis is an action RPG from the minds behind many of the Zelda remakes for the 3DS. The game is slated for a July 23rd release.
  • Monster Hunter Stories – Coming this Fall, Monster Hunter Stories departs from the rest of the series by throwing turn-based combat into the mix. It appears that the game will also allow you to raise and ride your monsters, adding depth beyond the combat.
  • Yokai Watch 2: Psychic Specters – The third version of Yokai Watch 2, Psychic Specters will feature new quests and Yokai to befriend, as well as an expanded version of 2‘s multiplayer mode. It will release sometime this fall.
  • Culdcept Revolt – Releasing August 29th, this strategy game has been described as a mix of Magic: The Gathering and Monopoly.
  • RPG Maker FES – This new entry in the popular game making series will be the first to make its way to the 3DS, releasing on July 27.
  • Miitopia – Although an exact date was not given, Nintendo’s JRPG with Miis is coming to the West sometime later this year.
  • Bye-Bye BoxBoy! – Launching on the eShop today, this new title is an action-adventure puzzle game from the creators of the Kirby series.
  • Kirby Clash Deluxe – This free-to-start multiplayer game launches on the eShop today.
  • Kirby’s Blowout Blast – This new single player action game will release this summer on the eShop.
  • Unnamed Kirby Title – A new multiplayer action game featuring Kirby will release sometime later this year.

Are you excited about any of these new games? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Nintendo Direct

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