Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct

Nintendo announces new games coming to the 3DS in 2018 and beyond in its latest Nintendo Direct event.

The Nintendo Direct event for March 8 revealed several new releases for the Nintendo 3DS for 2018 and beyond. Nintendo Direct is Nintendo’s way to disseminate information about new and upcoming titles, and draws the excitement and attention of every Nintendo fan. Here are some of the standout announcements for the 3DS.

Detective Pikachu

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Play as Tim Goodman and partner up with the “great detective” to solve strange occurrences in Detective Pikachu, releasing on March 23, 2018. Alongside the release of the game, you can also purchase two separate Ambio figures, with one of them being a Detective Pikachu Amibo.

Dillion’s Dead-Heat Breakers

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Join Dillion, the armadillo, and his trusty squirrel engineer, Russ, as you recruit hired guns to help protect the post-apocalyptic frontier. Starting May 10, 2018, you can download the demo for Dillion’s Dead Heat Breakers with a full release on May 24, 2018.

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Help Musashi end the Empire’s monopoly of the world’s sushi supply by becoming a Sushi Striker. With a simultaneous release on the Nintendo Switch, prepare your sushi devouring skills for a release of June 8, 2018.

WarioWare Gold

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Play WarioWare Gold containing several new additions and classic game modes. 300 micro games will be available starting August 3, 2018. How will you handle Wario’s several different games?

Luigi’s Mansion

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Luigi’s Mansion is getting a 3DS remake and will be available later this year. This a remake of the 2001 GameCube release. Join Luigi as you explore a spooky mansion as you look for Mario.

Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey

Nintendo Announces Upcoming 3DS Games During Nintendo Direct
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Initially released on the Nintendo DS in 2009, Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story gets a fresh look on the 3DS. Included in this remake is an untold story called Bowser Jr’s Journey. Join Mario and Luigi in 2019 for this remake.

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Nintendo showcased a lot of good games coming to the 3DS this year and for parts of 2019. While this is only a taste of what’s to come, we can expect more release announcements during E3 later this year. To keep the dates straight for all games, visit our video game release dates 2018 page.

Nintendo announced several games coming to the 3DS during its Nintendo Direct event. Detective Pikachu, WarioWare Gold, Dillion's Dead-Heat Breakers, Luigi's Mansion, and Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido all release in 2018. Coming 2019 is the remake of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Stories and Bowser Jr's Journey.
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