So over the last week, we saw several leaks surrounding the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, including a few videos that showed off unannounced characters. One of the results of that was a member from NeoGAF making a fake Twitter account to announce a Nintendo Direct for this Friday. While that turned out to be fake, it looks like Nintendo is having a Nintendo 3DS Direct this Friday, for Japan only as of right now. Neither Nintendo of America nor Nintendo of Europe have announced they’ll be broadcasting an English language version.
The Direct will be going live at 8pm Japanese time, which is in the early morning for the United States (7am EST), and early afternoon (1pm) for Europe. Given that the Nintendo 3DS release of Super Smash Bros. is almost upon us, this Direct will most likely be discussing that game as well as a few others.
Nintendo has announced that Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will release August 29th via stores and the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS for only $29.99. Read on.
One is a brilliant archeologist who has traveled the world solving puzzles and unearthing ancient civilizations. The other is a bumbling defense attorney whose sense of justice is matched only by his sense of style. The two seem like an unlikely pair, but with the life of an innocent girl at stake in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the two heroes join forces to tackle an enigmatic mystery big enough for both of them. The Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney game launches for Nintendo 3DS on Aug. 29 and combines the puzzle-solving satisfaction of the Professor Layton series with the courtroom drama of the Phoenix Wright franchise. “This is the whole truth and nothing but the truth: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is an absolute treat for longtime fans of both series and newcomers who love puzzles and engaging stories,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “The game offers solid proof that the Nintendo 3DS library overflows with exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences.” Continue reading →