Here's What's New For Nintendo 3DS and amiibo From Today's Nintendo Direct

Want a quick round up about all the new Nintendo 3DS and amiibo content announced in the April Nintendo Direct? We got you covered! Check out the list below to find when you can expect the next bit of Nintendo content on handheld:

This post will update as new information becomes available.

Hey! Pikmin —  Releasing July 28

A brand new 2.5D platformer, Hey! Pikmin features Olimar. Players are tasked with throwing all different types of Pikmin using touchscreens to solve side-scrolling puzzles.

The game is coming out exclusively on Nintendo 3DS on July 28, 2017 — check out the gameplay trailer and screenshots below:

Pikmin amiibo — Releasing July 28

Launching alongside Hey! Pikmin, a new Pikmin amiibo will be available on July 28. According to the trailer, you can use the amiibo to call in backup Pikmin to help Olimar.

Ever Oasis — Releasing June 23

Action-adventure role playing game Ever Oasis will be heading to Nintendo 3DS on June 23rd.

In Ever Oasis, players travel to a sprawling desert trying to find an Oasis. Check out hte gallery below:

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters — Releasing Fall 2017

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters, the definitive version of Yo-Kai Watch 2, will be heading to Nintendo 3DS in Fall 2017. The original Yo-Kai Watch 2 released in two different versions — Fleshy Souls and Bony Spirits — on Nintendo 3DS last year. Check out the gallery below:

Culdcept Revolt — Releasing August 29

NIS America title Culdcelpt Revolt will be celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary will be coming in both standard and limited edition versions. The game is available on August 29, 2017 for Nintendo 3DS.

Check out the game’s trailer, below:

Monster Huner Stories — Releasing Fall

As mentioned in our other article, Monster Hunter Stories will be coming out later this fall exclusively on Nintendo 3DS.

RPG Maker Fes — June 27

RPG Maker FES will be coming to Nintendo 3DS in late June, and NIS America has published a brand new trailer for the game. Check it out below, and grab the game on June 27, 2017:

Miitopia — Releasing 2017

You first heard from us that Mii-based RPG, Miitopia, would be heading to the West thanks to a random trademark listing found in the United States. Now the game is officially announced, with a release window for 2017. Check out the game’s trailer, below:

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia DLC/Season Pass

Try to hold in your surprise — Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will have free DLC, paid DLC and a full blown Season Pass. More information will be announced on this later.

Check out a new batch of screenshots below:

Team Kirby Clash Deluxe — Free to play, Out Now

This year is unmistakably the Year of Kirby, and that is first-and-foremost being celebrated with a new “free to start” (i.e. free to play) game, Team Kirby Clash Deluxe. If you are interested in the game, it is available now on Nintendo 3DS.

Check out the trailer and gallery for Team Kirby Clash Deluxe below:

Kirby’s Blowout Blast — Summer 2017

Another Kirby game announced is Kirby’s Blowout Blast. With 25+ stages of exclusive 3D worlds, the game is eShop exclusive for Nintendo 3DS. The game will be available later this summer.

BYE-BYE BOXBOY! — Available Now

Fans of the puzzle game cult classic, BYE-BYE BOXBOY!, won’t have to wait too much longer to get their hands on the game. In fact, it is available on the eShop immediately. Meanwhile, if you just want to try out the game, demos for all three BOXBOY titles are available.

Check out BYE-BYE BOXBOY!’s launch trailer below:

Link amiibo — Releasing June 23

A collection of new The Legend of Zelda amiibo are on the way — specifically, Majora’s MaskTwilight Princess, and Skyward Sword Link will all be getting their own amiibo. The three amiibo come out June 23, check out how they look:

Smash amiibo (Cloud, Corrin, Bayonetta) — Releasing July 21

The Super Smash Bros. line of amiibo is finally wrapping up, thanks to the release of Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin amiibos. Each amiibo will come in two different varieties, wll be available on July 21. 2017

Splatoon 2 amiibo — Releasing July 21

Coming out on the same day as Splatoon 2, Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, and Inkling Squid will all get their own new amiibo for the game’s release. Check out the figures below:

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