Have you been waiting months (or even years) for a concrete release date for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword to emerge? Been wondering whether or not Mario Kart 3DS was really going to appear before the end of the year? At Gamescom in Cologne earlier today, Nintendo unveiled a whole host of new concrete release date info for some of their most anticipated upcoming releases. See below…
Starfox 64 3D – September 9th 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – November 18th 2011
Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo 3DS) – November 2011
Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo 3DS) – December 2011
Super Pokemon Rumble (Nintendo 3DS) – December 2011
The Last Story (Nintendo Wii) – Early 2012
Pandora’s Tower (Nintendo Wii) – Early 2012
Nintendo also announced that the DSiWare version of the classic GBA game The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords will be available in September, and you’ll be able to download it if you have any of the following consoles; the Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL or the Nintendo 3DS. The game is being released to help celebrate the 25th birthday of the Zelda series, and it’s going to be completely free.
Also due for release before the end of the year (via the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console store) are two classic Game Boy games…. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins and Metroid II: Return of Samus.
Watch the Mario Kart 7 E3 trailer here: