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Published on June 6th, 2012 | by Andre Gamble, Contributor

Nintendo 3DS Software Showcase Recap

Earlier today was Nintendo’s showcase exclusively for the 3DS. While nothing announced blew minds, we did get look at a bunch of 3DS title scheduled to release by the end of this year. Here are the games shown at the software showcase:

  • Castlevania Lords Of Shadow: Mirrors of Fate – Fall 2012
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – Holiday
  • Disney’s Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion – November 18th 2012
  • Paper Mario: Sticker Star – Holiday
  • Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance – July 31th 2012
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited – Holiday
  • Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes – Holiday
  • Transformaers Prime The Game – Holiday
  • Rabbids Rumble – Holiday
  • Heroes of Ruin – Holiday
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 – Holiday
  • New Super Mario Brothers 2 – August 19th 2012

New trailers for Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Paper Mario Sticker Star are on the e-shop now. A playable demo of Lego Batman 2 is available now, with a demo for Kingdom Hearts coming soon.

Also, here are some lovely stats from the showcase:

  • Super Mario 3D Land has sold 2 million copies. Mario Kart sold 1.6 million, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D sold 1 million.
  • Nintendo 3DS users have purchased an average of 4.7 e-shop games.
  • 70% of all 3DS’ sold are connected to the Internet.
  • 58 million messages have been shared using Swapnote.
  • Netflix, Swapnote, The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords, Pokedex 3D, and Nintendo Video have all been downloaded over a million times.
  • Combined views for videos on Nintendo Video have surpassed 60 million.

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Gamer, writer, awesome dude. Andre has been gaming since his mother put a Game Boy in his hands 17 years ago. Now in his early twenties, Andre is trying to complete his bachelor's degree in creative writing for entertainment, and write in the games industry. Twitter - @AndreJGamble Email - agamble@gamingtruth.com



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