Beyond the holiday season, Nintendo is already making plans for 2012. Nintendo is revealing a previously unannounced 3D Mario tennis game for the Nintendo 3DS system. Mario Tennis™ (name not final) will launch in 2012 and more details will be announced later.
Also in 2012, Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to enjoy a new 3D installment in the Animal Crossing franchise. This version will include a number of options not available in previous versions. These include the ability to become the head of the village and boost its development, a way to install certain items in the village to make its characteristics more personalized for each player, and the ability to view homes of other players who are tagged through StreetPass connections.
In 2012, Nintendo 3DS fans will also see the arrival of new games in the Luigi’s Mansion and Paper Mario franchises.
In other game news, families can look forward to making fun holiday memories with new games like Fortune Street (Dec. 5) for the Wii console and Fossil Fighters: Champions (Nov. 14) for the Nintendo DS family of systems. Third-party publishers are also adding to the roster of great games headed for Nintendo systems between now and the end of the year, including Just Dance 3 (Oct. 7) for the Wii console from Ubisoft, Go Vacation (Oct. 11) for the Wii console from NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure(Oct. 16) for the Wii and Nintendo 3DS systems from Activision Publishing, Zumba Fitness 2 (Nov. 15) for the Wii console from Majesco Entertainment and Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™ (Nov. 15) for the Wii and Nintendo 3DS systems published by SEGA.
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