Nintendo Announces Fall Video Game and Toy Release Schedule

New titles coming for Wii U and 3DS consoles plus amiibo additions

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With September set to be a big month for video gamers of all tastes and the gift-giving season not too far beyond that, Nintendo has announced the slate of titles coming to Wii U and 3DS consoles in the remaining months of 2015.

Upcoming releases for the Wii U include Nintendo’s own Super Mario Maker, Star Fox Zero and Xenoblade Chronicles X. Among the third-party titles heading for Nintendo’s flagship console are Disney Infinity 3.0, Skylanders SuperChargers and LEGO Dimensions.

DisneyInfinity 3.0 (Custom).jpgNew releases for the 3DS handheld include The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon and Skylanders SuperChargers Racing.

In addition to new video game titles, Nintendo will release a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle to coincide with the release of the video game on September 11. The bundle will come with the game, an Idea Book and the 30th Anniversary Mario Modern Color amiibo. Other upcoming additions to the amiibo range include Mega Yarn Yoshi and three Mii Fighters from Super Smash Bros.

YWW-amiibo-mega-4 (Custom).jpgThe full list of upcoming Wii U, 3DS and amiibo releases is below.

WiiU_NSMBU_NSL_case_pkg01 (Custom) (2).jpgWii U Games - Nintendo
  • Super Mario Maker - September 11
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World - October 16 (also available in a bundle that includes a green Yarn Yoshi amiibo).
  • New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U combo pack - October 16
  • Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (co-developed by Koei Tecmo Games) - October 22 on Nintendo eShop
  • Star Fox Zero - November 20
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X - December 4
  • Devil’s Third - December 11
  • Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival and amiibo figures (Isabelle, Digby, K.K., Reese, Cyrus, Tom Nook, Mabel and Lottie) - Holiday 2015
  • Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash - Holiday 2015

Wii U Games - Third-Party
  • Runbow - August 27 on Nintendo eShop in North America
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition - August 30
  • Skylanders SuperChargers - September 20
  • LEGO Dimensions - September 27
  • Guitar Hero Live - October 20
  • Just Dance 2016 - October 20
  • Shovel Knight - October

WiiU_StarFoxZero_case_R (Custom) (2).jpgNintendo 3DS Games
  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer - September 25
  • Set of 100 Animal Crossing amiibo cards, which are compatible with the game - September 25
  • Animal Crossing bundle including the game, one amiibo card and the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader - September 25
  • Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash - October 9 (also in a bundle with Chibi-Robo amiibo)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes - October 23
  • YO-KAI WATCH - November 6 in the United States
  • Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon - November 20
  • Skylanders SuperChargers Racing - September 20
  • Shovel Knight - October

amiibo Characters
  • Mii Fighters 3-pack from Super Smash Bros. - November 1
  • Mewtwo amiibo from Super Smash Bros. - November 13
  • Mega Yarn Yoshi - November 15
  • Falco amiibo from Super Smash Bros. - November 20

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