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E3 2014: Nintendo's Digital Event wrap up

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Nintendo kicked off the day with the last press conference of E3. With it, the expo has finally begun. Did they usher it in with excitement, or disappointment? Here’s what happened.

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  • The show kicked off discussing new features in Smash Bros: any Mii can now take part in battle, the 3DS version will get mini games, and the release date for the 3DS version is for 10/3
  • Amiibo is Nintendo’s version of toys to life figures, like Skylanders, for the Wii U and Smash Bros will be the first game to use it
  • Yoshi’s Wooly World was announced for the Wii U, teasing a 2015 release
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was announced for the Wii U, slated for Holliday 2014
  • The next Zelda game for the Wii U was teased with a short developer diary
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire for the 3DS received a new trailer, announcing their release for 11/21
  • Bayonetta 2 got a new trailer revealing Nintendo themed costumes, the first game will be included in the box, and it’ll launch this October
  • Hyrule Warriors was discussed in a developer diary, revealing its debut for 9/26
  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, a Claymation game, was announced for the Wii U as a 2015 release
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X got a new trailer
  • Mario Maker was announced for the Wii U, slated for a 2015 release
  • Splatoon was announced in a developer diary as a team based multiplayer game for the Wii U, slated for 2015
  • Lady Palutena was announced for Smash Bros