RUMOR: Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct Sneak Peek

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

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The crafty people over at NeoGAF have uncovered what appears to be still images from Nintendo’s Youtube channel, in what seems to be videos prepared for the upcoming Nintendo Direct. The images were captured from private videos Nintendo has on the channel. There are private videos for Fire Emblem: AwakeningLEGO City Undercover, as well as Animal Crossing: New Leaf .

There is not much to go on, it looks like Satoru Iwata in a Luigi cap, Reggie Fils-Aime, and Bill Trinen.  None the less, we can share these still images with you courtesy of the fine folks from NeoGAF, in particular duckroll and JosiahB. Please note that these images could be for something else entirely.

Iwata Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Direct 1 Nintendo Direct 2 Nintendo Direct 3


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  • TwinTails

    If it’s Luigi’s Mansion, I’m going to hurt him, there would be no need to talk about that anymore, lol. I’m really hoping it’s a red herring, because he mentioned more 3rd party Wii U games a awhile back.

    • Ryan_oprainfall

      I don’t think that is ALL there will be but it does seem like it is going to be highlighted. Remember in the last Nintendo Direct, the best stuff (IMO) was toward the end.

    • Cesar Barroso

      don’t expect lighting to strike twice, expect Luigi’s Mansion, you won;t be dissapointed.

    • Given the proximity of Luigi’s Mansion’s release, it wouldn’t be unreasonable for them to discuss it. The point of these Nintendo Direct videos is to market and promote games, after all.

    • RicardJulianti

      He also mentioned a 3DS Nintendo Direct in the last one, and that is what this was. Perhaps we will see another, 3rd party focused one in the coming months.

      I was kind of hoping they would comment on the Rayman fiasco :-

  • Hopefully it’s not just another boring old Direct where we get info we either already know or don’t care about too much. The Wii U one before was amazing, hopefully they treat the 3DS the same way.

  • Cesar Barroso

    BILL TRINEN, localization is what wiii needed from Nintendo first and third party!!!

  • Lightthrower

    Dragon quest X on WiiU? Please?

    • RagunaXL

      HERE HERE!

  • guest

    Screenshots from SMT x FE?

  • RichieBerry

    Hmm. Well, if you look carefully at the background of the last picture, you’ll see an image of a red shell, an egg, and Mario. Shell, egg, and M (on Mario’s hat). If you sorta… mush ’em together, it becomes: shellack M(icrosoft). I think Reggie’s trying to subliminally implant anti-Microsoft propaganda into my sub conscience. Thus, I predict that Nintendo is going to announce a Halo-style FPS during this Direct. That’s my bold prediction.

  • Iwata in a Luigi cap? Now, what could he possibly plan on talking about?