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The first Nintendo Direct since Iwata’s passing has been announced

by Joey Davidson | November 10, 2015November 10, 2015 7:20 am PDT

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Nintendo has officially announced a brand new Nintendo Direct presentation for Thursday, November 12 at 5pm ET. We’ll have the stream here on TechnoBuffalo.

This is the first Direct from the company since President Satoru Iwata’s passing. The Nintendo Direct was always helmed by Iwata, so it will be interesting to see how the company honors the game maker’s legacy and handles the show itself. Will it have a somber moment? Or, will Nintendo stick to business?

Hard to say.

As for the content of the Direct presentation? The Direct is set to provide “updates about upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games.”

We’ll have the stream live a few minutes before the show starts on Thursday. I expect we’ll hear about Xenoblade Chronicles X, the new Animal Crossing board game for Wii U, some DLC for Super Mario Maker and hey, maybe a surprise or two about bigger, upcoming known titles.

What are you hoping to see?

Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...