Nintendo E3 - Star Fox, Zelda and More

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Nintendo (NTDOY) made several big announcements at E3 on Tuesday, including the unveiling of a new Star Fox game for Wii U and a new Zelda game for its popular handheld platform, the 3DS.

Named Star Fox Zero, this is the first Star Fox game that will be available for the Wii U, with Nintendo announcing it'll be available this holiday season. Nintendo didn't give an exact date or price, but fans of the series, which first premiered on Super Nintendo twenty-two years ago should be pleased. 

Star Fox Zero will take advantage of the Wii U GamePad and let players see the world from the cockpit of the fighter jet, while also seeing the view from the plane on their TV.

Also coming to the Wii U is Nintendo's popular franchise, Animal Crossing, a game where players live in a rural village populated with anthropomorphic animals

Adding to its popular Zelda franchise which has seen 17 different editions on different platforms with more than 67 million copies sold, Nintendo announced Zelda: Triforce Heroes. The new game, which has multi-player support allows players to go through dungeons, solve puzzles and beat bosses, while working together. It'll also have online capabilities.

There's also several other new games available for the 3DS, including Hyrule Warriors, which was originally released for the Wii U. Nintendo also showed off a trailer for Metroid Prime: Federation Force, which is due out in 2016.

And last but not least, Nintendo unveiled new Mario games, including Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for Wii U which will be available for the holiday season this year. Nintendo also showed off a new version of Paper Mario for 3DS as well as an 8-bit Mario Amiibo.

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