Nintendo confirms presence of new Super Mario title for Wii U at E3 2012
For all we know about the Wii U, we know next to nothing about the games that are being made for it. To be more exact, we know next to nothing about the games Nintendo is making for the console. However, we know that everyone's favorite plumber will be making the jump to Wii U.
In an interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Miyamoto implied that a new Mario game for the console would be revealed at this year's E3. The passage where this is mentioned roughly translates as: "[Miyamoto] anticipates that at E3, the largest exhibition of video games, held in June in Los Angeles, Nintendo will launch a new Super Mario for this platform, which will combine the TV screen with the remote."
This was later confirmed by Nintendo. "In a recent interview, Mr. Miyamoto confirmed that a new Super Mario Bros. game for the Wii U system will be shown at this year's E3 Expo," a spokesperson told Eurogamer. "We'll have more to announce about our plans for the E3 Expo at a later date."
Could it be the Super Mario 4 we talked about the other day, when Nintendo registered the domain supermario4.com?
Aside from the Mario-related news, Miyamoto also revealed that, currently, he was focused on smaller but nonetheless important projects for Wii U, such as Pikmin 3 (taking advantage of the Wii U's graphics power), as well as Luigi's Mansion 2 for the 3DS. Additionally, he expressed his desire to do more with concept behind the disappointingly-received Wii Music, believing that there is a good idea to be found within.
Does the thought of a Wii U Mario title being revealed at E3 excite you? Is your mind filling up with the possibilities as you read? If so, feel free to share some of those thoughts in the comment box below.
A writer, journalist, and aspiring storyteller, Peter Grimm has been gaming since the days of the Nintendo 64, and reporting on the goings-on in the World of Gaming since late 2011. His base of writing operations is located within the void between Here and There, or so he would have you think.
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