Nintendo’s 3DS Conference reveals Monster Hunter 4, Kid Icarus delay, more

Nintendo’s 3DS Conference is over and while it was short on details, it was long on game announcements. All told, more than 20 titles were revealed including the next numbered game in the Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter 4. Obviously, the Monster Hunter series is a much bigger deal in Japan than it is in the US, but it’s a major “get” for Nintendo all the same.

Nintendo had a few games of their own to announce at the show including an all-new Fire Emblem game, Mario Tennis 3DS and Culdcept 3DS (developed by Omiya Soft), all due next year.

In addition to a slew of new titles for the hardcore gamer, Nintendo revealed a new focus on “female gamers” for the 3DS with the reveal of the Misty Pink system seen to your left. The new color scheme will be available in Japan in October. This push for the female demographic will also include new Friend Collection and Style Savvy games in 2012.

In a bit of bad news, Kid Icarus: Uprising won’t make it out this year. Pit’s return will be released in 2012 instead.

Hit the jump for a complete list of everything Nintendo showed at their 3DS Conference, complete with tentative Japanese release dates. For some of these titles, an American release is a sure thing (or already announced). While for others, we’ll just have to hope for the best. Here we go.

3DS Games Shown at 3DS Conference

  • Super Mario 3D Land (November)
  • Mario Kart 7 (December)
  • Mario Tennis 3DS (2012)
  • Paper Mario 3DS (2012)
  • Luigi’s Mansion 2 (2012)
  • Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (2012)
  • Animal Crossing (2012)
  • Friend Collection 3DS (2012)
  • Style Savvy 3DS (2012)
  • Culchobit [Soccer] (2012)
  • Culdcept 3DS (2012)
  • Shinrei Camera (2012), from the team behind Fatal Frame
  • Fire Emblem 3DS (2012)
  • Dynasty Warriors Vs (2012)
  • Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (2012), a “classic-style Japanese RPG” from Square Enix
  • SD Gundam G Genration 3D (December)
  • Hatsune Miku Project Mirai (March 2012)
  • Resident Evil Revelations (Early 2012)
  • Ace Combat 3D: Cross Rumble (Early 2012)
  • Tekken 3D: Prime Ediiton (Early 2012)
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (Early 2012)
  • Dragon Quest: Rocket Slime 3 (November)
  • Girl’s RPG (2012), from Level-5
  • New Love Plus (December), from Level-5
  • Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater (Early 2012)
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising (2012)
  • Monster Hunter Tri G (December)
  • Monster Hunter 4 (2012)

[Source: Andriasang]

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