All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now.

Nintendo released one of its Direct Internet video shows earlier today, and — as usual — it’s packed with trailers for the publisher’s upcoming games.

The company didn’t announce any new titles, but it’s hyping up the release of games like Earthbound, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and The Wonderful 101 for the Wii U and Mario & Luigi: Dream Team for 3DS. Check ’em all out below.


Earthbound is a Super Nintendo game that originally debuted in 1995. It has a loyal following that desperately wants to see more from the series. It’s available now on the Wii U eShop for $10.


Three top investment pros open up about what it takes to get your video game funded.

Watch On Demand

Splinter Cell: Blacklist

The latest in the Ubisoft stealth-action series inspired by Tom Clancy’s books. It will hit Wii U (and Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC) on Aug. 20. It reboots the Splinter Cell franchise with a younger Sam Fisher.

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

It’s the fourth entry in the Mario & Luigi role-playing-game franchise. This time, the Mario brothers must delve deep into the dreams of Luigi. Players use the bottom screen to manipulate the younger brother’s face, which has a corresponding effect in the dream world. It debuts for the 3DS on Aug. 11 for $40.

The Wonderful 101

This is one of the most anticipated non-Nintendo games for Wii U (although Nintendo is publishing it). The Wonderful 101 is a Pikmin-style game that has players controlling crowds of people that can transform into massive weapons to fight invading aliens. It is due out Sept. 15.


GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member