I know it’s still a ways off, but I’ve been spending too much of my Wi-Fi-less time thinking about E3, so to vent the excitement I put together a list of things I’d like to see happen this year, no matter how unlikely.
-Square Enix announces something The World Ends With You-related.
-No, really, some good news about TWEWY, that’d be really cool. And handled better than the initial release of Solo Remix, preferably?
-Square Enix announces a date for the NA release of Bravely Second: End Layer, and gives us some costumes we can get upon release. (Though this definitely wouldn’t include all
of the costumes available in the Japanese version.) And maybe Bravely Second amiibo, that could be cool, probably?
-Square Enix shows a trailer for Kingdom Hearts Unchained X and announces the NA release date, plus some teasers for the next story update for X. (Also some info on the Unions please, I want to make an informed decision when I join.) And just for the heck of it, Kingdom Hearts figures announced for Disney Infinity. Even though that means I would need to buy Disney Infinity…
-…Alright, I guess it’d be neat to see a new trailer for KHIII, preferably with new story content and/or showing off Keyblade transformations. Kairi, Riku, and Aqua must all appear.
-Square Enix announces a Nintendo 3DS remake of Final Fantasy V. (Does not require New 3DS.)
-Square Enix does not do anything related to Final Fantasy VII. The fans riot, but that’s normal, so no one really notices.
-Nintendo announces acquisition of full rights to Mega Man, announces partnership with Keiji Inafune on new Mega Man projects including Mega Man Legends 3, a new Star Force (or a sequel series), and a new amiibo-compatible game that will be released alongside amiibo of every version of Mega Man. In celebration, Mega Man will be making cameo appearances in all Nintendo games released over the next year, as well as several games that are already out via DLC patches.
-Please Nintendo. Please rescue the super fighting robot.
-Nintendo announces the next Pokémon game, to be released worldwide either late 2015 or early 2016. Compatible with regular 3DS, does not require New 3DS. (Can you tell I don’t have a New 3DS?) Most likely a new Kalos game or new Kanto remakes, both of which could be really cool...of course I wouldn’t mind if they took the surprise route and announced Sinnoh remakes, eheheh. (Whatever it is we need new Mega Evolutions!) New information on Pokken Tournament is also released. And maybe a new Pokémon Stadium-type game for Wii U, that’s something that could be pretty fun.
-Though I don’t follow the series, I feel like it would probably be a good thing if a new Metroid were announced. Yea or nay?
-I mean there’s probably going to be a new Mario game or something. I don’t follow this either, but I want to get at least one of these right and this is a pretty safe bet. Not that there’s anything wrong with Mario games, of course.
-Reveal of new DLC fighters for Smash, ideally some I want to play as so I can complain about Nintendo taking the money I am hoping I will want to give them. It’s a weird feeling. Also maybe some good news regarding Smash amiibo, and sensible production and distribution of them in all territories.
-A sequel to Tomodachi Life is announced, because why the heck not.
-Also we really need an update to StreetPass Plaza’s Puzzle Swap. Pressing the d-pad 20 times to get to the panel I want is annoying, it would make more sense to put a grid-based navigation menu on the touch screen, I think. Also if we could be more specific when buying puzzle pieces with Play Coins, and, you know…not get duplicates…that would be pretty rad.
-There should probably be a Mother 3 joke on here somewhere, right?
-Sony announces a new, cheaper model of the PS4. I’m going to need one of those someday and I work part-time in a grocery store deli.
-And I mean Capcom is probably going to announce a new Street Fighter IV and nothing else, what the heck I’m already angry.
-New information on Steins;Gate 0 is released. Cool information. El Psy Kongroo.
-Lego announces a new game (RPG!) set on the island of Okoto, probably available on, like, all platforms. It’ll probably suck. I’ll probably love it. The game also includes an Easter Egg where you can listen to a remixed version of the Piraka Rap since 2016 is the 10th
anniversary of that magnificent work of art. There will also be numerous, numerous things included to definitively prove that this is a reboot, and fans will still insist it is a continuation.
-Wow I know I put a good deal of bitterness in this but I don’t want to end on that, OH WAIT THERE’S A SECRET ENDING YAY