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10 things you need to know from Nintendo's 3DS Direct

Even if the Nintendo NX does turn out to be a handheld / home console hybrid, Nintendo proved that the 3DS still has a lot of life left in it today. The latest Nintendo Direct had 3DS-centric news for well-known franchises as well as a few surprises, and here are the 10 biggest announcements (or non-announcements) from the presentation.

But it leaves out a bunch of the online features from the Wii U version.

It's like a lighter, faster version of the main games, minus one dimension of movement.

Five sports bundled together to be played by the usual Mushroom Kingdom athletes, including non-Strikers soccer.

It adds special Poochy levels and Poochy Pups, who will help you find secrets. They're coming on February 2, 2017.

Guess this means there won't be a Twilight Princess-style remaster for Wii U.

They'll have "special functionality" in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

The 10-person-limit traveler's bane is gone - assuming you've paid up. for Premium.

Nintendo did specifically say it would be a 3DS presentation. Hopefully we'll hear more about NX later this month.

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