New 3D Mario announced for Wii U

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Gamespot – The latest 3D Mario game will be playable at E3 2013, with new Mario Kart and Yoshi games also announced by Nintendo.
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Nintendo will unveil its successor to Super Mario Galaxy 2 at this year’s E3.

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced the Wii U game’s existence today as part of Nintendo Direct, but did not go into any more specifics other than to say it would be playable at E3 2013, which will be held this year June 11-13.

Iwata did mention that it would be Nintendo EAD Tokyo–the team who made Mario Galaxy, Mario Galaxy 2 and Super Mario 3D Land–handling development of the new 3D Mario.

During the Nintendo Direct presentation Iwata confirmed that Nintendo would also be showing new Mario Kart and Smash Bros. titles at E3 2013, and that Nintendo was already hard at work on a new Wii U Zelda.

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