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Nintendo is Dropping a Ton of New DLC This April

April's Nintendo Direct brought us news of a ton of new DLC for several games. Unfortunately there was no news about Zelda Wii U, but hopefully E3 2015 will give us more information. But it's all good, because Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. Wii U are getting some serious add-ons!

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    Animal Crossing DLC for Mario Kart 8 will drop on April 23.

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    Complete with new playable characters, karts, and courses.

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    Also on April 23, a new 200cc mode will be released as free DLC.

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    More oomph!

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    Mewtwo joins the fight in Super Smash Bros. Wii U.

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    Duck Hunt Duo, meet Shadow Ball.

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    Friends forever.

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    Charge, Gogoat!

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    Watch Mewtwo's full trailer here.

    Mewtwo will be released for anyone with both registered versions of Super Smash Bros. on Club Nintendo on April 15, and will be released for everyone else on April 28.

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    Along with Lucas!

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    Little Mac, meet Littler Luc.

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    Don't mess with Rope Snake!

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    Home run club! #Haterproof

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    Watch Lucas' full trailer here.

    Lucas will be coming to the roster in June.

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    Yoshi's Woolly World is coming Fall 2015.


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    The new Fire Emblem 3DS installment will be coming in 2016.

    And this time, finally, your character and yours alone will be the main protagonist of the story, rather than feeling like a partner most of the time.

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    Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Hits will allow you to unlock three-minute demos of classic Nintendo games with your Amiibo.

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    The demos included are:

    - Kirby's Adventure
    - Super Mario Bros.
    - Donkey Kong
    - The Legend of Zelda
    - Super Mario World
    - Excitebike
    - Balloon Fight
    - Yoshi
    - F-Zero
    - Wario's Woods
    - Super Metroid
    - Kirby Super Star
    - Kirby's Dream Course
    - Dr. Mario
    - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    - Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
    - Super Mario Bros 3
    - Metroid

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    Classic N64 and DS games are coming to the Virtual Console.

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    April 1

    - Super Mario 64 (N64)
    - Yoshi's Island DS (DS)

    April 9

    - Yoshi's Touch & Go (DS)
    - WarioWare Touched (DS)

    April 16

    - Donkey Kong 64 (N64)

    April 23

    - Mario Kart DS (DS)

    April 30

    - Paper Mario (N64)

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    Last but not least, you get to vote for the next character released as DLC in Super Smash Bros.

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    Vote here! Let us know who you voted for in the comments below!

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    Watch the full 48 minutes of Nintendo Direct April 2015 here!

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