Last year left a pretty big trail of things to come this year. Wether it was video games or special events, there are a lot of things too look forward to this year.
At last year’s E3, Nintendo released information of their new IP: Splatoon. Unlike most shooters, this one isn’t about killing. It’s about inking the competition and clearing the battlefield with as much ink as you can. Even when not in battle, there is much to do such as customize your Inkling with different outfits and just simply the beauty of this new game. And just in time to catch up with Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U and Mario Party 10, Splatoon will also be getting amiibo capability. The Boy Inkling, Girl Inkling and the Squidling will also release the same day as the game. Splatoon releases May 29, 2015 for the Nintendo Wii U.
Last year, Durarara was confirmed too get a 3-part second season in celebration of its 10th Anniversary. Each part would consist of 12 episodes and also continue the story of where the graphic novels led after season 1. With the first part, Shou, already being concluded with a surprising ending; Ten, the second part, will begin in July. After that the third and final part: Ketsu, is predicted to air next year January. Fans have been waiting for season 2 of this amazing series since it first ended back in 2009. Now that we’ve gotten it and aren’t even almost done, the adventure and mystery this anime has too unravel will surely be thrilling.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained Chi
Two days ago, Square Enix Germany posted on their twitter a picture of a book . This book was an item from the Japan only mobile game: Kingdom Hearts Chi. The day after that, a game was unlocked for the rest of the world. Kingdom Hearts Unchained Chi will be releasing for Android and iPhones, most likely this year. Which means that there is a chance Kingdom Hearts will show up in some form at this year’s E3.
Kingdom Hearts 3
The hype for Kingdom Hearts doesn’t end there however. Since last year, the hype for Kingdom Hearts 3 has been very high. Fans have speculated when it will release and what the game will have to offer. It is not confirmed if this game will be at E3, however it is confirmed that Kingdom Hearts 3 will show up in some form at the Disney 23 Expo in Japan.
Super Smash Bros.
Super Smash Bros. For WiiU and 3DS released last year and the hype for the game ceases to end. With a Nintendo Direct that was shown on April 1st, Nintendo has given fans too decide which characters they also want to appear in the game. Not only that, but past characters will be returning and some new game modes that come as DLC. Thats not all, there is also rumors of characters already being planned on joining the battle. This hype for this title will not be dying out anytime soon.
Digimon Adventure Tri
Digi-Destined around the world should be prepared to come together once again. Celebrating their 15th anniversary, Digimon will be getting a new series that follows the original first season cast. From trailers and posters that have been shown, the animation and atmosphere of the anime looks amazing. Instead of episodes, this series will have a 6 different movies to tell its story. The first movie is planned to release on November 21 of this year.
There are still many things that are being planned for this year that we might not know yet. As of now, fans of many series and companies all around the world are preparing for what news or changes will come for them. Only time will be able to tell what fans and the internet will be excited for next.