toadster101 here, letting you guys know that the Nintendo 5 Star Blog has been experiencing downtime recently. Don't worry, however, we're indeed back on track, and promise weekly updates for those of you who follow us. Here's a recap of some important information we may have missed:
- Mario Kart 7 (3DS) and Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) have been given release dates of December 4th and November 13th, respectively.
- Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS) will not be coming out until 2012, according to Sakurai, the game's director.
- A special edition of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) - which includes a golden Wii-remote and bonus CD - has been given a November release date.
- There exists a third party peripheral for the 3DS that emulates a second circle pad. No further information has been revealed.
- New games in the Fire Emblem and Mario Tennis series have been announced for 3DS.
- Kirby's Return to Dreamland (Wii) and Pokemon Rumble Blast (3DS) are scheduled to be released this fall.
- Pokepark 2 (Wii) has been announced, with no release date available.