New WarioWare Includes Zelda And Animal Crossing-Themed Mini-Games

New WarioWare Includes Zelda And Animal Crossing-Themed Mini-Games
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Joseph Kime

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22nd Jun 2021 10:48

The latest title in the WarioWare series, Get It Together, perked up some heads at the Nintendo conference during this year’s E3. Nintendo is finally making a return to the cult-favourite micro-game collection, this time injecting some new elements into the title with new characters to play as who can manipulate each incredibly short mini-game in their own special ways. 

The new playstyle has divided fans, but one thing remains across the plateau of series fans - a new WarioWare is on the way, and that can’t be a bad thing.

Many players are excited to get back into the 9-volt area, a section of the game that puts forward a series of mini-games based on other Nintendo properties.

Previous games have included homages to the likes of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Super Mario Bros and Metroid Prime. It looks like Get It Together is putting forward a return to form, as some of the titles that are being referenced in the game have been revealed - in one way or another.

WarioWare Get It Together Boasts Zelda, Metroid And Animal Crossing Mini-Games

Some of these licenced mini-games were on display at the Nintendo Treehouse event after the E3 presentation, which saw some of the hosts of the Livestream play through some games. Nintendo is still being a little secretive about all of the games they’re paying homage to, but that’s no worry - as there are clues elsewhere to what games will appear in Get It Together. As for the Treehouse presentation, though, we got to see the hosts play through a Luigi’s Mansion game which demanded they find a hidden ghost, an Animal Crossing game that asks players to pop balloons in order to deliver a gift to Fauna, and an Ice Climber game that requires them to… well, climb.

They’re quirky looking mini-games, but these aren’t the only mini-games we can expect from the game. In fact, it’s hardly scratching the surface. 

Get It Together’s World Map Reveals More Nintendo Mini-Games

It’s not just the Treehouse that reveals a sum of mini-games for Get It Together - the world map of the game seems to imply some more mini-games based on other Nintendo properties. Peeking at some of the areas, we can see mini-games based on Splatoon, Super Metroid, Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Super Mario Bros. There’s also reference to Super Mario Land in the game’s trailer, and a hint at a mini-game based on the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hidden in the box art of the game too.

WarioWare Get It Together Has Zelda, Metroid And Animal Crossing Mini-Games
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The game looks rife with eclectic references to the different worlds of Nintendo and looks to be a great party title for Nintendo fans of all kinds. WarioWare is back in full force, and we couldn’t be happier about it.

 

Joseph Kime is the Senior Trending News Journalist for GGRecon from Devon, UK. Before graduating from MarJon University with a degree in Journalism, he started writing music reviews for his own website before writing for the likes of FANDOM, Zavvi and The Digital Fix. He is host of the Big Screen Book Club podcast, and author of Building A Universe, a book that chronicles the history of superhero movies. His favourite games include DOOM (2016), Celeste and Pokemon Emerald.

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