In an interview with GameTrailers.com
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime informed the host that the second half of '08 is going to be "fantastic" and that there will be "great new content maximizing all of our key franchises."
What's more, the Nintendo head announced, "There's going to be a big game for the holidays that the gamers will want."
Now, of course the president and ex-VP of marketing is going to hype the future of Nintendo, but, I have to admit, this unnamed holiday '08 title really has me scratching my head.
It can't be Zelda
, as we just had one holiday '06. No Mario
, as that came out holiday '07. Metroid
? No, it also just came out. Pikmin
? Well, I'd love that, but I don't think "the gamers" would be horribly excited. A completely new franchise? I'd think we'd hear of it more that 6 months ahead of the release. Man, oh, man. What could this holiday '08 title be?
Unfortunately, none of us will know the answer to this burning question until E3 this July. And, truth be told, we all know anything that's announced by Nintendo in July and promised to be released for the "holidays", will, most likely, be delayed time and time again. It's just how Nintendo works. It's part of their hype machine. Too bad I'm a sucker for it each and every time.
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