Super Monkey Ball 3DS Officially Announced


The next installment to the popular Super Monkey Ball franchise was officially announced today by SEGA. Previously it was only mentioned in Nintendo’s list of games coming to their new Nintendo 3DS platform. The first set of screenshots reveal that the original cast of AiAi, MeeMee and Baby will all be playable with levels based on Monkey Island, an Arabian setting and one in the future.

In the link provided here, the creator of the series, Toshihiro Nagoshi (otherwise known for making Daytona USA and Yakuza) reveals that this is his favorite Super Monkey Ball experience to date with it’s optional 3D features, wireless multiplayer features, motion controls or normal analog controls. Also revealed is a smaller set of minigames than previous games to focus on bringing up the quality of ones such as Monkey Fight and Monkey Target. It is unknown if this will have any story at all as the past few games have started to avoid this.

Super Monkey Ball for Nintendo 3DS is set to be released sometime in 2011, and with a different title.

[Source: Official SEGA Blog]


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