"Nintendo’s 2014 line-up is already looking to be truly fantastic. With several major games releasing in the next year, it appears to be shaping up to be an incredible time to be a Nintendo fan and a gamer. Even with so many huge titles on the horizon, those both unannounced or yet to be revealed are often more enticing than the ones we know so much about. The possibilities seem endless. With major Nintendo Directs appearing suddenly and without warning, we could have a bombshell dropped on us at any moment. With so many Nintendo franchises and studios, there’s no way of knowing what’s coming next.
Only that’s not completely true — while yes, we won’t know exactly what is coming until it is announced, what we can do is take a look at Nintendo’s extensive developmental resources, examine their histories and current statuses, and figure out what their next moves will be.