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Next Nintendo Direct talks Wii U and 3DS games on Wednesday

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Nintendo will host a Nintendo Direct event on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. ET to provide updates on upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, the company announced today.

Though Nintendo didn't specify which games it would discuss, the event will be broadcast a bit more than two weeks before Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is released on Nov. 21. Nintendo's E3 2014 lineup, which included games like Code Name: STEAM, Devil's Third, Mario Maker, Mario Party 10, Mario vs. Donkey Kong, Star Fox and Yoshi's Woolly World, may offer some clues.

Last week, amid the announcement of a surprise profit and strong Mario Kart 8 sales, Nintendo CEO and President Satoru Iwata explained how the company is poised to have a record-breaking year with its 3DS suite of handhelds. For more on the handheld version of Nintendo's fighting game, you can read Polygon's Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS review.

Be sure to check back with Polygon Wednesday afternoon for all the news from the Nintendo Direct.