New Mario 3D and Mario Kart announced, playable at E3

During today's Nintendo Direct, company president Satoru Iwata announced that the team behind 3D Mario is working on a new installment for Wii U. A new Mario Kart is also en route to the platform.

The games will be playable at this year's E3, during which we'll learn whether they'll be in homes by the holidays.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.