Yoshi's New Island trailer shows helicopter Yoshi

New gameplay from the upcoming 3DS platformer

Nintendo has released a new gameplay trailer for Yoshi's New Island on 3DS.

Fans of the Super Nintendo original, Yoshi's Island, will remember Yoshi's ability to transform into vehicles, including a helicopter. As you will be below, those powers return once again, including a new mine cart form.

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Nintendo has confirmed a Yoshi's New Island release date of March 14 for both US and EU territories.

The 3DS platformer will be available in stores and from Nintendo eShop as a digital download.

Announced in April, the game is being produced by Takashi Tezuka, who served as creative director on 1995's original Yoshi's Island for SNES.

The game maintains series gameplay mechanics such as Yoshi's flutter jump, ground-pound and egg throw, while introducing new ones that make use of 3DS features like gyro sensor functionality.