Showing posts with label Nintendo Direct. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nintendo Direct. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel Announced

In a surprise reveal, Breath of the Wild sequel for Switch is announced during Nintendo Direct E3 2019.

Following release action-adventure game Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 2017 for Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles, developer/publisher Nintendo received immense praise and a sequel become almost imminent.

Nintendo Direct E3 2019 presentation ended on a high-note with an official announcement of a sequel currently being in development and even though they didn't share much detail, a surprise teaser trailer was revealed for all.

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel Announced

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Here is an exclusive first-look trailer of upcoming Breath of the Wild sequel from E3 that is currently in works.




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This new cinematic teaser takes us back to kingdom of Hyrule once again with Link and Zelda but everything seems cryptic and dark. These two were seemingly exploring some dark, underground dungeons riding on a beast.

After passing by some ancient wall paintings, they come across a mystical force is growing from beneath and holding what appears to be a Gerudo. Shortly before this happened, they even discover the corpse of Ganon during their quest.

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That magical force even seems to grab hold of Link as well before Hyrule Castle is seen shaking up from below ground. Apparently, Link either gets corrupted or kidnapped by an ancient evil and that only leaves Zelda behind to defend Hyrule.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild came out as a Switch launch title that went on to receive universal acclaim and completely reinvent TLoZ series. It was a smash-hit success for Nintendo and has sold over 14 million copies worldwide by March 2019.

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Back in November 2018, there were rumors of a new mainline Legend of Zelda game may be closer than many would like to think. Many fans didn't even expect a sequel so soon but obviously, it was a welcomed surprise to them.

We are guessing that development phase of Breath of the Wild sequel may be in very early stage; so much so that Nintendo even gave it a title. Or they have things set as they wanted but possibly redacted its title to avoid giving major info out.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Nintendo Direct February 2019

With every long-awaited Nintendo trailer from E3 2018, Nintendo absolutely killed it this year. Don't miss any of it.

Fans on Nintendo consoles always wait to start each year with Nintendo Direct that comes with all major announcements for upcoming games that will be coming to their favorite platforms and it keeps them on the edge of their seats.

Unfortunately, January of 2019 has passed, so we have all of our hopes invested in February and finally an official confirmation has assured that the broadcast will begin today at 2 PM PT and as we sweat our palms in excitement, here it comes.

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Nintendo Direct February 2019

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Here goes 36-minute long presentation on Nintendo Direct, announcement for upcoming games for 2019.




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Super Mario Maker 2 | Nintendo Switch




Original side-scrolling platform game from Wii U, Super Mario Maker is getting a sequel rather than a port or the original. Developers have been working on it for some time and the title is currently set to arrive in June 2019 for Nintendo Switch.

This exclusive follow-up allows players to create slopes and that just what many have already been expecting. Everything that made the 2015 release great is going to be there alongside a new bunch of features and tools at your disposal.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order | Nintendo Switch




Developer Team Ninja has allied themselves up with publisher Nintendo to bring upcoming action RPG title Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order to Switch handheld. Thanos and his Black Order are set to arrive on summer 2019.

Pick some of your most favorite Marvel characters from the popular superhero teams of Avengers, Defenders, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men or others like Captain Marvel to assemble your fan-boy dream team for a four player local or online co-op based storyline.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Comes to Nintendo Switch

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BOX BOY! + BOX GIRL! | Nintendo Switch
Puzzle platformer series BoxBoy! from developer HAL Laboratory returns for an all-new sequel BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! even after completing a trilogy on Nintendo 3DS. By April 26, the game will be available to digitally purchase on Nintendo eShop.

The series is moving to Switch while taking a leap from single player category to co-op play now that he has a partner. Our square-shaped hero can box it up around all the way to a total of 270 stages solving puzzles to beat them all in this latest installment.

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BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate | Spring Update 3.0




Have you been smashing your opponents to your heart's content in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lately? Because Nintendo is looking forward to introduce some changes in upcoming free update 3.0 for their fastest-selling crossover fighting game that are yet to be revealed in details.

In another note, Joker from Persona 5 is joining the ever so expansive roster of SSBU soon as a DLC character for Fighters Pass. Also, new series of amiibo in 2019 features Ivysaur, Pokémon Trainer, Simon, Squirtle and Solid Snake from MGS series.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker | Free Update + Special Episode DLC
Captain Toad of Mushroom Kingdom will receive a free update later today for his solo spin-off title that would include a cooperative multiplayer support to all the existing levels of a maze-filled world to go look for more hidden fortunes with company.

Also, a paid downloadable content is about to add 18 new challenge that takes you to a kingdom of sweets or sunken ships though five new courses for Captain Toad and Toadette to hustle for Shiny Crowns in a special episode, available to purchase from today.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Special Episode DLC

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night | Nintendo Switch




A spiritual successor to Castlevania series that was backed by a successful Kickstarter campaign, Bloodstained is a Metroidvania-type game that focuses gameplay on side-scrolling action and is expected to arrive sometime later in summer 2019.

Protagonist Miriam explores various gothic castles in her quest and uses her curse to stop a demonic outbreak on the world. Not only is she able to steal abilities from her enemies with her powers but it also helps her defy the laws of reality.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 | Nintendo Switch
Developer/publisher Square Enix brings out the sequel to sandbox action role-playing game Dragon Quest Builders for Switch on July 12, 2019.  You can now join with up to four friends via online multiplayer and build their own world through block-building.

Set within the world of DQ, players can create houses, weapons, traps and utilities as you like them to be. These structures will also help you to cross air, water and other obstacles or you can just fast-travel with the retro-styled map.

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition | Nintendo Switch




A genre defining RPG title that is mostly praised for its traditional turn-based combat, Dragon Quest XI S is a port of the 2017 original by developer/publisher Square Enix that has been enhanced for better performance on Switch consoles.

Destined to be a successor of a great ancient hero, a young boy grew up to fulfill his destiny as the Luminary but he is accused of being an evil Darkspawn by King Carnelian of Heliodor but he is helped by some when they recognize a mysterious birthmark on his hand.

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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Disney Tsum Tsum Festival | Nintendo Switch
Based on popular Disney and Pixar characters, Japanese collectible toy line Disney Tsum Tsum has conquered all and now a themed party game is in works by B.B. Studio and Bandai Namco Entertainment for bringing the experience to Nintendo Switch.

Scheduled to arrive on September 2019, this title will bring friends and family for some quality fun time together as it supports up to four players to join for both co-op and competitive multiplayer action with several other mini-games to try out.

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas | Spring Update
Starlink will receive more Star Fox content through an update by developer/publisher Ubisoft in April, where Falco Lombardi, Peppy Hare and Slippy Toad will become new playable characters for joining up to take on new missions on Atlas star system.

Not only will they have unique pilot abilities of their own to drive but they have skill trees to develop. Their access to deal with Star Wolf's mercenaries is not limited to new missions but to base game Star Fox missions as well, which makes things interesting.

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas Spring Update

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In a short window of half-an hour time, Nintendo Direct unleashed a load of announcement for many upcoming anticipated Switch titles and DLC. Many of these games are not launching until the second half of the year or not have a release window just yet though.

Many of the titles that got showcased in the official video above were originally announced back in E3 2018 but fans will be very happy to at least get a definite launch date on their favorite consoles for sure and appreciate it.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct November 2018

The final Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reveals a classic Street Fighter and a Pokemon character added to roster.

For the most ambitious crossover fighting game in video game history ever, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has assembled every fighter in series and more. Bandai Namco and Nintendo will bring this mega-action blockbuster on December 7 for Nintendo Switch.

In the latest reveal of the game, the final roster for the game is unveiled by director Masahiro Sakurai. Months ago, he promised that players will have a look at every character included in this title and now there are a total of 74.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct November 2018

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Only a while ago, we knew that Sakurai is going to host the 40-minute long video released today to reveal the remaining characters and more details on the game.




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Final Two Characters
A cinematic opens up in a grand fighting arena where Little Mac from Nintendo's Punch-Out series has been punching his opponent to a corner and suddenly gets hit back in the face. His rival is then revealed to be Ken Masters from Street Fighter series.

Turning up the heat of the fight, Ken releases a Hadoken that Lil' Mac barely escapes and from behind the audience a pair of glowing eyes silently observes. He ends the fight with one of his finishing moves, sending his adversary off the ring.

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Ken Turns Up The Heat!

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The individual from the shadows now heads towards the ring and leaps from above to land directly on Ken but he moves at the last moment. The challenger with his fiery wrath is now revealed to be Incineroar from the Pokémon franchise.

Avoiding a few moves thrown at him, Incineroar hurls Ken on the ring ropes and throws him in the air to perform a series of wrestling moves on him (much like the ones fellow Street Fighter Zangief would use) before finishing the match by sending Ken flying off.

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Incineroar Enters The Ring!

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Joining as an Echo Fighter, Ken is adapted for Ultimate based on the version of his character from Super Street Fighter II Turbo. Despite being fairly similar to Ryu, he appears to be faster in the game and deals damage in varied form than his counterpart.

Ken also has a different shaped Hadoken, tatsumaki senpuukyaku hurricane kick delivers more hits and his fiery heavy shoryuken uppercut can burn his challengers. The spinning Shinryuken and Shippu Jinraikyaku are among two of his final smash attacks.

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Hailing from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games and the final evolution stage of Litten, Incineroar brings a bunch of pro-wrestling moves for SSBU. This buff cat-wrestler has debuted at number 74, also the last drafted to the brawl.

A creature of fire-based attacks, he specializes in carry out lariats and different suplexes on his rivals in a fight to crush them good. Besides, fire-type Pokémons are known to beat the living crap out of other from their race and he is here to throw his powerful punches.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition

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Few of the long-running norms and rules are changed for SSBU as offering stage selection before choosing your players. Also, several characters that appear as Echo Fighters are not just simple re-skin of another character but their attack damage or speed features are slightly tweaked to make them stand out.

To get your hands on the Ultimate Special Edition at launch that comes in steelbook case, just place your pre-order for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before December 6. It also comes with a stylish Super Smash Bros. themed Switch Pro controller.

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Super Smash Bros. Styled Switch Pro Controller

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Spirits Mode
You should also know that within the world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, many characters have become "spirits" upon losing their forms and they will assist the players in fight. There is a huge list of them that you can assign as primary and support spirits.

These spirits will power up the fighters during a match or provide abilities like speed or strength. Mix matching them in certain way to compatible character would earn them extra perks to win a fight against selected opponents.

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Piranha Plant Pipes Up!

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Early Purchase Bonus Character | Piranha Plant
Another bit of news from today's Nintendo Direct that knocked everyone's socks off is the addition of the iconic common enemy Piranha Plant from the Super Mario Bros. platformer games as a playable fighter that will be rewarded as an early purchase bonus.

It is all mouth and teeth mostly lurking beneath warp pipes, will be available on February 2019 for free to those who would pre-order the digital version of the game or just register game card to their Switch devices before January 31, 2019.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass

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Post-Launch DLC | Fighters Pass
Apparently, there will be five more characters developed as post-launched DLC content containing a unique playable fighter (not an Echo) with their own stages and themed background music, each set will be available for only $5.99.

These yet-to-be-announced DLC packs can also be yours when they are released if you simply purchase the Fighters Pass for $24.99 only. Additionally, placing the pre-order for digital version of Ultimate added with a Fighters Pass from Nintendo eShop within December 6 gets you 425 bonus Gold Points.

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New Inkling, Ridley and Wolf Amiibo

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New Amiibo
As announced previously, every fighter from Ultimate will have their own amiibo figures and that includes the one from DLC as well. Recently revealed Ken, Incineroar and Piranha Plant are no different from the treatment while some of them are coming shortly.

Alongside the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Inkling, Ridley and Wolf amiibo figures will come out on December 7. By February 15, 2019, players can get their hands on King K. Rool, Ice Climbers and Piranha Plant. Later at some point the same year Isabelle, Pichu, Ken, Young Link will eventually release too.

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Story Mode | World of Light




Titled World of Light, the trailer opens up with every character from the game has gathered to collectively face a threat that turns out to be a beam of light which disintegrates everyone's physical form and transformed them into spirits, except Kirby.

Masahiro Sakurai has saved up the story mode of the game for last and boy, what a spectacular blast it was. This new adventure is unlike any other you have seen in the entire franchise so far and delivered an intense twist by revealing at the end.

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Although, the ever-expanding roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate made many players' dream come true but also some may have expected a much bigger surprise at the end rather than Ken as an echo fighter and newly added Incineroar.

The most saddened part with many was the exclusion of poor Waluigi, who will not even be in Assist Trophy segment. After the characters' utter humiliation at the E3 2018 trailer of the game, Waluigi fans were still rooting for him.

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No Justice for Waluigi!

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When Sakurai went on saying, "That’s all the fighters you’ll find in the game", he literally hit the last nail in the coffin. With that, any hopes of him popping out as a surprise reveal is gone. Perhaps, we can see him in DLC in future? Maybe!?

The way previous Nintendo Direct has featured so many characters in the beginning, some of us honestly thought, we are getting introduced to more of them but since Ultimate always aimed for bringing back the existing stars of the franchise, they really weren't interested to draft in new fighters.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Nintendo Direct Confirms New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters

Today's Nintendo Direct reveals Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds classic Vampire hunters and a Donkey Kong villain.

Latest in the line of all-star crossover fighting game series from developer Bandai Namco and publisher Nintendo reveals more new and exciting characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster in a recent Nintendo Direct.

Almost half an hour long, this presentation has a number of cinematic trailers to make dramatic debut of new characters and director Masahiro Sakurai talks about other information about the game as if fans were not already hyped enough for its release on December 7 for Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo Direct Confirms New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters

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Jump into the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct video from Nintendo to feast your eyes with introduction of many of your beloved characters from different franchise.




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The first cinematic opens up with a shrouded person enters the fortress while it was raining outside and Mario's long-time companion Luigi wandering around inside Castle Dracula. He is chased by mummies, snakes and finally is faced by Death itself.

The scythe is swung and his soul leaves the body just before a whip chain hits Death on the face, revealing the attacker to be legendary vampire hunter Simon Belmont from Castlevania II: Simon's Quest. However, by then it was too late for our little friend.

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Simon Belmont Lashes Out!

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Shortly afterwards, when he was facing off against immortal vampire Dracula Vlad Tepes, the lord of the undead unleashed a fiery attack and Simon was about to get it, another valiant warrior arriving straight out of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night steps in.

Richter Belmont is the second recruit from Castlevania series, carrying the same legacy of his ancestor. Both has been in vampire hunting business and now has crossed over to take part in the biggest brawl fest of history.

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Richter Belmont Crosses Over!

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Simon mostly relies on his iconic whip aside from his signature axe, cross, holy water and good-old fist. Although his weapon is slow when it comes to use it in a fight and leaves him vulnerable for attack, it does have an extended range than any other weapon from any character.

His earlier design has been polished and has gone through a little makeover. Except from animation, looks and voice, Simon and Ritcher has identical move sets, making the latter as an echo fighter of the former.

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Chrom Joins The Battle!

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Roy from Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade previously got enlisted into SSBU and now Chrom from Fire Emblem Awakening joins the list due to fan-request. Even though his moves are based on Roy, he has some unique moves to be considered as a non-Echo.

Sci-fi action game series Metroid has been privileged by having two of their prominent figures; bounty hunter Samus and extraterrestrial dragon Ridley. Now, Dark Samus from Metroid Prime enters the fray as an echo fighter of her counterpart.

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King K. Rool Comes Aboard!

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The second introduction clip reveals a villainous figure from Donkey Kong Country, King K. Rool stomping over, menacing his long-time enemies Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong. This alligator-like Kremling king loves bananas as much as his foes do.

To be honest, he appears to be more funny than scary on any level and throwing of his crown to opponents are a clear example of that. His polished design lets him fit perfectly along with other combatants now.

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These new fighters are bringing along new stages themed on their own image from respective franchises. In terms of answering whether or not Echo Fighters are getting their own slots, it actually depends on your likings.

Current addition of brawlers makes it clear that Nintendo and Sakurai has been listening to fan pledges for months and hopefully, some more fan-favorites will pop out for this Nintendo Switch-exclusive.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nintendo Direct E3 2018

With every long-awaited Nintendo trailer from E3 2018, Nintendo absolutely killed it this year. Don't miss any of it.

In the wake of E3 2018, many big-name developers and publishers were busy making announcements for their upcoming releases. Nintendo too made some declarations during the occasion that have their fans go crazy in excitement.

Mostly, Nintendo Direct was a pre-recorded footage of their upcoming titles like always. An earlier leak that revealed Battle Royale game Fortnite coming to Nintendo Switch had a few other games listed alongside and they too got announced as well.

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Nintendo Direct E3 2018

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Let's quickly take a glance at all these exciting game announcements Nintendo had in store for fans during E3.

Killer Queen Black | Nintendo Switch




Arcade's one of the most popular titles Killer Queen makes a major comeback as Killer Queen Black. With improved graphics and smooth gameplay, the game has been rebuilt on the base of the original to be compatible with consoles.

This action/strategy platformer now supports a multiplayer of highest eight players for a ton of fun. Arena, Custom, Quick Match and Ranked are four distinct modes you can explore in this sequel to Killer Queen that has the potential to become a favorite for many online streamers.

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Killer Queen Black Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses | Nintendo Switch




Releasing as the sixteenth game from Fire Emblem series following Radiant Dawn, Fire Emblem: Three Houses is an upcoming tactical role-playing game that is expected to be available on Switch consoles sometime in spring 2019!

This turn-based tactical RPG takes you to Fódlan as you play with Byleth, Edelgard, Dimitri and Claude. Every strategic twist can turn the tables in battlefield as you go. This is definitely an exciting news for the fans of this particular franchise.

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Overcooked 2 | Nintendo Switch




The sequel to fun-filled cooking game Overcooked is coming back and will start serving up on Nintendo Switch from August 7. Overcooked 2 lets you team-up with four of your friends in a local wireless co-op multiplayer as well as online.

Developers have introduced more chefs, kitchens and new recipes to unleash some next level cooking madness as you boil, bake or burn stuff up. Throwing ingredients at each other can now become a thing and changing of stages will be there too.

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Overcooked 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Super Mario Party | Nintendo Switch




A party video game from Mario Party franchise, Super Mario Party will come to Switch handheld this year on 5 October. For the first time in the entire series, it has an online multiplayer feature which lets you play the 80 mini-games come along with it.

This one is a game for family or friends and filled with joy as you can play it in many different ways as well as the original Mario Party board game. With characters like Goomba and Bowser joining in, this one is a must have for any fans of Mario games.

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Super Mario Party Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country | Expansion Pack DLC




Torna ~ The Golden Country is an Expansion Pass to get access to explore some brand-new content and new story arc from action role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Also, New Quests Packs, Rare Blade Pack and few other helpful items come along with this DLC.

Battle Challenge Mode brings Shulk and Fiora as playable Blades and players will receive items and treasures as loot upon completing different challenges by taking down enemy hordes as they test their skills.

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Torna ~ The Golden Country Expansion Pack DLC Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate | Nintendo Switch




Every fan-favorite character that ever appeared in any Smash game ever will show up in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Some of these fighters are meant to be added as DLC and this is a completely new game build with tweaked moves for each of them.

There are a total of 60 characters from more than 30 games in it, which includes some exclusive entries like Inklings from paint-shooter game Splatoon, Princess Daisy of Mario games and Solid Snake from Metal Gear franchise, except for Waluigi of Mario spin-off series.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Daemon X Machina | Nintendo Switch




The next title on the list is a mech action game Daemon X Machina from Marvelous and First Studio, currently slated to release on 2019. Those who have been familiar with From Software’s Armored Core series can relate a lot to this game.

Wearing a fully customized power suit you will be mowing down enemy forces in fast-paced action sequences with a character which is also customizable. Some brief gameplay moments from the clip was truly amazing and was one of the most pleasant surprises for many.

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Daemon X Machina Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Octopath Traveler | Nintendo Switch




Publisher Square Enix’s upcoming turn-based role-playing fantasy epic Octopath Traveler lets you play as eight different travelers into their own unique adventures and each of them brings a set of special skills that will help you win battles.

Players are allowed to save up their choices to transfer the data into the main game later. Use your hardly earned Boost Points and use them wisely against your opponents to empower your commands to either mount strategic defenses or hit them multiple times.

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Octopath Traveler Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Hollow Knight | Nintendo Switch




After conquering every Mac and PC, side-scrolling 2D styled action game Hollow Knight is headed to Switch now. You venture into the unfriendly territory of insect kingdom known as Hallownest for an adventurous ride as a Knight.

Evolve as you play and improve your skills, speed and strength. Already added areas to explore, characters to interact and bosses to duel within all the content pack released till date, it will also get you the final free pack Gods and Glory later this year!

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Hollow Knight Nintendo Switch Available Now

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Looking at all of these announcements, we can tell this for sure that Nintendo is planning to dominate sales charts with Nintendo Switch for the entirety of 2018. Each of those games is enough to set the fans in frenzy but Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will take the cake.

Fortnite getting a surprise release on Switch was also one of the winning points but lack of news on a Pokémon game for their next gen portable console was there too. People were curious to know about the progress of Metroid Prime 4 and upcoming Yoshi game.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Super Smash Bros. Comes to Nintendo Switch

Back in February 2018, we talked about a rumor of a new title for Nintendo Switch, which probably is the new Super Smash Bros. Nintendo eventually put that rumor to rest by announcing bringing the game to Switch later sometime of this year in one of their latest presentation. Also, a teaser trailer was dropped to make the fans grasping for some air as they wait for the title in anticipation.

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Super Smash Bros. Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Witness the first official teaser trailer for crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. announced by Nintendo for Switch on 2018.




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The short length trailer opens up with a boy and girl from another successful Nintendo franchise Splatoon, engaging in a paint- shooting. As their battle become more intense, suddenly the world around them goes black and the girl looks around confused. A huge fiery Smash Bros. emblem is seen on the horizon and silhouettes of the possible fighting characters can be seen with Link and Mario. The Inklings from Splatoon are much likely to join the battle this time.

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Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. series is renowned for assembling various popular characters like Link, Mario and Samus from their fan-favorite titles. Back in 1999, they brought these famous characters together for an all-out brawl to create one of the most successful crossover-fighting game series ever. Protagonists of other third party games like Bayonetta, Mega Man, Metal Gear, Pac-Man and Sonic the Hedgehog also joined the rumble in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

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So, it was only fitting when the Super Smash Bros. game finally finds its way to the Nintendo Direct announcement lately.  Now what everyone has been debating about after the trailer is that if the new game is going to be an original title for Switch or just a port version of 2014 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. If we consider the failed history of Wii U to deliver successful games in the past, then it probably is going to be an enhanced port for Nintendo Switch.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nintendo Direct Mini January 2018

To kick-start 2018 with a bang, Nintendo released a Nintendo Direct Mini video with announcement for many of their upcoming titles.

Japanese video game company Nintendo have launched their newest handheld console Nintendo Switch in 2017 and have done pretty well in the gaming market with many of their newly released titles every now and then from last year.

Also, Switch was literally one of their biggest successes last year since it has been sold 4.8 million units within the first ten months of its release till date. So, they have planned that they will make it larger in 2018 and posted a cryptic Tweet yesterday.

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Nintendo Direct Mini January 2018

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The internet always picks up clues from teasing Tweet from various sources and fans determined that Nintendo has something to reveal very soon. Without any prior warning, Nintendo Direct mini hit us like a storm and gave us loads of info on upcoming games.

Now, this announcement with brief details was only for a handful of their upcoming titles coming out on the first part of the year and before E3 2018 is upon us, we got huge time to wait for Nintendo to blow us up once again then.

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Here goes the 15-minute long video presentation on Nintendo Direct that has games to pick up for almost any type of gamers out there.




Don't just get overwhelmed by this massive launch attack by Nintendo just yet even though there are some major headlines that made the news afterwards. Stay with us now and we have got this covered in details for you all.

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The World Ends with You: Final Remix Coming Soon

The World Ends with You: Final Remix | Nintendo Switch
We believe the first game that made the list would make a lot of fans very happy and excited because The World Ends with You gets a restyled makeover. Originally released for Nintendo DS, the game is now ported to Switch after almost 10 years of its debut.

Although no specific release dates are given out yet, hopefully the game comes out later sometime this year and you will be all set to take part in this twisted play of action RPG as the game's primary character Neku Sakuraba.

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Pokkén Tournament DX Battle Pack DLC Available Now

Pokkén Tournament | Deluxe Battle Pack DLC
The Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament from Bandai Namco Studios gets a Deluxe Battle Pack that features some new characters. This paid DLC will be launched in two Waves and the first one drops on January 31.

Wave 1 brings Aegislash on the table with Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu as support set. March 23 will introduce Blastoise with support set Mew and Celebi on Wave 2. You will need the full-game to enjoy this DLC and buying the battle pack will get you a new set of avatar items.

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Kirby Star Allies | Nintendo Switch
The platform game from the Kirby series is eyeing for a March 16 release and the trailer reveals a couple of new abilities. Kirby Star Allies lets you use your new Artist and Spider abilities against your enemies. In the co-op mode, you can mix and match more skills with as much as four of your friends to increase the fun.

Kirby Battle Royale | Nintendo 3DS
Demo of the brawler game Kirby Battle Royale is another title from the Kirby series that joins the list. You play as the round shaped pink colored lovable hero character Kirby who enters an arena to face-off various other versions of himself. Don't forget to try this one out as it is available right now in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS.

Dragon Quest Builders | Nintendo Switch
Another demo to look out for from the Nintendo Direct mini presentation is sandbox action RPG game Dragon Quest Builders from Square Enix. You can expect the game to be released by the end of the month of January 2018.

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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Comes to Nintendo Switch

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition | Nintendo Switch
Based on the world of Legend of Zelda series, Hyrule Warriors is a hack and slash action game that was meant for Wii U. The Definitive Edition of the game will hit Nintendo Switch platform during the spring of 2018 and can enjoy the game at 1080p quality on TV mode.

All characters, maps and missions from Nintendo 3DS and Wii U version will be in this ultimate pack. A Link and Zelda costume based on last year's smash-hit game Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are added as an extra bonus.

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Mario Tennis Aces Comes to Nintendo Switch

Mario Tennis Aces | Nintendo Switch
Sports based Mario spin-off title Mario Tennis Aces will debut Nintendo Switch on spring 2018 with many familiar character from the series in it. The game will feature RPG type boss battles and a story mode Mario Tennis: Power Tour after a very long time.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana | Nintendo Switch
Action-RPG title Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana from developer Nihon Falcom is heading towards Switch release by summer 2018. Players get to fight the ferocious creatures of Seiren Island for survival as series protagonist Adol and build a base of his own.

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Luigi’s Balloon World Update

Super Mario Odyssey | Update
After finishing the main story in Super Mario Odyssey, Luigi’s Balloon World will be accessible though the update that has two unique modes. You've get to hide balloons in Hide It mode within 30 seconds and when you play the Find it mode, your objective is simply the opposite and that is to find out hidden balloons of other players online. Three new costumes and a couple of brand-new snapshot filters are added in this update as well. Reportedly, February 2018 marks to be the release period for this Super Mario Odyssey update.

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy
A fighting game comprised of popular female heroines mostly from the King of Fighters series, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy is a 2-on-2 tag team fighting game like various other SNK titles we know of from decades. If you are a fan of the classic KOF series, this one can make you a little bit nostalgic about the old days but the violent fighting-style of its original predecessors have been toned down a lot in this game. Players are also allowed to customize their fighters in different looks to personalize them. Nintendo Switch will see debut of this female brawler on summer 2018.

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Art of Fighting 2 | Nintendo Switch
The classic Neo Geo fighting game Art of Fighting 2 from the arcade days is now available to Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. With this one, you will probably be taking another trip to nostalgia lane we believe.

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Introduces Donkey Kong

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle | DLC
A brand-new DLC is coming to turn-based tactical RPG game Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle from Ubisoft is going to introduce everyone's favorite Donkey Kong, whom we will be seeing swinging his way to Kingdom Battle on spring 2018.

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Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date

Payday 2 | Nintendo Switch
The cooperative shooter and everyone's favorite heist game from Overkill Studios, Payday 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch. As you are out to loot cash or diamonds, you can play online or locally using crimenet with three more friends who own the Switch version.

A limited time exclusive character known as the "Japanese Computer Whiz" named Joy will also be available to play with for the platform. Payday 2 is currently expecting to release for Switch consoles on February 27, 2018.

Fe | Nintendo Switch
Electronic Arts doesn't concern themselves with indie games much, yet they decided to go with action-adventure title Fe from developer Zoink Studios. Players are going to take part in the game as a fox-like creature Fe and discover the magical world full of mystical creatures. The game comes to Nintendo Switch this year on February 16.

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Celeste | Nintendo Switch
Another upcoming action platformer from Nintendo Direct mini will be Celeste, which originated in a four days game jam from Matt Makes Games. This single player speed runner type of adventure will make its way to Switch on January 25.

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Nintendo Switch Release Date

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze | Nintendo Switch
A sequel to 2010's Wii U game Donkey Kong Country Returns, side-scrolling platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is making its way to Switch along with Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong and Cranky Kong. The original two-player co-op is still present in the game for sharing experience of this adventure with a friend. You are also allowed to play as Funky Kong in a new mode with newly added abilities and his surfboard to fend off your Donkey Kong Island from an invading band of Viking-like arctic animals.

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Dark Souls: Remastered Nintendo Switch Release Date

Dark Souls: Remastered | Nintendo Switch
Among all the other release announcements, this one actually takes the cake as fans have been yearning for Dark Souls to come out in Remastered format and this wicked title is finally getting what was long-due. Setting for May 25 release, Dark Souls: Remastered will be a huge step for the platform to let the fans experience action like they deserves. The Artorias of the Abyss DLC will be a part of this and the visuals will be much better than the original game for sure.

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Seeing most of the upcoming video game titles announced in Nintendo Direct mini were focused on Nintendo Switch, it is easy to assume that the company is now investing more in their latest console that was favored by the industry.

Hopefully, there are some pretty good number of great games still in their bag that are about to be revealed later sometime that will turn heads and with proper push; they are even expected to dominate the market competition at some level.