Want to catch up on last night’s Nintendo Direct, but don’t want to spend 38 minutes and 12 seconds doing so? Well, here’s a quick and easy round up of everything that went down!
- Wii game Kirby’s Epic Yarn is being ported to 3DS as Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn in 2019
- Bowser Jr.’s Journey was announced as the added extra in Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story, which is being ported to 3DS for a release on 25th January.
- Luigi’s Mansion for 3DS has been boosted with a new 2-player co-op mode, with full game co-op if you both own the game and for a bit of help in boss battles if only one of you does. It’s out on 19th October.
- Yo-Kai Watch Blasters is getting an update on 27th September which adds Moon Rabbit Crew and majorly expand the game.
Splatoon 2 version 4.0 is on the way with a rocking music video:
- Mario Tennis Aces 2.0 is out on 19th September and will bring Birdo, Shy Guy, Koopa Paratroopa and Petey Piranha as playable characters, which can be unlocked through online play. There’s also a new 4 player co-op challenge with time-limited online challenges. The game will keep being updated until June next year.
- Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe has been confirmed for Switch
- Katamari Damacy Reroll has remastered the classic roll ’em up, and it’s out in Winter 2018.
Here’s a rundown of Nintendo Switch Online, which is launching on 19th September with a brief 7-day trial:
Oh good, and there’s some NES themed Joy-Con:
As an exclusive offer for members of #NintendoSwitchOnline, these wireless Nintendo Entertainment System controllers for NES – Nintendo Switch Online can be ordered after the service launches. #NintendoDirect pic.twitter.com/qR645m95mR
— Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) September 13, 2018
- Diablo 3 is out on Switch on 2nd November.
- Super Mario Party got a new trailer:
- TOWN (working title) is a new game from Game Freak (who make all the Pokémon games)
- There’s just lots and lots of Final Fantasy coming to Switch, starting with the release of FF XV Pocket Edition last night, carrying on with Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster, X, X2 and XII, an enhanced version of World of Final Fantasy subtitled Maxima, and VII and IX. No sign of VIII though.
- Yoshi (working title) is now called Yoshi’s Crafted World, and it’s out in Spring 2019.
- Cities: Skylines is out right now for Switch!
- Catch the new Daemon X Machina trailer, featuring four player co-op and massive boss battles.
- Asmodee Digital are bringing tons of board games to Switch, including Carcassonne, The Lord of the Rings Living Card Game and Pandemic this year, while Catan Universe and Munchkin are coming in 2019.
- NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is out this autumn.
- Warframe is out on 20th November.
- LEGO DC Super-Villains is coming 19th October.
- There’s a Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Edition console, launching on 16th November and including a digital download of the game for when it releases on 7th December.
- And finally, Animal Crossing has been confirmed, and it’s out in 2019.