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Mario Strikers is Coming to the Nintendo Switch

Post Date: 2/9/2022 10:54:27 AM

Mario Strikers is Coming to the Nintendo Switch

During today's Nintendo Direct, a new Mario Strikers game was announced for the first time since 2007. Mario Strikers: Battle League brings soccer back to the Mario universe on Nintendo Switch. The main mode is a 5vs5 street style soccer game where combat, items, and penalties are allowed. There is also a local 4vs4 mode where up to eight players can compete on the same system. In addition to normal online play, there w...

48 Remastered Tracks are Coming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as DLC

Post Date: 2/9/2022 8:13:21 AM

48 Remastered Tracks are Coming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as DLC

During today's Nintendo Direct, a DLC pack was announced for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The Booster Course Pass will include 48 remastered tracks from past games delivered in six waves. Each wave will include 8 courses and will release starting on March 18 through the end of 2023. All these courses will be remastered tracks from past games, including the mobile game Mario Kart Tour. In fact, it seems like it may be the case t...

A Wii Sports Sequel is Coming to Switch on April 29

Post Date: 2/9/2022 7:48:59 AM

A Wii Sports Sequel is Coming to Switch on April 29

During today's Nintendo Direct, a game was revealed that was expected five years ago but certainly not today. Nintendo Switch Sports is on the way and it's exactly what you think it is, a new iteration of Wii Sports. It's a pack of sports games that relies heavily on motion controls, now using the Joy-Con instead of 2006's Wiimote. The included sports are Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, Chambara, and Gol...

Nintendo Direct September 23 Recap

Post Date: 9/25/2021 9:32:16 AM

Nintendo Direct September 23 Recap

This week's Nintendo Direct included a few exciting announcements and a plethora of trailers and release dates for previously announced games. Among the most exciting were a brand new 3D Kirby Game, new information for the long awaited Bayonetta 3, and Nintendo 64 games coming to Nintendo Switch Online. There were plenty of other announcements in addition to these, and a little something for everyone. Here's a quick re...

Bayonetta 3 Gets a New Gameplay Trailer and 2022 Release Confirmation

Post Date: 9/25/2021 8:50:25 AM

Bayonetta 3 Gets a New Gameplay Trailer and 2022 Release Confirmation

Bayonetta 3 was first revealed nearly four years ago. In the most recent Nintendo Direct, we finally got a new trailer and confirmation that the game would be released next year, in 2022. It shows off gameplay footage for the first time and it looks like Bayonetta herself got a bit of a makeover. Here is the full trailer from the direct:

A New 3D Kirby Game has Been Revealed for Switch

Post Date: 9/25/2021 8:22:29 AM

A New 3D Kirby Game has Been Revealed for Switch

One of the bigger surprises from the most recent Nintendo Direct was the announcement of a brand new Kirby game. It's called Kirby and the Forgotten Land and is the first 3D Kirby game ever. It's a 3D platformer that seems to take place in an abandoned, sort of post-apocalyptic land. As with any Kirby game, Kirby's signature copy ability is back and will let you take on the power of enemies by inhaling them and weari...

Nintendo 64 Games are Coming to Nintendo Switch Online for a Higher Price

Post Date: 9/24/2021 4:10:32 PM

Nintendo 64 Games are Coming to Nintendo Switch Online for a Higher Price

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Nintendo 64 games would be coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service. Recent patent documentation suggested that a new Nintendo 64 controller would be released, so this comes as less of a surprise. However, unlike the NES and SNES that are playable with the current online service, Nintendo 64 games will require a subscription to a more expensive service to...

Two Waves of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC Announced

Post Date: 2/20/2021 3:06:48 PM

Two Waves of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC Announced

During the latest Nintendo Direct, two waves of DLC were announced for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. It will expand on the roster and add several new challenges to the game, with some centered around the Royal Ancient Lab. New Enemies, moves, and costumes will also be part of the DLC. It will be available for purchase on May 28, 2021 for $19.99. Wave 1 will be available in June and Wave 2 is coming in November.

Skyward Sword HD and Zelda Joy-Con are Coming to Switch in July

Post Date: 2/20/2021 11:52:50 AM

Skyward Sword HD and Zelda Joy-Con are Coming to Switch in July

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, a remaster of Skyward Sword for Switch was announced. Skyward Sword HD will release for Switch on July 16, 2021. It features an updated HD resolution and 60 fps performance. In addition to the motion controls the game was built for with the Joy-Con, there will also be an option to use stick controls. No other new features are known at this time. Alongside Skyward Sword HD, a se...

Splatoon 3 is Coming to Switch in 2022

Post Date: 2/17/2021 4:10:15 PM

Splatoon 3 is Coming to Switch in 2022

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, Nintendo revealed the newest entry in its squid and kid shooter series. Splatoon 3 was revealed, showing off a plethora of new weapons and a character creation screen for you and a new pet. Tucked away at the end of the Nintendo Direct, the Splatoon 3 reveal came as a pleasant surprise to many fans of the franchise. This trailer shows a variety of new features, such as a bow we...