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Nintendo Direct September 13 Recap

Post Date: 9/13/2022 11:26:34 AM

Nintendo Direct September 13 Recap

The latest Nintendo Direct presentation featured a few exciting game announcements, lots of trailers and information on previously announced games, and way too many farming simulators. A brand new Fire Emblem game is on the way, Pikmin 4 got announced after years of teasing, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (BOTW2) got a name and release date. Check out a quick summary of the headlines and the full presenta...

Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life is Getting a Switch Remake

Post Date: 9/13/2022 10:18:54 AM

Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life is Getting a Switch Remake

One of the announcements that excited me the most from the most recent Nintendo Direct was a remake of the 2004 Gamecube game Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life. Nearly 20 years later, you'll be able to play it as Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life on the Switch. It has an expected release date of Summer 2023. A Wonderful Life is my personal favorite entry in the series, and features several unique gameplay elements. The...

Pikmin 4 is Announced After Years of Teasing

Post Date: 9/13/2022 9:40:38 AM

Pikmin 4 is Announced After Years of Teasing

Shigeru Miyamoto has been claiming that Pikmin 4 is in development since as early as 2014. He continued to mention it periodically through 2017. This coincided with the release of Hey! Pikmin on 3DS, so it's unclear if this was the "Pikmin 4" he was referring to. Regardless, five years after the last mention, we got our first official teaser of the game in the lastest Nintendo Direct. The new trailer shows off very lit...

A New Fire Emblem Adventure is Coming to Switch in January

Post Date: 9/13/2022 7:16:50 AM

A New Fire Emblem Adventure is Coming to Switch in January

A brand new entry in the Fire Emblem series was announced during the most recent Nintendo Direct. Fire Emblem Engage is set in the land of Elyos and pits your team of heroes against an enemy called the Fell Dragon. The game features many brand new characters as well as Fire Emblem classics like Marth and Celica. The game will launch on Switch on January 20, 2023. Here's the new trailer from the Nintendo Direct:

Breath of the Wild Sequel Gets a Name and Release Date

Post Date: 9/13/2022 6:54:37 AM

Breath of the Wild Sequel Gets a Name and Release Date

The long awaited sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild got an official title and release date in the lastest Nintendo Direct. The next 3D Zelda game will be called The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. It's set to launch next spring, on May 12, 2023. A brief cinematic trailer with some gameplay footage was also shown. In the trailer, Link can be seen leaping into the skies in the style of Skyward Sword...

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: