Nintendo Direct Recap 8.3.2018 – Get ready to Splatter the competition!
Hello, Nintendo fans! I’m sure you’ve heard the news? Nintendo’s most recent Nintendo Direct has dropped the news has got us HYPED!! We’ve compiled a quick rundown of all the info but if you want to watch the whole thing click HERE to skip to the bottom.
- Wario Ware Gold
– The Classic mini-game collection series returns with old favorites and new quirky games!
– Releases August 3rd, 2018
- Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers
– Dillon the Armordillo returns to team up with your Mii character in a post-apocalyptic vehicle-based tower defense game!
– Available on the Nintendo eShop May 24th, 2018
– Demo Available May 10th, 2018
- Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey
– NDS Classic returns
– Mario & Luigi are in search of a cure for the mushroom kingdom but have been sucked inside bowser?
– Now the brothers have to control Bowser from the inside in order to complete their quest
– Meanwhile, we see what Bowser Jr’s was doing behind the scenes
– Releases 2019
- Detective Pikachu + New amiibo Figure
– Uncover the mystery of why Pokemon in this peaceful town have started acting up alongside a gruff-talking Pikachu.
– Available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop now!
– Releases March 23rd, 2018
– The special Large Detective Pikachu amiibo also releases on the same date!
- Luigi’s Mansion
– A Gamecube classic returns!
– Experience one of Luigi’s major solo adventures when this ghost-busting adventure comes to the 3DS!
– New Boss mode added
– Releases in 2018
Nintendo Switch Details
- Kirby Star Allies
– King Dedede, Meta Knight, and Bandana Waddle Dee will be joining Kirby’s new adventure!
– More of his friends from past games will be joining at later dates.
– Expect to see Rick, Kine, Coo, Marx, and Gooey arrive free updates after launch.
– The first Free Update comes out March 16th, 2018 followed by another on March 28th, 2018.
– Demo now available!
- Okami HD
– This acclaimed classic will be getting an HD remaster for the Switch.
– Touchscreen and Joy-con controls will be available to perform brush strokes.
– Available on the Nintendo eShop in Summer 2018
- Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
– You live in a world were Sushi has been outlawed, now fight back in this over-the-top puzzle battle game!
– Available on June 8th, 2018 for both Nintendo 3DS & Switch
- Octopath Traveller
– Two new characters have been revealed, Tressa the Merchant and Alfyn the Apothecary
– As you level up, you’ll be able to combine skills from different classes for more options in battle
– A special edition set will also be available and it comes with a pop-up book with details of the eight protagonists, a map, soundtrack, and a replica coin of the game’s currency.
– The game releases July 13th, 2018
- Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
– The Otaku assassin returns again, only to get sucked into a cursed game console!
– Travis battles his way through various game types as he eliminates every game bug in his path!
– Like past games, the bosses he’ll encounter are some of the coolest characters you’ll ever fight in a game.
– Release planned for 2018.
- Dark Souls: Remastered
– You’ll now be able to experience the grim and oppressive world of Dark Souls on the go!
– A Network Test will be coming soon, so you’ll be able to try out the game, more details coming soon.
– Praise the Sun any time with the new Solarie of Astora amiibo.
– Releases May 25th, 2018
- Mario Tennis Aces
– 15+ characters will be available, including a CHAIN CHOMP!
– New tennis mechanics available to bring your game to the next level including Zone shots, Trick Shots & the powerful Special Shot!
– If you’d prefer, basic tennis mechanics are an option.
– Playable with up to 4 players and you can even use the Joy-con like a tennis racket.
– Online Tournaments with a Pre-Launch tourney coming soon.
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
– Captain Toad returns to explore box garden puzzles
– 2-player mode available
– Available July 2018 for both Nintendo 3DS & Switch
- Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
– Crash’s first three adventures will be making their way to a Nintendo console for the first time.
– Available July 10th, 2018
- Little Nightmares: Complete Edition
– The creepy puzzle platformer complete with DLC will be hopping on the Switch.
– An exclusive mask available when using the Pac Man amiibo!
– Available May 18th, 2018
- South Park: The Fractured but Whole
– From the creators of South Park comes the outrageously offensive adventure!
– Season Pass and DLC packs 1 & 2 will be available at launch.
– DLC pack 3 available in later 2018.
– Releases April 24th, 2018.
- Hyrule Warriors: Definite Edition
– Release date finally announced: May 18th, 2018
– US & Canadian Open will be held from March 8th to 18th.
– Winner will receive a special piece of ARMS artwork.
– Another Test Punch will be up on March 31st, 2018. This is another great opportunity to try the game if you haven’t yet.
- Splatoon 2
– Big updates coming with Version 3.0
– New Gear and Stages to be added.
– New Rank: Rank X
– Callie Returns!
– Update coming in Late April
– An expansion pack featuring an Octoling has been announced.
– This brand new single-player adventure dives deeper into the stories of Splatoons characters
– Complete it and you’ll be able to play online as an Octoling!
– Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion releases in Summer 2018 for $19.99
SUPER SMASH BROS COMING TO THE SWITCH 2018!
That is all.
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