19. Sep, 2017 11:43 (HKT)

Nintendo Direct 9.13.2017 News

Last Thursday, Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct was broadcasted on their official website and we've summed up some of the news for the upcoming game lineup for Switch and 3DS. Fans should all be excited for《DOOM》and《Wolfenstein II》which will be coming out in 2018.

Pokémon UltraSun and UltraMoon
Nintendo 3DS / Release: November 17, 2017

Got to catch this one: don’t miss out on the new Pokémon games announced for Nintendo 3DS! You will return to the Alola region, well-known from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, but now featuring new areas and landscapes. The sinister Pokémon Necrozma has taken over the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala, only you can reveal its dark secrets and save your home and its adorable inhabitants! Besides the game's mechanics we all know and love – choose your starter-Pokémon, sneak through the grass and defeat other trainers – UltraSun and UltraMoon offer some new features like choosing between brand new looks for your hero and collecting several new items and clothes. For more >> here <<
Pokemon Ultra Sun (Nintendo 3DS™, US)US$ 39.99 pre
Pokemon Ultra Moon (Nintendo 3DS™, US)US$ 39.99 pre
Pokemon Ultra Sun (Nintendo 3DS™, JPN)US$ 45.99 pre
Pokemon Ultra Moon (Nintendo 3DS™, JPN)US$ 45.99 pre
Pokemon Ultra Sun (Nintendo 3DS™, EUR)US$ 44.99 pre
Pokemon Ultra Moon (Nintendo 3DS™, EUR)US$ 44.99 pre

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 
Nintendo Switch / Release: December 1, 2017

After its announcement in January, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 now has an official release date: December 1st. Like its predecessor, the RPG has a unique open-world setting: the backs of giant creatures floating amongst the clouds. When our protagonist Rex meets the enchanting and mysterious girl Pyra, they head off in search of Elysium, the paradise on top of the mystery-shrouded world tree…

The game will also be available in a limited special edition including a soundtrack CD, a 220-page art book and a steel book case. Moreover, look forward to a Switch Pro Controller with a stylish Xenoblade-design!

Xenoblade 2 (Nintendo™ Switch, JPN)US$ 75.99 pre
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo™ Switch, US)US$ 59.99 pre
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo™ Switch, EUR)US$ 59.99 pre

Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo Switch / Release: October 27, 2017

You might have already heard about Mario’s next adventure, so we’ll keep it short: Nintendo revealed new story details, play modes, and information about the setting. In order to save Princess Peach from Bowser (again), you have to travel across several kingdoms to collect Power Moons. In addition, there will be a Special Hardware Bundle available containing Mario-themed red Joy-Cons and case.

Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo™ Switch, US)US$ 59.99 pre
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo™ Switch, JPN)US$ 59.99 pre
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo™ Switch, EUR)US$ 59.99 pre
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo™ Switch, Australia)US$ 59.99 pre
Super Mario Odyssey (English) (Nintendo™ Switch, ASIA)US$ 59.99 pre

Fire Emblem: Warrior 
Nintendo Switch / Release: October 20, 2017

Draw your swords and string your bows, cause Fire Emblem is coming up next month and Nintendo surprised us with the (re-)introduction of a new, no, old and familiar hero: fan-favorite Lyn will return!

Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo™ Switch, US)US$ 59.99 pre
Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo™ Switch, EUR)US$ 59.99 pre
Fire Emblem Warriors (New Nintendo 3DS, US)US$ 39.99 pre
Fire Emblem Warriors (New Nintendo 3DS, EUR)US$ 49.99 pre

Other news 

•    Skyrim is coming to Nintendo Switch on November 17 – only two months more!

•    Two more Bethesda games for the Switch were announced: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will launch soon

•    Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga is remade for Nintendo DS including a new behind-the-scenes-mode telling the story of Browser’s Minions

•    New editions of the Nintendo 2DS XL: a Pokémon-themed and an orange-white one

•    FIFA 18 is coming to Switch on September 29

•    Kirby Star Allies, already announced at E3 in June, will be released for the Switch in Spring 2018

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