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Nintendo Direct September 5 – Recap

All the games

A Nintendo Direct aired early this morning, September 5, and here we recap all of the news.

To kick things off here is the offical confirmation of Overwatch on Switch, showing handheld game play with gyro controls. Overwatch will release on October 15.


Luigi’s Mansion 3 – We get to see some new levels of the Hotel – Castle McFrights, Garden Suites, Tomb Suites, Dance Hall and a Pirate themed restaurant. New mode – ScreamPark – In this new party mode 2-8 players battle it out with a Luigi team and a Gooigi team. Releasing on October 31.

Super Kirby Clash – New single-four player Kirby games is releasing today? Free to start with local and online multiplayer is available today!

Trials of Mana Remake – April 24 2020

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Return of the Obra Din – Record your logical deductions in Fall 2019.

Little Town Hero (TOWN) – TOWN by GameFreak has a new name. When in battle you can move around town to get help from your town members. Toby Fox (Undertale) composed most of the music. Little Town Hero releases on October 16.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate – Banjo DLC is out today! Special broadcast after the Direct with Sakurai detailing his gameplay. The SNK rumours were true! Terry – Faces the fury! Smash Ultimate x Fatal Fury through Terry Bogard is coming in November 2019. More DLC fighters in addition to the original 5 fighters in the Fighters Pass are in development!

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Link’s Awakening – Reminder that its launching September 20.

Dragon Quest 11 S – Reminder that its launching September 27.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore– The Wii U game that was a Fire Emblem  Shinmagami Tensi cross over is coming to Switch January 17 2020.

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Deadly Premonitions 2 – A Blessing in Disguise – 2020, the original launches later today!

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition – Share you cloud saves between Steam and Switch when the game launches today.

DOOM 64 – Officially available again on a Nintendo Console thanks to Bethesda. Releasing on November 22 this year.

Rogue Company – New IP by Hi-Rez Studios in 2020.

Pokemon Sword and Shield – 4 Features – 1 – Customizing your look (outfit – from outer-ware and gloves, hairstyle, makeup), 2 – Pokemon Camp (You can camp any time at Pokemon Camp where you can play with your Pokemon, visit other players camps in the wild area, 3 – Make curry on rice in Pokemon Camp. What type its depends on the berries you use (over 100 types. New Pokemon: Polteageist – A ghost Pokemon who hides in a teacup and Cramorant – Flying water type Pokemon with a huge appetite.

Nintendo Switch Online – Adding in Super Nintendo games to Nintendo Switch Online!! 20 games launching tomorrow: Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Stunt Race FX, Kirby’s Dream Land 3, Super Mario World 2:  Yoshi’s Island, Star Fox, F-ZERO, Pilotwings, Kirby’s Dream Course, BRAWL BROTHERS, Breath of Fire, Demon’s Crest, Joe and Mac 2,  SUPER E.D.F Earth Defence Force, Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, Super Puyo Puyo 2, Super Soccer and Super Tennis! No additional charge! SNES wireless controller for 29.99 USD for members.

Tetris 99 – Tetris 99 Invictus mode. Second wave of paid DLC. Update available tomorrow.

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Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games 2020 – Retro modes and new mini games and unlockable characters, and a story mode. Available November 5.

Daemon X Machina – A prologue demo will be available later today, progress will carry over. 4-player co-op is available in the demo via local wireless. Releasing September 13.

STAR WARS Jedi Knight II – is coming to Switch on September 24.

Witcher 3 – October 15 including all DLC.

Assassin’s Creed: Rebel Collection –  including Assassin’s Creed 4 and Rogue is coming to Switch.

Dauntless – Coming soon, with new content for Switch.

Quick fire Just Dance 2020 (November 5), GRID Autosport (September 19), Farming Simulator 20 (December 3), Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (September 20), NBA 2K20 (September 6), Call of Cthuhu (October 8), The Outer Worlds (Coming Soon), Devil May Cry 2 (September 19), Vampyr (October 29).

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons – New promotional video for the Desert Island Package called welcome to island life. Summaries what was shown in E3. You reach the island via sea plane, select where your own tent goes, and get your hands on your Nook phone. Island services will buy items as a part of the Island Cleanup Plan. Eat fruit to shovel up trees as appose to collecting materials. Scenery changes with the weather and looks beautiful. Trailer shows new flowers, potentially poppies. Money rock returns, shows fossils for the first time, a new giant mushroom, you can still catch snowflakes and fishing from a jetty with bait. Still March 20, 2020 release date.

Last announcement? Monolith Soft is bringing Xenoblade Chronicles – Definitive Edition to Switch in 2020!

If you missed the Direct you can watch it below:

Continue watching after the Direct for all of the information on Banjo Kazooie in Smash Ultimate.

Written By Eleanore Blereau

When Eleanore isn’t trying to figure out how the Earth works she’s trying to pay off her loan in Animal Crossing, complete her Pokedex or finishing one more RPG or platformer. She is a lover of great characters, cute or creative art styles and awesome game soundtracks.




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