Nintendo Direct

Splatoon 3 Splashes On To Switch In 2022

Nintendo’s online focused team-based ink shooter, Splatoon, returns next year with the announcement of a surprise third entry. Announced during today’s jam packed Nintendo Direct, Splatoon 3 takes your Squid/Kid adventures to a new place – the post apocalyptic world of The Splatlands.  There your customized Inkling will do battle against others hardened by whatever catastrophic event has occurred as you become accustomed to your new surroundings in the city of Splatsville. In terms of new features...

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Nintendo Direct planned for September 4th

A new Nintendo Direct is coming tomorrow! Tune in September 4th at 6:00pm ET for a Nintendo Direct featuring roughly 40 minutes of information focused on 2019 Nintendo Switch games, including Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield and Luigi’s Mansion 3. With the mention specifically of 2019 games we can be sure that there won’t be any mention of Animal Crossing, which is due out in March. That being said there could be some new announcements to come...

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Cities: Skylines Now Available On Nintendo Switch

Paradox Interactive’s critically acclaimed city building game Cities: Skylines might be available on almost every platform (PS4, Xbox One, PC) but Nintendo’s console/portable hybrid has been devoid of the city building/management genre for the past year and a half.  All of that has changed with the unexpected release of Cities: Skylines on the Switch.   Skylines is pretty much a spiritual successor to EA abandoned Sim City franchise (and no the waiting clock that is Sim City:...

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Nintendo’s E3 2018 Plans Include Splatoon 2 World Championship, Smash Bros and More

With six weeks until the kickoff of E3 2018 Nintendo has provided an outline of what exactly fans can expect during the show. For those that can make it to Los Angeles and have the credentials (or cash) for a pass – that means a chance to go hands-on with the newly announced Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch as well as a selection of 3rd party titles. As in prior years, Nintendo will also be hosting...

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GameCube Classic Luigi’s Mansion Being Remade For 3DS

Revealed during last week’s Nintendo Direct presentation, the classic GameCube launch title Luigi’s Mansion is being remade for the Nintendo 3DS. It has been 17 years since Mario’s brother strapped on the Poltergust 3000 vacuum cleaner in a bid to clean up the mansion of spirits in order to free Mario. This remake will feature the same levels and gameplay that made the original such an odd but delightful departure from the series formula. It also has...

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Nintendo Lands Some Back Spin With New Mario Tennis Aces Details

Yesterday during the absolutely massive Nintendo Direct presentation (which pretty much broke the internet thanks to the announcement of Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch) Nintendo also outlined a lot of the larger titles coming to Switch in the first half of the year. One of the games ready to be served up is Mario Tennis Aces. Mario is about to share the court with Luigui, Wario, Peach, Rosalina, Wuluigi, Daisy, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Toad, Toadette and...

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Animal Crossing Direct coming Tuesday

Nintendo announced this morning that there will be a special Nintendo Direct planned for tomorrow. The Direct will be focused solely on the Animal Crossing mobile app. A mobile app based in the Nintendo franchise was announced long ago with no details aside from being dated for 2017. The presentation tomorrow should give us all the information we need including release date, pricing, as well as just what the app will be about. Will this be a...

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Nintendo Direct reveals tons of new games for Switch & 3DS

Origianlly I held back because I wanted to do in depth posts for each game revealed in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, but there are so many games that it may take me a while. So for now check out the full Direct video below as well as Nintendo’s press release from yesterdays announcments. Stay tuned for some more details about some of the games that I’m most excited for as well in the coming days.

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Celebrate The Best Mario Party Mini Games With Mario Party: The Top 100

Do you have fond memories of playing the original 3 Mario Party games on the Nintendo 64? Never played one of the classic games from almost two decades ago? The Big N is curating the top 100 mini games from the series history and remaking them on the 3DS with the announcement of Mario Party: The Top 100, due out this November.  With support for download play, friends who don’t own a copy of the game can still get...

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Splatoon 2 Will Splat Ink All Over The Switch This Summer

Nintendo’s favorite squid kids will be arguing whether they should be Squids Now or Kids Now with the return of ink turf wars this summer for the Nintendo Switch. Revealed during the Nintendo Switch presentation in the typical humorous Splatoon style a cosplaying Ninty Rep made an appearance as the Squid Researcher who brought us updates on the original game’s Tumbler account two years ago. Splatoon 2 will bring a number of new hairstyles, clothes and fresh...

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Nintendo to unveil NX tomorrow morning

Nintendo gave the world a brief heads up minutes ago that their long awaited next generation platform will be unveilled TOMORROW! The new console, which is thus far surrounded in mystery, will be unveilled in a special Nintendo Direct presentation. The presentation will be broadcast simultaneously worldwide with the direct happening at 7:00 AM on the west coast and at 10:00 AM eastern time.

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Nintendo 3DS Direct announced for September 1st

Nintendo announced today that they are hosting a worldwide Nintendo Direct focused on the Nintendo 3DS this Thursday. The video presentation will take place on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 at 7:00 AM PT, or 10:00 AM ET on the east coast. Nintendo has several heavy hitters planned for the back half of the year for the Nintendo 3DS, including Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon as well as the Yo-Kai Watch sequels (Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits /...

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New Nintendo Direct Later Today, Covers 3DS & Wii-U

Nintendo will be holding a surprise Nintendo Direct video presentation later today that will focus on titles for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U. They have stated that this presentation will include titles for both platforms that are due out by the end of the summer but will not include any information on the companies’ plans for mobile phones or their upcoming Nintendo NX Console. Things kick off later today at 5PM EST / 3PM MST...

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Everything Announced In The Final Smash Bros Direct

It’s time to say goodbye to the hype train that is Super Smash Bros directs for the time being. Nintendo aired the final prepared video presentation this afternoon which featured two surprise character announcements – In the form of the witching Bayonetta & the transforming Corrin as well as a ton of additional content. Previously Nintendo revealed that Cloud Strife will be joining the brawl –and you can download him right now for $5.99 USD (providing that...

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Nintendo Dampening Expectations For This Most Recent Direct Was the Right Move

Nintendo’s decision to post a notice on the Nintendo Direct official website outlining that they had no plans to discuss the NX or Mobile during today’s broadcast was absolutely the right move. Usually dampening your fan bases expectation for such a high profile event like the return of Nintendo Directs would be a bad thing but I feel that it helped Nintendo focus solely on the message that the Wii U and 3DS have a lot of...

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