Nintendo just dropped a huge Direct on both 3DS and Switch owners. Packed to the brim with content, it has Nintendo heads excited. Fans of almost every genre and series will be pleasantly surprised by all of Thursday’s (3/8/2018) announcements. If you don’t have time to watch the lengthy 34 minute video, here’s all the information Nintendo revealed!
The party game series is getting the same 3DS treatment that Mario Party received late last year! All of the most popular mini games from WarioWare are making their way to Nintendo’s 3DS family of systems.
Dillon, Nintendo’s favorite armadillo, is racing to defend the frontier! Action meets tower defense is the theme of this upcoming title heading to the 3DS.
The classic Mario+Luigi title is getting a 3DS makeover! Join the brothers as they try to escape the inside of Bowser’s stomach by controlling not only the duo but the giant angry turtle antagonist as well.
Pokemon fans won’t have to wait long to play the wacky Detective Pikachu adventure. Not only did Nintendo reveal a March release date, but they showed off an Amiibo of the hero, Detective Pikachu.
If you’re over 20 years old and owned a GameCube, you were probably a big fan of Luigi’s Mansion. If you fall into that category, you’ll be excited to hear that a full remake of the game is heading to the 3DS! The game will even include a brand new Boss Rush mode, perfect for fans and newcomers alike.
Nintendo revealed that the Kirby game releasing out next week will include a Dream Friends mode. The round pink protagonist will be able to take friends from across the series on his journey to save Dreamland!
Also revealed was that free expansions are coming to Dream Friends. These will include characters that long time fans will remember like the animal buddies from Kirby’s Dream Land 2.
Okami the Wolf has been awakened from her slumber and is headed to the Nintendo Switch! The recent remake of the cult classic is a perfect fit for the portable system and gamers everyone can’t wait to get their hands on it.
Conveyor belt sushi action is headed to the Nintendo Switch. The goal is to eat sushi and throw plates at your enemies to defeat them (there’s probably a better way to handle bad guys). This unique adventure is sure to drive up the sale of sushi around the world.
Not only were two new travelers revealed for the upcoming JRPG but a release date that’s only a couple months away was shown off as well. This classic take on adventuring is sure to be a time eating delight!
An arcade like version of No More Heroes is making its way to the Switch and it looks like a blast. Travis certainly has a lot of problems but being in good games is not one.
A portable version of Dark Souls?! We were already sold. Now Nintendo is making things even more exciting with the reveal of a brand new Praise the Sun Amiibo.
Nintendo spent a good amount of time speaking about the ins and outs of the soon to be released Mario Tennis title, but the most important takeaway… CHAIN CHOMP IS A PLAYABLE CHARACTER! Cool courses, crazy characters, and fancy trick shots. This is exciting!
Everyone’s favorite Toad is exploring the Nintendo Switch! Captain Toad was a hit on the Wii U and he’s sure to make an impression on every owner of Nintendo’s latest console. There will even be a whole host of levels based on Super Mario Odyssey.
Undertale was probably one of the best emotional journeys of 2017 and now Switch owners will all get the chance to play this amazing adventure. Unfortunately, Sans said that the game is coming “eventually” so the world will have to wait a bit longer for an actual release date.
This announcement was so wacky Nintendo had to keep assuring people it was real. Believe it or not, Crash Bandicoot is heading to the Switch with his N’ Sane Trilogy. Nintendo fans that haven’t gotten to play the until recently Playstation exclusive finally have their chance!
The recently released horror indie game finally gets a Switch release date. Fans will be able to play two different adventures in this complete edition of Little Nightmares.
Their raunchy, rude, and hysterical! The boys from South Park are going portable in the Switch version of the recently released Fractured But Whole. Fans of the game can also purchase the expansion pass and get all the DLC as well.
Hyrule Warriors finally has a hard release date and its only a couple of months away! If you love Zelda and enjoy Dynasty Warriors, definitely don’t miss this Switch exclusive.
The director of Splatoon announced that version 3.0 of the game will be out soon. New maps, weapons, and outfits are all inbound, but the most exciting announcement was the upcoming Octo Expansion that will set fans back $19.99 USD. The expansion will include an entirely new campaign that revolves around an Octoling known as Agent 8. At the end of the adventure, players will be able to play as an Octoling in online battles (FINALLY!).
Last but certainly not least, Nintendo revealed a small teaser trailer for the next Super Smash game. Fighters confirmed so far included Squid Boy and Squid Girl as well as Mario and Link. If you’d like to take our challenge, zoom in on the above picture and let us know what other character silhouettes you can spot in the background. There might be an ARMS character in there! Do you see it?
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