ICYMI: Full Recap of the Latest Nintendo Direct – Games, Hardware, and Trailers (VIDEOS)
And just like that, the latest Nintendo Direct has come and gone. Though many were hoping for Smash Brothers news or a surprise “Just kidding, Okami IS coming to the Switch” announcements, there was still plenty to get excited about. For one, Bethesda pulled no punches with their partnership with Nintendo: Doom, Wolfenstein, and Skyrim all looking fantastic on the latest console. A few adorable handhelds were announced as well. But in case you missed the big showcase, we’ve got you covered with the full run down right here.
Both 3DS and Nintendo Switch owners are going to have their hands full in the coming months, as the line-up is huge so far and only expected to grow exponentially before the holiday season. With L.A. Noire, Resident Evil Revelations, the full Bethesda party, and more confirmed to find a new home with the Big N, there’s a lot to love. And you can’t forget about the beloved Nintendo originals either. Tons of new details for Super Mario Odyssey have been revealed, as well as Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
Let’s break it down (In order goes from the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Hardware, Videos from the conference):
- Arcade Archives
- Arena of Valor
- DOOM + Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Bethesda)
- Dragon Quest Builders
- EA Sports FIFA 15
- Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Fire Emblem Warriors
- Flip Wars
- Kirby Star Allies
- L.A. Noire
- Lost Sphere
- Morphies Law
- NBA 2K18
- Nindies! Nindies! Nindies!
- Project Octopath Traveler (Title in Progress)
- Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2
- Rocket League
- Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together!
- Splatoon 2
- Sonic Forces
- Super Mario Odyssey
- WWE 2K18
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2
- Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
- Fire Emblem Warriors
- The Alliance Alive
- Etrian Odyssey V: Strange Journey Redux
- Kirby: Battle Royale
- LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions
- Mario Party: The Top 100
- Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
- Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology
- Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux
- Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters
- Pokeball-inspired 2DS XL
- Pikachu-inspired 2DS XL (Japan Only)
- White and Orange new 2DS XL
Videos from the Event:
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Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.