Latest Nintendo Direct Wrap Report – Overwatch, SNES games & more

Late yesterday afternoon, Nintendo took to the airwaves with the latest Nintendo Direct and, boy, was it a whopper! The company made some huge announcements with a lot of the games headed out to players very soon. So without further ado, here we go!

During the 40-minute Nintendo Direct presentation, five trailers were shown.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition for Switch

MONOLITHSOFT’s classic RPG will be reborn as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition when it arrives next year!

Return of the Obra Dinn for Switch

Pokemon Sword & Shield for Nintendo Switch

Get a look at the Pokemon Camp, the Surprise Trade feature, and the Galar region as well as two new Pokemon! Pokemon Sword & Shield releases on November 15th.

Overwatch Legendary Edition for Switch

Overwatch Legendary Edition will be arriving on Nintendo Switch on October 15th. “Choose your hero, travel the world and get ready for exhilarating 6-v-6 combat.”

Animal Crossing: New Horizon for Switch

“Join the Deserted Island Getaway Package by Nook Inc, and start a relaxing new life full of creativity, charm and the freedom in this next installment in the core Animal Crossing series, launching for Nintendo Switch on March 20, 2020.”

Luigi’s Mansion 3

“Every floor of the haunted hotel in Luigi’s Mansion 3 is a different theme, including the pyramid setting of Tomb Suites, a disco floor and a pirate-themed restaurant. In the newly announced ScreamPark party mode, two to eight players can battle against each other as a Luigi team and a Gooigi team even with only one Nintendo Switch system. The teams will compete to see who can defeat the most ghosts, collect the most coins or break the most targets. Luigi’s Mansion 3 opens the doors of its haunted hotel on Oct. 31.”

Super Kirby Clash “Free to Start” Game RELEASED

Super Kirby Clash is a “free to start” multiplayer action game that has already been released. The new game is a sequel to the 3DS game, Team Kirby Clash Deluxe.

There is a lot to do in Super Kirby Clash including over 100 quests, defeating bosses, multiple roles to try, and much, much more.

20 SNES games to be released on September 5th

It’s a long and impressive list of great old games coming to Switch later today! Check it out:

  • Brawl Brothers
  • Breath Of Fire
  • Demon’s Crest
  • F-Zero
  • Joe And Mac 2: Lost In The Tropics
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3
  • Pilotwings
  • Star Fox
  • Stunt Race FX
  • Super EDF: Earth Defense Force
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Tennis
  • The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past

Other pretty dang cool announcements

  • Deadly Premonition Origins – 2020
  • Divinity Original Sin 2: Definitive Edition – now out
  • Daemon X Machina Demo – out now
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast – early 2020
  • Trials of Mana – April 2020
  • Little Town Hero – October 16th
  • Banjo & Kazooie now out for Super Smash Bros.
  • Terry Bogard from Fatal Fury now out for Super Smash Bros.
  • DOOM 64 – November 22nd
  • Tetris 99 2.0 – an update releasing today
  • Assassin’s Creed Rebel Collection (Rogue & Black Flag) – December 6th
  • The Sinking City – September 12th

Phew…that’s a lot. You can grab more details by watching the full video above!

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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