For the first time in over a year, Nintendo hosted a full-fledged Direct presentation. The latest presentation was mainly focused on games planned to hit Nintendo’s hybrid game console, Switch, sometime during the first half of 2021, although there were some announcements about games that will hit later than that.
The nearly hour-long event included a series of titles that were to turn the switch before the end of the year, including gates for indie games such as Fall Guys and Outer Wilds and new installments in franchises such as No more heroes and Splatoon. Here are the biggest news and trailers from today̵
Splatoon 3 will hit the Nintendo Switch in 2022
The third part in Splatoon The franchise is scheduled to launch in 2022. Not much is known about the game, except for a new location in the desert, but the game appears to have the same paint action from previous entries.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD slashes on Nintendo Switch July 16th
Nintendo announced The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, a new release of the Wii U Exclusion in 2011. The game will start with a new pair Zelda-theme Joy-Cons. Nintendo also said they would share more information about the sequel The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild later this year.
Mario Golf Super Rush is the last part of the Mario Golf Series, and it arrives on June 25th
Mario Golf Super Rush is the first Mario Golf title for Nintendo’s hybrid console. The game will have motion controls, new modes and a story campaign.
Look at Super first Mario-themed items coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Several MarioThemes and furniture can be purchased through the Nook Shop in Animal Crossing: New Horizons beginning March 1st. Nintendo also confirmed that a free update will arrive on February 25.
Fall Guy’s Ultimate Knockout is ported to the Nintendo Switch
Mediatonic’s goofy platformer Battle Royale title Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout will receive a Nintendo Switch port. No release date was announced, but the game is targeting a summer launch window.
Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate list
Both characters will be played from the beginning of March, but Nintendo promises to share more details closer to the release. The pair will count as a single character, making them both the fourth DLC character available in the second Fighters Pass for Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity gets an expansion card
The expansion card will include two “waves” of content, with the first launching in June and the second coming sometime in November. It costs $ 20, and pre-orders are now available.
Indie dear Outer Wilds is coming to Switch
The action adventure game 2019 from Mobius Digital is coming to Switch sometime this summer, according to Nintendo.
Famicom Detective Club arrives in North America on May 14
Two ancient murder mystery games are being remade for the Nintendo Switch and will be located in English. The two detective games were originally released on Famicom Disk System in the late 80’s and puzzle players with solving mysteries. Both games will receive modern graphics, games and voice acting, but retain the same mysteries found in the originals.
No More Heroes 3 launches on August 27th
The third title in No More Heroes Trilogy arrives in late August exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.
Monster Hunter Rise launches on March 26
The latest trailer for Monster Hunter Rise focuses on new story details and the monsters you encounter in the game. ONE Monster hunter-themed Nintendo Switch will also be released the same day as the console.
Stubbs the Zombie gets a remaster for modern consoles
Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse is a third-person action game where players take control of a zombie and devour brains and ravage a city. Asypr Media, as previously remastered Star Wars Episode 1: Racer to modern consoles, the game develops.
Neon White is a first-person action platform developed by the creator of Donut County
Donut County creator Ben Esposito is working on a new project. Neon White will encourage players to kill demons in the sky. Based on the art style and the first trailer, the new game is far from Esposito’s previous work.
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville Complete Edition launches March 19 on Switch
Originally released in 2019 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition is a third-person shooter and includes all characters and content from previous versions of the game.
Project Triangle Strategy is a brand new tactical RPG by Square Enix
The game has a similar art design as the RPG for 2019 Octopath Traveler. Not much is known about the game yet, but according to today’s live, the game will be launched in 2022.
Star Wars Hunters is a competitive free to play online shooter from the makers of Farmville
Zynga, the studio best known for developing games like farm Ville and Words with friends, makes a new one Star Wars shooting game. The game will be squad based and put between the events in Star Wars Episode VI and Episode VII.
Knockout City is a new online dodgeball game from the creators of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
Knockout City is the latest project from Velan Studios, the same developer who worked with mixed reality races Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. The game will be released on May 21 on Switch and other platforms.
World’s End Club arrives on Nintendo Switch on May 28
From the creators of Danganropa and Zero Escape, World End’s Club is currently being developed by Too Kyo Games in collaboration with Grounding Inc. The first part of the game was previously released on Apple Arcade.
Hades will receive a physical release on March 19
One of 2020’s most popular games will have a physical release on the Nintendo Switch on March 19. In addition to a cassette, a physical copy will also contain a book containing game art and a download code for the audio track.
The Ninja Gaiden Master Collection is a remastered collection of Team Ninja’s most notable titles
The package includes Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge. It will be launched on Nintendo Switch on June 10, and it includes all downloadable content released after launching earlier for these games at no extra cost.