May 23, 2022

Nintendo Direct 9/2/22: Everything Announced

Missed the latest Direct? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered

Last night, Nintendo held their first Nintendo Direct of the year, and boy was it a big one. Quite a lot was unveiled during the 40-minute presentation so let’s get right to it!

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

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Set inside the same universe as Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes lands June 24th!

Advance Wars 1+2 Re-boot Camp

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More intel has dropped on the upcoming reboot of one of the best GBA games ever, which arrives on April 8th.

No Man’s Sky

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Explore the vast universe of Hello Games’s No Man’s Sky when it lands this summer

Mario Strikers: Battle League

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Think you can do better than England in any major tournament? Then lace up your boots and hit the pitch when Mario Strikers: Battle League arrives June 10th.

Splatoon 3: Salmon Run Next Wave

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A new wave approaches…jump back into the co-op mayhem of Splatoon 3 and face off against the Salmonid when Splatoon 3: Salmon Run Next Wave drops this summer.

Front Mission 1st

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Waaaaay back in 1995, Front Mission 1st was released for the Super Famicom, a console Mr Rudy Manchego probably still has. Since then its had a PS One port and a Nintendo DS port. Now it is coming to the Nintendo Switch, with Front Mission 2nd coming later.

Disney Speedstorm

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The free to play racer is coming this summer with more tracks, characters being released with each season.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

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One of the best, and possibly darkest Star Wars games is heading for the Nintendo Switch. Unleash the power of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice on April 20th.

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection Feb 17th

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One of the greatest Assassins is heading to the Switch on February 17th. Revisit the entire Ezio saga as he fights against the Templars.

SD Gundam: Battle Alliance

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A new entry in the Gundam series is coming later this year!

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition April 7th

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The HD remaster of the brilliant Chrono Cross and the text-based adventure Radical Dreamers where the origins of Chrono Cross are discovered is coming April 7th.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land March 25th

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Everyones favourite inhaling pink ball is back in a brand new adventure with new abilities on March 25th and yes…you can become a car.

MLB The Show 22 April 5th

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Batter up and hit the home plate on April 5th as MLB The Show 22 comes to the Switch. Don’t worry I don’t understand Baseball either… It’s like cricket… right?

Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece Cloud Versions 10/2

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Replay the entire Kingdom Hearts saga including the Remind DLC via the Cloud right now!

Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series July 8th

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First released in 1997, Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series has a July 8th release date.

Portal: Companion Collection This Year

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The great puzzle-solving platformer is coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year. Complete the tests and get a cake that is most definitely not a lie!

Live A Live

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The unique RPG is coming on July 22nd

Nintendo Switch Sports April 29th

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The successor to the beloved Wii Sports comes April 29th with plans to add golf to the game in the Autumn

Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival

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Rhythm is most certainly a dancer as the Rhythm Festival comes to the Switch later this year

Triangle Strategy Free till the end of Chapter 3

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Available March 4th, you can play the first three chapters right now, and even transfer your save data when the game releases.

Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course June 30th

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One of the hardest games ever is back for one last hurrah! With a new character, new items and abilities for you to master, be ready for June 30th!

Free Update for Metroid Dread

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Think you’ve mastered Metroid Dread? think again space cadet. The all-new Dread mode means one hit and it’s game over. New to the series? The rookie mode’ll help you out. Both of these modes are out now! A boss rush mode will be added in April for you to truly test your ability.

EarthBound + Earthbound Beginnings

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The fan favourite heads to the Nintendo Online Store today!

Zombie Army 4: Dead War

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Fight to stay alive in 1940s Europe as you battle hordes of the undead on April 26th.

GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon

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The rogue-like hack and slash is available now!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles

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The official video game of the “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” anime launches June 10th.

Lego Brawls

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Brick the living daylights out of your opponent this June.

Two-Point Campus

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Think you can build and run your own campus? Prove it on May 17th.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC

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Releasing over 6 waves, 48 new courses are heading to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with some coming from previous instalments. The first wave hits March 18th.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 September 2022

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A brand new story that ties together the futures of the worlds depicted in the previous instalments, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 hits the Switch this September.

And that’s your lot for this Nintendo Direct. Did you catch all that? Good, I’m going for a lie-down.


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