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
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
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
Explore the vast universe of Hello Games’s No Man’s Sky when it lands this summer
Mario Strikers: Battle League
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
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
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.
The free to play racer is coming this summer with more tracks, characters being released with each season.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
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
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
A new entry in the Gundam series is coming later this year!
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition April 7th
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
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
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
Replay the entire Kingdom Hearts saga including the Remind DLC via the Cloud right now!
Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series July 8th
First released in 1997, Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series has a July 8th release date.
Portal: Companion Collection This Year
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
The unique RPG is coming on July 22nd
Nintendo Switch Sports April 29th
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
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
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
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
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
The fan favourite heads to the Nintendo Online Store today!
Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Fight to stay alive in 1940s Europe as you battle hordes of the undead on April 26th.
GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon
The rogue-like hack and slash is available now!
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles
The official video game of the “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” anime launches June 10th.
Brick the living daylights out of your opponent this June.
Think you can build and run your own campus? Prove it on May 17th.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC
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
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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