Nintendo’s Tuesday, June 15 and showed off some big upcoming titles. One of the biggest surprises was , a new 2D game in the series that comes out in October. There was also a new Mario Party shown, a and more footage from . What didn’t make the show was the .Direct premiered on
When and where can I watch the E3 Nintendo Direct?
The show is over, but you can watch it again on GameSpot’s YouTube channel.
What is a Nintendo Direct?
When Nintendo wants to show off its upcoming games or hardware, it’ll showcase them in livestreamed Nintendo Direct event. Sometimes it shows off a bunch of titles, whether they be major franchises or indie games, and other times it spends an entire program dedicated to a single game, as it did with.
Kazuya is about to Smash
The first announcement from the event: Kazuya Mishima from the Tekken series is the next character coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch. He’ll have the same moves from the Tekken series although with some slight differences to fit in with the Smash gameplay. More info about Kazyua will come in another Nintendo Direct on June 28.
Life is doubly Strange
The beloved Life is Strange series will head to the Switch with Life is Strange: True Colors and Life is Strange Remastered Collection. Life is Strange: Two Colors comes out on Sept. 10 and the Life is Strange Remastered Collection will out later this year.
Get rolling with Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
It was 20 years ago when the first Super Monkey Ball game came out. Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania includes the first three games in the series: Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2, and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe. The compilation releases for the Switch on Oct. 5.
Mario Party Superstars takes the party online
The Mario Party series comes to the Switch on Oct. 29. It has more party maps and will include online multiplayer.
Another Metroid is coming
The Metroid Prime series has been long dormant although Metroid Prime 4 is in the works. Nintendo revealed there’s another Metroid game coming, Metroid Dread. The action is 2D like the original game but it has 3D models. It comes out on Oct. 8 of this year.
The mini-game-filled WarioWare is back. WarioWare: Get It Together will have a lot of super short mini-games and even two-player multiplayer. It comes out for the Switch on Sept. 10.
Shin Megami Tensei V out in November
The long-running demon partnering Shin Megami Tensei series will exclusively release on the Switch on Nov. 12. Players will have to team up with demons in order to save the world.
Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
Advance Wars was a turn-based strategy game first released in the US on the Game Boy Advance. The series has been forgotten by Nintendo, but the first two Advance War games — Advance Wars and Advance Wars: Black Hole Rising — will return on the Switch as Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp releasing on Dec. 3.
Zelda goes portable…again
Before there was Gameboy, Nintendo had Game & Watch. The small electronic devices had simple games for people to carry with them. Theis a bit more sophisticated as it’ll have the Legends of Zelda, Legends of Zelda 2: Adventures of Link, Link’s Awakening and a game called Vermin starring Link. The new Game & Watch is to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the series and coming out last this year.
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 heads to Switch in 2022
Ending the show was a new gameplay video of Breath of the Wild 2. The game will take place on Hyrule but will also incorporate the sky above. Breath of the Wild 2 comes out sometime in 2022.