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Game Boy and Game Boy Advance Titles Are Finally Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

Today at the Nintendo Direct it was announced that not only will the Game Boy but Game Boy Advance titles will finally be coming to Nintendo Switch Online. It was announced that the Game Boy games…

February 8, 2023 | 05:41 EST

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New Nintendo Direct Presentation Revealed For Tomorrow

Can it really be that time of year again already? Nintendo has revealed that a new Nintendo Direct presentation is on the way tomorrow afternoon. It'll contain some new info about upcoming Nintendo…

February 7, 2023 | 09:27 EST

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JRPGs, Farming Sims, and More Kiryu in Like A Dragon | Podcast 51

We get into the many announcements (many farming sim announcements) from the Nintendo Direct, the new stuff shown at Sony’s State of Play, and we talk all things Like a Dragon (Yakuza). K-pop Kiryu…

September 19, 2022 | 07:05 EDT

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Everything Announced At Today's Nintendo Direct

Today, Nintendo held a brand new Nintendo Direct presentation mainly focusing on games coming to the Switch this winter. The presentation offered some pretty exciting announcements, so here's…

September 13, 2022 | 10:08 EDT

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Splatoon 3 Will Have Three-Team Battles And Lots More

If you've been holding out for some more Splatoon 3 news, then today is a good day for you. During the Splatoon 3 Direct presentation held earlier, we learned more about the game's new specials,…

August 10, 2022 | 10:28 EDT

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(Updated) Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher Will Release in the West

Update July 5th 8:45AM: Bandai Namco has confirmed that Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher will be coming to the West. The studio confirmed the game's Western release via its Twitter account, tweeting that…

July 5, 2022 | 08:50 EDT

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Everything Announced During Today's Nintendo Direct Mini

Today, a new Nintendo Direct Mini presentation aired, showing off several third-party games heading to Nintendo Switch. Among other things, we finally got a Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope release…

June 28, 2022 | 09:56 EDT

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Next Nintendo Direct Mini Set For Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Direct Mini presentation is to air tomorrow. The presentation will show off around 25 minutes of content from upcoming third-party Switch games and will air…

June 27, 2022 | 09:09 EDT

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass Announced

As part of the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct from earlier today, players will be able to purchase the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass for $29.99 along with the game. The Xenoblade Chronicles 3…

June 22, 2022 | 11:41 EDT

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Klonoa is Coming Back – Here’s Why Fans are Excited

Compared to the likes of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, the announcement of Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series at the recent Nintendo Direct was probably little more than a blip…

February 28, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Everything Revealed in Nintendo Direct 2/9/2022

The Nintendo Direct of February 2022 is the first chance fans are getting to see what they'll be playing on their Nintendo Switch through this and possibly next year. With plenty on the horizon, and…

February 9, 2022 | 05:04 EST

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Nintendo Direct Presentation Announced For Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct presentation. It's airing tomorrow and it'll focus on Switch games due to launch in the first half of 2022, according to Nintendo. We're getting around 40…

February 8, 2022 | 09:09 EST

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Nintendo Direct 2/17 Recap

After 530 days of waiting, the latest Nintendo Direct is finally here. It was one that is certainly a long time coming, with plenty of games to reveal and report on that I am sure players are eager…

February 17, 2021 | 05:07 EST

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First Full Nintendo Direct Since 2019 Coming Tomorrow

A new Nintendo Direct presentation has been announced. It'll air tomorrow and will focus on new info about Super Smash Bros Ultimate, as well as upcoming Switch games being released in the first half…

February 16, 2021 | 09:26 EST

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Two New Monster Hunter Games Announced During Nintendo Direct

Two new Monster Hunter games are coming to the Switch. Monster Hunter: Rise boasts semi-open world locations and climbable surfaces, while Monster Hunter Stories 2 - Wings of Ruin is a followup to…

September 17, 2020 | 10:08 EDT

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Mario Kart Invades the Real World in Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Have you ever wanted to play Micro Machines with your console in the real world? What about a Mario Kart version of it? That essentially is the pitch of Mario Kart Live Home Circuit, as you set up a…

September 3, 2020 | 09:53 EDT

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars Collects Three 3D Mario Adventures For Switch

A collection of three Super Mario 3D adventures was announced for Switch during today's Mario-themed Nintendo Direct. Super Mario 3D All-Stars collects Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super…

September 3, 2020 | 09:22 EDT

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Game and Watch: Super Mario Bros. Announced

Game and Watch: Super Mario Bros. has been announced by Nintendo, and it's just like how it used to be... except a lot newer and shinier, of course. */ The original Game & Watch series sold…

September 3, 2020 | 09:23 EDT

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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Announced For Nintendo Switch

During today's Super Mario Bros 35th anniversary Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Super Mario 3D World will be coming to the Nintendo Switch. It'll be an enhanced release which will also…

September 3, 2020 | 09:11 EDT

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Mario Battle Royale Coming with Super Mario Bros. 35

If you thought Nintendo was done pushing the battle royale genre into weird areas after Tetris 99, it would appear you are wrong as today Super Mario Bros. 35 was announced to celebrate Mario's 35th…

September 3, 2020 | 09:32 EDT

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Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Announced, Coming December 8th

During today's Nintendo Direct Mini partner showcase, a new Puyo Puyo Tetris game was announced. Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 will launch for Nintendo Switch in December. It's also coming to PlayStation 4, PS5…

August 26, 2020 | 10:41 EDT

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Undertale Inspiration Moon Heading to Switch Later This Year, Finally in English

As announced during the most recent Nintendo Direct, Onion Games is bringing their cult classic RPG Moon to Switch, finally in English. Released 22 years ago for the PlayStation, an English…

September 6, 2019 | 11:00 EDT

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Rogue Company, a New IP From Hi-Rez Studios, Coming to the Switch

A brand new IP from Hi-Rez studios was shown off in the latest Nintendo Direct, the action-packed Rogue Company. This new IP is a tactical game where players will play as a member of a mercenary…

September 4, 2019 | 08:13 EDT

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Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Returns on the Nintendo Switch

Before you watch another Star Wars movies in theaters this winter, consider checking out Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast as it gets a new port on the Nintendo Switch. Today's Nintendo Direct…

September 4, 2019 | 07:44 EDT

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Pokemon Sword and Shield - Customization, Camp, Curry Cooking, New Pokemon

Today in the Nintendo Direct, four features from the upcoming Sword and Shield: Customization, Pokemon Camp, cooking some Curry, and two pokemon: Poltaegeist and Cramorant. Sword and Shield…

September 4, 2019 | 07:43 EDT

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Tetris 99 Gets New Free and Paid DLC, Physical Edition September 6th

During the Nintendo Direct today, it was announced that Tetris 99 will receive more updates starting tomorrow with Version 2.0. Among the new features announced is Tetris 99 Invictus mode. Players…

September 4, 2019 | 07:39 EDT

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Announced for Switch

Prepare for even more Fire Emblem--with an extra shot of Shin Megami Tensei--on the Switch, as today's Nintendo Direct announced that Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore will be coming to the console in…

September 4, 2019 | 07:34 EDT

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Return Of The Obra Dinn Is Coming To The Switch This Fall

During today's Nintnedo direct, it was revealed that one of the more interesting looking games to be released in the past few years will be getting a release on the Switch. Return Of The Obra Dinn is…

September 4, 2019 | 07:20 EDT

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Little Town Hero Finally Takes a Stand October 16th

Game Freak's newest IP, Little Town Hero, finally got a brand new showcase in the latest Nintendo Direct. The brand new RPG stars Axe, a young man who is a member of a small town that is suddenly…

September 4, 2019 | 07:17 EDT

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Overwatch Coming to Nintendo Switch this October

The hit shooter Overwatch is coming to another platform--the Nintendo Switch. After rumors of Overwatch’s impending inclusion on the Switch, today's Nintendo Direct finally confirmed that Overwatch…

September 4, 2019 | 07:14 EDT

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Nintendo Reveals New Levels and Mode for Luigi's Mansion 3

During the Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo revealed new levels and a new mode for Luigi's Mansion 3. Like the prior Luigi's Mansion, levels have a certain theme. In Luigi's Mansion 3, various floors…

September 4, 2019 | 07:12 EDT

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Super Kirby Clash Announced

A new Kirby game was announced in today's Nintendo Direct, Super Kirby Clash. It's a four player co-op game that can be played online. You will need Switch Online to play it online. Super Kirby Clash…

September 4, 2019 | 07:08 EDT

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Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow With Info On Pokemon And Luigi's Mansion

If you're hungry for more Nintendo info, you're about to be served up a feast. A new Nintendo Direct presentation is coming tomorrow. It's kicking off at 3 pm PST / 6 pm ET. Nintendo is promising…

September 3, 2019 | 01:02 EDT

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Panzer Dragoon: Remake Revealed at E3 2019, Coming to the Switch this Winter

The Nintendo Direct E3 2019 showcase was chock full of titles and big reveals, but one game that flew under the radar but deserves a bit of spotlight is a brand new remake of the Sega Saturn classic…

June 13, 2019 | 10:15 EDT

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You Can't Catch 'Em All In Pokemon Sword And Shield

Nintendo's E3 Direct presentation yesterday was pretty good, all things considered. If you're looking forward to Pokemon Sword and Shield, it's the ensuing Treehouse live stream you'll be more…

June 12, 2019 | 10:45 EDT

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Nintendo Direct E3 2019 - Breath of the Wild Sequel in Development

Perhaps the most shocking news to come out of this years Nintendo Direct is an announced sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The first look trailer is only about a minute long, but…

June 11, 2019 | 01:50 EDT

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Nintendo Direct E3 2019 - Animal Crossing: New Horizons Delayed To March

Animal Crossing finally gets a massive follow up in the Nintendo Direct showcase, with Nintendo showing off the first bits of gameplay features for their brand new title, Animal Crossing: New…

June 11, 2019 | 01:43 EDT

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Nintendo Direct E3 2019 - Daemon X Machina Flies Onto the Switch in September

The stylish cel-shaded Daemon X Machina, first revealed at last year's E3, got a brand new trailer in the Nintendo Direct Showcase this year that not only show off some stylish gameplay but more high…

June 11, 2019 | 01:32 EDT

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Nintendo Direct E3 2019 - The Mana Series is Coming to the Switch

For the first time in a long time, the long-running action-RPG Mana series is getting brand new titles making their worldwide debut on the Nintendo Switch, along with a great compilation for fans of…

June 11, 2019 | 01:23 EDT

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Nintendo Direct E3 2019 - Luigi's Mansion 3 Shows Some Gooey Details

Luigi's Mansion is back for a third tour with Luigi's Mansion 3. Luigi's Mansion 3 will star Luigi, once again taking up the mantle of ghost catcher, this time in a dark, mysterious hotel. Mario and…

June 11, 2019 | 01:15 EDT

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E3 2019 Coverage Hub

E3 2019 is almost about to begin, and with it, we will learn all kinds of news about the latest upcoming titles, be surprised that games we love are getting additional content, and in general hear…

June 8, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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Pokemon Direct Recap 06/05/2019 - Sword & Shield Release Date Confirmed

Nintendo love to release details about their popular upcoming title via live stream at their YouTube channel. Today's Pokemon Direct has given us some pretty damn juicy details about the upcoming …

June 5, 2019 | 11:20 EDT

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Max Raid Battles and Dynamax for Sword and Shield Detailed in Pokemon Direct

Pokemon Max Raid Battles are one of the new features detailed in today's Pokemon Direct. The Pokemon Direct opened up with a brand-new trailer showing off some of the gameplay in Pokemon Sword and…

June 5, 2019 | 10:14 EDT

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Super Mario Maker 2 Direct 5/15 – Play With Friends in Super Mario Maker 2's Multiplayer Modes

During the Super Mario Maker 2 Direct today, we found out that players will have plenty of options to interact online in the upcoming stage builder. First up is a versus mode. Up to four different…

May 15, 2019 | 07:50 EDT

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Super Mario Maker 2 Direct 5/15 – Buy Games at a Discount with Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers

During Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 Direct, the company showcased a new way to save money on digital titles. The Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers are sold in pairs for $99.99. This gives consumers…

May 15, 2019 | 07:29 EDT

Tune In To Super Mario Maker 2 Direct Tomorrow For Some Jumping And Plumbing

Tune In To Super Mario Maker 2 Direct Tomorrow For Some Jumping And Plumbing

Super Mario Maker 2 was first revealed during the Nintendo Direct from last February, showcasing the sidescrolling game creation system that will be the sequel to the original 2015 Wii U and 2016 3DS…

May 14, 2019 | 04:15 EDT

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Nintendo Direct - Stranger Things 3 The Game

Stranger Things 3 The Game is a top-down isometric action game based on the Netflix horror series of the same name set in the 1980s. Retro-styled adventure gaming covering the third season of the…

March 20, 2019 | 01:34 EDT

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Nintendo Direct - Bloodroots

"Left for dead, Mr. Wolf finds himself alone, vastly outnumbered, and hell-bent on enacting his revenge." In a top-down beat-em-up action game from Paper Cult Games, Mr. Wolf utilizes the environment…

March 20, 2019 | 01:18 EDT