Nintendo Direct Write-up (9/13/18)

Posted on Thursday, September 13th 2018 at 8:17 p.m.

Yes this direct was supposed to be last week but it’s here!  Let’s go folks!

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Switch)

  • Coming 2019

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn (3DS)

  • Wii game being remade
  • Additional abilities added
  • Devilish Mode added
  • New minigames
  • Coming 2019

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey (3DS)

  • New adventure for Bowser Jr. in addition to the original game
  • Coming January 11, 2019

Luigi’s Mansion (3DS)

  • Original GameCube game is back
  • 2-player mode added (both players need to own the game to play full game, otherwise you play boss battle mode)
  • amiibo compatible
  • Coming October 12, 2018

Yo-Kai Watch Blasters (3DS)

  • Available Now
  • Moon Rabbit Crew update coming September 27, 2018

Splatoon 2 (Switch)

  • Version 4 update
  • More details at Squid Research Lab (SplatoonUS.tumblr.com)

Mega Man 11 (Switch)

  • Double gear system
  • Mega Man amiibo compatible (receive E-tank and other useful items)
  • Coming October 2, 2018 (demo available now)

Mario Tennis Aces (Switch)

  • Birdo, Shy Guy, Koopa Paratroopa, and Petey Piranha are joining the game
  • Co-op Challenge (online co-op missions) receive special outfits
  • Version 2 update available September 19, 2018

Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle (Switch)

  • Final Fight, King of Dragons, Captain Commando, Knights of the Round, Warriors of Fate, Armored Warriors, Battle Circuit
  • Up to 4 players
  • Online play as well
  • Pre-purchase later today
  • Coming September 18, 2018

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch)

  • Mario, Luigi, Toad, Nabbit, and Toadette as playable characters
  • Wii U remake
  • Nabbit can’t be harmed
  • New Super Luigi U (comes free of charge)
  • 4 players as before
  • Coming January 11, 2019

Katamari Damacy REROLL (Switch)

  • Remastered in HD
  • Gyro controls added as well as HD rumble
  • Multiplayer battles
  • Coming Winter 2018

Nintendo Switch Online (Switch)

  • Begins September 18, 2018
  • Online Play
  • NES games (with local and online multiplayer)
  • Save Data Cloud (backed up in the cloud)
  • Smartphone App (voice chat)
  • Special Offers (a secret for now)

Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers (Switch)

  • Play NES games with authentic wireless NES controllers
  • Attach to Switch to charge like joy cons
  • Available for pre-purchase starting 9/18 on Nintendo.com

Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee (Switch)

  • Secret Techniques get you past obstacles (only Pikachu/Eevee can perform)
  • Pet partner in handheld mode to get a new hairstyle
  • Coming November 16, 2018
  • Special edition Pokemon system bundle coming as well

Diablo 3: Eternal Collection (Switch)

  • Local/online multiplayer
  • All content included
  • Ganondorf armor included
  • All amiibo figures compatible (creates super hard creatures)
  • Coming November 2, 2018

Super Mario Party (Switch)

  • 4 player co-op mode
  • Toad’s Rec Room attaches two systems
  • Character specific dice blocks
  • New 80 mini games
  • New single player mode
  • Online mode as well
  • Coming October 5, 2018

Town (Working Title) (Switch)

  • Game Freak title
  • Everything happens in the single village
  • Enlist fellow villagers to help
  • Coming 2019

Cities: Skylines Nintendo Switch Edition (Switch)

  • Popular title is here
  • Build the city how you want
  • Watch every citizen’s movements
  • Both DLCs are included
  • Available today on Nintendo eShop

Daemon X Machina (Switch)

  • Equip weapons on the fly and store weapons for future missions
  • Coming 2019

Yoshi’s Crafted World (Switch)

  • Can play game backwards
  • Co-op multiplayer it seems
  • Coming Spring 2019

Tabletop Gaming (Switch)

  • Carcassonne (December 2018)
  • The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game (April 2019)
  • Pandemic (March 2019)
  • Catan Universe and Munchkin (dungeon crawler) coming in the future

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (Switch)

  • 4 player local multiplayer
  • Coming November 16, 2018
  • (no word if DLC/expansion is included)

Starlink: Battle for Atlas (Switch)

  • Star Fox’s buddies all come to help
  • Star Wolf is here as well
  • Coming October 16, 2018

The World Ends with You: Final Remix (Switch)

  • A New Day is added as a new story mode
  • Coming October 12, 2018

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country (Switch)

  • Coming September 21, 2018
  • People with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass can get it September 14, 2018

Warframe (Switch)

  • Coming November 20, 2018

Just Dance 2019 (Switch)

  • Coming October 23, 2018

FIFA 19 (Switch)

  • Coming September 28, 2018

Team Sonic Racing (Switch)

  • Coming this Winter

NBA 2K19 (Switch)

  • Available now

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (Switch)

  • Coming this Fall

LEGO DC Super-Villians (Switch)

  • Coming October 16, 2018

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition (Switch)

  • New online multiplayer mode (no link cable required)
  • Coming 2019

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (Switch)

  • Available today on eShop at an introductory price

World of Final Fantasy Maxima (Switch)

  • Coming November 6, 2018

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! (Switch)

  • Coming this Winter

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age (Switch)

  • Coming 2019

Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, and Final Fantasy X/X2 HD Remaster (Switch)

  • Coming 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Hardware Bundle (Switch)

  • Comes with special dock and download code for the game
  • Comes with special Smash themed joy con controller
  • Coming November 2, 2018

Isabelle is a new fighter coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Animal Crossing (Switch)

  • Coming 2019

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