Nintendo Direct Write-up (9/4/19)

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th 2019 at 8:32 p.m.

Well it’s that time of year again.  It’s time for another Nintendo Direct.  This one was a surprise so let’s see what they got for us this time!

Overwatch (Switch)

  • Blizzard’s hit game comes to Switch
  • Features gyro controls
  • Coming October 15, 2019

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Switch)

  • Each floor has a distinct floor
  • Pyramid on one floor
  • The Dance Hall (dancing)
  • The Spectral Catch (pirates)
  • ScreamPark
    • 2-8 players can play on one Nintendo Switch console
  • Coming October 31, 2019

Super Kirby Clash (Switch)

  • Free-to-start game
  • 4 players work together to fight bosses
  • Work as a team
  • Play local, wireless, or online
  • 100s of quests
  • Coming later today

Trials of Mana (Switch)

  • Remake of the RPG
  • Change classes
  • Coming April 24, 2020

Return of the Obra Dinn (Switch)

  • Black and white stylized game
  • Turn back time to see what happened
  • Coming Fall 2019

Little Town Hero (Switch)

  • Gain support from townspeople
  • Music from Toby Fox of Undertale fame
  • Coming October 16, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

  • Challenger Pack 3 coming today
    • Includes Banjo Kazooie characters
  • Terry Bogard (SNK - Fatal Fury) confirmed also as next Smash character
    • Coming November 2019
  • More DLC fighters are in development
    • Additional fighters are not included as part of current Fighter’s Pass and will be sold separately

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch)

  • Chamber Dungeon allows you to arrange your own dungeons and save them to a compatible amiibo to share with friends
  • Coming September 20, 2019

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (Switch)

  • Crazy long title for this game still
  • Free DLC (The Champion’s Pack) coming September 27, 2019
    • Side note, I like how this is the “definitive edition” but they still have DLC
  • Coming September 27, 2019
  • Free demo available now

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore (Switch)

  • Fire Emblems characters join the fun
  • New story elements from the Wii U version
  • Coming January 17, 2020

Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (Switch)

  • Coming 2020
  • Deadly Premonition Origins (original game) available later today

Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition (Switch)

  • Share cloud-saves between Steam and Nintendo Switch
  • Available today

Doom 64 (Switch)

  • Re-release of N64 classic
  • Coming November 22, 2019

Rogue Company (Switch)

  • Objective-based game modes
  • Online
  • Coming 2020

Pokemon Sword/Shield (Switch)

  • Customize your look
  • Pokemon Camp - Play with your Pokemon and visit other player’s camps with friends and Pokemon
  • Curry on Rice? - Cook based on ingredients (over 100 types)
  • New Pokemon (Polteageist (Ghost), Cramorant (Flying/Water))
  • Coming November 15, 2019

Nintendo Switch Online (Switch)

  • 20 Super NES Games coming
    • BRAWL BROTHERS, Breath of Fire, Demon’s Crest, F-ZERO, Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics, Kirby’s Dream Course, Kirby’s Dream Land 3, Pilotwings, Star Fox, Stunt Race FX, Super E.D.F. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE, Super Ghouls’n Ghosts, Super Mario Kart, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Super Metroid, Super Puyo Puyo 2, Super Soccer, Super Tennis, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Coming September 5, 2019
  • New Super NES wireless controller coming as well ($29.99)

Tetris 99 (Switch)

  • Version 2.0 coming
  • Tetris 99 Invictus being added (only unlocked after you achieve Tetris Maximus status)
  • Adding daily missions to acquire tickets to get custom themes and player icons
  • Paid DLC wave 2 will have 2 player mode and 8 player local wireless
  • Version 2.0 coming tomorrow
  • Packaged version including Nintendo Switch Online coming September 6, 2019

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Switch)

  • Retro style events included
  • New mini games and story mode
  • Coming November 5, 2019

DAEMON X MACHINA (Switch)

  • Prologue (Demo) available today for free
  • Carry over your save data to the full game
  • Co-op up to 4 players in demo
  • Can be played in local wireless
  • Full game is coming September 13, 2019

STAR WARS: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (Switch)

  • Classic PC/console title recreated for Switch
  • Coming September 24, 2019

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition (Switch)

  • All DLC and story expansions included
  • Coming October 15, 2019

Assassin’s Creed: Rebel Collection (Switch)

  • Includes Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed: Rogue
  • All DLC included, includes touch aiming and motion controls
  • Exclusive to Nintendo Switch
  • Coming December 6, 2019

Dauntless (Switch)

  • Coming soon

Just Dance 2020 (Switch)

  • Coming November 5, 2019

GRID Autosport (Switch)

  • Coming September 19, 2019

Farming Simulator 20 (Switch)

  • Coming December 3, 2019

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Switch)

  • Coming September 20, 2019

NBA 2K20 (Switch)

  • Coming September 6, 2019

Call of Cthulhu (Switch)

  • Coming October 8, 2019

The Outer Worlds (Switch)

  • Coming soon

Devil May Cry 2 (Switch)

  • Coming September 19, 2019

Vampyr (Switch)

  • Coming October 29, 2019

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

  • Tom Nook shows off a promotional video
  • NookPhone with preinstalled apps
  • Craft items with materials
  • Place items inside and outside tent
  • Buy and sell items
  • Nook miles can be exchanged in addition to bells
  • Island changes with time and weather
  • Up to 4 players can play together on one system
  • Up to 8 players can play together online
  • Coming March 20, 2020

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition (Switch)

  • Remake of the 2012 Wii game
  • Coming in 2020

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