Nintendo Direct Write-up (9/13/17)

Posted on Wednesday, September 13th 2017 at 10:54 p.m.

Let’sa GOOOOOoooooo!

Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon (3DS)

  • New legendary Pokemon showdown
  • Valley of Pikachu and new looks for characters
  • Way you get your starter Pokemon is different
  • Special Rockruff if you get the game early
  • Digital version will get you 12 Quick Balls
  • Pokemon Gold/Silver (Sept 22)… get Celebi in Pokemon Sun/Moon/Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
  • UB Burst (Ultra Sun) and UB Assembly (Ultra Moon) joining game
  • Available November 17, 2017 

Poke Ball New Nintendo 2DS XL

  • Releases November 3, 2017

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (3DS)

  • amiibo support to get stamps to earn equipment
  • Available October 6, 2017 alongside Goomba and Koopa Troopa amiibo

Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)

  • Free for all mode, treasure hunt, single player story, and online battle
  • Available January 19, 2018

Kirby 25th Anniversary poll

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychics Specters and Oni Evolution (3DS)

  • Free update available if you own the original game
  • Available September 29, 2017

Layton’s Mystery Journey (3DS)

  • Available October 6, 2017

Minecraft (New 3DS)

  • Survival/Creative modes, 5 skin packs, 2 texture packs
  • Crafting on touch screen
  • Available today on eShop (retail version available at a later date)

Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS)

  • Top 100 mini games from Mario Party 1-10
  • Supports download play
  • Available November 10, 2017

Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)

  • Available September 15, 2017

Atlus RPGS (The Alliance Alive, Etrian Odyssey V, Strange Journey Redux, Radiant Historia) (3DS)

  • The Alliance Alive (Early 2018) 3DS
  • Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (Early 2018) 3DS
  • Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (Demo Available Today) 3DS

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (3DS)

  • Available November 2017

Fire Emblem Warriors (New 3DS)

  • Available October 20, 2017

New Nintendo 2DS XL Orange & White Edition

  • Available October 6, 2017

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch)

  • New trailer
  • Drivers (Fighters) & Blades (Support)
  • Available December 1, 2017
  • Special Edition (Sound Selection CD, special metal game case, 220-page hardbound art book) & themed Pro Controller announced

Splatoon 2 Updates

  • Kelp Dome is back (9/15)
  • Snapper Canal map
  • Tenta Brella new weapon

Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)

  • Lyn joins the fight
  • Available October 20, 2017

Snipperclips Plus: Cut it Out, Together!

  • More than 30 new stages
  • Available November 10, 2017
  • Available as DLC to people who already own the main game

Morphies Law (Switch)

  • Team based shooter
  • Abilities change based on size
  • Available this Winter (console exclusive)

Rocket League (Switch)

  • All the modes included
  • Local wireless multiplayer and online
  • Available this holiday

Arena of Valor (Switch)

  • MOBA
  • Beta available this winter

Skyrim (Switch)

  • Portable for the first time
  • Legend of Zelda unlocks champion’s tunic, master sword, and hylian shield (or find in world)
  • Available November 17, 2017

Doom & Wolfenstein II (Switch)

  • Note this is the new remade Doom (which is awesome)
  • Includes online multiplayer
  • Available this holiday
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus coming 2018

Flip Wars (Switch)

  • New battle mode
  • New battle mechanics
  • Local wireless play
  • Available now

Arcade Archives (Switch)

  • Mario Bros.
  • Vs. Super Mario Bros
  • Vs. Balloon Fight
  • Vs. Ice Climber
  • Vs. Pinball
  • Vs. Clu Clu Land
  • and more
  • Mario Bros. available September 27, 2017

Legend of Zelda Champion amiibo

  • Release date is now November 10, 2017

Sports games (Switch)

  • NBA 2K18 (eShop: September 15, 2017) (Retail: October 17, 2017)
  • WWE 2K18 (Coming Soon)
  • FIFA 18 (September 29, 2017)
  • Pokken Tournament DX (September 22, 2017)

Project Octopath Traveler (Working Title) (Switch)

  • Nintendo Switch exclusive title
  • Pretty turn-based RPG
  • Producers of Bravely Default
  • HD-2D” game
  • Boost system lends to the strategy
  • Demo version available now
  • Survey will be sent soon after
  • Coming 2018

ARMS Ver. 3 Update (Switch)

  • New stage and new fighter (Lola Pop)

Dragon Quest Builders (Switch)

  • Crafting/building version of Dragon Quest
  • Available Spring 2018

Kirby Star Allies (Switch)

  • Team up with allies
  • Share elemental attributes
  • Co-op with up to 4 players
  • Available Spring 2018

eShop Titles (Switch)

  • Steamworld Dig 2 (September 21, 2017)
  • Golf Story (September 2017)
  • Nine Parchments (Holiday 2017)
  • Battle Chef Brigade (Holiday 2017)
  • Tiny Metal
  • Super Meat Boy Forever (2018)

More Switch games

  • Lost Sphere (January 23, 2018)
  • Sonic Forces (November 7, 2017)
  • Resident Evil Revelations 1&2 (Both coming November 28, 2017)
  • LA Noire (November 14, 2017)

Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)

  • Travel across the world with Cappy
  • Collect Power Moons to get to other worlds
  • Can buy new outfits with in-game currency
  • Snapshot mode to freeze gameplay for that perfect picture
  • Available October 27, 2017
  • Mario Wedding amiibo: Receive Mario’s Wedding Outfit (temporary invincibility)
  • Peach Wedding amiibo: Receive Peach’s Wedding Outfit (receive life-up heart)
  • Bower Wedding amiibo: Receive Bowser’s Wedding Outfit
  • (reveal regional coin locations)
  • Special hardware bundle including Switch, Mario Odyssey game, carrying case, and red joy-cons coming October 27, 2017

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