Plus Banjo & Kazooie Join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Starting … Today! REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 4, 2019 – During a packed Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced many new games coming to the Nintendo Switch system, including Blizzard’s mega-hit game Overwatch Legendary Edition, as well as games launching today like Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition. Nintendo also provided new details about previously announced upcoming games, like The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Other highlights of the Nintendo Direct presentation include the introduction of Terry Bogard from the Fatal Fury series as the fourth playable DLC fighter in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game coming in November, the reveal of classic Super NES games coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service and the announcement of beloved games like Return of the Obra Dinn, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE and the definitive version of the original Xenoblade Chronicles all making their way to Nintendo Switch “Nintendo has been delivering new content for […]Continue reading
The Pokémon Company is hosting its 2019 Press Conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28. You can watch the event live here or at Pokemon.com starting at 6 p.m. PDT. The press conference is expected to cover a number of topics of interest to Pokémon fans. And look forward to a Pokémon Direct on June 5 providing us with at least 15 mins worth of more news on the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.Continue reading
Nintendo’s Pokémon Direct took place on February 27th, 2019 at 9am EST / 6am PST as part of Pokémon Day. During today’s Pokémon Direct, new games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield were announced! Highly Anticipated Pokémon Games Unveiled via Pokémon Direct London, United Kingdom—February 27, 2019—During a Pokémon Direct presentation today, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, announced Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the newest additions to the main series of Pokémon role-playing video games. Developed by GAME FREAK inc., Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be launching late 2019 exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games take place in the Galar Region. Galar is an expansive region with diverse environments— an idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forest, and craggy, snow-covered mountains. The people and the Pokémon who live there work together closely to develop the industries in the region. Fans […]Continue reading
Set your alarms, Trainers—you don’t want to miss this Pokémon Day! “These are all the details you’re getting…until tomorrow.” pokemon.com The official Pokémon Twitter account has just announced that a new Pokémon Direct is coming tomorrow! Promising a seven minute long feature and teasing with an image of three lone Poké Balls.. These are all the details you’re getting…until tomorrow. 😉 Set your alarms, Trainers—you don’t want to miss this Pokémon Day! ⏰ #PokemonDirect pic.twitter.com/SvMFzfsM5m — Pokémon (@Pokemon) February 26, 2019Continue reading
New Games Join a Nonstop Lineup of Nintendo Switch Releases This Year REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2019 – In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel to the groundbreaking original game, and a stylish re-imagining of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening are both launching this year for the Nintendo Switch™ system. The video also revealed ASTRAL CHAIN, a new action game from PlatinumGames exclusive to Nintendo Switch. In addition to introducing other acclaimed titles coming to Nintendo Switch, likeHellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the video also provided more details about upcoming Nintendo games like Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Yoshi’s Crafted World, DAEMON X MACHINA and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, among many others. Nintendo Switch will also be home to BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL!, the next iteration in the charming puzzle-platformer series coming to Nintendo eShop. Plus, starting today, Nintendo Switch owners will have access to surprise launches like the online […]Continue reading
New Fighters, Modes, Gameplay Features and DLC Highlighted in Comprehensive Video Presentation; Incentives Offered to Pre-Purchase Digital Version of Game REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 1, 2018 – In the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct video presentation before the game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on Dec. 7, Nintendo blew the lid off of many new modes, fighters and gameplay features of the massive video game crossover event, including details about upcoming DLC. With the reveal of new fighters Ken from the Street Fighter series and Incineroar from the Pokémon franchise, all playable fighters at launch – all 74 of them! – have been unveiled. But more fighters, stages and music tracks will be coming in the form of DLC, which was also announced in the video presentation. To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. To see the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct 11.1.2018 + Nintendo Treehouse: Live Presentation, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAbu0LaQxmc Nintendo also […]Continue reading
Nintendo Switch Online: With Nintendo Switch Online*, members gain access to online play and Save Data Cloud backup in compatible games, the NES – Nintendo Switch Online collection of classic games with added online play, special offers and a smartphone app with features to make online gaming sessions more fun and engaging for supported games. In addition to Splatoon 2, more online games will support voice chat through the app, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS and Mario Tennis Aces.
Nintendo Switch owners won’t automatically become members when the service launches on Sept. 18, so they will need to purchase an individual or family membership in order to continue enjoying their online play in compatible games. For pricing information, and to pre-order a 3- or 12-month individual membership from select retailers so you can be ready to go once the service launches, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/pricing.
There are options for both individual and family memberships (up to 8 users). Level up with a Nintendo Switch Online membership!
A free seven-day trial will also be available. At launch, 20 NES games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda, and the newly announced Ice Hockey and Pro Wrestling(available for the first time since its 1987 release) will be available to play, with more games added regularly.
*Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required to use app. Data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required. Online play, Save Data Cloud backup and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.
Isabelle from the Animal Crossing Series will Also be a Playable Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2018 – In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo revealed that new games in two major Nintendo series are currently in development for the Nintendo Switch system. Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch(working title), a new main game in the Animal Crossing series, andLuigi’s Mansion 3 (working title), will both come exclusively to Nintendo Switch in 2019. The video presentation also debuted a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch hardware and software bundle. The Nintendo Direct revealed a diverse lineup of games headed to Nintendo Switch, including a massive collection of classic FINAL FANTASY games, an HD remake of the beloved Katamari Damacygame and adaptations of some best-selling card and board games like Carcassonne and Pandemic. If that’s not already enough, the Nintendo Direct also unveiled new details for Nintendo Switch Online, highlighted a solid selection of Nintendo 3DS games and revealed more details about previously announced […]Continue reading
The Nintendo Direct initially scheduled for 9/6/2018 will now debut this Thursday, 9/13/2018, at 3:00pm PT. The broadcast will last approximately 35 minutes, and will feature information about upcoming Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch titles as well as an update on the Nintendo Online service set to start on September 18, 2018. You can sign-up for a 7-day free trial from Nintendo eShop at launch!Continue reading
Nintendo announced via Twitter that it will stream a new presentation around the world tomorrow, September 6, and this one will focus on upcoming titles for both Nintendo Switch and 3DS. Be sure to tune in on Sept 6th at 3pm PT (Europe’s stream begins at 11 PM BST) for a new Nintendo Direct featuring around 35 minutes of information on upcoming Nintendo 3DS and NintendoSwitch titles! The presentation will be broadcast on Nintendo’s official website and Twitch channel as well.Continue reading