While this was all Zelda news, fans were also greeted by the reveal of Fire Emblem Engage, the news that Pikmin 4 will arrive in 2023, a new Octopath Traveler and Kirby game are on the way, that Goldeneye 007 is headed to Nintendo. Switch Online and more.
There was a lot going on in those 40 minutes and we’re here to gather all the game announcements, trailers and videos in one place to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
Breath of the Wild sequel is called The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and was released on May 12, 2023
In addition to another brief taste of gameplay, we finally have a release date and name for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Yes, on May 12, 2023, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will be released on Nintendo Switch.
The trailer contained footage of links exploring Hyrule, both on earth and in the sky, and gave us a glimpse into a new stasis power and shattered world that Hyrule appears to have become. It also featured lots of skydiving, Link aboard a stone bird, and so much more.
Pikmin 4 will finally arrive in 2023
While we haven’t learned much about it, Shigeru Miyamoto stopped by Nintendo Direct to announce that Pikmin 4 will finally be released on the Switch in 2023. This news has been on the way for a long time as Miyamoto previously claimed the game was “very close. upon completion “in 2015.
Fire Emblem Engage has been announced as a new main game and includes Marth
Fire Emblem Engage is the next main entry in the Fire Emblem series and will follow a story set a thousand years after four realms sealed off the great evil known as Fell Dragon. In Engage, players will become a divine dragon called Alear who must work to collect the emblem rings to “restore peace to the Elyos continent”. During your journey, you may also have other previous Fire Emblem characters joining your party such as Marth and Celica.
Fire Emblem Engage will be released on Nintendo Switch on January 20, 2022.
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe brings a Wii Classic to the Switch
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land was first released on Wii in 2011, and in 2023 it will arrive on the Switch in a brand new pink and puffy package. This updated title includes multiplayer for up to four players and a collection of minigames such as Samurai Kirby and Magolor’s Tome Trackers.
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe will be released on February 24, 2023.
Octopath Traveler 2 has announced new heroes and the same wonderful 2D-HD art style
Octopath Traveler 2 will be released on February 24, 2023 and will bring with it a whole new group of heroes and a brand new story to experience in the world of Solistia, all with the same wonderful 2D-HD art style that set the original apart. other JRPGS.
Octopath Traveler 2 will not be a Switch exclusive and will also launch on PC (via Steam), PS5 and PS4.
Bayonetta 3 gets a new trailer showing everyone’s favorite Umbrian witch
Nintendo Direct gave fans a new trailer for Bayonetta 3 that revealed more about the game which will be released on the Switch on October 28, 2022. The new footage showed fighting, summoning demons, Bayonetta’s transformation abilities and more.
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line is a celebration of the franchise’s music and will be released early next year
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line is the latest celebration of the franchise’s music and is a first in the series that started on 3DS. This new game will feature over 385 tracks and will allow two players to play locally and up to four players online. It will also have a season pass that will add 90 new songs, including some by Nier, Octopath Traveler and Live a Live.
Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line will be released on Nintendo Switch on February 16, 2023.
Goldeneye 007 (with online play!), Mario Party and Pokemon Stadium lead the pack of new N64 games headed to Switch
Nintendo has revealed some upcoming games that will soon be added to Nintendo Switch Online, and perhaps the most exciting is Goldeneye 007. If that wasn’t exciting enough, Goldeneye will also include online play. In addition to Goldeneye, Pilotwings, Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Pokemon Stadium, Pokemon Stadium 2, 1080 Snowboarding and Excitebike 64 will join the service in 2022 and 2023.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will be released on December 13, 2022
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will be officially released on Switch and other platforms on December 13, 2022. It tells the story of Zack Fair and will be a remaster of the classic for PSP.
Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course pass will include tracks from Mario Kart Tour and Mario Kart DS
Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass will launch this holiday and will include eight courses, including Mario Kart Tour’s Merry Mountain and Mario Kart DS’s Peach Gardens.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Wave 2 of DLC adds a new mechanical hero called Ino
The second wave of DLC for the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass will add a new mechanical hero called Ino. It will also add challenge battles and new outfits. The DLC will arrive on October 13, 2022.
Splatoon 3’s first Splatfest will have Inkling choose between gear, Grub, or fun
The first Splatfest for Splatoon 3 is coming soon and will ask players to decide whether they would prefer to take Gear, Grub or Fun with them to a desert island. This first Splatfest will take place on September 23rd and will run until September 25th.
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life is getting a remake as Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life
GameCube’s Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life will be remade as Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life and will be released on Switch in Summer 2023.
Fae Farm is an RPG with a mix of magic and … well … agriculture!
Fae Farm is a farm simulation RPG for up to four players that mixes the best of magic with the fun of building and caring for your own farm. Fae Farm takes place in Azoria and players will need to use their skills and spells to help rebuild the world.
Harvestella receives a demo today before the November 4th release date
Square Enix has announced that Harvestella will receive a demo today before the November 4th release date. Additionally, the demo will allow you to transfer your save to the full game once it is started.
Fatal frame: the lunar eclipse mask arrives in the West
Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse, first released in Japan on Wii in 2008 and never made in the West, will arrive on Nintendo Switch in early 2023.
Tunic Adventures to change by the end of the month
Tunic, the adventure game starring an adorable fox that takes great inspiration from The Legend of Zelda, arrives on Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2022.
In our review, we stated that “Tunic is an unapologetically challenging action-adventure game that is fascinating, multi-layered, and immensely rewarding to solve.”
It takes two to arrive on Nintendo Switch in November
It Takes Two, the fascinating co-op adventure, will be released on Nintendo Switch on November 4, 2022. The game can be played on one console, on two systems via local wireless or online with the included Friend’s Pass which allows you to give away a free copy of the game. your cooperative friend.
Tales of Symphonia Remastered will allow fans of the GameCube title to once again experience the adventure of the game
Tales of Symphonia Remastered will be released on Switch in early 2023 and
The creators of Danganronpa have announced the Master Detective Archives: Raincode
From the creators of Danganronpa, Master Detective Archives: Raincode will play players as amnesic detective Yuma as they work to solve crimes in a multinational controlled metropolis that never stops raining. Master Detective Archives: Raincode will be released in the spring of 2023.
Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake Swims for Change in 2023
Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake will bring Bikini Bottom to Switch in 2023, complete with voice actors from the show.
Rune Factory 3 is getting a new life in 2023 and a new Rune Factory is also on the way
Rune Factory 3 was first released on the Nintendo DS in Japan in 2009 and, like many other games in this Direct, will have a new life on the Switch in 2023. Rune Factory 3 will see players cultivate, build relationships with the people of the world. place, take care of monsters, and more. There will also be a new mode that will allow you to “enjoy quality time with your spouse in the game”.
Additionally, it has been confirmed that a brand new Rune Factory game will be released in the future.
Radiant Silvergun will arrive later today with its classic arcade shooter gameplay
Radiant Silvergun will bring the 1998 arcade classic of the same name to the Switch later today. The game features five different types of weapons and instructs players to take down enemies of the same color for a great bonus.
Ib is a creepy adventure game set in an art gallery
Ib appears to be a creepy adventure game set in an art gallery starring a young girl who has to reveal what’s really going on. The choices matter and will determine which of the seven endings players will be able to see.
Just Dance 2023 Edition will drive Switch owners crazy in November
The latest entry in the Just Dance series will arrive on Switch on November 22nd. Just Dance 2023 will allow you to dance to BTS ‘Dynamite and many other new songs with friends or solo.