Nintendo Direct – 2/13/2019

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct conference where they outlined some of the major releases coming up for the Switch. Here’s a list and give you our thoughts on Checkpoint XP Daily!

  • Super Mario Maker 2 coming for Switch in June.
    • Super Mario Maker was beloved and an outstanding game, but was kneecapped by being a Wii U exclusive.
    • The game will have new features, but they remain unknown.
  • Boxboy releasing on Switch with co-op mode
    • If you were a fan of the 3DS title, it’s getting a co-op mode for switch release and 200 new levels.
    • Launches April 26th
  • Dragon Quest XI coming to Switch
    • One of the most loved games in the franchise
    • Will have the option to switch to retro style graphics for the Switch.
    • Available in the fall
  • Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake for Switch
    • Yes. Yes. A million times yes!
    • It’s a full on visual remake in the style of a link between worlds.
    • Will be out in 2019.
  • Smash Ultimate Version 3.0
    • Still very little known about what the new version will include but it’s coming this spring.
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
    • Five minute trailer debuted, also announcing a slight delay. Has been pushed back from a spring window to June 26th.
  • Tetris 99
    • Tetris battle royale
    • You play Tetris against 99 other people and try to last the longest.
  • Astral Chain
    • New game from Platinum
    • Cyber punk Bayonetta? Yes please.
    • Music is very reminiscent of Bayonetta


Source: Nintendo

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