Can Casual Rosalina beat Bowsette?

In the past week, Bowsette has been taking over the internet by storm. The port of New Super Mario Wii U introduced Peach’s crown which turns a Toadette into “Peachette” who is just Peach with a new costume. One fan comic about Bowser using the crown has now corrupted the internet. However, a new challenger arrives! Casual Rosalina.

The Mario Galaxy Princess was conceptually designed for Mario Odyssey but was never used. While not as popular…yet, fanart has begun for casual Rosalina. Can she compete with a weirdly attractive Bowsette with her simple aesthetic?

TL; DW Nintendo Direct 9/13

Didn’t watch the entire 38 minutes direct? Look no further. Below is an abridge version of the entire direct! Below are most of the Nintendo Switch games that were announced during this direct!

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Working Title): 2019

  • A new title for the Luigi’s Mansion series.
  • Still scared but you can fight ghost with a plunger, light blast, and a jetpack!

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Splatoon 2 Version 4:

Check out these upcoming updates for Splatoon 2! Ver.4.0.0 will be released today, with new Splatfest features and the first Kensa Collection. And Ver.4.1.0 will be released in early October, including a new stage and the second Kensa Collection,...

  • Sick Japanese anime intro
  • New weapons, grenades, clothes, and turf wars
  • New ways to climb the competitive ladder called Pro Mode. You can reach the Splatfest Top 100.
  • You could potentially earn 10x or 100x points during matches
  • More details are on their Tumblr: splatoonus.tumblr.com/

Megaman 11: October 2nd, 2018

  • Not an 8 bit game!
  • Your different weapons will give different forms this time
  • A new system called Gear System. Speed Gear, Double Gear, and Power Gear
  • Why can you not slide through doors?!!!!!!!

Mario Tennis Aces

  • New characters to play: Birdo, Shy Guy, Koopa Paratroopa, Petey Piranha, and more characters will be released until next June
  • New Co-op challenges that you can play online
  • Challenges will unlock new costumes and colors

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Capcom Beat’Em Up Bundle: September 18th, 2018

Final Fight, The King of Dragons, Captain Commando, Knights of the Round, Warriors of Fate, Armored Warrior, Battle Circuit are all bundled in one collection

  • You can do 4 player co-op with the Switch controllers. You can play online

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New Super Mario Bros U Delux Edition: January 11, 2019

  • You can now play as Nabette and Toadette
  • The super crown turns Nabette into Princess Peachette. She has similar powers like in Super Mario Bros. 2.
  • Super Luigi Bros. will also come free with the game
  • There will be 164 courses in the games

Katamary Damacy REROLL: Winter 2018

  • For the Switch, you can use the gyro controls

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New Wireless NES Controllers for the NES Online library. You can charge them on the Switch!

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Pokemon Let’s Go: Pikachu and Eevee Edition: November 16th, 2018

  • HM moves are replaced with “Secret Moves” that are taught to your partner Pikachu or Eevee
  • Your partner Pokemon will also learn special attacks with types that they usually don’t have
  • If you pet them, you can ruin change your Pokemon hair

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Diablo 3: Eternal Collection: November 2nd

  • There’s couch co-op
  • Amibos will summon enemies for you to fight

Super Mario Party: October 5th

  • 80 new mini games
  • Online party mode

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Town (Working Title): 2019

  • A Game Freak game that isn’t Pokemon?!
  • The story takes place in one Town where you live as a village and defender
  • Fellow villagers can give you special powers

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Cities Skylines: September 13th, 2018

  • You’re the mayor and make the city
  • It’s a simulation game
  • After Dark and Snowfall DLC are free

Daemon X Machina: 2019

  • The moon has collapsed and its inhabitants are on the brink of extinction
  • You pilot an Arsenal and you fight rogue AI’s.
  • You can acquire weapons and armor pieces from enemies.
  • You can exit your robo to explore the world on foot
  • Upgrades to enhance your human form and robot
  • Co-op mode allows you to work together to defeat giant enemies

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Yoshi’s Crafted World: Spring 2019

  • It’s like Yoshi’s Woolie World but with arts and crafts
  • You can flip the perspectives and adjust the stages

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Asmodee Carcassonne, The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game, Pandemic:

  • Tabletop simulator games! Now you can bring your games on the go
  • Three separate games with paid DLC
  • More games on the way: Catan and Munchkin

Civilization VI: November 16th, 2018

  • four players local co-op

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Starlink Battle for Atlas: October 16th

  • Exclusive Star Fox mode with Wolf as a villain

The World Ends with You: Final Remix: October 12th, 2018

  • The map of Shibuya is different from the original so you’ll have to get used to the new map
  • new monsters and a new reaper: CoCo

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna- The Golden Country: September 21st

  • Prequel DLC that is almost an entirely new game
  • You can buy the game exclusively so you don’t need to own the original game
  • If you own the original game’s expansion pack, it will come out September 14th

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Final Fantasy series

  • Crystal Chronicle Remastered Edition: 2019
    • Online mode
    • New areas and dungeons
  • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition: Available today
  • World of Final Fantasy Maxima: November 6th
    • Avatar Mode which allows you to transform into past Final Fantasy characters
  • Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY Buddy! : Winter 2018
    • A 2007 port! I’ve never heard of this game but you play as a Chocobo and attack or befriend monsters
    • Co-op play
  • Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age: 2019
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Final Fantasy IX
  • Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD Remaster

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate: November 2nd

  • Isabelle from Animal Crossing joins the Smash!
  • Nintendo Switch bundle of course which comes with the game and a custom dock and controller
  • Gamecube controller and adapter launches on the 2nd

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Animal Crossing: 2019

  • No details but I’m sure fans are happy to see a new game!

Nintendo 3DS

Looks like the 3DS isn’t as dead as people guessed! Below are some upcoming games for the handheld. A lot of these are ports but they are excellent games

Kirby Extra Epic Yarn: 2019 release

  • A remastered Kirby game from the Nintendo Wii.
  • All the same stage and content will be ported over
  • You can acquire new abilities such as absorbing people around you or create a shield.
  • A new “Devilish Mode” which will have a demon follow and attack you throughout the stage to give Kirby trouble
  • New minigames that allow you to play as King DeeDeeDee and Meta Knight

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Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story+Bowser Jr’s Story: January 11, 2019

  • A remake of the original DS title which was super fun! You get to play as Bowser and experience awesome fights
  • The new addition is Bowser Jr’s Story. You’ll build a party of characters and use different formations to attach other parties.
  • The battle style for Bowser JR is very different from the other Mario RPG. Depending on who you recruit will determine your strength.

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Luigi’s Mansion: October 12th, 2018

  • A port of the GameCube version
  • Two-player co-operative mode
    • If one person owns the game, you can play together but only in Boss rush mode
    • If both players own it, you can play together throughout the entire story
  • Amibos give you certain boosts in the game

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Yokai Watch Blasters; Moon Rabbit Crew (3DS): Available now

  • Two different versions as usual: Red Cat Corp and White Dog Squad
  • Your role as a Yokai is to recruit and befriends fellow Yokais to fight monsters
  • The Moon Rabbit Crew DLC will be a free update later this year

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TL; DW Nintendo Direct 8.18.2018: The Smash

Didn’t watch the direct at 7am like most people?! Don’t worry, I have it covered in this TL; DW for the Nintendo Direct. The game shown was Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and it showcased many new characters and info about the game. The animation was stellar in the direct.

New Characters!

  • Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series joins the list of fighters. His moveset is reminiscent of his NES/SNES whips, items, and attacks.
  • Echo fighter for Simon: Richter. The voice, animation, and a few moves are different.
  • King K. Rool joins the fray from the Donkey Kong series. Another big fan request! This fatty comes with his classic rifle, huge stomach strike, and castle!
  • Alucard is an assist trophy.
  • The Castlevania stage featuring the monsters, bosses, and Dracula is Dracula’s Castle. If you hit the candles, it will release items! No wall chickens yet but Dracula only appears at specific times…
  • Chrom from Fire Emblems Awakening and Dark Samus from Metroid Prime join as Echo Fighters!
  • You can have echo fighters on the fighter select option

New Stages:

  • New Donk City Hall from Mario Odyssey. Platforms are rising and falling as you move around the stage. The musicians and Daisy appear as well. The theme of Odyssey will also appear
  • Returning stages from Melee will include some rebalance changes.
  • N64 stages are meant to be classic and nostalgic for players
  • There are now 103 stages to choose from. Every stage has an Omega and Battlefield form.
  • Every stage now has 8-player mode!
  • You can turn stage hazards off
  • A new option called Stage Morph! You can have a stage change midmatch and alter the time when it occurs. Just select two stages before the fight.

    Not just Final Destination

Music:

  • Stages now have tracks based on the franchise. You will be able to hear different tracks and can change the frequency of how often it plays!
  • 900 tracks! It is separated by franchises. You can make a playlist
  • You can listen to it with the screen turned off. Not sure anybody will be casually carrying their Switch to listen to music.
  • Turn up the jam!

New Battle Options and Rules

  • You can finally start with stock instead of time.
  • Whatever option you left it at before is saved.
  • Stamina battle is now a standard option
  • Stages are selected before fighters. This gives you the option to choose your character based on the stage if you play competitively.
  • You can make the option to have the loser choose the stage.
  • Sudden Death will cause the screen to zoom in to add drama and shorten the KO borders!
  • Final Smash Meter rather than a Smash Ball. It will charge as you fight but it will be weaker than a Final Smash Ball version
  • Final Smashes can’t occur at the same time! So no Samus vs Dark Samus Final Smash beam clash
  • The options are meant for competitive play so it’ll be interesting to see how the Smash community changes with these new options!

Battle Modes

  • Squad Strike: 5v5 or 3v3
  • Start team fights online with players choosing multiple characters. You can do it solo or with multiple players
  • Tourney Mode: Start your own tournament and brackets! IT can go up to 32 players.
  • Smashdown: After each round, those fighters are unselectable and you’ll have to choose different characters. It continues until there are no more characters left
  • Training Mode Map: It will show you how the characters fight and how they will react based on hits
  • Classic: Fight through a set number of characters and stages similar to Melee’s adventure mode
Solve for X

Items:

  • Banana gun: Shoots one strong bullet before becoming a banana peel
  • Killing Edge: Sword which will glow to grow stronger
  • Bomber: Lift it up and it’ll explode and damage enemies around you
  • Death’s Scythe: It kills you…if you’re badly damaged
  • Staff: shoots a laser but it deals more damage the further the enemy is from you
  • Ramblin’ Evil Mushroom: Reverses opponents’ controls
  • Rage Blaster: The higher your damage, the stronger it is. For players who take hits a lot

Pokemon:

What a view!
  • Executor Alolan Form. It’s so tall you can wall jump on its neck!
  • Abra: Teleports your enemies over the edges
  • Solgaleo: The legendary Pokemon charges up and smashes into your enemies for huge damage!
  • Lunala: The legendary Pokemon shoots a huge laser from afar that deals major damage
  • Mimikyu: Grabs the enemy and gives it a big hug underneath its disguise.
  • Pyukumuku: Damage it and get hit with a huge fist!
  • Vulpix and Vulpix Alolan: Shoots a fireball which hits multiple times. Alolan form freezes you.
  • Marshadow: The mystic pokemon makes you dizzy and punches you
  • Ditto: transforms into you and attacks enemies

Assist Trophies:

X, you sure are small
  • Zero from Megaman X series slash, dashes, and teleports!
  • Knuckles from Sonic digs and punches your enemies
  • Krystal from Starfox hits you with her magic staff
  • Klaptrap from DK bites you. Not to be confused with the Borderlands character
  • Kapp’n from Animal Crossing kidnaps you off the stage and drives away to kill you
  • Chef Kawasaki from Kirby throws you in a pot and cooks you and makes food items appear.
  • GREY FOX from Metal Gear Solid reflects projectiles and slashes enemies
  • Nikki draws stuff to hurt your enemies
  • Shovel Knight shovels your enemies
  • Moon from The Legend of Zelda smashes into the stage and damages everybody
  • Rathalos from Monster Hunter appears as a boss and an assist trophy!

TLDW: Nintendo Direct 3/8/2018

I’m trying a new format for TLDW by adding bullet points to keep it short and sweet. Let me know if you like this format.

Nintendo 3DS Games

WarioWare Gold: Releases August 3rd.

  • 300 mini-games for 3DS involving Wario-Ware games.
  • Some returning characters have been redesigned
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Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breaker: Demo available May 10th. Releases May 24

  • Partner with your Mii animal characters.
  • Your friends Miis can join
  • Tower defense+racing and some arena fighting

Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story 3DS+Bowser Junior’s Journey: Launches 2019

  • Fight as Mario and Luigi and Bowser.
  • Re-release from Nintendo DS
  • Comes with additional Bowser Junior story where you play from his point of view during the main storyImage result for mario and luigi inside story

Detective Pikachu: releases March 23rd

  • Play as Detective Pikachu and solve the mystery of attacking Pokemon
  • A different form of gameplay that focuses on solving mysteries and less on battling Pokemon
  • Amibo is 5.3 inches. 2x bigger than normal

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    This Aimpom is dead

Luigi Mansion Remake: Releases this year.

  • The map is on the bottom screen
  • Fans of the Luigi Mansion game returns!
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Nintendo Switch

Kirby Star Allies: releases March 16th. Free update releases March 28th.

  • Demo currently out
  • Can have fan favorite allies such as King Dedede, Meta Knight, and Bandana Waddle Dee…
  • More dream friends will be added after launch such as Rick, Kine, and Coo from Kirby Dream Land 2, Markx from Super Star Ultra, Gooey from Kirby Dream Land 3
  • If you pre-order, you get a special bag DTnu5GKVQAAsuye

Okami: Available this summer

  • HD remake of the game that is currently out for other consoles
  • Touch screen or motion control to use paint brushes
  • Classic Capcom game with an amazing cast of characters as you play as Amatarsu.
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Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido: Available June 8th for Switch and 3DS

  • Raised in a war where sushi is forbidden
  • Ear more sushi with matching and match them such as a puzzle game. You can activate sushi sprites abilities after combining enough sushi. Think of it like Tsum Tsums
  • You fight against the emperor and their sushi monopoly!
  • Multiplayer mode. 1v1 sushi fighting
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Octopath Traveler: Releases July 13, 2018. Demo currently available

  • Two new characters. Tressa the Merchant. Can purchase special items from town folks.
  • Apothacery Alfyn: inquire and gain special features when talking to town folk.
  • Job system: everyone starts with one but gain an additional one for battle. Combining jobs give you unique abilities. Game launches July 13, 2018.
  • The special edition comes with pop-up book, a map, CD, and in-game currency coin. 

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes: Releases later this year

  • Multiple game modes as Travis enters game worlds. 7 different worlds with different
  • Exterminate all bugs in your way with the beam katana
  • Tons of new bosses that aren’t trying to be number one Assassin
  • Co-op multiplayer where your partner plays as Bad-man!
  • Beam katanas, toilet save points, and suplexes are all returning
  • The game is much more colorful with the different game themes

Dark Souls Remaster: Releases May 25th

  • Solaire of Astora amiibo releases the same time as the game
  • Network test to try out the game if you haven’t played Dark Souls before
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Mario Tennis Aces: Releases June 22nd

  • The biggest focus of the direct
  • More than 15 players including chomp chomp.
  • Tennis refined and more ways to play tennis.
  • Multiple shots. Zone shot lets you pinpoint moves with motion action.
  • Rackets take damage and break. If you lose all your tennis rockets you’re out.
  • You can block the Zone shot if you hit it just right. Otherwise, your racket takes damage
  • Zone speed, time moves slowly so you can hit back the Zone shots with better timing
  • Zone depends on energy gauge. Fills up as the rally continues.
  • Trick shots give you special movements. If you hit the ball back you gain more energy but its a specific movement for each character.
  • Max energy can give you a special shot.
  • Play with simple rules if you hate fun.
  • 4 player multiplayer online mode. Tournaments are based on ranking. If you win, you get in-game shirts and additional characters.
  • Swing mode is motion control if you prefer something like Wii Tennis
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker: Releases July 13th

  • port from Nintendo Wii U.
  • Includes super Mario Odyssey game levels.
  • Can play multiplayer where your friend will shoot tomatoes to protect you
  • Nintendo 3DS port too!
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Undertale: Unknown release date

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy: Releases July 10th

  • Also out for Xbox One and Steam.
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Little Nightmare: Complete Edition: Releases May 18th

  • A puzzle platformer with horror influence.
  • Comes with 2 DLC stories and all previous content.
  • In-game Pacu Mask if you use the Pac-Man amiibo. Image result for little nightmares nintendo switch

South Park: Fracture but Whole: Releases April 24th

  • South Park RPG with that classic South Park humor from the show
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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition: releases May 18th

Arms update:

  • Us and Canada open tournament: March 8 – 18th. Top 8 on March 31st.
  • Top winners get unique art piece. More updates in the future.
  • March 31st 3 -day event to play for free
  • March 21: GDC Developers will speak on Arms and Splatoonarms butt

Splatoon 3.0 update: Late April.

  • 100+ pieces of new gear. New stages.
  • Rank X is an extreme rank that will come soon. More conditions to meet where you meet Callie where you can climb to Rank X. Making the game more competitive.
  • New Singleplayer mode focusing on a new character called Agent 8. An Octoling w/o memory. Your adventure is through shady underground test facility. Its all one connected huge subway. Variety of mission that will expand on the characters and lore.
  • If you finish it, you can play multiplayer as an Octoling.
  • This is the first paid downloadable content.
  • 2018 is the year of the Octoling bc Octo means 8.
  • You can pre-order the DLC to unlock Octo gear
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Super Smash Bros for Switch for 2018

  • That’s it. You know you’re gonna buy it

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