Nintendo Direct 5.06.2019 TL;DR

New Pokemon

There are rumors that there will be over 100 new Pokemon. Sword and Shield will feature older Pokemon as well.

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New Features!

  • You now have free control of your camera which will allow you to search for items, areas, or wild Pokemon around the area
  • Dynamax Pokemon – a new item that will allow your Pokemon to grow massively in size like a Godzilla monster
    • All your Pokemon moves will change to “Mega” moves which will provide different effects based on your attacks
    • It will last only 3 threes and can only be used once per battle (similar to Mega Pokemon)
  • Max Raid Battles – While exploring the area, you can go with 4 other trainers to challenge while Dynamax Pokemon
    • The raid Pokemon will always be Dynamax and be much stronger than normal
    • Only one trainer can Dynamax
    • In case you don’t have any friends, it will provide NPC players
    • Once you defeat it, you’ll have a chance to catch it with a massive Pokeball!
    • Only certain Pokemon will show at Max Raids
    • You can play online with people to catch Pokemon (It requires Nintendo Online Service)

New Characters

Leon – The Undefeated Champion of Galar
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Strong and Charismatic. He is loved by all trainers
Hop – Your Punching Bag Rival
Professor Magnolia – Professor who researches Dynamax Pokemon
Sonia – The assistant and granddaughter to Professor Magnolia (rule 34 bait)

Gym Battles Return

  • Gym battles and gym leaders are returning in Pokemon Sword and Shield.
  • You’ll face Gym Leaders in specific stadiums so that Pokemon can Dynamax!
  • When you battle, the crowd will cheer as it becomes more intense
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    Milo – Grass Gym Leader

    That’s it for the Direct! Are you excited for Pokemon Sword and Shield? The game will release November 15, 2019, worldwide!



TL;DW Nintendo Direct 2.13.2019

I will add pictures and trailers soon!

Mario Maker 2: July 2019

  • More customization, more enemies

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Summer 2019

  • 4 player co-op and can play with 4 Switchs together.
  • Online and local play

Box Boy x Box Girl!

  • A unique platformer where you utilize the box shape to solve puzzles
  • two player modes
  • beating the game unlocks cutie – a rectangle

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

  • Joker will release at the end of April
  • Patch 3.0 will release soon but no updates have been announced

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker: Special Episode: Out NOW

  • Free DLC updates!
  • Two players modes
  • New DLC courses. 18 in total

Blood Stain – Ritual of the Night: Summer 2019

Dragon Quest Builder 2

  • you can dash, fly, play in first person, dive underwater and you can teleport
  • if you own the previous game you get a free character costume and the Dragon’s Throne

Dragon Quest XI: Definitive Edition: Fall 2019

  • more info will be released over time

Disney TsumTsum Festival: TBD 2019

  • Tsum Tsum party games
  • Two players classic mode

Starlink: Battle for Atlas: April 2019

  • New DLC includes Fox’s team: Falco, Slippy, and Peppy
  • Battle against Wolf’s team: Wolf, Leon, Pigmar, Andrew, and Panther

Rune Factory 4 Special: 2019

  • An updated version of Rune Factory 4
  • You can raise monsters
  • You can get married!

Rune Factory 5 is in development

Oninaki – Square Enix: Summer 2019

  • Made by the same team who did Lost Sphere and I am Setsuna
  • Save people’s soul from becoming monsters
  • saving their souls gives you different abilities and weapons

Yoshi’s Crafted World

  • Multiple perspectives
  • many new worlds and costumes. Some costumes can only be unlocked by owning certain amiibos or products
  • Demo is releasing today

Fire Emblem Three Houses: July 26th

  • three kingdoms live in harmony
  • You play as a mercenary. Your group is ran by your father
  • You choose your house and act as a professor
  • You train your students to beat bandits and quell revolts
  • By having your students interact, their partnerships built and can do special attacks

Tetris 99: Out now

  • Free game if you have Nintendo Switch online
  • Upcoming events

Dead by Daylight: Summer 2019

  • The game looks awful in comparison to the PC and other console versions based on the trailer

Deltarune Chapter 1: February 28th

  • For free!
  • future chapters will not be free


  • free demo Prototype mission for a limited time out now
  • Short online survey for certain players to help improve it

Grid Autosport: Summer 2019

  • All DLC will be included

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Mortal Kombal 11: April 23rd

Unravel 22: March 22nd

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered

  • updated control scheme
  • will include all dlc

Final Fantasy 7: March 26th

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon Everybody: April

Final Fantasy 9 out today

Astral Chain: August 30th, 2019

  • New Platinum game
  • Made with developers from Nier: Automata
  • New IP by Nintendo where you fight monsters as cops who can transform

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening: 2019

  • The classic and beloved remake of the Gameboy title
  • Similar look to Between Two Worlds


TL; DW Nintendo Direct 11/1/2018

The Game’s roster is complete! I can’t wait for December!

  • Ken is an Echo Fighter for Ryu. A speedier version with his signature Flaming Shoryuken and two different Final Smash! His moves are different and involve more kicks.

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    Heavy Shoryuken only
  • Incineroar, the final evolution of Litten, smashes into the ring. He is the best starter Pokemon introduced in a long time (Sorry Greninja..) He has a bunch of wrestling throw moves and looks to be slow like Ganon. Cool poses for every move that lands but they are cancelable.

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  • Piranha Plant: This fighter will be available as an early-purchase bonus for players who purchase the game between 11/1 & 1/31. This fighter will arrive around February 2019. Digital pre-orders will receive a code for the character automatically when it’s released, while players with physical copies of the game will need to register their purchase with their My Nintendo account to receive the codeNo automatic alt text available.
  • Each new character will receive an amiibo
  • Trophies have been changed to spirits! You can collect spirits in the game similar to trophies. They can be used to power-up your character Spirit Battles. You can fight for specific spirits but the COM will be powered up.Image may contain: text
  • Spirits can be fed, trained, and travel to improve their stats. Is this Pokemon?!!!! Some of them evolve and have type advantages. You can “send spirits back to the real world” to get their cores to buff your characters. Spirits can be used to evolve your amiibo by sacrificing them. Image may contain: one or more people and text
  • New assist trophies on characters that deserve to be in the game. No automatic alt text available.
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  • The season pass will be Fighter Pass. It will include new stages, fighters, and music. Each will be released as a set for $5.99. Get all of them for $24.99.
  • New Adventure Mode! World of Light where every character has been turned into light except for Kirby. We have to solve the mystery.
  • Wireless connection to fight other players playing on handheld mode.
  • If you rage quit, then you’re booted. Don’t John and don’t be salty.
  • Elite Battles: For high ranked players, you’ll be allowed into a top tier player zone. Depending on player dominance, balance changes can occur in the future.
  • You can train while waiting for online matches!

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:

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


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!


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


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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