On May 8th, 2018, Nintendo hosted it’s online announcement event, Nintendo Direct, to announce some of the biggest games coming to it’s newest console, the Nintendo Switch. The event was a straightforward approach to game announcements but didn’t lack in surprises which you’ll see below. It was a lighthearted event in celebration of things to come for Nintendo and if you missed it, you can watch the entire Nintendo Direct event below or, check out our list of the biggest announcements to come out of Nintendo’s May 8th Nintendo Direct.
Super Smash Bros. Confirmed For Nintendo Switch
Super Smash Bros. is coming to the Nintendo Switch. You can view the extremely epic announcement trailer below.
In a pretty epic announcement trailer, Nintendo finally confirmed Super Smash Bros. is coming to the Nintendo Switch. We don’t know much about the game outside of Mario, Link and some Splatoon characters being included in the game, but we do know it’s coming and that’s good enough for us!
Captain Toad Coming To Nintendo Switch and 3DS
At Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct event it was announced that you’ll able to play Captain Toad on the Nintendo Switch July 13th, 2018. You can view the launch trailer below.
In the Switch version of the game will include levels from Super Mario Odyssey including the very popular New Donk City. The Switch version of Captain Toad will also feature co-op by sharing the Joy-Con with a friend.
For the 3DS version of Captain Toad, the game will include 3D support as well as touchscreen controls.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
To my fiancee’s joy, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is headed to Nintendo Switch on July 10th! (and also Xbox and PC but it’s Nintendo’s day today).
The N. Sane collection includes the remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped and first debuted exclusively on PS4 on June 20th, 2017.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Coming To Nintendo Switch
South Parks follow up to the successful Stick Of Truth, South Park: The Fractured But Whole will be making its way to Nintendo Switch consoles as of April 24th. You can view the announcement trailer below.
It was announced at Nintendo Direct along with the information that at launch, not one, not two, but… oh wait ya TWO DLC packs will be available, followed by a third DLC installment later this year.
Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition Release Date Announced
Nintendo is porting Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition to the Nintendo Switch. You can view the announcement trailer below.
At Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced a release date of May 18th, 2018 for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. In Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, we’ll be getting characters from the original Wii U title as well as the 3DS port, adding up to 29 characters in all.
Mario Tennis Aces Gets A Release Date, Gameplay Trailer
During Today’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Mario Tennis Aces will be launching on the Nintendo Switch for June 22nd, 2018. You can view the announcement trailer and gameplay trailer below.
The Nintendo Switch will support up to 4 players and there will be more than 15 playable characters that include Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Peach, Daisy, Rosalina and my personal favourite, Waluigi!
Little Nightmares Comes to Switch
The creepy atmospheric platformer Little Nightmares is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 18th. You can view the announcement trailer below. The game, published by Bandai Namco, was announced at Nintendo Direct to be headed to the console.
Okami HD on Switch
It was announced at Nintendo Direct that Okami HD would be heading to Nintendo Switch this summer. You can view the announcement trailer below.
Okami is an action-adventure game developed by Clover Studio and published by Capcom. Okami has emphasized it’s Celestial Brush mechanic, which allows players to impact the world around them which is perfect for the Nintendo Switch’s touch-screen functionality.