• Splatoon-Like Fighting Game Ninjala Launches On Nintendo Switch This May

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    After suffering a minor delay, free-to-play melee multiplayer game Ninjala finally has a new release date. During Nintendo's surprise Direct Mini livestream , the company confirmed that it will hit Nintendo Switch on May 27. Ninjala is a multiplayer-focused action game not unlike Bleeding Edge , where two teams of four go against each other to see who can score the most points. It looks to combine elements of both Fortnite and Splatoon , with tons of customization for players to roll out in the flashiest ninja gear possible. Ninjala also features an eight-player battle royale mode and, as...
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  • BioShock, Borderlands, And XCOM Physical Releases On Switch Require Downloads

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    As part of Nintendo's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini , the company showed off a trailer for a handful of 2K's biggest franchises coming as a set of compilations for Nintendo Switch: BioShock, Borderlands, and XCOM. Those will come as physical versions as well as digital, but the boxed copies will actually require some sizable downloads of their own. In the announcement for the compilations, each of the three is followed by a footnote explaining what will and won't be on the actual game cartridge. The BioShock Collection cart will include the opening acts of all three games. The later...
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  • Catherine: Full Body Climbs Its Way To Nintendo Switch This Summer

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Thursday's surprise Nintendo Direct was an embarrassment of riches, bringing new trailers, out-of-nowhere game releases, news about Arms characters coming to Smash , and 2K bringing three of its biggest franchises to the Switch. Among the spoils was the brief announcement that Atlus' cult favorite puzzle title, Catherine , will be headed to the Switch this July. Catherine was originally released in 2013 for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PS Vita, with a PC port of that version released in 2019 as Catherine Classic. It's a strange little puzzle/dating sim hybrid about a scuzzy slacker named Vincent...
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  • Borderlands Legendary Collection brings my Switch dreams to reality

    3 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    It only took three years to happen, but Gearbox Software has finally brought Borderlands to Nintendo Switch with Borderlands Legendary Collection. Revealed through a surprise Nintendo Direct, alongside BioShock and XCOM announcements, the first three Borderlands games will be arriving on Nintendo's handheld in May. The Borderlands Legendary Collection will include Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and...
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  • The Nintendo Switch is getting ports of BioShock, Borderlands, Burnout, and lots more

    The Nintendo Switch is getting ports of BioShock, Borderlands, Burnout, and lots more

    3 days ago - By The Verge

    Nintendo released a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini presentation today, announcing a variety of new games, rereleases, and DLC coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2020, including classics like XCOM 2 , BioShock , and Borderlands; a first look at the next Smash Bros. DLC character; more Star Wars ports; and more.
    Here are the biggest announcements and news:
    Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition got a May 29th release date along with a new look at the gameplay for the upcoming Switch port.
    A new Nintendo-developed puzzle game, Good Job! , has players crash their way through an office complex...
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  • New Pokemon Sword & Shield DLC Details Revealed

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo capped off its surprise Nintendo Direct Mini with some new information about Pokemon Sword and Shield. In particular, the company revealed more details about the games' first upcoming expansion, Isle of Armor, which is currently slated to arrive this June. Isle of Armor is set on the eponymous island, which lies off the coast of the Galar region. The isle is home to a Pokemon dojo where aspiring trainers learn under the tutelage of Mustard, the longest-reigning Pokemon Champion in Galar's history and Leon's former mentor. When you arrive at the dojo, you're gifted the Legendary...
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  • Nintendo Switch Online Members Get A New Perk For A Limited Time

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo surprised fans with a Direct Mini earlier today, releasing a slew of information about new and upcoming Switch games. The 30-minute video covered a ton of games, including a new perk available right now for subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online , the company's online membership. From March 26 through April 6, subscribers can access a free trial for Arms , a fighting game released in 2017 where fighters battle using extendable, customizable arms. The free play period includes access to the full game. The free play period coincides with news that an Arms fighter is coming to Super...
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  • Watch The Surprise Nintendo Direct Mini For March 2020

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo has surprise-released a little treat in the form of a new Nintendo Direct Mini. Though it's called a Mini, it lasts almost a full 30 minutes and it's chock full of announcements. You can watch it all below. The biggest news of the Direct has to be the announcement of the next DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate , a cameo from another Switch brawler, Arms. That fighter will be coming in June. Other announcements include the stealth release of a demo for Bravely Default 2 , classic games like Burnout Paradise Remastered , Borderlands and BioShock collections coming to Switch...
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  • Bravely Default 2 Demo Available On Nintendo Switch Eshop

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo snuck up on us with a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini presentation , and despite the name it was chock full of new game announcements and even some game releases. One sweet treat for RPG fans is the release of a demo for Bravely Default 2 , the latest in the retro series coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. The demo features a band of four heroes on the continent of Excillant. A tweet from Nintendo suggests that Square Enix is looking to collect feedback from this demo to incorporate into the finished game, so surveys will go out to those who download it. Unlike many other...
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  • Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC detailed in surprise Nintendo Direct: G-Max moves, Legendary Kubfu evolution, and more

    3 days ago - By GamesRadar

    More details on The Isle of Armor ahead of its summer release
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  • Everything in Today's Nintendo Direct Mini Broadcast

    3 days ago - By IGN

    Nintendo has released a 28-minute Nintendo Direct Mini that featured such announcements as an ARMS character headed to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the release date for Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, and so much more.

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next DLC Fighter Will Be From Arms

    While Nintendo didn't announce which characters from ARMS will be joining the fight, we now know the first character from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's new Fighters Pass will be a character from the Nintendo-exclusive fighting game ARMS.
    Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Release Date

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  • Nintendo Direct Showcases A Bunch Of New Switch Games, Including Burnout Paradise Remastered

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Today's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini was hardly mini, packing in a lot to its nearly 29-minute runtime. In addition to all of the Switch games and updates that were featured prominently-such as the Borderlands and BioShock Collections , Animal Crossing's next update , and Smash Ultimate's next DLC fighter -there was also a montage of other games on their way to Nintendo's hybrid console. Not all of them were new, but it did provide release dates for many of them. Chief among these was Burnout Paradise Remastered , the beloved open-world racing game. This was previously released on other...
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  • Nintendo drops surprise ‘Direct mini' confirming several rumoured Switch rerelease collections

    Nintendo drops surprise ‘Direct mini' confirming several rumoured Switch rerelease collections

    3 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Nintendo quietly released a surprise mini Direct this morning, confirming several often-rumoured releases for the Switch set to launch over the next few months.
    The Japanese gaming giant has confirmed that the Switch is getting a port of Wii Classic Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition , Burnout Paradise Remastered , as well as an Easter update to Animal Crossing: New Horizon , new music-focused features in Ringfit Adventure and an update to Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3.
    Other remastered collections coming to the Switch include The Borderlands Legendary Collection, the XCOM 2 Collection...
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  • Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC trailer shows what to expect in The Isle of Armor

    Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC trailer shows what to expect in The Isle of Armor

    3 days ago - By TechRadar

    Nintendo has revealed more about its upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC in a Nintendo Direct Mini. The near-four minute featurette goes into detail on what you can expect from the first of the two expansions, called The Isle of Armor. You can obtain the legendary creature Kubfu from training with the dojo master Mustard, for example. Kubfu is basically an adorable bear with the ability to do martial arts. You will then take Kubfu into one of two towers on the Isle of Armor, where he'll evolve into his next form, Urshifu. Which tower you pick will affect the fighting style of your new...
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  • Four New Nintendo Switch Games Surprise-Released Today

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo surprise-released a new Nintendo Direct Mini presentation, and packed inside the announcements came another unexpected treat: a handful of surprise game releases, ready to buy right now through the Nintendo Switch Eshop if any of them strike your fancy. Four new games hit the Eshop alongside the Direct Mini: Shinsekai: Into the Depths, Good Job, Panzer Dragoon: Remake , and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. The presentation also mentioned that Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer is coming soon, so we may see that appear on the store in the near future. Shinsekai is a lovely underwater...
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  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next DLC Fighter Is From Arms

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo dropped a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini today, although there was certainly nothing "mini" about it, as the presentation ran for nearly 30 minutes and revealed a ton of new details on games coming to Switch in the next few months. Among other things, we got our first info on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 's next DLC fighter. The next character coming to the mascot fighter is from Arms , Nintendo's colorful 2017 fighting game. Nintendo didn't yet reveal the identity of the fighter, but this will be the first DLC fighter to arrive as part of the Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which covers six...
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  • Borderlands, BioShock and XCOM are headed to the Switch

    3 days ago - By Engadget

    As part of today's surprise Nintendo Direct Mini (which packed in way more news than anything "Mini" should reasonably offer), it emerged several big 2K Games franchises are coming to Switch. All three BioShock games - BioShock Remastered, BioShock...
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  • Surprise Nintendo Direct Mini now available - watch it here

    3 days ago - By GamesRadar

    Watch the March 2020 Nintendo Direct nobody expected
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  • Watch The Surprise Nintendo Direct Mini Here

    3 days ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo has surprise-released a little treat in the form of a new Nintendo Direct Mini. Though it's called a Mini, it lasts almost a full 30 minutes and it's chock full of announcements. You can watch it all below. The biggest news of the Direct has to be the announcement of the next fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate , a cameo from another Switch brawler, Arms. That fighter will be coming in June. Other announcements include the stealth release of a demo for Bravely Default 2 , classic games like Burnout Paradise , Borderlands games, and the BioShock Collection coming to Switch, and...
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