Nintendo announces new Smash Bros. for Switch, all the details from today’s Nintendo Direct

Captain Toad coming to Switch and 3DS, Dark Souls Remastered Amiibo, Luigi’s Mansion remaster, details on other upcoming games and more

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct today and announced some megatons to not be outdone by the announcements of The Division 2 and Call of Duty Black Ops 4 that happened earlier today.

Among the Nintendo Direct announcements were a new Smash Brothers coming to Switch, Amiibo for Dark Souls Remastered and lots more. Take a look at the list of what was announced below and/or watch the replay of the Nintendo Direct here. We’ll add individual trailers below as well as they become available.

Nintendo Switch: 

Super Smash Brothers – Coming later this year.

Dark Souls Remastered – Amiibo coming soon. Beta test May 25.

Splatoon 2, version 3.0 – A new update is coming in April with lots of goodies. DLC coming this summer.

Mario Tennis Aces – Coming June 22, new details shared.

Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition – Coming May 18

South Park: The Fractured but Whole and Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy – Coming to Switch April 24 and July 10, respectively.

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition – Coming May 18

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Coming to Switch July 13, features new Mario Odyssey level and two player support.

Octopath Traveler – coming July 13, new characters announced.

Sushi Striker: The Way of the Sushido – Coming June 8

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, Okami HD and Undertale – coming soon

Nintendo 3DS:

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey – Coming next year

Luigi’s Mansion – GameCube remake with added Boss Rush mode and map display on bottom screen, coming some time in 2018.

Warioware Gold – game collection similar to Mario Party collection that came out recently, coming August 3.

Dillon’s Dead Heat Breakers – Coming May 24

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Coming soon

Sushi Striker: The Way of the Sushido – Coming June 8



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