NINTENDO DIRECT EVENT 9/13/16

by Glenn Kremp on September 14, 2017
Gaming

Nintendo’s latest Direct was filled withorts of news.

A new Mario Odyssey Switch bundle was revealed, and includes the game, a pair of red Joycons, and a Mario Odyssey-themed Switch carrying case. Nintendo also revealed the wedding themed Mario Odyssey amiibo, as well as the bundle, will be available on the same day Mario Odyssey launches, October 27.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 finally has a release date. Coming to Nintendo Switch in the west on December 1, 2017

Skyrim on Switch is coming out November 17.

Two more Bethesda games are also coming to Switch: Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Doom arrives for the holidays, while Wolfenstein II hits sometime in 2018.

Kirby’s new game on Switch is called Kirby Star Allies, and the 3DS Kirby Battle Royale release date was announced as January 19, 2018.

Nintendo announced a Pokemon-themed New Nintendo 2DS XL. The red and white 2DS XL resembles a Pokeball… as much as a none-spherical handheld can resemble a ball, at least. The Pokemon New 2DS XL releases November 3.

Square Enix gave more details on its intriguing, upcoming exclusive Nintendo Switch RPG, Project Octopath Traveller. A demo for the game is available right now in the eShop.

Mario Party is making a return by way of Mario Party: The Top 100 for 3DS. Focusing on the mini-games from past Mario Parties.

Minecraft now available on 3DS for the first time, Minecraft is available for download on the eShop RIGHT NOW! A physical edition has also been announced, coming at a later date.

Nintendo also revealed the first MOBA on Switch, Tencent’s Arena of Valor. The game previously launched on mobile, and has 35 heroes and a slew of different modes. A free beta is coming to Switch, as well, but no firm date was announced.

 

You can watch all the announcements here:

 

Courtesy of IGN

 

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