Nintendo Direct Recap: Pokemon, Kirby, Wolfenstein, and More
Michael Koczwara |
Sep 13, 2017
Updates to Fire Emblem Warriors and Splatoon 2 are just some of the announcements that were released through today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.
Kirby: Battle Royale is a new 3D brawler that throws you and your friends into a variety of multiplayer modes. Expect this title to release on January 19 on the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo is rounding up the top minigames from the main Mario Party series and throwing them into Mario Party: The Top 100. The update’s assortment of minigames is set to release on November 10 for the 3DS.
Minecraft is headed to the 3DS! The portable version will come with both the Survival and Creative modes, along with five skin packs and two texture packs. The game is currently available on the eShop and is exclusive to New Nintendo 3DS systems.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is still set for its November 3 release, but we did get some new updates. The story will primarily feature Necrozma as it takes over Solgaleo and Lunala, the legendaries of the Generation 7. Pre-ordering will get you a Rockruff that can evolve into the new Dusk Form Lycanroc. New clothing and style options were also shown off.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is still set for its December 1 release on the Nintendo Switch. A new Pro Controller themed after the title was announced, along with a special edition that includes a soundtrack CD, a metal case, and an art book.
DOOM and Wolfenstein II will see a release on the Switch. No word on whether or not these editions will have special features. DOOM will be released this holiday while Wolfenstein II is set for 2018.
Fire Emblem Warriors is getting a new playable character in the form of the classic hero Lyn.
Kirby Star Allies is the name of the new Kirby title announced at E3 2017. The Switch title will allow characters to recruit enemies while playing cooperatively with up to three friends. Kirby is set to release next spring.
Splatoon 2 and ARMS are both getting free content updates. Splatoon 2 will get two new stages while ARMS will get the new playable fighter, Lola Pop.