E3 is currently underway and the gamer news keeps on coming. Yesterday we learned all about what Square Enix is cooking, including a Final Fantasy VII remake and a new Avengers game. But today it was all about Nintendo, with a presentation that gave us loads of information about upcoming games, and one upsetting game delay, along with new trailers and tidbits that has us super pumped for all of the stuff set to launch in 2019 and beyond!
Here’s a rundown of all of the new games and information we learned about at E3’s 2019 Nintendo presentation.
-During the Nintendo Direct showcase, the company announced and/or revealed new information following games: Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, ASTRAL CHAIN, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
-For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, two new paid downloadable fighters will be available: Hero from DRAGON QUEST this summer and Banjo-Kazooie this fall.
-These new Nintendo Switch games were also revealed: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, CONTRA ROGUE CORPS, and TRIALS of MANA.
-Another big Switch announcement: a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which got a teaser trailer (although no title) at the panel.
-Additional Switch games announced at the panel: DAEMON X MACHINA, Cadence of Hyrule, Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda, DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Collection of Mana, CONTRA ROGUE CORPS, No More Heroes 3, Empire of Sin, Panzer Dragoon: Remake, Resident Evil 5, and Resident Evil 5.
-Other third player games on the way for the Switch include: Dead by Daylight, Stranger Things 3: The Game, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Just Dance 2020, New Super Lucky’s Tale, Minecraft: Dungeons, Ni No Kuni Remake: Wrath of the White Witch, Catan, The Sinking City, Alien: Isolation, Hollow Knight: Silksong, FINAL FANTASY: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition, Dauntless, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, DOOM Eternal, and The Elder Scrolls: Blades.
-One significant bummer: The new Animal Crossing game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, won’t be out until March 20, 2020, which is later than expected.
Overall, it was a pretty impressive roster at E3, and we can’t wait to get our hands on all of these new games!
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