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Check Out What You Need To Know From Today's Nintendo Direct

by Imran Khan on Jan 11, 2018 at 08:15 AM

A new Nintendo Direct dropped out of nowhere this morning, with a number of new announcements detailing the first five or so months of the year for the Switch. Since the Direct appeared in the morning, we summarized the biggest stories for you right here with links to the stories.

The World Ends With You Final Remix Coming To Switch This Year
Aeiglsash, Blastoise, And New Support Pokémon Coming To Pokkén On Switch
Kirby Star Allies Coming March 16
Dragon Quest Builders Demo Available On Switch Today
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Hacking And Slashing Its Way To The Switch
Nintendo Serving Up Mario Tennis Aces To Switch This Spring
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa Of Dana Coming To Switch This Summer
Luigi Enters Super Mario Odyssey In Free Competitive Mode This February
Mai, Kula, Yuri, And More Return In SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy
Donkey Kong DLC Making Its Way To Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
Payday 2 Arrives On Switch Next Month
Indie Games Fe And Celeste Arriving On Switch Very Soon
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Arrives On Switch With Funky Kong In Tow
Dark Souls: Remastered Announced For Switch, Coming This Year

You can watch the full mini-Direct below.

We'll be sure to add more screenshots and details on these games as we get them! What did you like or not like about today's Direct?


Our Take
All in all, this probably isn't the Direct fans were expecting after last year's Switch reveal and grand software showcase. It looks like Nintendo is taking the first half of the year a little slow with focus on ports and third party support to fill in the gaps, but a lot of these look like great games that many people missed. Hopefully more of Wii U's hidden gems, like Tokyo Mirage Sessions, also get a second chance on Switch. Also, portable Dark Souls is hard to turn down.