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Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion Announced

Nintendo recently revealed the first DLC expansion for Splatoon 2 during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation. The first expansion for Splatoon 2 will add a new single player campaign featuring the new character, Octo. Nintendo also revealed that a free Version 3 update will be available in April, which will be add over 100 pieces of gear and new stages. The new stages include Piranha Pit, Camp Triggerfish and Wahoo World. The April update will also allow players to advance to Rank X, which is now the new highest rank in game over S+. The Octo Expansion for Splatoon 2 will be available this Summer priced at $19.99. New Single-Player Expansion Coming toRead More


Nintendo Direct Mini 2018 Streamed

Earlier today several new games were revealed for the Nintendo Switch during the Nintendo Direct Mini.  While some of the new game reveal trailers were posted to the various official Youtube channels, however some were still mostly exclusive in the Nintendo Direct Mini. The other new announcements include: The World Ends with You -Final Remix- : Available 2018 Pokkén Tournament DX DLC: Battle Pack 1 – Aegislash (Support Pokémon: Rayquaza, Mimikyu): January 31 Battle Pack 2 – Blastoise (Support Pokémon: Mew, Celebi): March 3 Kirby Star Allies: March 16 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition: Spring 2018Read More


Dark Souls: Remastered Teaser Trailer Streamed

It was recently announced during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini that Dark Souls will be receiving a remastered version. For those who are unaware, Dark Souls is the second in the Souls series of games.  The game was made to be a spiritual successor to FromSoftware’s Demon Souls. The game originally launched in Japan for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in September 2011 and was released worldwide by Namco Bandai Games in October 2011. Dark Souls also was released for the PC in August 2012. Bandai Namco Entertainment America posted the trailer to their official Youtube channel.   DARK SOULS: REMASTERED will beRead More


Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Nintendo Switch Release Announced

Nintendo recently revealed during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA will be released for the Nintendo Switch. For those who are unaware, the game was developed by Nihon Falcom and is a part of the long running Ys game series.  The game was originally released in Japan exclusively for the PSVita in July 2016 and was later released worldwide in 2017 for the Playstation 4. The game will also be receiving a PC port later this month. The trailer was posted to the official NIS America Youtube channel. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA will launch for theRead More


Nintendo Direct 2017: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Earlier today Nintendo streamed a new Nintendo Direct, which focuses on Xenoblade Chronicles 2.  The latest direct showcased some of the mechanics of the game as well as featuring a closer look at the game’s story. Some of the highlights of the direct include: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will feature dual audio in the form of day one DLC.  With the free DLC that will available on launch day, players will be able to play the game with original Japanese audio with English subtitles. The game’s main story features the main hero Rex who searches for a mysticalRead More


Nintendo Direct September 2017: Project Octopath Traveler Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for Project Octopath Traveler.  The latest trailer for the game was featured in today’s Nintendo Direct and features some of the mechanics as well as a peak into the game’s story.  The game is the latest RPG game from the team behind Bravely Default and is set in a 2D/3D setting and features eight distinct characters with unique stories.  Each character will be able to interact with other characters in the game, which will affect the outcome of the game. Project Octopath is set to launch exclusively for the Nintendo Switch worldwideRead More


Nintendo Direct 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The latest trailer was featured during today’s Nintendo Direct and showcases several of the worlds featured in the game. The locations inclu: Metro Kingdom: New Donk City Sand Kingdom: Tostarena Luncheon Kingdom: Mount Volbono Wooded Kingdom: Steam Gardens Cap Kingdom: Bonneton Snow Kingdom: Shiveria Seaside Kingdom: Bubblaine Next, it has been revealed that the cap shape ship that Mario will be using to travel within the game is called the Odyssey. The Odyssey will be able to be powered up with the help ofRead More


Nintendo Direct 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Fire Emblem Warriors.  The latest trailer that was featured in today’s Nintendo Direct reveals that Lyn will be a playable character.  For those who are unaware, Lyn was the main character from the first Fire Emblem game that was released in North America.  The game was released for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance in 2003 in North America.  Fire Emblem Warriors will be released for the Nintendo Switch & Nintendo 3DS on October 20.   


Nintendo Direct September 2017: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.  The latest trailer was featured during today’s Nintendo Direct and features several details about the upcoming game. First, it has been revealed that the game is set in the world of Alrest where giant creatures called Titans live within the world alongside humans.  The center of the world is where the World Tree rests where legends tell a paradise called Elysium may lie.  Several groups are looking for a weapon called the Aegis in order to use its power to enter the Elysium.  The world below is splitRead More


New Ultra Beasts Announced For Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.  The latest trailer features some new details about the upcoming games. First, new details about the Necrozma fusions were revealed. The Necrozma fusion names are: Dusk Mane Necrozma Dawn Wings Necrozma The trailer also revealed that customers who purchase the game early will receive a Rockruff that will be able to evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc.  This special version of Lycanroc will have an unique Z-Move called Splintered Stormshards. Lastly, two new Ultra Beasts were revealed.  The twoRead More


E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The trailer was first shown during the E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight presentation.  The latest trailer features a deeper look at the game’s mechanics and reveals that Mario will be able to use his hat to control enemies and more. Super Mario Odyssey will be released for the Nintendo Switch this Holiday season.


E3 2017: The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild DLC Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Expansion Pass for the Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild.  The trailer was first shown during the E3 Nintendo Spotlight presentation.  The trailer features a look at some of the features that will be included in the Expansion Pass. The pricing details will go as follows: Expansion Pass: $19.99 The Master Trials – DLC Pack 1 Release Date: June 30 The Champions’ Ballad – DLC Pack 2 Release Date: Holiday 2017


E3 2017: Yoshi Nintendo Switch Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with the trailer for the upcoming Yoshi game that will be released for the Nintendo Switch. The trailer was first shown during Nintendo’s E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight presentation.  The new Yoshi game will be released sometime in 2018. 


E3 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Fire Emblem Warriors.  The trailer was shown during the E3 Nintendo Spotlight video.   The latest trailer features another look at the game’s story and reveals several new characters that weren’t previously revealed. Fire Emblem Warriors will be released for the Nintendo Switch this Fall.


E3 2017: Metroid Prime 4 Teaser Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a teaser trailer that was shown during the E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight. The short teaser reveals that a new title in the Metroid Prime series will be released for the Nintendo Switch.  The tentative title for the new game is Metroid Prime 4 is currently in development so hopefully we will see more details about the game soon. Personally I am quite excited to see a new game in the Metroid series after so many years and I can’t wait to see how it turns out.