Recently, Nintendo announced that they will be holding a mini Direct event. The main focus of the event will be on showcasing the Nintendo Switch game from its partners. Nintendo Direct mini-event took place today, September 17 at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET / 3 PM BST.
Even after being a ‘Mini’ event, it was one of the most impressive Switch showcases we have seen so far.
Nintendo, in a press release, invited its viewers to tune in for the live-stream on Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. This event will be featuring the information on new Nintendo Switch titles. These titles are exclusive from the partners of Nintendo.
Even in the past, Nintendo has held similar mini Directs which has showcased the projects from the third-party partners.
Nintendo was asked about their new Switch with the launch of the next-gen consoles by Sony and Microsoft. Recently, Nintendo revealed about several releases like the Mario 3D All-Stars which will be bringing Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy altogether in just one package. This will be available on September 18. Along with it, there is going to be a re-release of Pikmin 3 Deluxe in October and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity in November.
Here is the video of the Nintendo Direct Mini event:
Huge Game Announcements
Monster Hunter: Rise
In this event, Capcom is coming up with a new Monster Hunter game. This will be arriving for the Nintendo Switch. The game features adorable dog mounts, agile mobility options and a very cool owl. Monster Hunter: Rise will be made available on March 21, 2021.
Monster Hunter Stories 2
Well, Capcom didn’t stop with Monster Hunter: Rise. Monster Hunter Stories 2 mainly focuses on battling along with the monsters instead of just destroying them. It also seems that they have narrative gameplay waiting for us. This game is expected to arrive in Summer 2021.
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny
This is a role-playing series which has arrived again on Switch with Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny. The protagonist has grown stronger with his death. If you get the maximum damage you reach the quadrillions. This game is exclusive for Switch and is expected to arrive in Summer 2021.
This is a dungeon-crawling game. The creators of the game are Bastion and Transistor is available on Switch today. This game will support cross-save. However, this feature has not been launched yet. It was released previously on early access on PC.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Ori and the Blind Forest will be joined by Ori and the Will of the Wisps on Nintendo Switch. This sequel is impressive. It was launched on Xbox One this year and will be arriving for the Xbox Series X too.