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Watch The Surprise Switch Nintendo Direct Mini For January 2018, Which Is All About New Games

All the Details from Today's Nintendo Direct

The downer is that he'll be a non player character, so you won't be able to play as him and run around the epic Kingdoms that make up the game.

No official date is kicking around yet but straight from the mouth of Nintendo themselves, we can expect the new game sometime this coming spring.

Then there's the Find It mode, which tasks players to find these hidden balloons under the same amount of time. The update will also include some new filters for the photo mode along with three new outfits. While this doesn't mark the debut of such a mode in an "MT" game - the honor goes to "Mario Tennis Power Tour" for the Game Boy Advance - it's a first for a Nintendo console outing. Pokkén Tournament DX will be receiving two new waves of content in the coming months, with the first hitting January 31, and the second coming March 23. The first Wave, available on the 31st, adds Aegislash to the playable roster, with Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu assists.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will also be getting a new story update where players will be able to take control of Donkey Kong.

Kirby Star Allies - March 16th Fans of the Kirby series will be excited to learn that the newest four-player co-op game in the Kirby franchise will be releasing on March 16th. The official announcement was made by Nintendo in a press release issued by them last week.

Mario Tennis Aces is a brand new Mario Tennis game coming to Switch in 2018. This would be an excellent digital-only port for the Switch that could nicely fill a gap in its release schedule.

As stated, NPD has not yet submitted its official data, but Greenberg confirms that Xbox One has broken the provision of the console of Sony and says that it was Nintendo that more units sold in December. It looks like an old school 2D fighter, but with a lot of customisation and some epic dream finish moves.

The World Ends With You blends classic JRPG combat with music and rhythm games to create an experience that still feels innovative even now, 10 years after its original release on the DS.

As for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, this is pretty much the same game that came out on the Wii U, although this version includes all the content that both the Wii U and 3DS iterations had. Updates will come with time, but you can find it in Spring 2018.

Payday 2 had a short video sequence introducing a Nintendo Switch exclusive LED mask for Joy when it arrives on February 27th.

Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze is getting a port to Switch, with a new mode where Kranky Kong can surf easily through obstacles.

PS4 and Xbox One fans will also be getting the game when it lands on 25 May.

The Nintendo Direct also had a bit of love for indie developers, as two titles were showcased in the form of Fe and Celeste.

Payday 2 (Feb 27) - We've known about this port for a while, but Payday 2 is now confirmed for a Switch release on February 27.

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