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Nintendo Direct 2021 round-up: The biggest game news just confirmed

Nintendo Direct 2021 round-up: The biggest game news just confirmed

Clocking in at a hair over 50 minutes long, Nintendo's latest Direct was no brief affair. There was a lot covered during the presentation, and there's a good reason for that, as this was the first traditional Direct Nintendo has hosted in quite some time. In case you missed it, we'll be briefly recapping all of the announcements here, along with embedding the VOD of Direct so you can watch it from start to finish if you wish.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s new Xenoblade Chronicles 2 fighter arrives next month

Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s new Xenoblade Chronicles 2 fighter arrives next month

In addition to announcing new games and additions for the Switch, Nintendo revealed the next fighter that'll arrive in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, a two-character set from the title Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Starting next month, Smash players will be able to play as Mythra and Pyra, both of which will be added as a single fighter.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons will get Super Mario Bros items on March 1

Animal Crossing: New Horizons will get Super Mario Bros items on March 1

Next week will bring a free Animal Crossing: New Horizons update and with it will come Super Mario Bros-themed items for players to get. Nintendo announced the news during its Nintendo Direct broadcast today, also revealing a new Mario Golf game, a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter, and more.

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Mario Golf Super Rush arrives on Nintendo Switch this summer

Mario Golf Super Rush arrives on Nintendo Switch this summer

During its Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo announced that Mario Golf Super Rush will be arriving on the Switch soon. This is the latest Mario sports game, one that can be played in handheld mode or with motion control, and that features the kind of things you'd expect from a golfing title: varied landscapes, tools for examining the terrain, and more.

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The special Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition is finally on sale

The special Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition is finally on sale

Nintendo's special Mario-themed Switch is now up for grabs in the US, with the Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition version arriving alongside the latest game to feature everyone's favorite plumber. Announced last month, the special edition Switch distinguishes itself with a familiar color scheme, with bright red on the console itself, the Joy-Con controllers, and the Switch Dock.

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Super Mario hot buns and snack food hit 7-Eleven in Japan

Super Mario hot buns and snack food hit 7-Eleven in Japan

If you're looking for the most gamer-friendly foods in the universe right this minute, it should come as no surprise that the most fantastic options you're going to find reside in Japan. The convenience store 7-Eleven teamed up with Nintendo this season for a variety of snack cakes and fun munchies. In the mix starting this week are six new Super Mario branded treats for all to consume.

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It seems Super Nintendo World is open and the videos are pouring in

It seems Super Nintendo World is open and the videos are pouring in

It seems that despite the nation's state of emergency declaration and Universal's previously stated plan to delay opening its new Super Nintendo World theme park, a number of people have already gotten access to the destination. As a result, a large number of videos showing off the theme park have been published, and they make it look even more fun than anticipated.

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LEGO Super Mario Master Your Adventure Maker Set makes bricks feel new again

LEGO Super Mario Master Your Adventure Maker Set makes bricks feel new again

There've been more different sorts of LEGO sets over the past several decades than I'm sure LEGO would like to admit. Lots of great success has been had, but not every concept is a winner. The latest is LEGO Super Mario - and it's a winner. In the LEGO Super Mario Master Your Adventure set revealed this week, the winning combination of elements is made plain.

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Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch played with DIY exercise bike

Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch played with DIY exercise bike

This week the modder known as Mechachoi delivered a robotic masterpiece, connecting Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch to an exercise bike. He worked with a variety of off-the-shelf parts and made the whole experience just as wireless as the original, pushing the exercise bike to act as the controller without ripping the original controller apart whatsoever. This is the sort of modding Nintendo must love.

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Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to COVID-19 surge

Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to COVID-19 surge

After years of talk about a Nintendo theme park, we found ourselves within weeks of Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. Originally slated for a grand opening on February 4th, 2021, Universal Studios and Nintendo have announced that the opening will be delayed. Like most things that have been delayed over the course of the past year, we have the COVID-19 pandemic to thank for this one as well.

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Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer shows off Bowser’s Fury expansion

Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer shows off Bowser’s Fury expansion

As revealed last year, Super Mario 3D World - the flagship Mario title for the Wii U - is making its way to Nintendo Switch. That'll happen next month, though this isn't just a straight port of Super Mario 3D World. While Switch owners will be getting the base game, they'll also be getting a new expansion called Bowser's Fury, which we were able to take a look at today in a new trailer for the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World.

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Super Nintendo World interactive online tour launched

Super Nintendo World interactive online tour launched

Today the folks at Nintendo revealed an interactive online tour of their massively impressive theme park: Super Nintendo World. Starting at the front page of the park on the park's Universal Studios Japan site, the user drops in and explores the park in full 3D motion. One wonders whether the work that was put into this presentation might be flipped for use with a virtual reality presentation - how easy would that be?

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