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A closer look at today’s Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct

A closer look at today’s Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct

Earlier today, Game Freak debuted a new Nintendo Direct centered around Pokemon Sword and Shield. Though the Direct only lasted around 15 minutes, there was a surprising amount of information packed into the presentation. Some of generation 8's new Pokemon were revealed, and we received some new details about the Galar region that players will be exploring as they make their way through the game.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield release date revealed, Dynamax Pokemon detailed

Pokemon Sword and Shield release date revealed, Dynamax Pokemon detailed

As promised, Nintendo and Game Freak hosted another Direct for Pokemon Sword and Shield this morning, and a lot of new details were revealed about the games. Chief among them was an actual release date for both titles, which so far has only been a vague "late 2019" release window. We also learned more details about the Galar region and a new battle mechanic called Dynamax.

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Nintendo Switch Online welcomes three NES classics to its roster

Nintendo Switch Online welcomes three NES classics to its roster

Some may argue that the features hidden by Nintendo behind a Switch Online subscription should actually be available for all but the company does offer something to make it worth their while. As part of that subscription, it gives access to a library of NES games they can play on their Switch and, at least for now, that library is growing every month with no signs of shrinking yet.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gets Labo VR support

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gets Labo VR support

Given how the previous Nintendo Labo DIY kits worked, it was a pleasant surprise that Nintendo announced updates to existing games that brought in support for its latest Labo VR Kit. The "VR experience", if you could call it that, wasn't exactly perfect but it was still an entertaining experience to see some games from a different point of view. Even more surprising, then, is Nintendo's unannounced update that brings the same new VR twist to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Labo VR mode tipped in leak

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Labo VR mode tipped in leak

The Nintendo Labo VR headset is a pretty cool accessory on its own, but after launch, Nintendo upped the ante a little bit by rolling out VR modes for both Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It looks like those games aren't the only ones getting VR modes, with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate apparently slated to get one next. Yes, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, of all games, is about to get the Labo VR treatment.

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Pokemon Home puts your Pokemon collection in the cloud

Pokemon Home puts your Pokemon collection in the cloud

The Pokemon Company made a lot of announcements during last night's press conference in Tokyo, covering everything from new mobile games to accessories and even a new Detective Pikachu game for the Switch. One of the most exciting announcements, however, was that of Pokemon Home, a new app for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices. A lot of people were wondering what would happen to Pokemon Bank once Pokemon made the jump to the Switch, and now we know that it'll be succeeded by Pokemon Home.

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Pokemon Sleep, Pokemon Masters lead brand’s latest mobile push

Pokemon Sleep, Pokemon Masters lead brand’s latest mobile push

Perhaps finally realizing the money and fame to be made on mobile, The Pokemon Company is now flooding the smartphone market with experiences that go beyond simple mini-games. In addition to Pokemon Rumble Rush that's slowly rolling out to some markets, the company teased new experiences and a new game centered around mobile devices, including one that seems to be the anti-thesis to Pokemon GO.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct announced: Release date incoming?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct announced: Release date incoming?

If you thought that Nintendo was going to stay tight-lipped in the run up to E3 2019, it looks like you were wrong. Not only did we get a Nintendo Direct centered around Super Mario Maker 2 a couple of weeks back, but Nintendo has announced yet another Direct for Pokemon Sword and Shield. It'll be happening before E3 too, which certainly paves the way for some surprise announcements during the big show.

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Nintendo Switch Online vouchers serve up two games with cut price

Nintendo Switch Online vouchers serve up two games with cut price

The most recent Nintendo Direct offered up a lot of information about Super Mario Maker 2, but at the end of it, Nintendo made a rather surprising announcement. The company revealed a new voucher program that essentially lets Switch owners buy two games of their choice at a discount. It's only available to Switch Online subscribers as well, so it's another way Nintendo is trying to make these subscriptions look more tempting to people who are on the fence.

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Super Mario Maker 2 detailed: Story mode, co-op, new themes and tools

Super Mario Maker 2 detailed: Story mode, co-op, new themes and tools

As promised, Nintendo held a new Nintendo Direct announcement today dedicated to Super Mario Maker 2, revealing all the details fans have been waiting for. Unlike the original Super Mario Maker, the sequel will feature a story mode in which players will finish courses to get coins for rebuilding Princess Peach's ruined castle. Story mode will be joined by a huge list of other changes detailed by Nintendo over its 15-minute broadcast.

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Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct: How and when to watch today

Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct: How and when to watch today

Yesterday, Nintendo surprised us all by announcing a new Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Super Mario Maker 2. The original Super Mario Maker was one of the best reasons to own a Wii U - if not the single best reason - so there's definitely a lot of excitement for this Switch release. Despite that excitement, Nintendo has kept Mario Maker 2 details a secret for the most part, but that all changes today.

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Nintendo’s surprise Mario Maker 2 Direct makes E3 2019 exciting

Nintendo’s surprise Mario Maker 2 Direct makes E3 2019 exciting

Nintendo announced today that it will host a special Nintendo Direct dedicated to Super Mario Maker 2 ahead of E3. Super Mario Maker 2 is Nintendo's big summer game for the Switch, and though it's out on June 28th, Nintendo has been pretty quiet about what we should expect in terms of new (or improved) features and capabilities. It seems that whatever lingering questions fans have about Super Mario Maker 2 will be answered tomorrow when this Direct premieres.

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