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Splatoon 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch next year

Splatoon 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch next year

It was definitely a big day for Nintendo as it unloaded over a dozen updates and news for games on the Nintendo Switch. We've already seen the popular Fall Guys' arrival on the console as well as the somewhat controversial announcement of the Skyward Sword HD Remaster. What headlined Nintendo's Direct Showcase, however, was actually the wacky, whimsical, and explosive Splatoon 3 that will be breaking out into new territory next year.

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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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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster for Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster for Switch

We expected some kind of announcement regarding The Legend of Zelda franchise during today's Nintendo Direct, and that's precisely what we got. While we didn't hear anything new about the sequel to Breath of the Wild today, we did get word that Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster on Nintendo Switch. This re-release has been rumored for a long time, and now it looks like it's finally happening.

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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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Fall Guys finally comes to Nintendo Switch later this year

Fall Guys finally comes to Nintendo Switch later this year

Last summer, Fall Guys rocketed to popularity when it released for PC and PlayStation 4. For a while there, it seemed like the only game people were talking about, but there were a number of folks wondering when Fall Guys would make its way to other platforms like Switch and Xbox. Today, we finally learned when it'll be launching on at least one of those platforms, as Fall Guys was confirmed for Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo Direct today: How to watch and what to expect

Nintendo Direct today: How to watch and what to expect

As announced yesterday, Nintendo is hosting a new Direct presentation today. This is big for a couple of different reasons, the first being that most of the Direct-style presentations we've received during the pandemic have focused on Switch games from Nintendo's third-party partners, while this one will feature at least some first-party games. On top of that, Nintendo has confirmed this Direct will run for around 50 minutes, so we're expecting a bunch of game announcements.

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Nintendo Direct confirmed for this week and it’s going to be a big one

Nintendo Direct confirmed for this week and it’s going to be a big one

It feels like it's been a while since we've had a proper Nintendo Direct, but that's all being rectified later this week. While many of the Directs in recent memory have been "Partner Showcases," the Direct that we'll see this week will focus on at least some first-party Nintendo games. It's going to be a long one too, so get ready to settle in.

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For Pokemon’s 25th anniversary, maybe the games should do a little growing of their own

For Pokemon’s 25th anniversary, maybe the games should do a little growing of their own

Pokemon is celebrating a big milestone this year, as the franchise is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of Pokemon Red and Green in Japan. It’s a big anniversary, to be sure, and it’s prompting not only fans but also Game Freak and The Pokemon Company themselves to take a look back at the history of Pokemon. While the franchise has experienced popularity that’s waxed and waned throughout the years, today Pokemon is as popular as it has ever been, if not more. It also seems to be stuck in the rut of iteration, at least as far as the games are concerned.

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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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Another classic Star Wars game may be heading to Nintendo Switch

Another classic Star Wars game may be heading to Nintendo Switch

Over the past couple of years, Disney and LucasArts have been releasing classic Star Wars games on the Nintendo Switch. Not only is the console home to the Jedi Knight series, but these days we also have Star Wars Episode 1: Racer to play. Aspyr is the company responsible for porting most of those old games over to the Switch, and soon, we might see another classic Star Wars game join the existing lineup.

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Nintendo Switch Online to add four oldies to the roster

Nintendo Switch Online to add four oldies to the roster

Owning a Nintendo Switch doesn't only mean having access to the latest and greatest of Nintendo's games portfolio. Thanks to the magic of emulation, it actually also means having access to dozens of games made for gaming systems that retired decades ago. That is, of course, if you're willing to pay the monthly price for a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. The good news is that the list of old-school titles is growing bit by bit, this time adding four more from Nintendo's golden age years.

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