Just a heads up, while Pokemon fans are preparing for the upcoming New Pokemon Snap which will be out on April 30th, 2021 on Switch, fans will be getting a lot more Pokemon content this year.
Diamond and Pearl Remake
Making their debut in 2006, Pokemon fans got the chance to play the Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl on the Nintendo DS. In case you either missed this game or missed out on playing in the Sinnoh Region, fans will be able to relieve this world on the Nintendo Switch. Announced last week, Nintendo annouced the news that the fourth generation of Pokemon will be brought back and made in 3D in this Diamond and Pearl reboot. These reboot games will be titled Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl. No release date yet, but these reboots will be released later this year in 2021.
Pokemon Legends Arceus
If Diamond and Pearl wasn’t enough for you, Nintendo has another exciting game for Sinnoh fans. Announced on the same day, Nintendo announced a brand new Pokemon game called Pokemon Legends Arceus. In a trailer, fans will be able to explore the Sinnoh region in a huge, open world game set in a feudal Japan era. However, unlike Diamond and Pearl, the character designs will be based on Japanese themes and the starter Pokemon will be Rowlet, Oshawott and Cyndaquil. Based on the ending of the trailer, fans can expect an encounter with the legendary divine Pokemon Arceus. Pokemon Legends Arceus is expected to be launched in 2022 for Nintendo Switch.
Announced yesterday, the official Pokemon Company announced that they will be releasing brand new Pokemon details in Nintendo’s Pokemon Direct news presentation. Today, we got some new information in regards to Pokemon video game news. If you are enjoying the recent games Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield or you are like me and starting out new, get ready for some exciting new DLC. Pokemon Sword and Shield will be getting an Expansion Pass in which players will be able to do more than what was originally given to them at the start. Players can accessorize more, returning Pokemon will join the Galar region with new forms and even Starter Pokemon will get new Dynamax forms. New areas such as Isle of Armor and The Crown of Tundra will make an appearance players will be expecting new Pokemon to battle and new trainers to fight. So far there is no news on when will this update will be released.
Last but not least, get ready for the return of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon. If you don’t know what it is, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon is an action-adventure RPG game where players are talking Pokemon and they work together with other Pokemon and tackle missions. The first game made its debut in 2006 and now this game will be heading to Switch this March 6th, 2020 according to the official Nintendo site. This new game will be called Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.
Do you remember playing the first Xenoblade game on the Wii U? Did you miss out on playing Tokyo Mirage Session? Have no fear, you don’t need a Wii U for these games because they are coming to Switch!
Have you played as Shulk and you don’t know what game is he from? He’s not from Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy, it’s from Nintendo’s JRPG game Xenoblade. Xenoblade originally came out for Nintendo Wii U for Japan 2010 and in NA 2012. Players, old and new fans, can experience the adventures with Shulk in Xenoblade 1: Definitive Edition for the Nintendo Switch on 2020.
Coming from the Wii U, we have Tokyo Mirage Session #FE; in this new Switch version Tokyo Mirage Session #FE Encore. This game is a crossover collaboration with the same people who worked Fire Emblem and by the team who worked on Shin Megami Tensei. In this game, you fight off against these evil mirage spirits with the power of fighting and music and you will also be working with Fire Emblem characters such as Chrom and Caeda. You can pre-purchase this game and the game will be out on January 17, 2020.
You can’t beat the classics. You might want to consider getting the Switch.
It’s been announced by Nintendo Direct that Nintendo Switch will be getting a port of the classic Devil May Cry game Devil May Cry 2. Just like the first game, it’s going to be another classic game and players will be able to experience the power of Dante’s Devil Bringer and use his amazing powers to slay monsters. Players will be able to play as either Dante or Lucia.
It’s not EA’s Star Wars Battlefront or Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, but we’re getting a Star Wars classic game for the Switch. Coming from 2002, we have Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, This game was published by LucasArts and developed by Vicarious Visions for consoles and Raven Software for PC. It is currently published by Aspyr for the PS4 and upcoming Switch. In this game, you play as Kyle Katarn and you must stop a Jedi who betrayed Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. This game is coming out on Sept 24th.
Last but not least, get ready for not one but two Assassin’s Creed games. On December 6th, Nintendo Switch will be releasing a double pack which will include Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Rogue. Both versions will have motion control and all the DLC which also includes the story Freedom Cry. In Black Flag, play as Edward Kenway explore the seas as a pirate wrecking havoc and also trying to preserve peace as an assassin. In Rogue, play as Shay Patrick Cormac and go on a quest to destroy the Brotherhood of Assassins with your own assassins skills.
Hello everyone! I hope you saw the Nintendo Direct news because I got some awesome news to share with you. You might even want to consider buying a Switch instead of a PS4 or X1.
Some of you guys already know this but just in case, people who bought the Nintendo Switch Online Membership will be able to play games online, have access to cloud storage and be able to play free classic NES games. A year membership is about $20 but you can try a free trial for about 7 days. Anyway, people who have the membership will be getting something even grand as the NES games. It’s been confirmed by Nintendo that there are plans of bringing the SNES games! For now, only 20 will be available:
- Super Mario World™
- Super Mario World™ 2: Yoshi’s Island™
- Super Mario Kart™
- The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™
- Super Metroid™
- Star Fox™
- Stunt Race FX™
- Kirby’s Dream Land™ 3
- Kirby’s Dream Course™
- Super Ghouls’n Ghosts™
- Demon’s Crest
- Super Soccer
- Super Puyo Puyo 2
- Breath Of Fire
- BRAWL BROTHERS
- SUPER E.D.F. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE
- Super Tennis
- Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
It’s also announced that there is plans to buy an SNES controller for your Switch. Get ready to relieve the classics!
Do you like the game Dr. Mario? How would you feel if you can play the game in the palm of your hand besides the Nintendo Switch? From the sources of Crunchyroll, Nintendo announced that there will be a Dr. Mario game called Dr. Mario World. This game will be heading in the app stores of Android’s Google Play and Apple’s App Store. Players can pre-register now and download the game when it comes out on July 10th. The game will allow players to destroy viruses with different characters like Dr. Mario and Dr. Peach and players will be able to access modes like versus mode. It’s a free game, but with microtransactions.
Great news Nintendo fans, a new fighter joins Super Smash Bros Ultimate! It’s also the Nintendo’s conference in this E3 day. Joining Joker and Piranha Plant, we have the classic N64 video game character Banjo and Kazooie. These two dynamic duo made their debut in the Nintendo 64 and it was developed by the company Rare. It wasn’t until Microsoft bought Rare and took games IP like Banjo-Kazooie and Battletoads. Also coming to Smash Ultimate, we have another RPG character joining the fight. The Hero from the popular JRPG Dragon’s Quest joins Smash. In the trailer, you can play as either recent Hero from Dragon Quest XI or even play as his other versions from the past games.
The Hero from Dragon Quest is expect to be in the game in summer and Banjo-Kazooie will be in Fall. These characters are DLC and can be bought separately or together in the Fighter’s Pass.
But wait there’s more! According to GameSpot, the recent title of Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest XI Echoes of an Elusive’s Age, will be coming to Nintendo Switch! This game will be in Fall.
In case you didn’t know, Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo of America, released a video telling his fans that he plans to retire this April. Released in Twitter and FaceBook, Reggie tells his fans that he is grateful for the love from Nintendo fans. He also announced that the new president taking over Nintendo of America is Doug Bowser. Doug Bowser is well known for the company’s current senior vice president of sales and marketing. Once Reggie leaves in April, Bowser will be the new president.
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Looks like Metroid Prime fans are going to have to wait for this anticipating Nintendo game. The announced title Metroid Prime 4 will be delayed and the production for this game will start all over again. Nintendo with the company developing the game Retro Studios. Released in a update video, Shinya Takahashi stated that the reason why the team is starting all over is because during the development, the team faced some challenges.
“the current development status of the game is very challenged.”
-Shinya Takahashi, Nintendo‘s senior managing executive officer
The game was announced in E3 2017. The game will be made for Nintendo Switch. The first Metroid Prime game was released in 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube and the last Prime game Metroid Prime 3: Corruption was released in 2007 for the Wii.
A new Sonic game and a Pokemon Switch? This sounds like something you would hear from Chris-Chan and his webcomic of Sonichu. Zap to the Extreme lol.
Yesterday, Nintendo recently revealed a new Pokemon game and it is available on Nintendo Switch. Revealed in a trailer, this new game will play like the traditional Pokemon games on the handheld systems with a combination of catching Pokemon like Pokemon Go. Just like the games, there will be two versions of the game in which will allow players to start with either a Pikachu or Eevee. The games is called Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! In this new game, players will be able to walk with their Pokemon and battle wild Pokemon and trainers; pretty much do the same you would do in the previous games. As a twist, in order to catch Pokemon, players will have to attempt and try to catch Pokemon just like the phone game Pokemon Go! Players will be able to carry their caught Pokemon in a Pokeball controller in real life to bond and even transfer Pokemon from the phone to console. This Switch game will come out in November 16th, 2018 just in time for the upcoming holidays.
Originally as a teaser, Sega has finally revealed the mysterious Sonic the Hedgehog racing game. Revealed in Twitter, this new game is called Team Sonic Racing. Thanks to the blog site SCORPZGCA, it was actually leaked by Walmart. According to the game’s description, players will be able to play as Sonic and his friends and customize their vehicles and also use the power of the Wisps. The game will be available to play on PS4. X1, Switch and Steam and it will come out this upcoming winter.