Tonight’s long-awaited Nintendo Direct consisted of a number of huge video game statements, consisting of Splatoon 3 and Mario Golf: Super Rush, along with verification of an HD release for Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 characters Pyra and Mythra were likewise revealed as the most recent faces to sign up with Super Smash Bros. Ulimate.

Mention was made from Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2, however just to state that more information would get here later on in 2021. To be clear, Nintendo did not verify whether the video game would in fact release in 2021.

Let’s begin with the huge things. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is releasing for Nintendo Switch on 16th July and this time, the movement controls are optional. This year is Zelda’s 35th anniversary, though Nintendo stayed peaceful on its other prepare for the series – in the meantime.

Closing the entire program, Nintendo dropped an unanticipated teaser for Splatoon 3. It’s not coming up until 2022, though it includes an upside down Eiffel Tower and a robotic crab. Hopefully it deserves the wait.

As pointed out currently, both Pyra and Mythra sign up with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from their initial looks in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The duo are the most recent to get here as part of the video game’s Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which formerly included Minecraft and Final Fantasy characters.

Mario Golf: Super Rush was revealed for Switch and tees off on 25th June. It has optional Wii Golf-like movement controls, and a Story Mode where you play as your Mii.

And in other Nintendo video game news, 3DS sim Miitopia will get here for Switch on 21st May, while remakes of Famicom Detective Club titles The Missing Heir and The Girl Who Stands Behind will release as a package on 14th May.

We likewise got a peek at Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ long-awaited Mario products. One in fact helpful addition will be Mushroom Kingdom-design warp pipelines you can utilize to take a trip about.

Bean fight royale Fall Guys is pertaining to Switch this summertime, and possibly other platforms too. It very first shown up on PC and PlayStation in 2015.

The well-regarded Outer Wilds is likewise pertaining to Nintendo Switch, at some time later on in 2021.

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville launches in March, on the other hand. It’s the most recent video game from the Garden Warfare group and the very first Nintendo Switch video game to utilize EA’s Frostbite engine.

Project Triangle Strategy is the SRPG follower to Octopath Traveler and it’s due in 2022. It got Martin extremely ecstatic, and you can attempt it today by means of a sample demonstration on the Switch eShop.

Star Wars: Hunters is a brand-new free-to-play online squad-based arena multiplayer video game set in between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. It’s pertaining to Switch in 2021 from Zynga.

We likewise saw team-based multiplayer dodgeball video game Knockout City, from Mario Kart: Home Circuit designer Velan Studios, which introduces on 21st May. And as formerly revealed, Apex Legends gets here on 9th March and Monster Hunter Rise on 26th March.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is getting a growth pass, with 2 waves of DLC due in June then November 2021. The pass is on sale now priced £17.99, though precisely what you’ll get is still to be exposed.

World’s End Club, from the designer of Danganronpa and Zero Escape, gets here on 28th May. Meanwhile, Samurai Warriors 5 was revealed for Switch and will release this summertime.

There’s likewise a Legend of Mana remake pertaining to Switch, PC and PS4 on 24th June.

Tales from the Borderlands launches for Switch on 23rd March – a couple of weeks after its other recently-announced brand-new console variations.

Legend Frontier Remastered gets here for Switch on 15th April. The Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection shows up on 10th June. No More Heroes 3 launches on 27th August.

A physical variation of Hades, GamingOverpowered’s video game of the year for 2020, will be launched on 19th March with some additional bits and pieces.

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse introduces 16th March. DC Super Heroes Girls: Teen Power launches on fourth June.

Finally, here’s the whole 50-minute broadcast to rewatch completely: