Nintendo Direct 3/8/18: Here is a quick recap for you

Nintendo Direct 3/8/18: Here is a quick recap for you

Man oh man did Nintendo Direct show off a plethora of new upcoming games for the Switch and the 3DS! If you were unable to watch the livestream, I have you covered.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Direct revealed that Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is coming to the Nintendo Switch!

3DS Games

Dillon’s Dead Heat Breakers 

  • Release Date: May 24
    • Newest game of the Dillon’s Rolling Western series allows players to use their Mii to assist Dillon.

Luigi’s Mansion 3DS Remake

  • Release Date: 2018
    • A remake of Luigi’s Mansion along with new boss rush and map displayed on the bottom screen.

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey

  • Release Date: 2019
    • A remake of Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story along with new features to add a layer of freshness.

Warioware Gold

  • Release Date: August 3
    • A bundle game that has 300 microgames including new and classic games

Switch Games

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

  • Release Date: July 13
    • This action puzzle game starring Toad will be coming to the Switch and the 3DS.

Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy

  • Release Date: July 10
    • The hit remaster of 2017 is coming to the Switch

Dark Souls Remastered & Amiibo

  • Release Date: May 25
    • Dark Souls Remastered with more coop and Solaire of Astora Amiibo will be share a release date. A network test beta is also on the way with an unknown date.

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

  • Release Date: May 18
    • Hyrule Warriors will consist of plenty of maps, characters and mission while supporting 2 player local multiplayer.

Little Nightmares: Complete Edition

  • Release Date: May 18
    • This popular horror puzzle game will arrive on the Switch with all DLC. In addition, those with the Pac man Amiibo can unlock the Pakku Mask.

Mario Tennis Aces

  • Release Date: June 22
    • Mario Tennis is back with a vengeance be sure to check it out.

Ocotopath Traveler

  • Release Date: July 13
    • A role-playing adventure game that has a special edition containing a map, pop-up book, CD, and a replica coin based on in-game currency for consumers.

Okami HD Switch 

  • Release Date: Summer 2018
    • This digital only remake of Okami allows players to use touch screen controls in addition to motion controls.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

  • Release Date: April 24
    • The game and it’s DLC will be making their crude way to Switches everywhere. The DLC can be purchased individually or in bulk.

Splatoon 2 Ver. 3.0

  • Release Date: April 2018
    • New update for Splatoon 2 will be bringing new gear, stages, playable characters, and much more. This summer new DLC will be available for purchase.

Super Smash Bros.

  • Release Date: 2018
    • Need I say more?

Sushi Striker: The Way of the Sushido

  • Release Date: June 8
    • Match color plates and sushi to defeat your opponent either in solo or multiplayer play. This game will be launch on both Switch and 3DS.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes

  • Release Date: 2018
    • The sequel to No More Heroes contains 7 different game type and a local co-op multiplayer mode.


  • Release Date: Unknown
    • A port of Untertale will be arriving on the Switch one day.

You can check out the Nintendo Direct video below.

Did any of these announcements excite you? If so, which ones? If not, what were you hoping for that wasn’t announced? Please comment below and let us know.

I hope that you liked this article. If so, you may also like Rumour: Nintendo Europe to distribute Dark Souls Remastered. You may also want to read the Who is developing Dark Souls Remastered article.


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