All The News From January's Surprise Nintendo Direct

Pablo Tucker
January 12, 2018

You'll run, climb, and glide through its many mysteries and use motion controls of the Joy-Con to sing in tune with creatures and plants to unlock new abilities. From March 23rd Blastoise will be added as a playable Pokémon, while Mew and Celebi will be support Pokémon. The Pokkén Tournament DX Battle Pack DLC is going on sale today for $14.99. Four players can jump into the game together and unleash torrents of pain on enemies with new Friend Abilities as well.

Then there's EA game Fe, which is said to be re-released on the Switch.

The Switch port of Dragon Quest Builders, the Dragon Quest-themed take on Minecraft, has a demo available today. Hyrule Warriors Deluxe Edition will release in Spring 2018. It includes all the content and DLC from the Wii U and 3DS versions, as well as new outfits from Breath of the Wild. Expect to make a racket in "Spring 2018".

Ys VIII, the latest game in the long-running action RPG series is coming to the Switch this Summer. Final Remix, due on Switch later this year, and Dark Souls Remastered releasing on Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC this May led the announcements.

From the looks of things, Mario Tennis Aces's story mode looks to be quite a bit different from the ones in the portable games. It's a new competitive mode that can be accessed by speaking to Luigi in New Donk City. Others are the addition of a new game mode to Super Mario Odyssey and a Dark Souls remaster. The update will hit Nintendo Switch this February.

It's a ladies-only affair with SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy.

Here's a fighting game where players can customize hardcore woman and beat each other down. It's coming this summer. He'll be swinging into the game this Spring via a new DLC pack.

It's a rhythm based game that brings the DS version's touchscreen controls onto the Switch. Payday 2 will be launching on the 27th of February.

Developer Zoink's lovely nature-themed platform adventure Fe will launch on Switch, Xbox One, PS4, and PC on February 16th.

Indie platformer Celeste features pixelated graphics and an assist mode that lets you tweak the difficultly level. The game will be updated with a new character, Funky Kong.

Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, originally released for Wii U, will include a "beginner-friendy" mode to balance out its infamously hard gameplay. After a drought of tennis games, now we are treated with three all in one year!

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