'Final Fantasy VII' and other classics are heading to Switch

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'Final Fantasy VII' and other classics are heading to Switch

If you've always wanted to play classic Final Fantasy titles on your Nintendo Switch, well now you can. Nintendo has just announced that a whole array of older Final Fantasy games will be available on its flagship console either later this year or in 2019. Final Fantasy XV pocket edition is available now, World of Final Fantasy Maxima will drop on November 6th, Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon will be available this winter, while 2019 will see the arrival of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, a HD remaster of Final Fantasy X/X-2 and Final Fantasy XII: the Zodiac Age.

'Katamari Damacy Reroll' on Switch upgrades the original for HD

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'Katamari Damacy Reroll' on Switch upgrades the original for HD

The original Katamari Damacy game is coming back, and this time it's in high definition. Katamari Damacy Reroll is a remastered version for the Switch that's due in "winter 2018," complete with motion control via Joy-Con, HD Rumble support, and a two-player mode. We don't have much else in the way of details as it was just announced during today's Nintendo Direct stream, but we've got the trailer queued up for you to watch below.

Nintendo unveils $60 wireless NES controllers for the Switch

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Nintendo unveils $60 wireless NES controllers for the Switch

If you want a classic NES gameplay experience on the Switch, be prepared to shell out $60. Nintendo announced new wireless NES controllers today as an exclusive for subscribers of the Switch's online service. From what we can tell from the Nintendo Direct presentation, they seem to be an accurate rendition of the classic console gamepads. But even though they charge on the Switch in dock mode, they don't work as Joy-Cons. (You can probably figure that out since they both have proper directional pads.)

Catch the September 2018 Nintendo Direct right here, right now

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Catch the September 2018 Nintendo Direct right here, right now

The time has come. Nintendo delayed the September edition of its Nintendo Direct live stream after an earthquake rocked Hokkaido, Japan, earlier this month, but it's full steam ahead today. The show kicks off at 6PM ET / 3PM PT, and Nintendo will finally share details about the Switch's coming online features. Watch it in the embedded stream below, and we'll break out all of the big news as it lands, so keep the Engadget homepage fresh.

The 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' season pass will take you to Atlantis

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The 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' season pass will take you to Atlantis

Of course Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will have a season pass. The first add-on pack will drop sometime in December, according to a post on the UbiBlog, with "two major new story arcs told across multiple episodes." Each episode will land six weeks apart from one another, there will be three episodes per arc according to IGN and the full-on second arc will be released sometime next spring.

'Diablo III' sends your Switch to Hell on November 2nd

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'Diablo III' sends your Switch to Hell on November 2nd

You'll have to wait several weeks to slay the minions of Hell on your Switch. Blizzard has announced that Diablo III: Eternal Collection will launch on Nintendo's hybrid console November 2nd for $60. As promised, the isometric slasher includes the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer add-ons, Zelda-themed exclusives. Moreover, it's the version to get if you like the thought of local co-op play -- up to four people can adventure together on a single Switch, and there are two- and four-Switch options if your friends have their own systems.