Luigi Enters Super Mario Odyssey In Free Competitive Mode This February

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Luigi Enters Super Mario Odyssey In Free Competitive Mode This February

Super Mario Odyssey is getting its first significant post-launch title update next month.The free update adds Luigi's Balloon World, as well as new outfits and snapshot filters.

Luigi's Balloon World is a competitive mode players can access by talking to Luigi. Once you speak to him, you can choose to hide a balloon or find one. If you hide it, you have 30 seconds to find the cleverest spot to stow the balloon in hopes of giving other players a hassle. If you choose to find a balloon, you are given 30 seconds to search for a balloon that another player online has hidden.

The free title update releases in February.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa Of Dana Coming To Switch This Summer

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa Of Dana Coming To Switch This Summer

Ys VIII, the latest game in the long-running action RPG series from Nihon Falcom, is coming to the Switch this summer, announced in today's Nintendo Direct.

The game released on PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 in September of last year. The game had an infamous translation, prompting the head of Nippon Ichi Software America to apologize and promise to begin work on a retranslation of the game. The retranslation was scheduled for release in December, but has been delayed.

Ys is an action RPG series that has long been held as one of the strongest in the genre. Ys VIII also won our award for Best RPG Action Combat System of 2017 and you can read our review of the PlayStation 4 version here.

Nintendo Serving Up Mario Tennis Aces To Switch This Spring

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Nintendo Serving Up Mario Tennis Aces To Switch This Spring

During today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced a new Mario Tennis game: Mario Tennis Aces.

The game comes from Camelot, the longtime developer behind the Mario Tennis franchise, as well as Mario Golf and Mario Sports: Superstars. The title features a story mode, which has various minigames and boss-like battles.

Mario Tennis Aces hits Switch this spring.

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Hacking And Slashing Its Way To The Switch

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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Hacking And Slashing Its Way To The Switch

Nintendo has revealed that a version of Hyrule Warriors containing all the characters and stages from both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game will be coming to the Switch.

The Zelda-flavored Dynasty Warriors game was surprisingly popular when it came out on the Wii U in 2014, prompting a 3DS port with some more characters and levels. The Switch version brings together both versions and adds outfits from Breath of the Wild for both Link and Zelda. The game now boasts 29 playable characters, which is sixteen more characters than the game launched with on Wii U.

The Switch port will also have local co-op, which can be done with the joycons.

Dragon Quest Builders Demo Available On Switch Today

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Dragon Quest Builders Demo Available On Switch Today

The Switch port of Dragon Quest Builders, the Dragon Quest-themed take on Minecraft, has a demo available today announced on this morning's Nintendo Direct.

Dragon Quest Builders was announced for the Switch late last year in preparation for the sequel launching on both PlayStation 4 and Switch. The first Builders game was released on PlayStation 4 and Vita in America and PlayStation 3 as well in Japan.

The demo can be downloaded from the eShop and played docked or portably.

Kirby Star Allies Coming To Switch In March

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Kirby Star Allies Coming To Switch In March

The new Kirby game for Switch, which was shown at E3, now has a true title and a release date.

The game is called Kirby Star Allies and it releases on Switch March 16. The game is co-op focused and has new abilities like an artist power and a spider power. Using your powers it tandem with your co-op partners also creates new ways to use abilities.

Aegislash, Blastoise, And New Support Pokémon Coming To Pokkén On Switch

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Aegislash, Blastoise, And New Support Pokémon Coming To Pokkén On Switch

Two new DLC waves are in the works for the Switch version of Pokkén Tournament that add new fighters and new support Pokémon.

Wave 1 releases January 31 and it will add Aegislash as a playable fighter and support Pokémon, Mimikyu and Mega Rayquaza.

Wave 2 releases March 23 and will add Blastoise as a playabale fighter and support Pokémon, Mew and Celebi. Both waves of DLC can be purchased immediately. For our review of the Wii U version of Pokkén Tournament, head here.

The World Ends With You: Final Remix Coming To Switch This Year

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The World Ends With You: Final Remix Coming To Switch This Year

During this morning's Nintendo Direct, the company announced a Switch port of the cult-classic DS/iOS RPG The World Ends With You

The video shown during the direct lays how the game maps to the single-screen device, both battle system play out at once. The touch-screen functionality is similar to the iOS version, with both combat systems happening on the same screen, though you can simply play with a controller.

The port will also include a new scenario, which will feature the character shown in the teaser image at the end of the iPad version of the game. The port will be available sometime in 2018

Dark Souls: Remastered Announced For Switch, Coming This Year

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Dark Souls: Remastered Announced For Switch, Coming This Year

You can now take one of the most infamous difficult, grueling, and rewarding experiences of the last generation with you wherever you go, as Dark Souls is getting a remaster, and it's coming to Switch.

The remaster was announced in Nintendo's latest Direct presentation. The teaser trailer doesn't announce too many other details, preferring instead to linger on a shot of the First Bonfire. The press release for the announcement, however, offers some additional details. The Switch version of Dark Souls will include the Artorias of the Abyss DLC and will have improved framerate and resolution.

Dark Souls: Remastered will be available on May 25.

Kingdom Hearts Donald And Goofy Figuarts Shown Off

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Kingdom Hearts Donald And Goofy Figuarts Shown Off

It's been quite a while since Kingdom Hearts 3 has been announced, but that won't stop you from getting more Nomura-designed Donald and Goofy into your home.

Released by S.H. Figuarts, the two Donald and Goofy Kingdom Hearts II figures have been shown and opened for preorders The figures have removable weapons, interchangeable hands, optional faces, and more. You can read Bluefin's descriptions below.

Donald - S.H.Figuarts brings you figures from Kingdom Hearts, the smash-hit game series that’s sold more than 20 million copies worldwide! The third release is DONALD from Kingdom Hearts 2. It is highly posable and easy to collect due to its size! Includes a weapon, two optional face expression parts, one optional left hand, two parts of optional right hands.