Luigi’s Mansion remake coming to Nintendo 3DS

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Luigi’s Mansion remake coming to Nintendo 3DS

Luigi’s Mansion, the GameCube launch title starring Mario’s taller brother, is being remade for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo announced today during a Nintendo Direct presentation.

In Luigi’s Mansion, Mario has gone missing, and Luigi must overcome his fears and search every nook and cranny of a dark mansion in order to find him. Oh, and the mansion is haunted by ghosts.

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story returns to Nintendo 3DS with a new chapter

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Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story returns to Nintendo 3DS with a new chapter

Mario & Luigi Bowser’s Inside Story is relaunching on Nintendo 3DS in 2019 along with a new extension: Bowser Jr.’s Journey. Nintendo announced the return of the role-playing game to its handheld lineup during this afternoon’s Nintendo Direct.

The re-roll of the series, which first launched in 2009 for Nintendo DS resembles the October launch of Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions, which brought Superstar Saga to 3DS alongside a new chapter with more characters and an entirely new story.

Crash Bandicoot trilogy coming to Nintendo Switch

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Crash Bandicoot trilogy coming to Nintendo Switch

Crash Bandicoot is coming to Nintendo Switch. Activision announced a port of last year’s Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, confirming reports that the collection will no longer be exclusive to PlayStation 4.

The Switch version of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy will be released July 10.

Dark Souls’ Solaire is getting his own amiibo

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Dark Souls’ Solaire is getting his own amiibo

Dark Souls is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer, and one of the game’s breakout stars, Solaire of Astora, is getting his own amiibo. Nintendo announced the amiibo figure during today’s Nintendo Direct, confirming that it will arrive the same day Dark Souls Remastered comes to Switch.

It’s not clear yet what the Solaire amiibo will do when used with Dark Souls Remastered (or other Switch software) but it would certainly be the best way to trigger the “Praise the sun!” emote in-game.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes gets its first gameplay preview

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes gets its first gameplay preview

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes — the return of the fan-favorite Grasshopper Manufacture franchise — will encompass a total of seven-different game genres, Nintendo revealed during its latest Direct presentation.

New footage showed several highly unique takes and visual styles, combined with the standard No More Heroes gameplay; these are considered to be the result of strange “bugs” in the game’s universe. What we saw from the teaser looked pretty rad, with Travis going from top-down action games to Metal Gear-style codec cutscenes.

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido heading to the Switch in June

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Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido heading to the Switch in June

Sushi Striker: TheWay of Sushido is heading to the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo made the announcement during its Nintendo Direct conference today. Sushi Striker: TheWay of Sushido takes place in a world where sushi is forbidden. Players should prepare for all out sushi battles; All players need to do is continue matching the sushi! There are special moves that players will can equip themselves with, too. If a special move is conducted properly, the player should be able to get the upper hand in the match.

Okami HD coming to Nintendo Switch

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Okami HD coming to Nintendo Switch

Capcom is bringing Okami HD, the remaster of Clover Studios’ classic adventure game, to Nintendo Switch this summer, Nintendo announced during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

Okami HD for Switch appears to be the same remaster that Capcom released for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One last year. The Switch version will feature touchscreen controls when played in handheld mode and players can use Joy-Con motion controls when the system is in TV or tabletop mode.

WarioWare Gold brings back the microgames — to 3DS this time

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WarioWare Gold brings back the microgames — to 3DS this time

WarioWare is coming back with a new minigame collection on Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo announced WarioWare Gold during today’s Direct presentation, along with a release date: August 3.

The game is the “most packed” package of minigames to date, according to Nintendo. It also is the first Nintendo 3DS game on the series, which we haven’t seen since the Wii U days.

Fortnite’s biggest YouTubers are gaining one million subscribers a month

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Fortnite’s biggest YouTubers are gaining one million subscribers a month

Just how big is Fortnite: Battle Royale on YouTube? Very. A new report from Let’s Play Index, a site that maintains statistics for different YouTube gaming topics and trends by pulling data from the YouTube API to update statistics and view counts, suggests Fortnite is basically the only game being played on YouTube these days.

Approximately 1,700 Fortnite vides were uploaded to YouTube in the past week, Let’s Play Index reports, amassing roughly 226,376,777 million views in the process. Minecraft, the second most popular game on YouTube, generated 74,398,127 million views from 1,050 videos.