On Tuesday, Nintendo aired a shortened third-party Nintendo Direct to preview some forthcoming games that will all be released within the upcoming year. Nintendo covered a wide range of topics in the 25-minute presentation, from the Nintendo Switch games Return to Monkey Island and Railgrade to Capcom’s upcoming Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak and Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope.
MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK
This week sees the Nintendo Switch release of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, which was announced at the Nintendo Direct Mini. Additionally, Capcom revealed some fresh information on what to anticipate, including new information on enemies, gameplay, and settings. In addition, there is the Master Rank difficulty to add to the difficulty. due on June 30.
On October 6, Nintendo Switch will receive additional costumes, previously released modes, and other goodies for Nier Automata: The End of YorHa Edition. The game and all formerly published DLC are both included at the End of YorHa Edition.
LORELEI AND THE LASER EYES
The 2023 release of Lorelei and the Laser Eyes by Simogo, the creators of Sayonara Wild Hearts, is a “contemporary spin on puzzle adventure games.”
SUPER BOMBERMAN R 2
The follow-up to Super Bomberman R includes a new mode called Castle Mode in which a group of up to 15 players competes for treasure while a lone player tries to repel them.
Nintendo Switch will receive 10 Mega Man Battle Network titles from the Game Boy Advance in 2023. Additionally, the games come with 150 melodies and 1,000 graphics.
PAC-MAN WORLD RE-PAC
The Re-Pac, a remastered version of Pac-Man World, will debut on August 26.
Blanc is a buddy adventure game by Gearbox Publishing that features a deer and a wolf cub. It’s a puzzle-filled, text-free adventure game with local and internet cooperative play. It is a Nintendo Switch console-only release that is scheduled for 2023.
RETURN TO MONKEY ISLAND
This year, Return to Monkey Island, which continues the narrative from The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, will launch exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
The follow-up to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, will be published on October 20 and will get its showcase on Wednesday at noon ET. On Tuesday, the Nintendo eShop will accept preorders.
LITTLE NOAH: SCION OF PARADISE
A 2D strategy game called Little Noah: Scion of Paradise by Cygames was released on Tuesday.
Coming to the Nintendo Switch this fall, it’s Rollercoaster Tycoon but with trains.
RPG TIME: THE LEGEND OF WRIGHT
The Legend of Wright from DeskWorks will be made available for Nintendo Switch on August 18. It is already available for Windows PC and Xbox Series X.
Nintendo provided Sonic fans a taste of the open-zone action in Sonic Frontiers as well as new Cyberspace levels that resembled more classic 3D Sonic the Hedgehog games. On Nintendo Switch this holiday season is anticipated.
DISNEY DREAMLIGHT VALLEY
Disney Dreamlight Valley is a life simulation game that mixes characters from both Disney and Pixar into one setting. On September 6, it launches early access, allowing you to fish alongside Olaf from Frozen and prepare with Remy from Ratatouille.
Today sees the release of a sample for Square Enix’s Live A Live remake. On July 22, Live A Live will launch on Nintendo Switch. After trying out the demo, if you decide to purchase the game, your progress will carry over.
DORAEMON STORY OF SEASONS: FRIENDS OF THE GREAT KINGDOM
Nintendo Switch will get Doraemon’s Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom in 2022.
According to a new clip released on Tuesday, Minecraft Legends by Microsoft will debut on the Nintendo Switch in 2023.
DRAGON QUEST TREASURES
The Dragon Quest spinoff Dragon Quest Treasures launched a new video, and the game is anticipated to premiere on December 9.
Tuesday sees the unexpected release of the Portal Companion Collection for the Nintendo Switch. Portal, Portal 2, and a cooperative version of Portal 2 are all included in the bundle.
Harvestella by Square Enix features four seasons of battling, farming, and friendship-building before entering a mysterious fifth season of death. On November 4, the life simulation role-playing game is anticipated to release.
On October 21, Persona 5 Royal will be released for the Nintendo Switch, and Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable are anticipated “soon.”
CAPTAIN VELVET METEOR: THE JUMP+ DIMENSIONS
A child who has migrated to Japan is the subject of the tactical action game Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions. It will launch on Nintendo Switch on July 28.