Gamers have been spoiled for choice with showcases as the world recovers from the pandemic, and no one is doing it as well as Nintendo. Besides, who can refuse the old good The Legend of Zelda reveal?
On Tuesday, the gaming giant held its Nintendo Direct 2022 event, a 40-minute showcase of new Nintendo Switch games coming soon to a console near you.
Watch: Nintendo Direct 2022
The Direct was originally due to be broadcast live, but following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the broadcast was canceled “out of respect during this period of national mourning”.
Nintendo said: “We will not be streaming Nintendo Direct [on 13 September]. It will be released as a video on demand on our Youtube channel at 4pm UK time.’
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
After nearly three years of secrecy, Nintendo has confirmed the release Fire Emblem Engage and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Tears of the kingdom the trailer also showed off some of the upcoming gameplay. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait – the game won’t be released until May 12, 2023.
“Fire Emblem Engage”
Meanwhile, a strategic game Fire Emblem Engage allows you to fight with the classics Fire emblem symbols.
It will be released on January 20, 2023 and will include collectibles.
Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe
And let’s not forget Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe which will be released on Nintendo Switch on February 24, 2024.
According to the Nintendo Direct announcement, Dream Land Deluxe will include the Mecha copy ability as well as a new subgame.
Other highlights announced during the Nintendo Direct:
- pikmin 4, launch “sometime in 2023”
- Octopath Traveler II in February 2023
- It takes two November 4, 2022
- Fatal Shot: Mask of the Lunar Eclipsebeginning of 2023
- Xenoblade Chronicles 3 extension, 13 October 2022
- Fitness Boxing First of the North Star in March 2023
- Strangers launch in beginning of 2023
- Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life in 2023
- Special Rune Factory 3 in 2023
- Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key will start on February 24, 2023
- and much more.