June 10 – June 16: Nintendo News Bytes E3 Edition

June 10 – June 16: Nintendo News Bytes E3 Edition

It’s the week of E3 2018 and everyone is waiting to see what Nintendo announces! Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news.

Nintendo at E3

Marvelous announced a mech game called Daemon x Machina, to launch in 2019.

Super Mario Party will be out on October 5 and Fire Emblem: Three Houses has been officially unveiled for spring 2019.

Overcooked! 2 was announced for all major platforms.

An eight-player action platformer called Killer Queen Black is coming to the Switch and PC in the first quarter of 2019.

Fortnite is available now for the Switch, as is Hollow Knight.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is also coming to the Switch.

The Xenoblade Chronicles 2 expansion “Torna: The Golden Country” will be out on September 14.

The Poké Ball Plus for Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! will come with Mew.

A new Octopath Traveler demo is available as of June 14.

Finally, Nintendo closed the presentation with an extensive look at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which will include every fighter from the series and come out on December 7.

During the Nintendo Treehouse live streams, Nintendo announced that Arcade Archives: Donkey Kong is available now for $7.99, and Arcade Archives: Sky Skipper will become available in July.

They also revealed that Koopa Troopa and Blooper will be added to Mario Tennis Aces in July and August.

Nintendo Switch News

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition is coming to all major platforms this winter.

The free-to-play card game The Elder Scrolls: Legends is coming to consoles later this year.

Fallout Shelter is available now for free.

Devolver Digital has announced My Friend Pedro for the Switch and PC.

D3 Publisher opened up a Switch countdown website later revealed to be Disease – Hidden Object – with an announcement trailer here.

Limited Run Games is releasing physical copies of several Switch games: Golf Story, Layers of Fear: Legacy, Thumper, Oceanhorn (available for pre-order now), Cosmic Star Heroine (newly announced for the Switch), Yooka-Laylee, Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition, and Dust: An Elysian Tail (newly announced for the Switch).

Ubisoft announced Trials Rising for all major platforms in February.

Mutant Football League is coming to the Switch.

An Atelier spin-off called Nelk and the Legendary Alchemists: Atelier of a New Land has been announced in Japan for Switch, PS4, and Vita.

Yo-Kai Watch 4 will be debuted on June 23, with another Yo-Kai Watch announcement on June 27 (though that one is likely a mobile game).

Konami announced sports simulation game Hyper Sports R.

GungHo Online Entertainment announced a player-vs-player action game called Ninjala.

The retro first-person shooter Dusk is coming to the Switch.

Grim Fandango Remastered is coming to the Switch.

Pub Encounter is available now for $16.99.

Sisters Royale: I’m Being Harassed by 5 Sisters and It Sucks is available now in Japan.

Panic Button (which ported Doom, Wolfenstein, and Rocket League to the Switch) will announce another Switch port in July.

Fitness Boxing will launch for the Switch worldwide this winter.

Release Dates

June 13 – Bloons TD 5
June 13 – Octo Expansion DLC for Splatoon 2 (North America), June 14 in all other regions
June 21 – Pode
June 26 – Donkey Kong Adventure DLC for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
June 28 – Galak-Z
June 28 – Angels of Death, $14.99
July 4 – Nekopara has been delayed
August 24 – Little Dragons Cafe (North America)
October 9 – Disgaea 1 Complete (North America), October 12 for Europe
October 16 – Starlink: Battle for Atlas
October – My Hero One’s Justice
September 18 – Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk (North America), September 21 for Europe
Fall – The World Ends With You: Final Remix
2019 – Yoshi game for the Switch has been delayed

Trailers & Details

Team Sonic RacingE3 2018 trailer

Starlink: Battle for Atlas will include Switch-exclusive Star Fox content.

Valkyria Chronicles 4 E3 2018 trailer.

Little Dragons Cafe – new Japanese trailer.

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! will have many party games based around following rhythms and patterns.

Updates & DLC

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy will include an all-new level called Future Tense, as well as the downloadable bonus level Stormy Ascent.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass owners will get the Challenge Mode content on June 14. It includes Shulk and Fiora as Blades.

Nintendo 3DS News

Release Dates

Trailers & Details

In Conclusion

Which of this week’s announcements are you the most excited for? Let us know in the comments.

Samantha is a published horror and fantasy writer, a professional freelance writer, and a longtime gamer. As a result, writing about games is one of her favorite activities. She likes a wide range of genres, especially RPGs, survival horror, and visual novels. More information can be found at her website: http://www.samanthalienhard.com/

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