August 12 – August 18: Nintendo News Bytes

August 12 – August 18: Nintendo News Bytes

Tune in to the Nintendo Chit Chat podcast to learn more about the latest news.

Nintendo Switch News

Famitsu is conducting a questionnaire for players of Octopath Traveler.

Ghostlight has announced that it will be porting JRPGs to the Switch.

New Games, Ports, & Localizations

GRIS has been announced for Switch and PC for December.

Protoform was announced for 2019.

HackyZack was announced for August 23 with a new local co-op mode.

Metallic Child has been announced for Switch, PS4, PC, and mobile for early 2019.

Gone Home is coming to the Switch on August 23.

As rumored, Diablo III: Eternal Collection is coming to the Switch for $59.99, with Zelda-themed bonus content.

Road Redemption is coming to consoles this fall.

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Owltimate Edition has been announced for the Switch.

Songbird Symphony was announced for Switch, PS4, and PC for spring 2019.

Old School Musical was announced for the Switch and PC, September 13, $12.99.

Gear.Club Unlimited 2 has been announced for late 2018.

Mosaic will be coming to all major platforms in summer 2019.

Release Dates

August 16 – demo for Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate
August 23 – Fall of Light: Darkest Edition
August 30 – The Messenger, new trailer available
September 21 – European launch of Little Dragons Cafe
September – Undertale, Collector’s Edition available
October 19 – Dark Souls Remastered and the Solaire amiibo
Fall – delay of Redeemer: Enhanced Edition, new trailer available
Early 2019 – Necrobarista, new trailer available
Winter 2019 – delay of 9 Monkeys of Shaolin, new trailer available
Spring 2019 – delay of Super Neptunia RPG (west)

Trailers & Details

Banner of the Maid has a new trailer.

The first Surgeon Simulator CPR trailer is up.

Warriors Orochi 4 has a new god-focused trailer, and there will be physical & digital pre-order bonuses.

Vector, Blaze, and Silver will be playable in Team Sonic Racing.

Updates & DLC

The free Gods & Glory Hollow Knight DLC has been renamed to Godmaster and will be out on August 23.

The website confirms that the standalone version of Torna ~ The Golden Country will be available digitally, not just physically.

Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC character Cooler will be released in late September for $4.99.

Nintendo 3DS News

Etrian Odyssey X has been confirmed for a western release on February 5 under the title Etrian Odyssey Nexus.

Release Dates

Trailers & Details

In Conclusion

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

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