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Disney Epic Mickey Rebrushed

Disney Epic Mickey Rebrushed has just been announced for Switch as part of today’s Nintendo Direct. The game launches later in 2024.

Originally released on Wii, the Rebrushed remake features updated graphics and other improvements. It’s also been said that “Mickey Mouse’s abilities have been improved with a whole new set of skills and more.”

Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble

During today’s Nintendo Direct, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble was revealed for Switch. SEGA will have it ready to go on June 25, 2024.

This marks the third entry in the series on Switch. Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, a new version of the Wii title, came out in 2019. Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania followed in 2021 as a remake of the first three console games.

Penny’s Big Breakaway appeared during today’s Nintendo Direct and it was announced that the game is launching today.

You may remember that Penny’s Big Breakaway was actually first revealed in a Nintendo Direct last June. The team is being made by Evening Star, which has developers that previously worked on Sonic Mania.

Rare games Switch Online

Snake Rattle ‘n’ Roll, R.C. Pro-Am, Battletoads in Battlemaniacs, Killer Instinct, and Blast Corps have all been announced for Nintendo Switch Online. The full set launches today.

These games were originally developed by Rare. Killer Instinct and Battletoads in Battlemaniacs are a part of the SNES app. Meanwhile, Snake Rattle ‘n’ Roll and R.C. Pro-Am are available on NES. Finally, Blast Corps is for the N64 library.

Endless Ocean Luminous

The Endless Ocean series is making a comeback on Switch with Endless Ocean Luminous, Nintendo has announced. It launches on May 2, 2024.

Endless Ocean is one of Nintendo’s more niche franchises, but still ultimately received two games on Wii – both were made by Tetris 99 developer Akira. The first one came out in 2007 (2008 in North America) followed by the sequel in 2009 (2010 in the west).

First details about the new entry can be found in the following overview:

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February 2024 Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase video

The full February 2024 Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase is now here in its entirety. Fans can tune in to the 25-minute presentation for the latest look at upcoming Switch titles.

This doesn’t happen often, but the full event is immediately available – there’s no stream. It should come in handy if you’re only interested in checking out certain segments or quickly scrolling through.

Here’s the full video:

Slave Zero X delayed Switch

According to Ziggurat and Poppy Works, the Switch version of Slave Zero X has been delayed. The game will now be releasing on Nintendo’s platform sometime this spring (early spring at that).

There were no prior notices about the Switch version seeing issues so this news comes as a bit of a surprise. Slave Zero X never received a page on the eShop, though that’s not always indicative of a delay.


Aarik and the Ruined Kingdom

Shatterproof Games intends to release Aarik and the Ruined Kingdom on Switch, the studio has announced. It will be available shortly after the initial launch on May 26, 2024.

Aarik and the Ruined Kingdom is a puzzle game in which players guide Aarik through wreck and ruin and learn about the mysteries of a long-neglected kingdom. More information can be found in the following overview:

Balatro launch trailer

Playstack and LocalThunk have come through with a launch trailer for Balatro . Today, the poker-inspired roguelike deckbuilder made its way to Switch.

If you’re interested in learning more about it, read up on the following overview:

Splatoon 3 update 7.0.0

It’s almost time for the next big Splatoon 3 update as version 7.0.0 is coming very soon.

The update not only prepares for the Side Order DLC, but also gets ready for Fresh Season 2024 and everything it includes such as a new catalog, new gear, Marlin Airport stage, and more. Elsewhere Nintendo is implementing a ton of adjustments and bug fixes.

Here’s the full rundown:


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