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Nintendo Direct live streams, live blog – February 17, 2021

Posted on February 17, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

A new Nintendo Direct will be airing not too long from now – it’ll be the first general presentation since September 2019. The fun begins at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET / 10 PM in the UK / 11 PM in Europe.

We have the different streams for today’s Nintendo Direct below, and we’ll also have a live blog going manned by Ervin. Expect additional coverage on the main site during and after the presentation.

Live streams

Live blog

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

-Pyra Blazes into Battle from Xenoblade Chronicles 2

-Mythra also joins, can swap with Pyra mid fight “2 in 1 ally”

-New Xenolade themed stage taking place on Titan Azurda’s back

-Releasing in March

 

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout coming to Switch

-Set to release this Summer

 

Outer Wilds

-Coming to Switch this Summer

 

Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl who Stands Behind

-Both titles coming to Switch on May 14, pre-orders available now

 

Samurai Warriors 5

-Coming to Switch this Summer

-Character designs and visuals “revamped”

 

Legend of Mana

-Coming to Switch June 24

-Rearranged music, can swap to original soundtrack

-New minigame

-Enemy encounters toggle

-Remastered visuals

 

Monster Hunter Rise

-New monsters revealed

-Themed Switch console and Pro controller will launch with the game on March 26

Mario Golf: Super Rush

-Coming June 25 to Switch, pre orders available now

-both button and motion control options

-several modes with new elements

-Speed Golf, everyone plays at the same time and runs after their own ball

-Story mode played as a Mii character

-Experience points and stat progression

-VS play

-New Multiplayer gameplay

 

Tales from the Borderlands

-Coming to Switch March 24

-Includes all 5 episodes

 

Capcom Arcade Stadium

-Available today on Switch

-1943 free

-Adjustable game speed

 

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse

-Coming March 16 to Switch

 

No More Heroes 3

-Coming to Switch August 27

-New and improved Death Glove

-Customizable skills

 

Neon White

-Coming to Switch this Winter

 

DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power

-Coming to Switch June 4

 

Plants vs. Zombies Battle For Neighborville: Complete Edition

-Launching on Switch March 19, pre-order now

-Missions

-Boss Battles

-Online play “Head to Head multiplayer”

-Playing unlocks every character and skin

 

Miitopia

-Coming to Switch May 21, pre-orders open now

-Makeup feature

-Wig feature

-Relationships help in battles

 

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

-Update coming February 25, items buyable March 1

-Super Mario 35th anniversary furniture and items

-Includes ability to make 2 working Warp Pipes to travel across island

 

Project Triangle Strategy (working title)

-Coming to Switch 2022

-Demo available to download from the eShop today

-Feedback survey planned

-Tactical RPG

-Elevation based terrain combat, long range weapons do better at high elevation

-Flank system

-Coordinated attacks

-Attack links by changing battlefield terrain

-Choices and decisions establish “conviction”, impacting story and allies

-“Scales of conviction” are voted outcomes that can be changed by learning more information

 

Star Wars: Hunters

-Coming to Switch 2021

-Competetive free to play game

 

Knockout City

-Coming to Switch this May

 

World’s End Club

-Coming to Switch May 28

-Sidescrolling action game

 

Hades

-Physical release March 19

-Includes PC download code for the game’s Soundtrack

-physical “compendium” showing character art and lore

 

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection

-Coming to Switch June 10

-Includes Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3

-All DLC, including costumes and gamemodes, included

 

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

-Expansion Pass

-Pre orders available now

-Includes Wave 1 and 2 DLC, as well as bonus

 

Bravely Default 2

-Preorder now

-Available February 22

Ghosts n’ Goblins Ressurection

-Coming to Switch February 25, pre-orders open now

 

SaGa Frontier Remastered

-Coming to Switch April 15

 

Apex Legends

-Coming to Switch on March 9

-All new Legendary Pathfinder skin and 35 battle pass levels

-2x XP at launch on Switch

 

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

-Coming to Switch July 16, pre-orders available now on eShop

-Motion controls usable with Joy Con, right Joy Con is Sword, left is Shield, both used for some actions

-Button controls available, right control stick acts as the Sword

-Legend of Zelda themed Joy Con designed after Master Sword and Hylian Shield, coming July 16

 

Splatoon 3

-Coming 2022

-Little Buddy companion

 

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