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Nintendo Direct live streams, live blog – September 4, 2019

Posted on September 4, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch, Videos

Today’s Nintendo Direct will be starting in an hour from now. Nintendo will be kicking off the broadcast at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET / 11 PM in the UK / 12 AM in Europe.

As previously mentioned, the Nintendo Direct will focus in 2019 games. Expect to hear more about Pokemon Sword/Shield, Luigi’s Mansion 3, and many more games.

You can watch the Nintendo Direct as it happens below. We’ll also have a live blog going past the break. Finally, new posts will be added to the site throughout and after the presentation.

Live streams

Live blog

First reveal – Overwatch

  • Requires Nintendo Switch Online
  • Release Date: October 15th

Luigi’s Mansion

  • Tomb Suites, Disco, and other floors revealed
  • 2-8 player Scream Park feature revealed with multiple minigames.

Kirby Clash

  • Free to Start
  • 4 player online
  • Jobs are included for character customization
  • Supports local, couch, and online co-op
  • Launches today

Trials of Mana Remake

  • Party choices
  • Full range of movement
  • Allows for changing jobs and appearances
  • Releases April 24, 2020

Return of the Obra Dinn

  • Set in the time of the East India Company
  • Time travel mechanic with the use of a special pocket watch
  • Explore the ship to unravel a mystery
  • Releases Fall 2019

Little Town Hero

  • Protagonist is named Axe
  • Weapons are called “Ideas”
  • You can move around in battle to gain support of townsfolk
  • Music composed by Toby Fox
  • Releases October 16th with pre-purchase available today.

Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Banjo releases TODAY
  • Livestream follows with more info for Banjo
  • New character revealed from SNK — Terry Bogard!
  • Terry releases in November of this year
  • Even more DLC fighters apart from the 5 promised will be arriving.

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

  • Chambers are earned during adventure to create own dungeon
  • Dungeons can be transferred to your friends so they can play them.

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition

  • Free DLC on the day of release
  • Includes consumables and appearance-changing items

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore

  • Tokyo Mirage Sessions is coming to Switch
  • Includes characters like Chrom and Caeda
  • Combat focused on Persona
  • New features included for Switch edition
  • Releases January 17th 2020 with pre-purchase available today

Deady Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise

  • Releases in 2020
  • Deadly Premonition Origins is available today.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition

  • Cloud Saves transfer between Switch and Steam
  • Available Today

Doom 64

  • Bethesda highlights release and first port to Nintendo
  • November 22 release date

Rogue Company

  • Developed by Hi-Rez Studios
  • Action title that focuses on online play
  • Many modes, weapons, and skins
  • Releases 2020

Pokemon Sword and Shield

  • Customization for your character allows a wider variety of fashion and hairstyles
  • Makeup, gloves, and other pieces are able to be customized
  • Pokemon Camp is introduced – can be done anytime.
  • In the Wild Area, you can visit the camps of other players and interact with their Pokemon.
  • Cooking is available in the camp, allowing you to make curry and customize a meal for yourself and your Pokemon.
  • CurryDex — about 100 types of Curry can be logged.
  • Polteageist – A Pokemon whose body is made of tea with its own aroma and flavor.
  • Cramorant – Flying and Water type that swallows anything it can. If its damaged while food is in its mouth, an exclusive move called Gulp Missile is used.

Nintendo Switch Online

  • SNES games announced
  • Some titles available for the first time
  • Couch and online co-op are supported
  • Rewind available
  • Titles included are: Star Fox, Breath of Fire, and A Link to the Past among other classics.
  • SNES controller for Switch exclusive to Online subscribers for 29.99

Tetris 99

  • Invictus announced, can only be played once Maximus status is acheived
  • Daily challenges to be added
  • New skins and icons
  • Second wave of paid DLC arrives
  • Updates available tomorrow

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games

  • Adds ten retro style events with 2D retro graphics
  • New minigames and unlockable characters
  • Story mode that involves main characters
  • Releases November 5th

Daemon X Machina

  • Free demo version is available later today
  • This is the prologue of the game and the demo can carry over to the main game.
  • The demo supports 4 player co-op over local wireless
  • Full game supports online play

Star Wars: Jedi Knights II: Jedi Outcasts

  • Releases Sept 24th

The Witcher 3: WIld Hunt Complete Edition

  • All DLC Included

Assassin’s Creed Collection

  • All past DLC
  • Exclusive Motion Control


  • hundreds of customizable gear options
  • free content updates

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

  • highlighting the “Deserted Island Getaway Package”
  • Players are provided with a tent
  • NookPhone provided with a variety of apps in early game
  • Workbench is usable at Resident Services
  • Flowers regrow when picked
  • Weeds now have uses
  • Seems like there is a food gauge that supports more physically involved activities like uprooting a tree.
  • Four player local multiplayer for those who live on the same island.
  • 8 players online multiplayer
  • reiteration of 3.20.2020 release date

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

  • Releases 2020



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