Nintendo Direct live streams, live blog – September 4, 2019
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.
First reveal – Overwatch
- Requires Nintendo Switch Online
- Release Date: October 15th
- Tomb Suites, Disco, and other floors revealed
- 2-8 player Scream Park feature revealed with multiple minigames.
- 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
- Bethesda highlights release and first port to Nintendo
- November 22 release date
- 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
- 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