On-demand: Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here

On-demand: Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here

The second wave, coming out on March 23, introduces Blastoise and support for Mew and Celebi. The Battle Pack is available for purchase now on the Nintendo eShop for $14.99. But of course, the console's stunning numbers in other territories mean that it will get a constant stream of new games also in Japan, and new releases like Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT and especially Monster Hunter: World could prove to be big hits for the console.

If anyone doubted that Nintendo is serious about building on the success of the Switch in 2018, this morning's announcements should go a long way toward convincing them otherwise. It includes all the content and DLC from the Wii U and 3DS versions, as well as new outfits from Breath of the Wild. The DLC will be available this Spring.

Action-RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features rhythmic battles, large monsters, anime cutscenes, and base-building. This latest installment of a critically acclaimed series is coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer. The update will also add new outfits and Snapshot Mode filters. Updates will come with time, but you can find it in Spring 2018. SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~ will let you fight with SNK's iconic heroines in two-on-two tag team matches. The story mode looks like it'll be fun, though I doubt it will touch the fondly remembered Power Tour on GBA. It's coming this summer. The games also had RPG elements that allowed you to level up your character's stats. Players will be able to play with either touchscreen or traditional controls. The new character, Joy, will feature new perks, new weapons, and a cool LED mask when Payday 2 launches next month. Celeste will launch digitally for the Nintendo Switch on January 25, 2018. Play in old-fashioned pixels this month, January 25.

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Dark Souls: Remastered, out on May 25th, joins Skyrim and Doom as prominent third-party games getting new life on Nintendo's console.

New titles being added to the Switch were the highlight of the presentation. Funky can use his surfboard to hover in mid-air and stomp on spikes. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will be releasing on the Switch this Spring.

After some hype over the last few days, Nintendo dropped a Nintendo Direct Mini today and it came with a plethora of announcements.

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