Highlights from Nintendo’s latest Direct

Today was packed full of announcements, reveals, and new trailers. Gaming Trend has some of the bigger games in separate articles that you can find on the site, but the rest will be conveniently summarized here. Check back to Gaming Trend for more in-depth coverage of today’s games!

Pikmin 4 makes its way to Nintendo Switch on July 7, 2023!

Pikmin 4 - Nintendo Direct 2.8.23

During today’s Nintendo Direct, Disney and Dlala Studios revealed the upcoming Mickey & Friends platform adventure, Disney Illusion Island, will launch exclusively on the Nintendo Switch on July 28!

Disney Illusion Island - World Premiere Trailer - Nintendo Switch

Amigo is back and ready to shake the world! First revealed during the latest Nintendo Direct, SEGA is excited to announce Samba de Amigo: Party Central, a brand-new entry in the Samba de Amigo series that is taking its rhythm gameplay to the global stage, launching for Nintendo Switch™ in Summer 2023.

Samba de Amigo: Party Central - Nintendo Direct 2.8.2023

During today’s Nintendo Direct, ATLUS revealed Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, bringing three timeless RPGs to modern consoles. The collection will be released for Nintendo Switch and PC on June 1, 2023.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection — Announcement Trailer | Nintendo Switch, Steam

During today’s Nintendo Direct, Odyssey Interactive revealed that Omega Strikers, the cross-platform 3v3 footbrawler, will launch on April 27 on Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam, App Store for iPhone and iPad, and Google Play for Android Devices.

Omega Strikers - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch

Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced today BATEN KAITOS™ Ⅰ & Ⅱ HD REMASTER, a remastered collection of both BATEN KAITOS™ games originally released on the Nintendo GameCube™, is coming to Nintendo Switch™ in the summer of 2023.

Baten Kaitos Ⅰ & Ⅱ HD Remaster - Nintendo Direct 2.8.2023

Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. today announced WE LOVE KATAMARI REROLL+ ROYALE REVERIE™, a remaster of one of the most beloved games from the KATAMARI DAMACY series. Developed by MONKEYCRAFT, the title is slated to launch for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One,  Nintendo Switch™, and PC via STEAM® on June 2, 2023.

We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch


Fire Emblem Engage Expansion Pass

Fire Emblem Engage Expansion Pass - Nintendo Direct 2.8.23

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass – Volume 3

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass - Volume 3 - Nintendo Direct 2.8.23

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