Sorry! All Nintendo Direct Editions of GameSpot News. Breath of the Wild 2 gets a trophy, GoldenEye is back, so does Pikmin, and more.
The biggest news from Live Today is its final reveal; release date and new name for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The Breath of the Wild sequel introduced some brief gameplay, featuring giant structures floating in the sky and Link being able to parachute from them and glide on some sort of wing-like vehicle. . We’re sure superfans will be analyzing every frame of the clip for weeks to come.
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Much of the game remains a mystery, but all will be revealed next year. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launches on Nintendo Switch on May 12, 2023, more than six years after its predecessor.
The newest tactical RPG entry in the series, Fire Emblem Engage is a multiverse collision game. Announced during the opening moments of the Nintendo Direct, it is set in a world facing a reborn Fell Dragon after a millennium of peace.
As the Dragon God, you take the lead and can summon past Fire Emblem heroes – including legends like Marth – and “Interact” with them for powerful attacks. Fire Emblem Engage launches on January 20, 2023, and a Divine Edition including an art book will also be available.
Square Enix kicked off its current HD-2D craze with Octopath Traveler on Switch back in 2018, and it will continue with a sequel next year. Octopath Traveler 2 features eight new characters, this time with stories that weave across the land of Solistia.
The actions of the characters will vary depending on whether it’s day or night, and the world seems more modernized with the addition of trains and other technology. You will be able to play as a Dancer, Warrior, Merchant, Scholar, Thief, Cleric, Hunter and Apothecary, exactly like in the first game. Octopath Traveler 2 launches on February 23, 2023 for the Nintendo Switch.
Not enough Nintendo 64 games on Switch? Fear not, as a lot of people are coming this year and in 2023. Nintendo revealed that Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Pilotwings 64, Pokemon Stadium, Pokemon Stadium 2, 1080 Snowboarding and Excitebike 64 are all coming. with Nintendo Switch Membership Expansion Card + Online.
The first two Mario Party and Pilotwings games will launch in 2022, with the rest of the games mentioned coming next year. In addition, GoldenEye will have an online play feature, although it does not have a release date yet.
Shortly after this announcement, Rare shared that a 4K remake of the game, with local multiplayer and smoother frame rates is also coming to Xbox Game Pass in the future. While this may seem like the better version to play, remember, online multiplayer will be exclusive to the Switch Online version only.