Well, that was a great Nintendo Direct, wasn’t it? While it might not have been the massive Zelda explosion we were all hoping for, Nintendo had no shortage of reveals and exclusives of its own, in the midst of some great Indies and cross-platform releases.
So, let’s start with the most important thing: Breath of the Wild 2 changes its number to a completely new name: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. That art painting? *chef kiss* We have some brief snippets of the game from next year’s release, along with an actual release date: May 12, 2023. It looks like incredibleand it will be worth the wait.
Elsewhere, Fire Emblem is getting a new main entry starting in January 2023 with fire emblem engagementwhich actually leaked earlier this year and Pikmin 4 is live. Yes really. It’s coming out next year and we can’t wait to see more.
In terms of other games, RPG lovers continue to win. A couple of Nintendo favourites, Rune Factory 3 and Tales of Symphonia, will be remastered for Switch next year, and HD-2D fans will hit the road with Octopath Traveler 2. Square Enix could have had a big blast with the number of titles it showcased, from Harvestella, Front Mission, Crisis Core, and Final bar line of Theatrhythm.
Phew, we’re not even scratching the surface of this massive Direct. It Takes Two and Ib are coming to console, and October’s headliners Bayonetta 3 and Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope got new trailers. There is too much!
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Now, don’t worry about us, but we’re going to have a big nap!