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Summary of Nintendo Direct E3 2019 Broadcast; Witcher 3 Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

The last big presentation at the E3 Expo 2019 is behind us. Nintendo has revealed its publishing plans for the upcoming months. The leaks suggesting that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will hit Nintendo Switch have been confirmed.

The last big company that presented its plans at the E3 2019 was Nintendo. The Japanese organization prepared for us a special show from the Nintendo Direct series, during which there were many new game trailers of titles that are coming to Nintendo Switch platform, such as Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Animal Crossing or Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order.

The leaks suggesting that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its expansions will arrive to Switch have also been confirmed. The adventure of Geralt of Rivia will be released on portable console later this year.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Nintendo's presentation began with the announcement of a new character who will appear inthe Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The hero of Dragon Quest will join a wide rangeof available characters. It will be available later this summer.

Luigi's Mansion 3

The first video trailer of Luigi's Mansion 3 on Nintendo Switch was shown. It seems that the somewhat cowardly hero equipped with a powerful vacuum cleaner will visit several hotels to hunt ghosts and make a spectacular mess. It will be released this year, but theexact date is still unknown.

  1. First gameplay from Luigi's Mansion 3 on Nintendo Direct - full message

The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Tactics

During the Internet show, for the first time we could see The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Tactics - a tactical RPG set in the world of Dark Crystal. The game will be based on Netflix series that's goingto be released in August, this year.

  1. The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance - Netflix's series will receive an RPG game - full message

Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening

During today's presentation we got to know the release date of Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening. The game will be released on September 20, 2019 on Nintendo Switch. In a short trailer a dungeon level editor was showcased, which resembles Super Mario Maker.

  1. The Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening with trailer, release date and level editor - full news

Sequel of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will get a sequel. During the Nintendo Direct conference on E3 2019, it was announced that another part of the Zelda series is currently in production.

  1. The Zelda sequel has been announced: Breath of the Wild - full message

Trials of Mana and Collection of Mana

During Nintendo Direct Square Enix also had its few minutes. The producer presented a debut trailer of a classic RPG remake of Trials of Mana, which was originally released on the SNES console in 1995. The premiere is scheduled for the beginning of 2020. Meanwhile, in eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, fans of the Mana series will find a Collection of Mana, which includes all three parts of the series in its original form.

  1. Trials of Mana announced for 2020,today's premiere of Collection of Mana - full news

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with Expansion Sets

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to Nintendo Switch console. The game will be available in a package with all add-ons. Its release is planned later this year. Let's not expect superior graphics, but hey! The Witcher goes to the next platform!

  1. Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch later this year - full message

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Almost a year has passed since the announcement of the new installment of the tactical RPG Fire Emblem series. However, today we have a cinematic trailer of Fire Emblem: Three Houses. A game about the conflict between three nations living in the fantasy world will debut on the Switch consoles on July 19, 2019.

  1. Watch the tactical Fire Emblem ThreeHouses feature trailer - full news

Resident Evil

If the Resident Evil parts currently available on Switch are not enough for someone, we have some good information for you - the Resident Evil 5 and RE: 6 ports will be released on the console. They will be released this autumn.

No More Heroes 3

One of the most interesting games announced during the Nintendo Direct show is the new versionof the Japanese series of action games entitled No More Heroes 3. The production looks really interesting in terms of graphics (based on the Unreal Engine), and its premiere is planned for next year.

  1. No More Heroes 3 - The crazy Sudy 51 series will come back next year - full news

Contra: Rogue Corps

Konami announced the next installment of the immortal Contra series. The latest part will be titled Contra: Rogue Corps, and the main task of the player consists in "killing everything". The title will be published on the Switch consoles on September 24th, this year.

  1. Contra returns - trailerand release date of Contra Rogue Corps - full news

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Unofficial reports from a few days ago announcing a refreshed version of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on PC andPlayStation 4 have been confirmed. The jRPG game in which we play the role of a 13-year-old boy who moves to a magical world to save his mother and defeat a bad sorcerer, was originally released in 2010 on the Nintendo DS console. Remake of the production will be released on September 20, and at the same time the Switch console will get the port of the original version of the game.

  1. Refreshed version of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch with release date - full message

Daemon X Machina

Nintendo Direct revealed another spectacular trailer of action game called Daemon X Machina. We also got to know the release date. You may enjoy mech battles on September 13, this year.

  1. Daemon X Machina - new trailer and release date - full message

Astral Chain

During today's Nintendo presentation another trailer from Astral Chain has been shown - a new action game from the creators of Nier: Automata. The title will debut on the market on August 30, 2019. Only the Nintendo Switch edition is planned.

  1. Astral Chain - fresh trailer and release date of the game by the authors of Nier: Slot machine - full news

Empire of Sin

Another big surprise of the Nintendo Direct show is the Empire of Sin. Paradox studios and Doom's father, John Romero - Romero Games, are working together on the title. The action of the game will take place in the 1920s, in the city of Chicago. We will start the game with a small gang that is engaged in trade union extortion, illegal alcohol trafficking and gambling. The game will be released on Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 next spring.

  1. Empire of Sin - mafia and prohibition in the new Paradox strategy - full message

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 The Black Order

Among the materials prepared by Nintento there are a lot of newgame trailers announced earlier. One such title is Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, which has a new trailer. Looks like the superheroes are in great shape. The game will be release on July 19, 2019.

  1. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 The Black Order - heroes vs. Thanos on the new trailer - full message

Cadence of Hyrule

Cadence of Hyrule is another title that will surely please Zelda's fans. The game will use interesting mechanics requiring us to move during the fight to the rhythm of music. The production of Brace Yourself Games studio will be available for sale in just two days - June 13th.

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games

Next year's Summer Olympics will take place in Tokyo. Mario and Sonic could not miss this opportunity to face the best in all kinds of sports - running, gymnastics and surfing. The new edition of Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games will hit Switch in November this year.

Animal Crossing - New Horizons

Today's presentation brought a new trailer of Animal Crossing - New Horizons. The title, which looks very charming from the graphical point of view, contrary to earlier announcements, will not be published this year. All to make it "even better". The new release date was set to March 20, 2020.

Other games

At the end of Nintendo Direct there was a quick showcase of many titles to be released in the near future. Below is a complete list with premiere dates:

- Spyro Trilogy - September 3, 2019

- Hollow Knight Silksong - soon to be announced

- Minecraft Dungeons - Spring, 2020

- Elder Scrolls Blades - Autumn, 2019

- My Friend Pedro - June 20, 2019

- Doom Eternal - soon to be announced

- The Sinking City - Autumn, 2019

- Wolfenstein Youngblood - July 26, 2019

- Dead by Daylight - September 24, 2019

- Alien Isolation - 2019

- FF Crystal Chronicles - breakthrough 2019 - 2020

- DQ Builders 2 - July 12, 2019

- Stranger Things 3: The Game - July 4, 2019

- Just Dance 2020 - November 5, 2019

- Catan Universe - June 20, 2019

- Super Lucky's Tale - Autumn 2019

- Dauntless - tip 2019

- Super MarioMaker 2 - June 28, 2019

Banjo and Kazooie in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

At the end of the presentation, rumors about Microsoft's and Nintendo's collaboration were confirmed. In connection with it, Banjo and Kazooiewill join the group of playable heroes in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (known from the Banjo-Kazooie series).

Full record of the Nintendo Direct presentation

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