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NINTENDO DIRECT 2021: ALL THE GAMES REVEALED

For the first time in over a year and a half, fans tuned into a full-length Nintendo Direct livestream. The gaming giant made the event worth the long wait, bringing nearly three dozen announcements to Wednesday afternoon’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

Highlights included Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s Pyra and Mythra being the next fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout coming to the Switch this summer; and a return to the links in Mario Golf: Super Rush.

Speaking of returning links, while no new information on the follow-up to 2017’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild were revealed, series head Eiji Aonuma did announce The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be coming to the Switch on July 17. A Zelda-themed JoyCon set will also be released on the same day.

Here’s a full rundown of everything that was announced during Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct:

Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s Pyra and Mythra joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in March

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout coming to Nintendo Switch this summer

Outer Wilds coming to Nintendo Switch this Summer

Famicom Detective Club duology coming to Nintendo Switch, launching on May 14 (first time in North America)

Samurai Warriors 5 coming to Nintendo Switch this summer

Legend of Mana remaster coming to Nintendo Switch, launching on June 24

Monster Hunter Rise update, launching on March 26

Mario Golf: Super Rush revealed, launching on June 25

Tales from the Borderlands coming to Nintendo Switch on March 24

Capcom Arcade Classics update, launches today

Stubbs The Zombie: Rebel Without A Pulse coming to Nintendo Switch on March 16

No More Heroes 3 launching on Aug. 27

Neon White announced from Annapurna Interactive, set to launch this winter

DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power launching on June 4

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition launching on March 19

Miitopia coming to Nintendo Switch on May 21

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario collaboration launching on Feb. 25

Project Triangle Strategy announced from Square Enix, demo available today; full release set for 2022

Star Wars Hunters, free-to-play online multiplayer, revealed; coming later this year

Knockout City revealed from EA, Velan Studios, launching on May 21

World’s End Club, from the makers of Danganronpa, revealed, coming to Nintendo Switch on May 28

Hades is getting a physical release for Nintendo Switch on March 19

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection revealed (includes Sigma, Sigma 2, and Sigma 3: Razor’s Edge), coming to Nintendo Switch on June 10

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass revealed

Bravely Default II update, launching on Feb. 26

Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection update, launching on Feb. 25

SaGa Frontier Remastered coming to Nintendo Switch on April 15

Apex Legends coming to Nintendo Switch on March 9

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Zelda-themed JoyCons coming to Nintendo Switch on July 16

Splatoon 3 revealed, coming in 2022

Photo courtesy of Nintendo

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