New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct

Cesar Mills
January 12, 2018

The DK Crew will make their debut on the Switch with the release of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on May 4 2018.

Similar to the Scholar of the First Sin edition of Dark Souls 2, the remaster will allow up to six players to join a game session - and increase of two over the original Dark Souls - though there's no confirmation on the mix of white (co-op) and black (pvp) phantoms. There's an improved frame rate and resolution as well as the Arteries of the Abyss DLC included.

It seemed like it was only a matter of time before Nintendo served up another "Mario Tennis" game for its flock - and the timing is just right, especially now that the #Nintendo Switch is shaping up to be the company's most successful console to date [VIDEO]. There's also DLC coming for some of the console's best games, including Super Mario Odyssey, Pokkén Tournament DX and Mario + Rabbids.

SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy will only feature female fighters from SNK's number of fighting games. It's a living, breathing world that players will explode using motion controls of the Joy-Con's in order to sing the song of the forest, its inhabitants, and the plants within as they unlock new abilities. The update will hit Nintendo Switch this February. This ultimate version of Hyrule Warriors will feature all 29 combined characters and maps from the Wii U and 3DS versions, as well as all the premium DLC complete in one package. The addition is small, but Link and Zelda will both feature their outfits from Breath of the Wild to add a little something extra to this edition. Special moves can be used with the press of a button and specific items let you turn the tide of battle. It came out previous year on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch this summer. The Switch is also getting a port of the action RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana this summer, which came out on the PlayStation Vita in 2016. While it's previously been released for PS4 and Xbox One, this will be your first chance to play it on the go. And if you so choose, you can team up with a buddy by splitting Joy-Cons and playing on a single screen.

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Nintendo launched the first ever but indirectly titled "Mario Tennis" on the Virtual Boy back in 1995 to mixed reviews.

Payday 2 brought players the chance to gather together on elaborate heists across consoles and PC, and now those heists will be taken on-the-go with the upcoming Switch version of the game when it arrives for the system next month.

Most of what Nintendo announced today will be release by the end of spring, and we know that they've got even more in their pocket for later this year, such as new titles in the Yoshi, Bayonetta, Fire Emblem, Metroid Prime series.

Another platform for the Nintendo Switch sees you controlling Madeline as she takes on the risky Celeste Mountain.

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