What was Announced at Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct- Partner Showcase

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Earlier yesterday was a big day for Third-Party Game Publishers, Nintendo streamed a Special Direct for its Partner Showcase. We saw updates from Capcom, SEGA, Square Enix, and much more. Let’s get right down to it!

Atlus

Persona

Persona Collection- Persona 4
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It certainly was one of the biggest announcements but Atlus is bringing Persona 5 Royal to the Switch, coming this October but also hinted at Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable are expected “soon.”

Bandai Namco Entertainment

Doraemon Story Of Seasons: Friends Of The Great Kingdom

DORAEMON STORY OF SEASONS: FRIENDS OF THE GREAT KINGDOM Visual
Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

The latest installment in the Doraemon Story of Seasons Game is coming to the Switch, you can plant crops, care for animals, and do Doraemon-themed activities using secret gadgets! It’s coming later this year for the Switch, Playstation 5, and PC.

Producer Letter

Pac-Man World Re-Pac

Pac-Man World Re-Pac Visual
Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Pac-Man is back again in the newest remake of the Playstation Classic, Pac-Man Pac-World Re-Pac. It’ll be available on August 27th for the Switch, Playstation 4 and 5, XBox One and X/S, and PC.

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Capcom

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Visual
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Launching this week is the latest expansion for the Monster Hunter Rise Series, Sunbreak will bring new monsters, new combat, and locale. Another thing they are introducing for players to try is their hand at the all-new Master Rank Difficulty! It will also be available on PC as well.

Mega Man: Battle Network Collection:

Megaman Battle Network: Legacy Collection Key Visual
Image Credit: Capcom

If you’ve been desperately waiting for a new Mega Man game then I have the collection for you! Megaman Battle Network: Legacy Collection is coming to the Switch, Playstation 4, and PC in 2023, but it includes 1,000 illustrations and a music mode that includes over 150 tracks. It will include the following games:

  • Mega Man Battle Network
  • Mega Man Battle Network 2
  • Mega Man Battle Network 3 White
  • Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue
  • Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun
  • Mega Man Battle Network 4 Blue Moon
  • Mega Man Battle Network 5 Team Protoman
  • Mega Man Battle Network 5 Team Colonel
  • Mega Man Battle Network 6 Cybeast Gregar
  • Mega Man Battle Network 6 Cybeast Falzar

Cygames

Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

Little Noah: Scion of Paradise Visual
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Noah and her cat companion Zipper explore the ancient ruins to uncover the secrets hidden within! Create unique teams and combos from 40+ recruitable allies in this casual but compelling game! Available on Steam, Switch, and Playstation 4.

Deskworks

RPG TIME: The Legend of Wright

The Legend of Wright Visual
Image Credit: Deskworks

While it’s available on Xbox Series X and Windows PC, RPG Time: The Legend of Wright is coming to the Switch on August 18th.

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Devolver Digital

Return to Monkey Island

Return to Monkey Island Visual
Image Credit: Devolver Digital

Return to Monkey Island is coming first to Nintendo Switch this year, adding on to the story from The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge.

Epic Games

Railgrade

Railgrade Visual
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If you’re a fan of Trains and Rollercoaster Tycoon, then you’re in luck! Coming this fall to the Switch is Railgrade.

Gameloft

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Disney Dreamlight Valley Visual
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Gameloft brings the Wonderful World of Disney and Pixar to life in a brand new Life Simulator Videogame, Disney Dreamlight Valley will be entering early access on September 6th while the main game launches in 2023.

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Gearbox Publishing

Blanc

Blanc Announcement
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Blanc is a buddy adventure game starring a fawn and a wolf cub. It’s a textless adventure game with puzzles and local and online co-op. It’s a console exclusive on Nintendo Switch, expected in 2023.

Konami

Super Bomberman R2

Super Bomberman R2 Announcement
Image Credit: Konami

Super Bomberman is finally getting a sequel with a new mode, Castle Mode, where a team of up to 15 players fights for treasure, against a solo player attempting to fight them off.

Mojang Studios

Minecraft Legends

Minecraft Legends-Nintendo Direct, 6-2022
Image Credit: Mojang Studios

Protect the Overworld from the Evil Piglins! Minecraft Legends launches in 2023.