Nintendo Releases List of Upcoming 1st and 3rd Party Titles

Along with their launch games, Nintendo revealed their list of 1st and 3rd party games that are being developed for the Switch.

First Party Games:

Super Mario Odyssey(Holiday 2017):   Super Mario Odyssey will be the first sandbox adventure since Mario Sunshine and Mario 64. The game will take Mario on a journey around the world to unknown places and environments.  The trailer showed Mario traveling by airship to jungle, city, desert worlds just to name a few.

Splatoon 2 (Summer 2017): Splatoon 2 will introduce new game modes and mechanics. Players will now be able to shoot ink from each hand and propel themselves forward. New stages, weapons, and special weapons will be coming as well. Players will be able to use the Joy-Con controllers, the Pro Controller, or in Handheld Mode. Players will also be able to use the gyro controls to spread their ink. Splatoon 2 will include local and online multiplayer.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe(April 28th): The Switch port of Mario Kart 8 will include a new, revamped battle mode as well as new characters. The new characters will include Inkling Boy and Girl from Splatoon, King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.

Arms(Spring 2017): Arms is fighting game, where players use the Joy-Cons as their gloves. The twist on this game is that the “gloves” are extendable. When a player punches, their arms extend forward. It combines elements of both boxing and shooting games into an intense 1-on-1 duel. The Joy-Cons will be used for combat, movement, and defense. Players will be able to play against the AI, local multiplayer, and online multiplayer.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2(No Release Date Given):

Fire Emblem Warriors(No Release Date Given):

Along with their first party support, Nintendo has announced that more than 80 games are in development in development by third party developers. here are some of the games that were shown during the presentation and on their website.

1-2 Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Untitled Pokemon game

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Third Party Games:

Fifa (EA, 2017 Release Date): EA’s soccer franchise will be customized to use all of the new features that the Switch has to offer.

Skyrim(Bethesda): The critically acclaimed Bethesda title will be coming to Nintendo Switch.

NBA 2K18(2K)

Sonic Mania(Spring 2017)

Project Sonic 2017

Minecraft

Dragon Quest X (Square Enix)

Dragaon Quest XI (Square Enix)

Dragon Quest Heroes 1/2 (Square Enix)

Project Octopath Traveler (Squre Enix)

Shin Megami Tensei (Atlus)

Skylanders: Imaginators (Activision)

Untitled Blazblue game (Arc System Works)

New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers (Arc System Works)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (Bandai Namco)

Taiko Drum Master (Bandai Namco)

Unannounced Tales Game (Bandai Namco)

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Capcom)

Farming Simulator 17 (Focus Home Interactive)

Super Bomberman R (Konami)

Disgaea 5 Complete (Nippon Ichi)

Project Sonic 2017 (Sega)

Puyo Puyo Tetris (Sega)

Sonic Mania (Sega)

I Am Setsuna (Square Enix)

Yooka-Laylee (Team 17)

Untitled Nobunga’s Ambition game (Tecmo Koei)

Just Dance 2017 (Ubisoft)

Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition (Ubisoft)

Steep (Ubisoft)

Lego City Undercover (Warner Brothers Interactive)

Arcade Archives (Indies)

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Indies)

Constructor HD (Indies)

Cube Life: Island Survival HD (Indies)

Dungeon of Zaar (Indies)

Fast RMX (Indies)

Has Been Heroes (Indies)

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (Indies)

Untitled No More Heroes sequel (Indies)

Redout (Indies)

Rime (Indies)

Riverside (Indies)

The Sacred Hero (Indies)

Seasons of Heaven (Indies)

Shovel Knight (Indies)

Stardew Valley (Indies)

Sunu Ikkibu: Din Nahu (Indies)

Syberia 3 (Indies)

Tank It! (Indies)

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