Nintendo Direct 18/06/2024 | image courtesy of Nintendo

Nintendo Direct 2024 – Highlights

It is the season of game showcases and of course there are news from Nintendo as well! The Nintendo Direct aired on the 18th of June 2024.

If you would like to see the full showcase, please watch the recording here:

Nintendo Direct – 18/06/2024

If you would prefer to look at the highlights rather than watching the whole Nintendo Direct, don’t worry, we got you covered.


The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

In this brand new installment in the Legend of Zelda series, players can play as Princess Zelda to save the people of Hyrule which are being taken away by strange rifts. Team up with the mysterious fairy Tri and learn how to create echoes to solve puzzles and defeat enemies.

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom will be available for Nintendo Switch from the 26th of September 2024.


Tales of the Shire

Tales of the Shire: A The Lord of the Ringsβ„’ Game – Nintendo Direct 6.18.2024

The eagerly awaited Hobbit life-sim Tales of the Shire will allow players to live their cosy Hobbit life in a thriving community where trade and shared feasts are an important part of everyday life. Relax in your quiet home, decorate as you wish, complete quests, garden, fish & cook to live your ultimate Hobbit life.

The game will be available on the Nintendo Switch this holiday.


Mario & Luigi: Brothership

Mario & Luigi: Brothership – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

The most famous brothers in the gaming world return on another adventure on the high seas! Set sail and explore the world of Concordia where you might meet familiar faces like Peach and Bowser. Players can use Bros. moves to defeat enemies and progress through the carefully crafted world. Use your brothership to save the day!

Mario & Luigi: Brothership will be released for Nintendo Switch on the 7th of November 2024.


Nintendo Switch Sports [Free Update]

Nintendo Switch Sports – Basketball Update Trailer | Nintendo Direct 2024

Basketball is being added to Nintendo Switch Sports as a free update.
Plan in classic two-on-two matches or compete against up to three other players in Five Streak Battle.

The free update will be available this summer.


Donkey Kong Country Returns HD

Donkey Kong Country Returns HD – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Originally released for the Wii system, Donkey Kong Country Returns HD brings the classic game to the Nintendo Switch family with updated graphics. Fans of the series can enjoy 80 fun levels, including the extra levels from the Nintendo 3DS version.

Donkey Kong Country Returns will be available for Nintendo Switch on the 16th of January 2025.


Darkest Dungeon II

Darkest Dungeon II – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

The popular rogue-lite turn-based strategy game Darkest Dungeon II is coming to Nintendo Switch! Form your party, equip your stagecoach and set off on a journey across an apocalyptic decaying landscape full of danger.

The game has been optimised for Nintendo Switch and even takes full advantage of the console’s touchscreen!

The game will be available for purchase on Nintendo Switch on the 15th of July 2024.


Dragon Quest HD-2D Remakes

DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake – Release Date Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Discover the origins of the legendary Dragon Quest series with the stunning Dragon Quest III which will be available in updated HD graphics and in 2D format.

Gather your allies and embark on an epic adventure to defeat the arch-fiend in the iconic RPG. Solve puzzles, defeat monsters and become a true hero in Dragon Quest.

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake will be available on the Nintendo Switch on the 14th of November 2024. Titles I and II in the series will follow in 2025.


MIO: Memories in Orbit

MIO: Memories in Orbit – World Premiere Reveal Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Play as MIO, an android drifting though space on the Vessel, a giant spaceship. Machines have gone rogue and MIO can uncover the secrets, enhance their abilities, and save the spaceship from oblivion!

MIO: Memories in Orbit will be available for Nintendo Switch in 2025.


Hello Kitty Island Adventure

Hello Kitty Island Adventure – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Meet Hello Kitty and other familiar faces from Sanrio on an island paradise where you can complete various themed activities in minigames or spend a day relaxing at the beach and decorating your home.

Hello Kitty Island Adventures will be available for the Nintendo Switch in 2025.


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