The January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights

Nintendo Direct

New updates, DLC, remasters, and re-releases were among the highlights.

AegisSlash and Mimikyu from Pokemon Sun and Moon, and Mega Rayquaza from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will be coming to Pokken Tournament DX as part of the Battle Pack.

Plus, the Nintendo Switch version of Payday 2 see a new playable character named Joy a Japanese computer whiz who wears a custom LED light mask that changes her appearance as she sees fit. But wait, this was only "Wave 1" of what is the Pokken Tournament Battle Pack. Co-op friends can also combine their abilities to produce new effects.

The game is slated for release later this year, on May 25th for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Finally, a demo of Dragon Quest Builders has also been released today. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is coming to Switch this Spring. No date for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition has been set aside from a spring release window.

One of the big surprises from the January 11th Nintendo Direct was the announcement of a new Mario Tennis game, "Mario Tennis Aces". Ys VIII is a JRPG with anime cut scenes and an action-oriented battle system. It came out previous year on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch this summer. The sport title will be released this spring and promises to be a multiplayer go-to game, but with a single-player story mode too. It's competitive search and find with balloons, complete with online leaderboards. The update will also include new outfits for Mario, like a Knight costume. Tag Team Frenzy has new moves called Dream Finishes, which seem to be the only way to defeat an opponent after most of their health is gone. There are also rumored plans to release all three Dark Souls games to the console eventually, starting with the first title here. Expect it for the Nintendo Switch this summer.

Razer Phone Gets Netflix HDR and Dolby Plus 5.1
And the Razer Phone's 120Hz refresh rate translates to smooth visuals on the larger 13.3-inch laptop's display as well. Razer has revealed a very unusual mix of laptop and mobile phone hardware in a bid to utilize its new Razer Phone .

The Switch version brings together both versions and adds outfits from Breath of the Wild for both Link and Zelda. New perks, modes, and ways of plays are coming to the Nintendo Switch on February 27.

As featured in our independent games Ones to Watch, Fe is an open world platformer set in a dark Nordic forest that has been silenced for fear of the machines known as the Silent Ones. Expect Fe in February 16.

Are you excited about a new Mario Tennis game? The simian can double jump, hover, perform infinite rolls and even perform infinite underwater corkscrews.

This Wii U classic hits the Nintendo Switch with a beginner-friendly mode that comes with a new character, Funky Kong.

According to Zoink, Fe will cost $19.99 when it releases digitally on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top UCF Fans Purchase Tuscaloosa Billboard Asking Alabama To Schedule Them
Jan 12, 2018 - 06:16
But before you dismiss UCF and Bama outright, believe it or not, they've played before. Then, underneath that, it says, "How about a home & home series with UCF? ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bandai Namco announces Dark Souls: Remastered for all major platforms
Jan 12, 2018 - 06:15
Following the announcement , the Japanese publisher has revealed some additional details on all versions of the remaster. As a long-time Dark Souls player, I'd say that Dark Souls is so much more than the above quote provided by Bandai Namco.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook plans major changes to news feed
Jan 12, 2018 - 06:13
There is some consternation among publishers that this strategy could lead to a significant reduction in traffic referred from Facebook over time.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kim Jong-un loves tell-all Donald Trump book
Jan 12, 2018 - 03:35
The paper said that the popularity of the book reflected "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments in the worldwide community". Wolff told the Today show last week that he spent about three hours with Trump during the campaign and in the White House.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top South Korea to ban cryptocurrency trading amid fears of tax evasion
Jan 12, 2018 - 03:34
Ethereum , which is also very popular in South Korea , also dropped 14 percent on the news . Moreover, it created confusion and gave rise to huge selloff among investors.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top WhatsApp Group Chats Can Be Easily Hacked, Even With End-to-End Encryption
Jan 12, 2018 - 03:31
In Threema, only the creator of a group is the administrator, each group has a unique ID, and all group messages contain this ID. This is an obvious security concern as all the messages sent after the insertion of the new entity can be intercepted.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What is Kylie Jenner's net worth?
Jan 11, 2018 - 09:22
She's even radically downplayed her social media usage; the most significant catalyst because of her fame. Kylie wishes her parents would get along and leave everything up to her.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top New lawsuit alleges Google discriminates against white male conservatives
Jan 11, 2018 - 09:22
During a press tour after his firing, Damore said being conservative at Google was comparable to " being gay in the 1950s ". Damore was sacked in August after his anti-diversity essay, distributed within Google, was made public.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top SpaceX Falcon Heavy lined up for first launch from Kennedy Space Center
Jan 11, 2018 - 09:22
On its website, SpaceX says it has more than 70 upcoming missions on its launch manifest, which could take several years. A spokesman for Northrop Grumman Corp., which built the satellite, said Monday: "This is a classified mission".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top GoPro Quits Drone Market & Cuts Jobs
Jan 11, 2018 - 09:18
Back in its hey-day (October 2014), the company's share price was around $US87, which is 17 times higher than its current value. Midway through the holiday season, GoPro slashed prices on some camera models, which lifted sales but lowered profit margins.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top CES 2018: Acer Chromebook 11 With USB-C Port Launched
Jan 11, 2018 - 08:32
Chromebooks are as popular as ever before, and Acer's latest entry continues its trend of budget-friendly options. The Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5 are aimed at enterprise and education segments of the market.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lenovo debuts the Mirage Solo, its standalone Daydream VR headset
Jan 10, 2018 - 02:05
Instead the user simply switches it on, points it at their target and presses the record button to shoot their VR video. So basically, the Lenovo Mirage Solo VR gets rid of nearly every pain-point when it comes to virtual reality.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Protestors Project "F-k Trump" On Stadium At College Football National Championship
Jan 10, 2018 - 02:03
The president was at the ceremony to make the opening of the college football national championships on Monday. Refuse Fascism ATL has also said that they will be planning a protest ahead of Trump's arrival.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Louisiana teacher removed from school board meeting in handcuffs
Jan 10, 2018 - 02:02
While this was going on, Reggie Hilts the school board security guard, approached Hargrave and told her to leave the meeting. It's unclear if the deputy marshal was acting on his own accord-of if he was called on to have Hargrave removed.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Brooklyn Assemblywoman Pamela Harris indicted on corruption charges
Jan 10, 2018 - 02:02
Her lawyer, Joel Cohen, declined to comment prior to her arraignment, which was expected to occur within hours. Pamela Harris was arrested this morning and will be arraigned later today in Brooklyn federal court.