The 5 biggest Nintendo Switch games announced in today's Nintendo Direct

Gwen Vasquez
January 12, 2018

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]. Not since the days of the Game Boy Advance has Nintendo done this. The simian can double jump, hover, perform infinite rolls and even perform infinite underwater corkscrews.

Hyrule Warriors Ultimate Edition Hyrule Warriors Ultimate Edition will be the definitive edition of the game that will be available this spring. Players will be able to mix some abilities while playing with friends in co-op.

New titles being added to the Switch were the highlight of the presentation. All maps, heroes, and DLC will be made available; we're talking content from both the DS and Wii U version, with a total of 29 characters. Select from a cast of butt-kicking heroines, as the name entails, and throwdown with opponents in tag-team matches that require more than just taking down HP. Special moves can be used with the press of a button and specific items let you turn the tide of battle. This latest installment of a critically acclaimed series is coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

This role-playing game in the long-running Ys series sees shipwreck survivors band together to build a base and survive on a seemingly deserted island.

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After releasing on the PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, and Xbox One, this co-operative multiplayer shooter graces the Nintendo Switch. And if you so choose, you can team up with a buddy by splitting Joy-Cons and playing on a single screen.

The World Ends With You The World Ends With You will see the re-release on Nintendo Switch. A new Mario Tennis game, updates to Odyssey, some classics and indies, and perhaps most unexpectedly, Dark Souls: Remastered. This is due out in Autumn 2018 for the Nintendo Switch. The platformer Celeste will release on January 25, and another platformer, Fe, will launch on February 16.

The impeccable Super Mario Odyssey gets a new competitive game mode and an appearance by the well-known plumber's too frequently ignored brother.

From Software's critically acclaimed hit Dark Souls will find a new home on the Nintendo Switch this Summer with the release of Dark Souls Remastered.

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