Here Are All The Nintendo Switch Announcements From Nintendo Direct Mini 2018

Since the Direct appeared this morning, your friends at Mammoth Gamers have summarized the biggest stories to come out. It has come to be loved by many and has even won a few awards at some game of the year ceremonies. Players can also use the Joy-Con controllers to try combat in an all-new way, though the Direct Mini didn't share details on how that mechanic would work. Pokken Tournament will receive the Deluxe Battle Pack DLC. Wave 1 of the Battle Pack contains Battle Pokémon Aegislash and a new Support Pokémon Set featuring Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu. The second wave, coming out on March 23, introduces Blastoise and support for Mew and Celebi. Find everything on March 16, when Kirby Star Allies arrives for Nintendo Switch.

The new Artist ability lets Kirby unleash his creativity, while the new Spider ability lets him ensnare enemies in webs.

Free stuff: Demo for Dragon Quest Builders now available on Nintendo eShop.

The Switch version brings together both versions and adds outfits from Breath of the Wild for both Link and Zelda. This game also has a two-player coop with separate Joy-Cons.

Nintendo Switch is getting Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. The game is being developed by Camelot who has previously worked on a number of Mario Sports titles.

The Mario Tennis franchise is coming to the Switch with a story mode. Nintendo says the mode will add "a variety of missions, boss battles and more".

"Super Mario Odyssey", for instance, is getting a new minigame called "Balloon World". It's a new competitive mode that can be accessed by speaking to Luigi in New Donk City. In Hide It mode, players have a certain amount of time to hide a balloon. However, you also have the chance to find one that somebody else has hidden there.

Donkey Kong will be joining the cast as a playable character. The DLC will be available this Spring.

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze (May 4) - Yet another Wii U port making its way to the Switch, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is set to land on the new console in May this year.

A women-only entry in the popular SNK fighting game universe? Players will be able to mix some abilities while playing with friends in co-op. Bank heist shooting game PAYDAY 2 will be released on February 27th, 2018. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is out on the Nintendo Switch this summer.

You can now take one of the most infamously hard experience of the last generation with you wherever you go. Dark Souls: Remastered release date is May 25.