Nintendo Direct June 2023: All the News and Trailers

From its June 2023 Direct, Nintendo announced exciting new games coming for Switch in the next few months. The latest announcements filled fans with joy as they were waiting for news from Nintendo following a sparse first half of the year. The latest lineup includes a couple of Super Mario titles, new WarioWare, and Detective Pikachu games. As the iconic gaming company ventures into its new collection, let us bring you all the exciting news and trailers announced during the Nintendo Direct June 2023.

Nintendo Direct June 2023: All the News and Trailers

The Latest Side-Scrolling Super Mario Game is Here

The beloved Nintendo character Mario is all set to get the latest edition to its legacy. Coming to Switch on October 20 later this year Super Mario Bros. Wonder is all set to give you a unique side-scrolling experience to the classic game. Loosely inspired by the New Super Mario Bros. series. However, the game will include strange and new elements such as living pipes, huge groups of enemies, and the ability to turn into an elephant making it a unique gaming experience.

Get Ready for a Remake of Super Mario RPG

The classic SNES Super Mario RPG is coming to the Nintendo Switch with a completely new makeover. First launched in 1996 in a collaboration between Nintendo and Square Enix, the game rose to popularity among RPG fans. This time around, however, the remake only seems to focus on the visual aspect of the game and attempts to give a new look to the same classic gameplay.

A New Wario Game is on the Cards

WarioWare: Move It! Play is ready for launch. The multiplayer allows you to play with three players. The game includes a variety of multigame to be played in online mode. The game seems to be the perfect fit for those who love Mario Party. The quick minigame gameplay makes it even more exciting for those who seek fast-paced adventure. The game will be available from November 3, and preorders are now open.

Detective Pikachu is Getting a Sequel

Perhaps the most awaited announcement, the beloved fast-paced adventure game, Detective Pikachu is getting a sequel aptly named Detective Pikachu Returns. Based on the Pokémon game series’ iconic character Pikachu, the game will be launched on October 6. Tim Goodman and his coffee-enthusiast companion Pikachu will join forces to unravel the enigmas that shroud Ryme City. If the game does well with the fans, a live-action Detective Pikachu movie might just as well be on the cards.

Pokémon is Getting a Makeover

There is great news for the fans of the classic fantasy-adventure game, as the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are getting major changes. Nintendo announced that new trainers, Pokémon, and players will be joining the gameplay in the latest updates. However, as of now, there are no official dates for these updates, but The Teal Mask and The Indigo Disk are set to come around the holiday season later in 2023.

Although these were the key highlights from the event, this is not all that the show had, let us have a look back at everything else that was announced during the show.

  • Metal Gear Solid Collection Vol. 1
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Amiibo
  • Pikmin 4 details and Gameplay Revealed
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe adds a new course
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Remaster Announced
  • Vampire Survivors is coming to Switch
  • Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Announced
  • Sonic Superstars
  • Batman: Arkham Trilogy
  • Star Ocean
  • Persona 5 Tactica
  • MythForce a Saturday morning cartoon is coming to Switch
  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
  • Splatoon 3
  • New trailer for Just Dance 2024 Edition
  • Palia
  • Penny’s Big Breakaway
  • Fae Farm
  • Silent Hope
  • Headbangers Rhythm Royale
  • Gloomhaven
  • Manic Mechanics
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed 2

Following PlayStation Showcase, Xbox Showcase, and Summer Game Fest, Nintendo Direct June 2023 kept up with the expectations as it brings some of the most exciting news and trailers for upcoming titles for Switch. As the company prepares for its next step, the latest titles for Switch will keep fans engaging in Nintendo’s epic gameplay world.

Source: Nintendo Direct 6.21.2023

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