March 8th Nintendo Direct: The Gaming Reinvented Liveblog

Well, it’s nearly here! In just a few moments time, Nintendo’s next Nintendo Direct will air online, covering various announcements related to their 3DS and Nintendo Switch games.

Which means it’s time for another liveblog! Yep, just like before

Hence as a result of this, we’ve decided to run yet another liveblog for the reveals. Yep, just like before, we’ll be talking about every single announcement as it comes in. Whether it’s Smash Bros or Wario Land, Pokemon or F-Zero, we’re covering the lot here.

So, while we don’t have any predictions right now, we hope you’ll enjoy our coverage of the event. Sit back, turn on whatever Nintendo livestream you want to watch this on and check out our thoughts on the event right here.

Because this is gonna be another great year for the Switch. Don’t you forget it!


10:35pm 8th March 2018

Yup, Super Smash Bros is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018. With Inklings as new characters. It begins.

10:34pm 8th March 2018

Holy crap...

10:32pm 8th March 2018

Honestly, I wish Zelda Breath of the Wild had story DLC like this. A bit more... original.

10:31pm 8th March 2018

Ah, so a new story mode in Splatoon 2. Interesting.

10:28pm 8th March 2018

Splatoon 2 is getting an update with near gear, new stages and rank X. Cool.

10:25pm 8th March 2018

South Park the Fractured Plus Whole now? Cool, it's like a real Paper Mario game is on the system!

10:24pm 8th March 2018

Little Nightmares is coming to Switch too. The hits just keep on coming eh?

10:23pm 8th March 2018

Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy too. Holy hell.

10:22pm 8th March 2018

Undertale is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Holy crap, that'll sell a lot of Nintendo Switches.

10:22pm 8th March 2018

It's also coming to 3DS for some reason.

10:21pm 8th March 2018

New Donk City levels in Captain Toad look good though.

10:21pm 8th March 2018

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker is on Switch now. Neat, more people needed to play that game.

10:20pm 8th March 2018

Okay, seems the story mode does mean interesting courts. Neat.

10:19pm 8th March 2018

How does a Chain Chomp play tennis anyway?

10:18pm 8th March 2018

Hmm, hope Mario Tennis Aces has more interesting courts this time. That was a big problem with Ultra Smash.

10:16pm 8th March 2018

So your racquets can break now. Neat concept, not sure how well the metagame will like it.

10:16pm 8th March 2018

Mario Tennis Aces looks good. Seriously, look at that grass!

10:15pm 8th March 2018

Welp, it's onto Mario Tennis Aces!

10:14pm 8th March 2018

New Dark Souls Amiibo. Does that mean Mario Maker will get a Dark Souls skin?

10:13pm 8th March 2018

Oh hey, Dark Souls has Amiibo now.

10:13pm 8th March 2018

Travis Strikes Again next.

10:10pm 8th March 2018

More details on Octopath Traveller. Okay.

10:09pm 8th March 2018

Oh hey, that leaked Sushi Striker for Switch game gets officially announced. Neat.

10:08pm 8th March 2018

Don't care about the new Switch stuff, but I might buy this just because I missed out on it the first time.

10:08pm 8th March 2018

Okami HD on Switch? Oh come on, how many great announcements can they make today?

10:08pm 8th March 2018

Oh, and that demo was datamined. They do know that, right?

10:07pm 8th March 2018

Maybe Magolor is gonna make it in too.

10:07pm 8th March 2018

Oh, new updates. With Rick and co from Dreamland...

10:07pm 8th March 2018

Kirby Star Allies next. Mentions King Dedede and Meta Knight as playable. Knew this from the leaks though.

10:06pm 8th March 2018

Yes, it is good. Damn good so far.

10:06pm 8th March 2018

Boss rush mode sounds good.

10:05pm 8th March 2018

Luigi's Mansion has been remade for 3DS. Holy crap, I need this.

10:04pm 8th March 2018

Onto Detective Pikachu now. Neat, but not a big reveal.

10:04pm 8th March 2018

Still, it does have a Bowser's Jr inspired Bowser's Minions mode here.

10:03pm 8th March 2018

What happened in Partners in Time?

10:03pm 8th March 2018

A Mario & Luigi Bowser's Inside Story remake now? Okay...

10:02pm 8th March 2018

Some kart combat game now. Dillon's Dead Heat Breakers. Miis + Dillon. Neat, but not as cool as WarioWare.

10:02pm 8th March 2018

Either way, it looks great. Day one buy for me, July 27th!

10:01pm 8th March 2018

WarioWare Gold! OMG!

10:01pm 8th March 2018

WarioWare Gold! OMG!

10:01pm 8th March 2018

WarioWare Gold! OMG!

10:01pm 8th March 2018

3DS headlines first.

10:00pm 8th March 2018

It's started. 18 rated games included apparently.

9:56pm 8th March 2018

Well, it begins soon. Is anyone excited for this one?

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