The following is on the spot coverage of today’s Nintendo Direct as it comes:

14:59: The wait is almost over.

15:00: The show begins.

15:01: New Fire Emblem game announced. Are you ready to face the Fell Dragon? Red and blue haird protagonist is real. Marth also appears in the game.

15:01: New Fire Emblem game is Fire Emblem Engage. Red and Blue haired protagonist, Alear,  also has one red and one blue eye.

15:03: Blue and Read haired protagonist is called Alear.

15:04: Fire Emblem Engage releases on January 20, 2023

15:04: Fire Emblem Engage Divine Edition announced.

15:04: It takes Two is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Releases November 4, 2022 with pre-orders available today.

15:05: The Forbidden Story Begins with FATAL FRAME: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse releasing early 2023.

15:06: Xenoblade Chronicles 3 DLC Wave 2 reveales Ino. Complete her quest to have her join your story. New Challenge battles teased. Wave 2 releases October 13, 2022.

15:07: SpongeBob Square Pants: The Cosmic Shake releases on Switch in 2023.

15:08: New Fitness Boxing game announced for 2023. Fitness Boxing Fist of the North Star.

15:09: OddBallers releases on Switch in 2023.

15:09: Tunic releases on September 27, 2022.

15:10: Front Mission and Front Mission 2 remakes announced. Remake of the third game also in the works for Switch. Front Mission 1st releases this November with Front Mission 2 coming in 2023.

15:11: STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonferful Life releases in Summer 2023.

15:13: Gear, Grub or Fun Splatfest announced for Splatoon 3.

15:14: OCTOPATH TRAVELLER sequel announced, Features eight new protagonists. Releases February 24, 2023.

15:16: Fae Farm announced for Nintendo Switch. Farm focused RPG. Launches exclusively on Switch in 2023.

15:17: THEATRHYTHM FINAL BAR LINE announced. Releases February 16, 2023. Pre-orders available now with DLC tracks available, covering tracks from games such as Live A Live and more.

15:18: Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope gameplay.

15:20: Rune Factory remake announced for Nintendo Switch. Rune Factory 3 Special releases in 2023 with a new instalment on the way.

15:21: Pilot Wings 64, Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario party 3, Pokémon Stadium, Pokémon Stadium 2, 1080° Snowboarding, Excitebike 64 announced for Nintendo Switch Online.

15:22: GoldenEye has also been announced for Nintendo Switch Online.

15:22: VARIOUS DAYLIFE announced for Switch. Launches today.

15:23: Factorio announced. Releases October 28, 2022 on Nintendo Switch.

15:24: Ib announced for Switch. Releases in 2023.

15:24: Pauline, Diddy Kong, new gear and a new stadium to be to Mario Strikers: Battle League this month.

15:24 Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key announced. Releases February 24, 2023

15:26: Two upcoming DLC tracks for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe revealed via gameplay. Wave 3 releases sometime in Holiday 2022.

15:27: Nintendo Switch Sports’ Golf Update has now been pushed back to Holiday 2022.

15:27: Shigeru Miyamoto has come on screen.

15:28: The Mario Movie and Super Nintendo World are coming along nicely.

15:29: Miyamoto spending a few minutes talking about Pikmin Bloom.

15:30: Pikmin 4 announced. Releases 2023. No gameplay was shown.

15:31: Just Dance 23 Edition available in November 2022.

15:33: New HARVESTELLA gameplay. Demo availble from today, with trasnferable save data. Releases November 4, 2022.

15:34: More Bayonetta 3 news focused on characters. New gameplay trailer available later today.

15:35: Master Detective Archives: RAIN CODE announced for Switch. Releases in Spring 2023.

15:37: Resident Evil Village Cloud version announced for Nintendo Swich. Releases October 28, 2022 with a demo available today. Winter’s Expansion DLC announced, releases December 2, 2022.

15:38: Cloud versions of Resident Evil 2, 3 and Biohazard also announced for Switch.

15:38: Sifu punches its wayt onto Nintendo Switch on November 8, 2022 with pre-orders available today.

15:38: CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASTY VII- REUNION gameplay. Releases December 13, 2022.

15:39: RADIANT SILVERGUN launches on Switch today.

15:39: ENDLESS Dungeon releases on Switch in 2023.

15:40: Tales of Symphonia Remastered announced for Nintendo Switch. Releases Early 2023.

15:41: Life is Strange: Arcadia Bay Collection gameplay. Releases September 27, 2022.

15:41: Romancing SaGA – Minstrel Song- Remastered releases December 1, 2022 with pre-orders available now.

15:41: LEGO Bricktales gameplay. Releases Fall 2022.

15:41: Disney Speedstorm gameplay. Releases sometime in 2022.

15:42: Fall Guys Season 2 gameplay. Available from September 15, 2022.

15:42: Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe announced for Switch. Returning and New sub games included. Releases February 24, 2023.

15:44: New trailer for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

15:45: Koroks return, more falling from the sky and title revealed. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Releases May 12, 2023.

15:46: The Nintendo Direct has now ended.

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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