Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase Round-up

Today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase streaming event revealed a bunch of new games from Nintendo’s developer partners that will be upcoming between today and early 2023. Here is a round-up of what was revealed.

The direct opened with a trailer for the upcoming expansion for Monster Hunter Rise called Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. The expansion will be free DLC that adds a new story area and a new collection of monsters to the game. The first update will release in August and introduce the Seething Bazelgeuse and the Lucent Nargacuga with several other monsters.


NieR: Automata – The End of YoRHa Edition is a port of the game including all the DLC content along with new Switch-Exclusive content. The game is set to release on October 6 2022.

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes is a modern point-and-click adventure game with a haunting murder mystery plot. It is coming to the Switch in 2023.

Super Bomberman R 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch next year. The game will have a new mode called Castle Mode where one player has to defend a castle from a team of up to 15 other players.

Mega Man Battle Network: Legacy Collection is a collection of all the Mega Man Battle Network titles released on the Game Boy Advance. The game will also have a gallery and soundtrack mode. The game launches on Nintendo Switch in 2023.

Pac-Man World: Re-Pac is a remake of Pack-Man World. The game is coming to Switch August 26.

Blanc is a game where a doe and wolf pup team up and go on a serene and emotional adventure. The game has local and online co-op and features a story with no dialogue. The game launches in February 2023 on Switch.

Return to Monkey Island is a new entry in the venerable swash-buckling sea-faring pirate point-and-click adventure series. Guybrush Threepwood returns for a new adveture picking up after the events of Monkey Island 2. The game launches on Nintendo Switch later this year.

New gameplay footage was shown for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. The trailer shows off some of the new game mechanics and characters including Rabbid Rosalina, and Bowser. The game is scheduled to release on October 20.

Little Noah: Scion of Paradise is a casual roguelite from Cygames, developers of Dragelia Lost. The game launches today on Nintendo Switch.

Railgrade is a railroad building simulator featuring steampunk designs for the various trains.

The Legend of Wright is an rpg adventure that takes place entirely in the notebook of a young aspiring game developer named Kenta. The player must use desk tools like pencils, erasers, and more to draw and erase through puzzles to guide the hero on his adventure. The game launches August 18.

Gameplay from Sonic Frontiers was shown during the direct. Sonic adventures through the mysetrious starfall islands. As Sonic explores he will gain new abilities that improve his combat skills. Sonic can dash an chain his attacks to form damaging combos as he makes his way to the heart of this new adventure.

Disney Dreamlight Valley is a life simulation game where the player player enters a world where the Disney and Pixar characters all lived in harmony until a strange force started making them lose their memories. The player must help find out the source of this force and save the memories of the beloved Disney characters. The game enters early access on September 6.

Doremon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom combines the venerable farming series with the whimsically imaginative world of Doremon. This game comes to Nintendo Switch this fall.

Minecraft Legends is an adventure game that takes place in the Minecraft universe. It comes to Switch in 2023.

Dragon Quest Treasures is an action-adventure spin-off to the Dragon Quest series where you play as a brother and sister pair of treasure hunters looking doe rare treasure. You can recruit various monsters to your team to aid you in combat as you discover the treasures of Dragonia. Dragon Quest Treasures launches December 9 on Nintendo Switch.

Harvestella is a new action adventure RPG/Farming Simulator from Square-Enix. The game appears to take inspiration form the Rune Factory series. Harvestella comes to Nintendo Switch on November 6.

Persona 5 Royal is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 21st 2021. Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable will be coming to Nintendo Switch in 2023.

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