After many rumors and lots of speculation, we got our first Nintendo Direct of the year this week. It wasn’t too hard to guess that there would be one, there’s almost always one in either January or February. And sure enough, we got one. Was it any good? You probably already know this, but yes, it was very good. Let’s talk about it.
Talking About That Nintendo Direct That Might Be Happening Soon
If you follow gaming rumors at all, you’ve almost certainly heard about the possible Nintendo Direct hitting in the coming weeks. Personally, I don’t think any of the “leaks” are real, but I do think they’re popping up now because a Direct being right around the corner makes a lot of sense. There’s almost always one in either January or February, and since we didn’t get one in January, it makes sense that we can expect one very soon.
How About That Direct?| Monster Hunter Digital Event January 2021
Earlier this morning, Capcom streamed the first presentation of the year that fits the “Nintendo Direct” description. It’s actually kind of weird that it wasn’t a proper Direct, considering it was for information on the Nintendo Switch exclusive title Monster Hunter Rise. But anyway, let’s talk about the presentation, what I liked, what I didn’t, and maybe some of the news itself.
How About That Direct?| Animal Crossing Direct 2/20/20
It’s safe to say that Nintendo fans are pretty starved for big announcements. We’re currently in the biggest gap between general Nintendo Directs in the history of Nintendo Directs being a thing and we have no idea what the company plans to release after March. So, when Nintendo announced an Animal Crossing Direct a couple days ago, it was easy to be a little disappointed. But, that game is only a month out and we knew very little about it. So, from that sense, this makes sense. Continue reading
How About That Direct? | Pokemon Direct 1/9/20
At the start of every year, Nintendo fans start to go a little crazy. There’s always an early Nintendo Direct that highlights what to expect In the first several months and sometimes stuff even further off. As such, it was a little disappointing when Nintendo announced a couple days ago that the first Direct of the year would be one focused on Pokemon, rather than a more general Nintendo Direct. But hey, I like Pokemon, so maybe there will be something cool here. Continue reading
Nintendo Was Good, But Needed More
There was a lot of hype built up before today’s Nintendo Direct. We already knew about Super Smash Bros., but there had to be more huge announcements. For the sake of comparison, last year, we knew the show would be focused on Super Mario Odyssey, but we still got announcements for a new Pokemon, Metroid Prime 4, Kirby: Star Allies, and Kirby. So surely, we’d get more of the same this time. Continue reading
Let’s Talk About That Nintendo Direct
I’m no stranger to crazy Nintendo-related speculation. I spent almost two years reading every Nintendo NX “leak” or theory or whatever I could find. What happened over the last few days was that all over again, except this time it was in a much smaller amount of time. Continue reading
The January Nintendo Direct: Predicting An Event That Hasn’t Been Announced Yet
There will be a Nintendo Direct this month. I mean, they haven’t actually said that they’re going to, but they are. It just makes sense. We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of their Nintendo Switch event, which basically spelled out their plans for 2017. Plus there’s been a ton of leaks, one of which is an internal timeline for marketing the game Fe that straight up says that it’ll be shown during the January Direct. So, it’s happening. But what will be shown, and more importantly, what do I want to be shown?
Man, if it doesn’t happen, this is the dumbest start to an article. Continue reading