Nintendo Dropped a Surprise Mini Direct! Here’s What Was Included

Nintendo, please… I hadn’t had coffee yet.

As per usual, while we were sleeping, Nintendo did a sneaky on us and released a Nintendo Direct Mini. This comes just over a week after the HUGE Indie World Showcase that gave us a heap of information on upcoming games, and even shadow-dropped a few!

While this Mini Direct wasn’t chocked full of information, it did give us a few gems. Take a look below for all the info.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Releasing November 13th, 2020

Fans of the game have been waiting on the release date for this game for a while, and this morning, it was finally announced! The game follows the events of Kingdom Hearts III as well as the DLC expansion, and includes a unique rhythm game experience. It also includes a Switch-exclusive Free-For-All mode for local-multiplayer up to 8 people.


Releasing Spring 2020

Keeping up with the rhythm theme, Harmonix’s Fuser is set to be released on Switch this Spring, with a multiplayer mode that lets you view and rate your friend’s sets and remixes.

Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack

Releases Holiday 2020

The music continues with a two-game pack of Taiko No Tatsujin, a drumming RPG adventure, now with over 130 songs to play. It’ll be releasing this Summer.

World of Tanks Blitz

Out Now!

The free-to-play battle simulator with over 137 million players is out now for you to join in with the rest of the world… of tanks.

Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions

Releases Autumn 2021

In this game developed by Survios, you train and box your way to boxing stardom against some of your favourite Rocky villains.

Collection of SaGa: Final Fantasy Legend

Releases December 15th 2020

First released on the original Game Boy, Final Fantasy Legends 1, 2, and 3 are releasing onto Nintendo Switch later this year with small added improvements to the game like speed boost, and a 30th-anniversary special edition song included. You can pre-purchase this collection now!

Just Dance 2021

Releases November 12th 2020

Well… we knew this was coming. With 40 new tracks, including Dance Monkey by Tones And I, All The Good Girls Go To Hell by Billie Eilish, and Juice by Lizzo, you know you’re going to get bopping to this one.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Releases December 8th 2020

This puzzle game mashup will include all modes from the original, including the versus mode, and all new features such as a four-player online mode, a new campaign, and a new skill battle mode.

Minecraft Dungeons Creeping Winter DLC

Releases September 2020

This DLC includes a new freezing biome to battle through, find new weapons, battle new enemies, and make your way to the Wraith in the Centre of the Storm.

Jump Force Deluxe Edition

Releases August 26th 2020

I think I speak for all of us when I say “give us Korosensei!” You can battle as 50 of your favourite Manga characters fromDragonball, Naruto, and One Piece and more in this Deluxe Edition. Included are online modes and a local tag-team mode than are exclusive to this version.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions

Releases August 28th 2020

Anime soccer! Customise your teams, make them awesome, battle them against others online…

Anime Soccer!

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition

Releases August 27th 2020

Along with new battles, weapons, and updated graphics, this 2003 GameCube gem will be releasing later this month to a heap of dedicated fans. Now you can team up online with friends rather than needing four Game Boy Advances!

Well, that’s it for this conference! If you wanna watch the full thing, here it is! We’ll see you here for the next one…

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