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On-demand: Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here

12 January 2018

While it's only 15 minutes long, it's jam-packed with information regarding new titles, updates, re-releases, and remasters for the Switch.

Remastered to Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, here's what you'll be able to play on your Nintendo Switch soon. There will be touch-screen functionality similarly to how the iOS version, though you can still play with a controller. The newest DLC will include a new story mode that finally includes Donkey Kong properly into the story. This month adds Aegislash as a new battle Pokémon and Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu as support Pokémon. The three characters listed will be in Wave 1 on January 31, while Blastoise (Battle), Celebi (Support), and Mew (Support) will be in Wave 2 on March 23.

Pokken Tournament DX received several new characters who were originally exclusive to the arcade version including Darkrai and Empoleon. Kirby Star Allies is all about playing with friends: yours and Kirby's.

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch this spring.

This action game set in the Zelda universe takes all the characters, maps, and missions from its Wii U and 3DS outings complete with all its paid downloadable content. No release date was announced, but expect to see the title on shelves sometime this spring. Moreover, new titles like Mario Tennis Aces are also expected this year.

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A freak accident knocked him out of the year's first major before play started. "Hopefully I can keep playing good and maybe someday be No.1".

Action-RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features rhythmic battles, large monsters, anime cutscenes, and base-building.

This will be the first Mario Tennis with a story mode since Mario Tennis on the Game Boy Advance. If you choose to find one, you are given 30 seconds to search for a balloon another player has hidden. The update also brings new outfits for Mario and filters for Snapshot mode. Updates will come with time, but you can find it in Spring 2018. SNK Heroines utilizes only the female characters from the series as the name implies, and it utilizes a fairly simplified input system only requiring one button.

Furthermore, the game's released DLC, "The Crimson Court", and "The Shieldbreaker", will also be available for purchase from the same date. SNK Heroines is coming to Switch this Summer.

New DLC for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle will add Donkey Kong as a playable character. Switch players will enjoy a new widescreen presentation as well. It arrives February 27. Explore a forest and use your song to interact with the creatures within. Expect Fe in February 16. Feel free to let us know in the comments section below. The simian can double jump, hover, perform infinite rolls and even perform infinite underwater corkscrews.

On-demand: Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here