Today, Nintendo decided to surprise-drop a brand new Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, reminding us of some third-party games heading to Switch, offering up a few new announcements, and sending all of us poor folk in games media into overdrive as we scramble out of our sleepy mid-afternoon lull with no warning whatsoever. *Sigh*. Still, … Read more Round Up: All The Games From The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase – August 2020
Earlier this week, we got an Indie World Showcase, so what typically follows? A Nintendo Direct, of course. When might a Direct be taking place, you ask? According to VentureBeat’s industry insider, Jeff Grubb – who has a proven track record – there’s apparently a good chance of Nintendo airing its next broadcast on 28th … Read more “Strong Possibility” Of A Nintendo Broadcast Next Week, Suggests Industry Insider
Today, Nintendo hosted the first of what appears to be a new, regular format for the company going forward, the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partners Showcase. At eight minutes long, today’s show gave us a very quick look at just a small handful of games, providing release dates and content updates for titles on Switch, as … Read more Poll: Did The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partners Showcase Meet Your Expectations?
Nintendo Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa has said that the company still believes Direct presentations to be an ‘incredibly effective’ way of sharing new info, despite the fact that it has now been almost ten months since the last major presentation. That last show came in September 2019, with all other presentations since either being ‘Mini’ … Read more Nintendo Says Directs Are ‘Incredibly Effective’, But They Might Not Be Around Forever
It’s three months to the day when we were last treated to a Nintendo Direct Mini, and it’s been almost ten months since we last had a full-fat Nintendo Direct which wasn’t dedicated to a single game or franchise. It’s hardly a problem considering just how many wonderful games there are to play on Switch … Read more Video: Miss Nintendo Directs? Check Out This Crowd-Pleasing ‘Nontendo Direct’ Presentation
If the rumours are true, Nintendo likely won’t be putting out a Nintendo Direct presentation in the immediate future. That’s not to say announcements won’t continue to drop, or game-specific Direct videos won’t appear online over the summer, but a full-fat blow-out of a presentation doesn’t appear to be on the cards in the near-term … Read more Talking Point: Six Burning Questions We’d Love Nintendo To Answer This Summer
At the end of April, Venture Beat’s Jeff Grubb said there wouldn’t be a Nintendo Direct taking place this June. A few days later, Eurogamer published a story supporting the original report. Now, Jeff has provided an update. Nintendo supposedly has no upcoming Direct presentations planned “at all” right now. It’s also apparently told development … Read more It Doesn’t Sound Like A Nintendo Direct Will Be Happening Anytime Soon
A few days ago, Venture Beat’s Jeff Grubb said a Nintendo Direct presentation wouldn’t be happening this June around the time E3 2020 should have been taking place. The same report went on to reveal how Nintendo was currently in the process of “telling partner developers” it wouldn’t be holding a Direct next month, following … Read more A Nintendo Direct In June Is Beginning To Seem Less And Less Likely
Despite being a yearly tradition at this point, it would appear that we might not be getting a Nintendo Direct presentation this June around the time that E3 2020 should have been taking place. The information comes from a new report shared by Venture Beat, who says that “Nintendo is telling partner developers it’s not … Read more We Won’t Get A Nintendo Direct This June For E3, Says Report
Well, after what seemed like an absolute age Nintendo finally ended 2020’s Direct ‘drought’ without warning by dropping a 28-minute Nintendo Direct ‘Mini’ on us. Featuring a varied collection of games both new and new on Switch, along with a peppering of fresh announcements and updates to existing titles, it seems to have gone down … Read more Poll: What Did You Think Of The Nintendo Direct Mini?