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Nintendo Direct E3 2021 Recap – Metroid Dread! Advanced Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp! Breath of the Wild 2!

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The 40-minute Nintendo Direct for E3 has been standard fare with some pretty interesting games in their lineup. Yet managing our expectations, we weren’t holding out on the more anticipated games like Metroid Prime 4 and Bayonetta 3. However, there were some small surprises to keep smiling, along with Eiji Aonuma announcing the first look for the much awaited Breath of the Wild sequel.

While we didn’t see Metroid Prime 4 in this segment, we did get a presentation of Metroid Dread, the first 2D side scroller in the mainline series after a long while. With a release date of October 8, it’s something to bide the time for the eventual announcement of the new generation sequel. Also, Shin Megami Tensei V finally gets unveiled following the leak from before E3.

There were many reiterations of the announcements heard from other presentations, remasters like Danganronpa Decadence and Advance Wars 1+2 ReBoot Camp have been pleasant surprises to look forward to add to the much growing library of Nintendo Switch games. Another pleasant surprise is a Fatal Frame remastered from Wii U releasing much later this year.

If you missed it, here’s the recap for this E3’s Nintendo Direct.

Nintendo Direct E3 2021 Recap

Kazuya Fighter Reveal for Smash Ultimate

Life is Strange Remastered Collection and Life is Strange True Colors

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Worms Rumble

Astria Ascending

Two Point Campus

https://youtu.be/Ww12EBjM9l0

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

Mario Party Superstars

Metroid Dread

Just Dance 2022

Dragonball Z Kakarot + New Power Awakens Set

https://youtu.be/kqrIFX2WMi8

Mario Golf: Super Rush

https://youtu.be/63dJyrO3fUo

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

https://youtu.be/alcWNSs52ro

Wario Ware Get It Together!

Shin Megami Tensei V

Danganronpa Decadence

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water

Doom Eternal – Ancient Gods Part One Expansion

https://youtu.be/21LtVHMRJEc

Tony Hawk 1+2 Remastered Edition

Strange Brigade

https://youtu.be/VO2FA6vvgb0

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

https://youtu.be/KrxLMhNwJTg

Advanced Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp

Hyrule Warriors Expansion Pass

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Legend of Zelda Game and Watch

Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 First Look

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Vincent Ternida moved Vancouver, Canada in 2006 and called it home ever since. He spends the lockdown catching up with his Japanese RPGs, writing his new manuscripts, and figuring out why he suddenly became the main character of the latest Haruki Murakami novel.

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