February 17: In the first Nintendo Direct of 2021, Nintendo revealed that Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; the first two Famicom Detective Club titles are getting localized for the first time into English, and releasing on May 14, 2021; The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is releasing in July alongside custom Joy-Cons; a new instalment of the Mario Golf series, Mario Golf: Super Rush, will release this June; Miitopia is coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 23; and Splatoon 3 is releasing in 2022! Other headlines include: Fall Guys is coming to the Nintendo Switch this summer; Square Enix announced a new tactical role-playing game tentatively titled Project TRIANGLE STRATEGY; downloadable content is coming to Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity; Outer Wilds is coming to the Switch this summer; the next entry in Koei Tecmo's Samurai Warriors series, Samurai Warriors 5, will release this summer; and Tookyo Games' World's End Club is releasing on the Nintendo Switch this May.
October 13: Steve has released for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!
October 3: Steve will release for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on October 13 along with Mii Fighter costumes based on Minecraft's Creeper, Pig, and Diamond Armor as well as Gil from Tower of Druaga, Bomberman, and Travis Touchdown from No More Heroes. amiibo figures for Banjo & Kazooie, Terry, and Byleth have also been announced.
October 1:Steve from Minecraft has been announced as the second fighter included in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, with alternate skins based on Alex and the game's Zombie and Enderman enemies! A "Mr. Sakurai Presents" video will premiere on October 3, with Sakurai going into detail on Steve's moveset. You can discuss the announcement here.
September 23:Kirby Fighters 2 and Cadence of Hyrule's "Symphony of the Mask" DLC have shadowdropped on the Nintendo Switch eShop!
September 8: Nintendo and Koei Tecmo announcedHyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that depicts the events leading up to the Great Calamity featured 100 years prior to that game. As with Hyrule Warriors, the game will feature a number of playable characters in addition to Link, including Princess Zelda and the four Guardians: Mipha, Daruk, Urbosa, and Revali. Pre-ordering the digital version of the game will grant the player a unique Lucky Ladle weapon for Link.
September 3: Nintendo aired a new Nintendo Direct with a focus on content relating to the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros.! New games announced include Super Mario 35, Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros., Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, and the long-rumoured Super Mario 3D All-Stars!
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis of the World is an action puzzle game and (would be) the eighth installment in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. It serves as a follow-up to Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and shares gameplay elements with most of its predecesors, such as guiding mini toys through levels to their exits by manipulating objects in the environment. Level building and sharing returns, as well as the star tipping system, which can allow players to unlock more things in the Workshop.
The game shares the particular theme of traveling around the world with Super Mario Odyssey, and includes a lot of references to said game. It is one of the only Nintendo Switch titles that prioritizes Handheld mode play, though there is also an alternative for playing with controls in docked mode. (read more)