Nintendo announced a flurry of upcoming video games during its Nintendo Direct livestream on the first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), getting fans excited about a mix of both old and new characters.
Here are nine of the many games announced from day one of E3.
Gotta Catch ‘Em All
Nintendo announced that the highly anticipated Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are available for preorder now for Nintendo Switch. They will have two new features, along with the Nessa water-type Gym Leader and Poké Ball Plus compatibility. Trainers will encounter powerful Pokémon in the Wild Area and will have the capability to join forces with four other players to fight a wild Dynamax Pokémon through Max Raid Battles in the Wild Area. For more details, head to the website here.
The Legend of Zelda
Luigi will reprise his starring role in the Luigi’s Mansion series with the third installment as he tries to escape a haunted hotel. Luigi’s Mansion 3 is currently available for preorder for Nintendo Switch.
Lesser, Greater, Middling
Return to the dark fantasy world of the Witcher when a new edition of the third installment launches on Nintendo Switch. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition will come with tons of content, including the original game and two story expansions: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine.
Who’s Ready for Tokyo?!
It’s (Not) Over
Nintendo will drop two new Resident Evil titles back to back this fall. In Resident Evil 5, Chris Redfield and his partner, Sheva Alomar, team up to stop a viral outbreak in Africa that is transforming villagers into aggressive creatures. Resident Evil 6 will follow shortly after, as Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield return with a new team to eradicate the globe of the highly virulent C-virus.
Peace Be With You
The Wait Is Over
For even more Nintendo news, watch the full live stream below.