Nintendo Direct September

Last night’s Nintendo Direct September announcements came thick and fast and there was a lot to get through! However, us at How To Kill An Hour has got you covered! Below is the highlights of what was announced:

– Overwatch is confirmed for release on October 15
– Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is gaining a number of fighters
– More details on Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokémon Sword & Shield released
– Nintendo Switch Online is gaining 20 Super Nintendo games
– N64 classic Doom 64 will be released in November
– A new Star Wars: Jedi Knight game is coming


Firstly Overwatch, everyone’s favourite 6 vs team based first person shooter is heading to Nintendo switch on the 15th October!

Super Smash Bros


Super Smash Bros Ultimate Team Battle is gaining loads of new fighters one HUGE name that’s got a lot of buzz on the internet, is Banjo Kazooie! Also, they announced that beyond the fighters (5 additional) that will be available in the fighter pass, they are working on more fighters! Furthermore SNK Legend, Terry Bogart is coming to the popular fighting game!

Luigi’s Mansion 3

There was more information gathered about Luigi’s Mansion 3 during Nintendo Direct. Every floor will have a theme. The Tomb Suites will house a pyramid inside of the hotel! Also inside the Mansion is a disco floor and a pirate themed restaurant! Furthermore a new ScreamPark mode was announced! ScreamPark is a mode where Team Luigi and Teem Gooigi will battle one on one, to defeat the most ghosts and collect the most coins by “piloting floaties with the Poltergust G-00”, and break the most targets. Don’t know about you but that sounds like A LOT OF FUN!

Pokemon Shield and Sword

Pokemon fans rejoice! A brand new set of Pokemon games were announced and revealed Sword and Shield.

Doom 64 for Nintendo Switch

Also, a version of Doom 64, the original Doom for Nintendo 64 was announced and boy does it bring back some glorious memories!

NEW GAMES for Nintendo Online announced at Nintendo Direct September

Nintendo Announced a total of 20 Super Nintendo Games for Nintendo Switch Online. So, not only that you’ll get to enjoy them while using a Super Nintendo style wireless controller! Available to purchase as a special offer which is exclusively for paid Nintendo Switch Online members!

A new Star Wars game

A brand new Star Wars game was announced for the Switch too! You play as a former student of Luke Skywalker. They have betrayed the Jedi Academy and it’s up to New Republic’s Kyle Katarn to restore order. Play Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast strikes back on 24th September!

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