Nintendo as soon as once more started the morning of E3 2019 with a Nintendo Direct presentation that outlined its personal plans for the approaching 12 months. While it was chock stuffed with the standard upcoming bulletins for the summer season, vacation season, and past, the corporate included a couple of shock releases of video games you possibly can obtain proper now.
Contra Anniversary Collection ($20)
The Contra Anniversary Collection was previously announced, however its stealth-release nonetheless got here as a shock. It contains a big selection of video games from the notoriously troublesome shooter collection, together with each the NES and Arcade variations of Contra, Super C, Contra 3: The Alien Wars, Hard Corps, and extra. For true completists it additionally contains the Europe-only Probotector video games.
Collection of Mana ($40)
For followers of Japanese RPGs, the Seiken Densetsu collection is a misplaced treasure. With the discharge of the Collection of Mana, gamers can play these video games once more, and even attempt some for the primary time. It contains Seiken for the Game Boy–previously launched in America as Final Fantasy Adventure–along with Secret of Mana and the hard-to-find Seiken Densetsu 3–aka Trials of Mana. Separately, Nintendo additionally revealed an HD remake of Trials of Mana, coming subsequent 12 months.
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Expansion Pass ($20)
While not precisely a recreation, you can begin to arrange for Marvel Ultimate Alliance Three by pre-ordering the Expansion Pass. The DLC will embody franchises together with Fantastic Four, X-Men, and Marvel Knights. The recreation will launch on July 19, and the additional content material will comply with after.
Cadence of Hyrule ($25, Releasing June 13)
Nintendo is lending its iconic Legend of Zelda characters and music to Crypt of the Necrodancer developer Brace Yourself, for a rhythmic Zelda spin-off. Though it isn’t out there to obtain fairly but, it’s approaching Thursday, June 13 to shut out the E3 week festivities.
For extra on the Nintendo Direct presentation, try all the news from Nintendo’s E3 2019 press conference.