E3 2018 Live Coverage

Today’s the day – Nintendo’s E3 presentation is almost here!

Like previous years, Nintendo is opting for a pre-recorded Direct as opposed to the industry-standard live presentation – which will uploaded to Nintendo’s official YouTube channel at 9am PDT – along with a stream of Treehouse Live throughout the day!

Nintendo Treehouse Livestream



Nintendo Direct E3 2018

  • Daemon x Machina coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2: TORNA ~ The Golden Country DLC goes live on the Nintendo eShop September 2018
  • Super Mario Party launches October 5th, 2018 for the Switch
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses coming Spring 2019
  • The heavily rumored Fornite has been confirmed for the Switch and is available to download and play right now!
  • Overcooked 2 coming to the eShop August 7th, 2018
  • Killer Queen Black will launch later this year
  • Hollow Knight is available on the eShop today for $15.00!
  • A brand new demo of Octopath Traveler will be available June 14th
  • Splatoon 2’s Octo Expansion DLC will be available on the Nintendo eShop tomorrow, June 13th!
  • The following games were shown in a montage alongside their release dates:
    • Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches October 16th, 2018
    • Arena of Valor – Fall 2018
    • Minecraft – June 21st
    • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Donkey Kong DLC – June 26th
    • Pixark – Fall 2018
    • Just Dance 2019 – October 23rd, 2018
    • Dragon Ball Fighter Z – 2018
    • Ninjala – Spring 2019
    • Carcassonne – Holiday 2018
    • Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy – June 29th
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches December 7th, 2018!
    • The game features all fighters from every single Super Smash Bros. game ever released
    • You will start with a small roster of characters, unlocking more as you progress through the game
    • Eight player battles return
    • All of the fighters has a new feature in some way, shape, or form
    • What fans have referred to as “clones” are now officially referred to as “Echo Fighters.” Example: Dark Pit is an Echo Fighter of Pit
    • Some Assist Trophies can now be KO-ed
    • Ridley, Inkling, and Daisy are confirmed as new fighters

Pokémon in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Every single playable Pokémon fighter from the previous Super Smash Bros. games will be returning for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Pokémon Trainer, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Mewtwo, Pichu, Lucario, and Greninja
  • The Pokémon Trainer fighter’s Pokémon no longer get fatigued – allowing you to play as one Pokémon the entire round
  • The Saffron City and Prism Tower stages return to Ultimate
  • Pikachu Libre is confirmed as an alternate skin for Pikachu
  • Leaf, the female protagonist from FRLG, is confirmed as an alternate skin for the Pokémon Trainer
  • The Following Pokémon have been confirmed as Poké Ball Pokémon:
    • Bewear, Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Raichu, Solgaleo, Lunala, Scizor, Abra, Deoxys, Abomasnow, Kyogre, Suicune, Latios, Latias, Eevee, Mew, Entei, and Darkrai

For all the Let’s Go, Pikachu! Let’s Go, Eevee! info that was revealed head over to its dedicated post!