Hello there fellow gamers, sometimes I am guilty of focusing too much on the top end of town, the dominant forces in gaming – I am talking about the big three, Xbox, PlayStation and the master race, PC. As a gaming blogger, it is time for me to see what is happening with Google Stadia and Nintendo Switch. Here’s everything that was announced at the Nintendo Direct Mini & Google Stadia Connect.

Nintendo Direct Mini

The Nintendo Direct Mini event is only 8 minutes and focused on third-party games; this means some of the more hyped for titles like Metroid Prime 4, the breath of the wild sequel, or other first-party titles were not promoted. None the less we are excited, and those eight minutes were action-packed. The Nintendo Direct Mini & Google Stadia Connect are action packed with some key highlights coming from both of the events.

I made the switch

my patient and loving girlfriend purchased me a Nintendo switch for my 31st birthday, yeah buddy! I thought I would do a review of the console, do I love it, do I hate it, do I recommend it?

H4 Cadence of Hyrule DLC

This little strategic indie game originally available on the Switch has become a success, and to celebrate, we are being blessed with three new DLC’s. The DLC will include the following, a character pack, Melody pack with thirty-nine songs added, and DLC pack 3 symphonies of the mask, which includes new maps and stories. All DLC packs are available here. 

Rogue Company 

Rogue Company developed by Hi-Rez Studios, the third person team-based tactical shooter, getting influence from heavy hitters like Overwatch and Counter-Strike. The game is already available for Switch and all other major platforms.

WWE 2K Battlegrounds

The recently announced arcade-style WWE Battlegrounds is coming to the Switch, grab your friend, and stunner them. This game will make its debut on September 18 2020, I am ready to brawl without limits. 

Shin Megami Tensei III

The game that places you in the shoes of a Japanese teenager transformed into a half-demon. The HD remake of the original arrives on Switch in Spring 2021. 

Stadia Connect

The new kid on the block Stadia has chosen to focus on their timed exclusive first on Stadia titles and exclusives at Stadia Games and Entertainment. The Nintendo Direct Mini & Google Stadia Connect have a lot going for them, with interesting ports and exclusives which help them shine even with Xbox and PlayStation fighting for top spot.

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Outcasters

This slightly silly game where you can curve your shots is a fast-paced and frenetic eight-player combat game. 

Orcs Must Die! 3

Orc killing is fun, this puzzle series is making a come back. Slaying mayhem in an unimaginable scale, all new war scenarios pit players and their friends against the largest orc armies ever assembled. Already available for Stadia pro users. 

Super Bomberman R online

What can be better than Bomberman, Bomberman online multiplayer with up to 64 players, let chaos reign. Available fall 2020.

One Hand Clapping

A 2D puzzler where you sing, only bad thing is that it involves singing, do not want me to sing – anyone who has listened to me live stream will agree. Available now as early access. 

NBA 2K21

If I need to explain this game to you, then you are worse than me at sports. Available fall 2020.

Dead by Daylight

Again a game I don’t need to explain, but it is worth mentioning that this will include cross-play and cross-progression. 

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Season 8

PUBG will make its way to Stadia on July 30, so you can smack friends and enemies with a frying pan, then go play some PUBG on Stadia. Available July 30.

Hitman 1, Hitman 2 and Hitman 3

Get the piano wire ready and begin strangling people, on the Stadia, when the trilogy comes out we can all begin killing high profile targets from anywhere. Hitman one is already available; Hitman 2 is available from September 1, and Hitman 3 arriving in January 2021. 

Serious Sam 4

The timed exclusive is coming to PC and Stadia, a classic returns. The scaled-up chaos goes to unprecedented levels, revamped with an unstoppable arsenal against hordes of enemies. Available in August 2020.

Outriders 

Set in a dark sci-fi world this co-op RPG shooter from Square Enix. This looter shooter brings a winning formula, hopefully, the story holds its own. Available in 2021. 

WWE 2K Battlegrounds

Hey, we already saw this for the Switch! Yes you are correct, beat your friends. Are you ready to brawl without limits? Then get ready to do it on stadia. Available from September 18.

PGA Tour 2K21

Simulator golf, not my cup of tea unless it is put-put or that one where you hit the ball as hard as you can these ports are important to the Stadia portfolio. Available in August 2021. 

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

This pain stackingly hard game will push you to the limits of your patience, expect high levels of difficulty and uncompromising game design. Available in fall 2020.

Hello Neighbor, Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek

Break and entering is fun, well no it’s illegal, but oh, so fun in video game form. Play the second iteration, which takes you back to the events of the main game. Hello Neighbor is available from September 20, Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek available from holiday 2020.

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