Announced on today's Nintendo Direct Mini, Bandai Namco and FromSoftware are bringing its critically acclaimed title to the Nintendo Switch in the form of Dark Souls: Remastered. There will also be a separate team entirely for Dark Souls, like how the DOOM port was handled, for the Nintendo Platform to make sure that the game is adapted to the unique controls in the most effective way possible.
The World Ends with You was also announced for the Switch. Finally, PC players have a decent version of the game to look forward to, even though it took close to a decade.
Dark Souls was originally released for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2011, and went on to be a critical and commercial success, often lauded for its harsh difficulty and in-depth world design. Gamers everywhere were torn, and it quickly turned into a hit or miss situation for many RPG fans, with a handful adoring the game for its difficulty, and with another handful criticizing it for how tough it was to beat. The set features Dark Souls and its two sequels as well as a collection of soundtrack CDs.
An upcoming remastered version of Dark Souls was recently confirmed during Nintendo's mini-Direct yesterday.
For starters, it's further evidence of Nintendo's dedication to carrying the console's momentum forward by curating a diverse software line-up full of popular third-party prospects with a broad appeal.
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Also coming to Switch this spring is a new Mario Tennis game. "Dark Souls doesn't just surpass other dungeon crawlers; it skewers them with a razor-sharp halberd and leaves behind their soulless corpses".
In GameSpot's original Dark Souls review Kevin VanOrd awarded it a 9.5/10, describing it as "riveting".
Pokken Tournament DX is set to get some extra characters in the form of downloadable content, including Pokemon Mew and Celebi.
From the leak, it seems the game is set to launch on May 24th, 2018 for the PS4. The publisher has this massive new addressable market that is spending money on games.
Lastly, the first Pokemon title coming to the Switch in 2018 is "Pokken Tournament DX".