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Published: September 24, 2021 at 12:34 PM BST

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Nintendo showcased a Nintendo Direct last night showing off 40 minutes of gameplay trailers including a gameplay trailer for Bayonetta 3, Life is Strange Remastered is coming out in Feb 2022, and Crystal Dynamics is working on a new Perfect Dark game.

Bayonetta 3 Gameplay

Last night, Nintendo held a highly anticipated Nintendo Direct event, and fans were treated to over 40 minutes of exciting announcements and gameplay reveals. As a fan myself, I couldn't contain my enthusiasm and immediately shared my reaction video on my main YouTube channel. Be sure to check it out!


One of the highlights of the event was the announcement that Nintendo 64 games would now be available on the Nintendo Switch. As someone who grew up playing these classic titles, I was overjoyed, especially since my all-time favorite game, "Zelda 64: Ocarina of Time," was included in the lineup. The prospect of reliving those nostalgic gaming moments on the Switch is truly enticing.


In addition to the Nintendo 64 games, Nintendo also revealed that Sega Genesis games would be joining the Switch library. To make the experience even more immersive, they announced the release of wireless controllers for both the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Genesis. This means that fans can now enjoy their favorite classic games with the same authentic feel, using these new wireless controllers. I find this move to be both nostalgic and forward-thinking, as it combines the best of both worlds.


One of the most highly anticipated reveals of the event was the long-awaited gameplay footage of "Bayonetta 3." It has been four years since the announcement of this game, and fans have been eagerly waiting to see what the next installment of the beloved franchise will bring. Finally, the wait is over, and Nintendo showcased a breathtaking trailer that provided a glimpse into the world of "Bayonetta 3." The developers have clearly put tremendous effort into this game, and it's evident in the stunning visuals and exhilarating gameplay. Though we still have to wait until next year to get our hands on it, it's exciting to see "Bayonetta" resurfacing with such fervor.

Life is Strange Remastered

Another exciting announcement from the Nintendo Direct event was the unveiling of the "Life is Strange Remastered Collection." This collection includes both the original "Life is Strange" and "Life is Strange: Before The Storm," both of which have been remastered for modern gaming platforms.


One notable aspect of this remastered edition is the introduction of motion capture technology. Previously, the animations were created manually, by animators moving characters around frame by frame. However, for the remastered version, motion capture has been employed, involving real actors wearing suits to capture their movements more naturally and fluidly. This enhancement is sure to breathe new life into the already emotionally engaging narratives of these games. As a fan of the series, I can't wait to dive back into the world of "Life is Strange" and experience it in a whole new way.

New Perfect Dark Game

Closing off the event was the exciting announcement that Crystal Dynamics, the Square Enix studio responsible for the recent "Tomb Raider" games, is working on a new installment in the highly acclaimed "Perfect Dark" series. For those unfamiliar, "Perfect Dark" was one of the most popular games on the Nintendo 64, making its mark over two decades ago. It's refreshing to see the combination of Crystal Dynamics' expertise with a beloved franchise, undoubtedly resulting in an innovative and thrilling gaming experience.


The new "Perfect Dark" game holds great potential for fans and newcomers alike. It promises to bring the beloved franchise to the modern generation of gamers, leveraging the advancements in technology and storytelling that have emerged over the years. While specific details regarding gameplay and story are yet to be unveiled, the announcement alone has ignited the imaginations of fans who hold fond memories of the original game.


In conclusion, the recent Nintendo Direct event was a treasure trove of exciting announcements and tantalizing gameplay reveals. The inclusion of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games on the Nintendo Switch, the enticing gameplay footage of "Bayonetta 3," the enhanced "Life is Strange Remastered Collection" with motion capture animations, and the impending arrival of a new "Perfect Dark" game have all left fans eagerly anticipating the future of gaming. As a fan myself, I can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of excitement for what lies ahead in the world of Nintendo and beyond.

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