Nintendo Direct June 2024: A Month of Exciting Game Showcases

The Legend of Zelda Echoes of Wisdom in Nintendo Direct
Mario & Luigi: Brothership, Metroid Prime 4, Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, and more!

June has been an electrifying month for gamers, with major events like the Xbox Game Showcase and Summer Game Fest already setting the stage. Now, Nintendo has stepped into the spotlight with its latest Nintendo Direct, held on June 18, 2024. Packed with exciting announcements, updates, and new game reveals, this showcase has something for every Nintendo fan. Let’s dive into the details!

Nintendo Direct’s New Game Announcements

Mario & Luigi: Brothership

After seven long years, the beloved Mario & Luigi series returns with Mario & Luigi: Brothership. Set on a unique ship-island hybrid, this turn-based RPG adventure promises colorful visuals and engaging duo-actions. Mark your calendars for November 7, 2024.

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond

The wait is over! Metroid Prime 4 finally gets its subtitle, Beyond. Featuring stunning gameplay footage, this intergalactic adventure with Samus Aran is slated for a 2025 release.

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition

Speedrunners rejoice! A collection of NES classics reimagined for quick, task-oriented gameplay, Nintendo World Championships launches on July 18, 2024.

Donkey Kong Country Returns HD

Donkey Kong is back with an HD remaster of the Wii classic, Donkey Kong Country Returns, featuring enhanced graphics, new levels, and co-op mode. Set to release on January 26, 2025.

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

In a groundbreaking twist, Princess Zelda takes center stage in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom. With a magical staff, players will navigate through Hyrule starting September 26, 2024.

Ace Attorney Investigations Collection

For the first time, the Ace Attorney Investigations spin-offs are coming to the West in a remastered collection. Available September 6, 2024.

Super Mario Party Jamboree

The party continues with Super Mario Party Jamboree, featuring 110 minigames and an online multiplayer mode for up to 20 players. Get ready to roll the dice on October 17, 2024.

Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics

A nostalgia-filled bundle, this collection includes seven arcade classics and introduces online multiplayer. Releasing later this year.

Darkest Dungeon 2

The grim and challenging RPG Darkest Dungeon 2 arrives on the Switch on July 15, 2024.

Dragon Quest 3 2D-HD

Square Enix delivers a visually stunning remake of Dragon Quest 3 in 2D-HD, set for November 15, 2024. Remakes of the first two games will follow in 2025.

MIO: Memories In Orbit

A metroidvania with breathtaking environments, MIO: Memories In Orbit launches in 2025.

The New Denpa Men

Customize your Denpa Men and embark on a free-to-download RPG adventure starting July 27, 2024.

Lego Horizon Adventures

We finally saw the first gameplay footage of Lego Horizon Adventures. Stay tuned for the release date.

Tales of the Shire

Farm and build your corner of the Shire in this peaceful Lord of the Rings themed game, releasing later this year.

Fantasian: Neo Dimension

Created by Final Fantasy’s Hironobu Sakaguchi, this enhanced version of Fantasian hits consoles and PC this winter.

Fairy Tail 2

Dive into the final chapter of the Fairy Tail anime in this real-time action game, coming winter 2024.


Combining farming with monster cultivation, Farmagia lets players rebel against an evil ruler starting November 1, 2024.

Funko Fusion

A crossover shooter featuring Funko Pop characters, Funko Fusion launches on September 13, 2024.

Looney Tunes: Wacky World of Sports

Play various sports with iconic Looney Tunes characters in this fun-filled game, releasing this fall.

Hello Kitty Island Adventure

Inspired by Animal Crossing, this adorable game featuring Hello Kitty and friends arrives next year.

Metal Slug Attack Reloaded

A new tower-defense game in the Metal Slug franchise is available now for multiple platforms.

Just Dance 2025 Edition

The latest installment in the Just Dance series will have you dancing away this October.

The Hundred Line – Last Defence Academy

From the creators of Danganronpa, this new RPG challenges players to defend their school for 100 days. Coming early 2025.

Phantom Brave: The Last Hero

The latest in the Phantom Brave series, featuring over 50 characters and 300 unique skills, releases in 2025.

Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven

A remake of the classic RPG with updated graphics and English voice-overs, launching on September 24, 2024.

Game Updates


The beloved cyberpunk cat adventure, Stray, is making its way to the Nintendo Switch during the holiday season of 2024.

Basketbal in Nintendo Switch Sports

A free update for Nintendo Switch Sports adds basketball this summer, complete with motion controls and local multiplayer.

Dlc for Disney Illusion Island

Disney Illusion Island gets a new free DLC, Mystery in Monoth, available now for all players.

Among Us

New roles, including Tracker and Phantom, are now available in Among Us, enhancing the gameplay with fresh challenges.

Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Additions

Perfect Dark

The original Perfect Dark joins the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack via the N64 application.

Gameboy Advance Games

Additional titles have been added to the Gameboy Advance app, expanding the library for subscribers.

Your Thoughts?

What do you think of the latest announcements from the Nintendo Direct? Which game are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments below!

The June 2024 Nintendo Direct has proven to be a feast for fans, showcasing an impressive lineup of new titles, updates, and expansions. Whether you’re a long-time Nintendo enthusiast or a newcomer, there’s plenty to look forward to in the coming months.

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