2020 could be a big year for Nintendo. While a lot of focus
is on the next gen consoles of Sony and Microsoft, the Japanese gaming giant
have their own next gen, the Switch
Pro, on the horizon.
Along with a new piece of hardware there are plenty of games
in the pipeline that will engage fans old and new. Breath
of the Wild 2 is certainly the most anticipated, but the return of Animal
Crossing is also one fans have circled in their calendar.
It might be time to find more time to use your favourite
portable console later this year too, as there have been leaks and rumours
about two new games that will interest fans.
Nintendo’s catalogue of gaming history goes far beyond Mario and Pokemon. There are a number of iconic franchises that fans want to see revived, and thanks to a trusted industry insider.
Sabi has been a thorn in the side of Nintendo for a while, and he has excited fans with
information about what is to come.
Paper Mario 2020?
DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK: Paper Mario could make its return in 2020
First released in 2000, Paper Mario combined traditional
role-playing elements with classic Mario franchise features.
Sabi, a journalist for Spieltimes and Nintendo Soup, took to twitter to back up rumours about a return for Paper Mario this year with an entirely new game.
Quite when this new game will arrive we don’t know, but given
the success of any game with Mario on the cover we can expect it to come with
the Switch Pro later in the year.
SMASH: You could be able to use Samus as more than your main in Smash Bros
Samus is best known to many as a character on Super Smash Bros. But the Metroid franchise has been part of gaming lore since its first release way back in 1986.
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The rumours are that 2D Metroid would be a direct sequel to
the 2002 release Metroid Fusion that was released on the Game Boy
According to Sabi, both new Switch games will be announced
during an upcoming Nintendo Direct. This date has yet to be announced though,
so be sure to keep your eyes out for news!