Nintendo had a huge year in 2022, even with some of its most anticipated games getting delayed into 2023 or later. The coming year looks just as bright, with major franchise entries and some surprising new releases.
Bayonetta is defined by its vibrant, fast-paced combat, making its puzzle-focused action adventure spinoff quite a shock. Bayonetta Origins tells the story of how the world’s most stylish witch came to be.
Master Detective Archives: Rain Code comes from Spike Chunsoft and Too Kyo Games, so there’s a lot of crossover with the Danganronpa team. It’s even being written by Kazutaka Kodaka, Danganronpa’s creator.
As Nintendo’s first major release of 2023, Fire Emblem: Engage has a lot riding on it. The tactical RPG follows the series’ most successful game yet, which added social simulation mechanics that players loved.
Fire Emblem: Engage is charting its own path, turning heroes from past games into allies you can summon battle. It’s like playing Fire Emblem’s greatest hits, but with a whole new setting and battle system.
Little is actually known about Tears of the Kingdom, so speculation has run rampant. Everything from time travel to a series reboot is on the table, but whatever happens, a continuation of the best Legend of Zelda game yet is worth looking forward to.