Talking Point: A Nintendo Direct With Something For Everyone, And Quite A Few Surprises

Aside from a couple of leaks and old rumours, Nintendo kept its cards close.

The latest Nintendo Direct was quite something, one of Nintendo’s longer broadcasts and positively packed with reveals and updates. The structure was clever in terms of getting maximum attention, too, showcasing long awaited titles, entirely new games and getting broad multimedia coverage by unveiling the main cast of the upcoming Mario movie. The broadcast and related coverage was trending on whatever social media platforms you prefer.

Very much job done, from Nintendo’s perspective, and early results in our own poll show a majority giving it ‘A’ or ‘B’ as a grade, albeit with a fair bit more weight on the ‘very good’ B grade.

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