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New Nintendo Direct Confirmed For This Week, New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Rumor

A new Nintendo Direct is coming soon and is rumored to be a new Super Smash Bros. reveal.
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A new Nintendo Direct is coming soon and is rumored to be a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character reveal. The Big N confirmed their upcoming showcase just this morning for a September 4th showcase beginning at 3:00 PM PT. 

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Nintendo also added a spiffy little tagline to tease what sort of news is ahead. According to the official Nintendo site, the upcoming Direct will be “roughly 40 minutes of information focused on 2019 Nintendo Switch games, including Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield and Luigi’s Mansion 3.”

So what about that tagline screams new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reveal? Well, nothing directly but there was a leak earlier this week about a new hero smashing his way onto the stage from the SNK universe. Pair the leak with an updated description on the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate site, it’s hard not to think that something Smash-related will also be included. 

As for Pokemon Sword and Shield, it will be interesting to learn more about the latest entry into this beloved franchise especially with its different playstyle and even more adorable little pocket monsters. It’s also possible we will see more of the Pokemon Edition Nintendo Switch Lite on the way, perhaps even a new one altogether. We’ll learn soon enough! 

Are you excited for the latest Nintendo Direct announcement from the Big N? What other surprises are you hoping to see tomorrow at 3 PM? Hit us up over on Twitter @PrimaGames with your thoughts! 

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With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!