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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.

2019 marked the third year of the Nintendo Switch, with new entries from the Luigi's Mansion, Fire Emblem, Yoshi, and Pokémon franchises as well as a Zelda remake. Some Wii U games were also released. The Nintendo 3DS also has a few big release like Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey and a port of Kirby's Epic Yarn and its was the last year to have first-party games for the system. It was also the year for the release of the Nintendo Switch Lite. Just Dance 2020 for the Wii was also released this year. It was also this year that Nintendo launched the Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online paid service for SNES games.

Timeline

Notable Releases

Super Mario Maker 2.

Luigi's Mansion 3.

Events

  • A Nintendo Direct was broadcasted on February 13.
  • A Pokémon Nintendo Direct was broadcasted on February 27.
  • Doug Bowser took Reggie Fils-Aimé's place as president of Nintendo of America on April 16.
  • Intelligent Systems hosted a Fire Emblem Expo on May 4.
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu was released in theaters on May 10.
  • A Super Mario Maker 2 direct was hosted on May 15.
  • The Pokémon 2019 Press Conference was held on May 18.
  • A Pokémon Sword and Shield direct was hosted on June 5.
  • E3 2019 was held in Los Angeles from June 11-13.
  • The Nintendo Switch Lite was announced.
  • The New Nintendo 3DS XL was discontinued in Japan on July 25.
  • A Nintendo Direct was hosted on September 4.
  • The Nintendo Switch Lite was released worldwide on September 20.
  • The Nintendo Switch was released in China on December 10.

Releases

Nintendo 3DS

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2 retail games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date CERO Source
Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn Nintendo 2019-03-07March 7, 2019
01
A
Daisenryaku: Daitoua Kouboushi DX: Daini-ji Sekai Taisen SystemSoft Alpha 2019-05-23May 23, 2019
02
B

5 retail games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date ESRB Source
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Nintendo 2019-01-11January 11, 2019
03Everyone
Etrian Odyssey Nexus Atlus 2019-01-17January 17, 2019
05Teen
Yo-kai Watch 3 Nintendo 2019-02-08February 8, 2019
04Everyone 10+
Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn Nintendo 2019-03-08March 8, 2019
03Everyone
Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Atlus 2019-06-04June 4, 2019
06Mature

X retail games were released in Europe. Template:3DS 2019 EU

Nintendo Switch

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X retail games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date ESRB
Fitness Boxing Nintendo 2019-01-04January 4, 2019 03Everyone
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Nintendo 2019-01-11January 11, 2019 03Everyone
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Bandai Namco 2019-01-11January 11, 2019 05Teen
Dragon's Lair Trilogy Limited Run Games 2019-01-17January 17, 2019 05Teen
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Nintendo 2019-01-18January 18, 2019 06Mature
The Raven Remastered THQ Nordic 2019-01-22January 22, 2019
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 THQ Nordic 2019-02-05February 5, 2019
RIOT - Civil Unrest Merge Games 2019-02-05February 5, 2019 06Mature
V-Rally 4 Bigben Interactive 2019-02-05February 5, 2019 03Everyone
Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame 2 Milestone srl 2019-02-08February 8, 2019
The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince NIS America 2019-02-12February 12, 2019
DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders Outright Games 2019-02-15February 15, 2019
Steins;Gate Elite Spike Chunsoft 2019-02-19February 19, 2019
Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron THQ Nordic 2019-02-26February 26, 2019
Child of Light: Ultimate Edition / Valiant Hearts: The Great War Double Pack Ubisoft 2019-02-26February 26, 2019 05Teen
Rad Rodgers: Radical Edition THQ Nordic 2019-02-26February 26, 2019 06Mature
RemiLore: Lost Girl in the Lands of Lore Nicalis 2019-02-26February 26, 2019
Trials Rising Ubisoft 2019-02-26February 26, 2019
The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame Warner Bros. 2019-03-05March 5, 2019
My Little Riding Champion Maximum Games 2019-03-05March 5, 2019 03Everyone
The Caligula Effect: Overdose NIS America 2019-03-12March 12, 2019
RICO Rising Star Games 2019-03-12March 12, 2019
American Ninja Warrior Challenge GameMill Entertainment 2019-03-19March 19, 2019
Fate/Extella Link XSEED 2019-03-19March 19, 2019
Air Conflicts Collection Kalypso Media 2019-03-26March 26, 2019
Dragon Marked for Death Nighthawk Interactive 2019-03-26March 26, 2019
Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Koei Tecmo 2019-03-26March 26, 2019
The Princess Guide NIS America 2019-03-26March 26, 2019
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - The Final Season Skybound Games 2019-03-26March 26, 2019 06Mature
Xenon Racer Soedesco 2019-03-26March 26, 2019 03Everyone
Fun! Fun! Animal Park Aksys Games 2019-03-28March 28, 2019 03Everyone
Yoshi's Crafted World Nintendo 2019-03-29March 29, 2019 03Everyone
Bomber Crew: Complete Edition Merge Games 2019-04-02April 2, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Bandai Namco 2019-04-05April 5, 2019
NeoAtlas 1469 NIS America 2019-04-09April 9, 2019
Nintendo Labo: Toycon 4 VR Kit Nintendo 2019-04-12April 12, 2019
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Square Enix 2019-04-16April 16, 2019
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut InXile Entertainment 2019-04-16April 16, 2019
Truberbrook Headup Games 2019-04-19April 19, 2019
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Capcom 2019-04-23April 23, 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. 2019-04-23April 23, 2019
UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Outright Games 2019-04-26April 26, 2019 03Everyone
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Square Enix 2019-04-29April 29, 2019
Giga Wrecker Alt Rising Star Games 2019-05-02May 2, 2019
Our World is Ended PQube 2019-05-07May 7, 2019
Saints Row: The Third Deep Silver 2019-05-10May 10, 2019
My Time At Portia Sold Out 2019-05-14May 14, 2019
Redout Nicalis 2019-05-14May 14, 2019
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Rebellion Developments 2019-05-14May 14, 2019
Assassin's Creed III Remastered Ubisoft 2019-05-21May 21, 2019
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Koei Tecmo 2019-05-21May 21, 2019
Team Sonic Racing Sega 2019-05-21May 21, 2019 03Everyone
This War of Mine: Complete Edition Deep Silver 2019-05-21May 21, 2019
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Bandai Namco 2019-05-24May 24, 2019
Little Friends: Dogs & Cats Sold Out 2019-05-27May 27, 2019
Crystal Crisis Nicalis 2019-05-28May 28, 2019
For the King Merge Games 2019-05-28May 28, 2019
Lapis x Labyrinth NIS America 2019-05-28May 28, 2019
TT Isle of Man Bigben Interactive 2019-05-28May 28, 2019
Among the Sleep: Enhanced Edition Soedesco 2019-05-29May 29, 2019
PixARK Snail Games 2019-06-06June 6, 2019
Battle Worlds: Kronos THQ Nordic 2019-06-11June 11, 2019
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Activision 2019-06-21June 21, 2019 03Everyone
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night 505 Games 2019-06-25June 25, 2019
Super Neptunia RPG Idea Factory 2019-06-25June 25, 2019
MotoGP 19 Milestone srl 2019-06-27June 27, 2019
Terraria 505 Games 2019-06-27June 27, 2019
Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo 2019-06-28June 28, 2019
Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered THQ Nordic 2019-07-02July 2, 2019
Tokyo School Life PQube 2019-07-03July 3, 2019
Senran Kagura: Peach Ball XSEED 2019-07-09July 9, 2019
Psyvariar Delta Dispatch Games 2019-07-11July 11, 2019
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Nintendo 2019-07-12July 12, 2019
God Eater 3 Bandai Namco 2019-07-12July 12, 2019
Enter the Gungeon Nighthawk Interactive 2019-07-16July 16, 2019
Umihara Kawase Fresh! Nicalis 2019-07-18July 18, 2019
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Nintendo 2019-07-19July 19 2019 05Teen
Raiden V: Director's Cut UFO Interactive 2019-07-25July 25, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Cities - Skylines Koch Media 2019-07-26July 26, 2019 03Everyone
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Nintendo 2019-07-26July 26, 2019 05Teen
Kill la Kill The Game: IF Arc System Works 2019-07-26July 26, 2019 06Mature
Wolfenstein: Youngblood Bethesda 2019-07-26July 26, 2019 06Mature
Horizon Chase Turbo PM Studios 2019-07-30July 30, 2019 03Everyone
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Funcom 2019-07-30July 30, 2019 06Mature
Guacamelee! One-Two Punch Collection Leadman Games 2019-08-06August 6, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Friday The 13th: The Game - Ultimate Slasher Switch Gun Media 2019-08-13August 13, 2019 06Mature
Truck Racing Championship Bigben Interactive 2019-08-20August 20, 2019 03Everyone
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution Konami 2019-08-20August 20, 2019 05Teen
Dead Cells Merge Games 2019-08-23August 23, 2019 05Teen
Collection of Mana Square Enix 2019-08-27August 27, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Terraria 505 Games 2019-08-27August 27, 2019 05Teen
Bubsy: Paws on Fire UFO Interactive 2019-08-29August 29, 2019 03Everyone
Astral Chain Nintendo 2019-08-30August 30, 2019 05Teen
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Activision 2019-09-03September 3, 2019 04Everyone 10+
NBA 2K20 Take-Two Interactive 2019-09-06September 6, 2019 03Everyone
Tetris 99 Nintendo 2019-09-06September 6, 2019 03Everyone
DAEMON X MACHINA Nintendo 2019-09-13September 13, 2019 05Teen
Star Wars Pinball Zen Studios 2019-09-13September 13, 2019 04Everyone 10+
AI: The Somnium Files Spike Chunsoft 2019-09-17September 17, 2019 06Mature
'Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force Idea Factory 2019-09-17September 17, 2019 05Teen
LEGO Jurassic World] Warner Bros. 2019-09-17September 17, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Reel Fishing: Road Trip Adventure]] Natsume 2019-09-17September 17, 2019 03Everyone
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Nintendo 2019-09-20September 20, 2019 03Everyone
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Bandai Namco 2019-09-20September 20, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Trine Series 1 - 3 GameTrust 2019-09-20September 20, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Contra Rogue Corps Konami 2019-09-24September 24, 2019 06Mature
Dead by Daylight: Definitive Edition Deep Silver 2019-09-24September 24, 2019 06Mature
Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition THQ Nordic 2019-09-26September 26, 2019 06Mature
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Nintendo 2019-09-27September 27, 2019 05Teen
FIFA 20 Electronic Arts 2019-09-27September 27, 2019 03Everyone
Sniper Elite III Rebellion Entertainment 2019-10-01October 1, 2019 06Mature
'YU-NO - A girl who chants love at the bound of this world Spike Chunsoft 2019-10-01October 1, 2019 06Mature
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Solutions 2 Go 2019-10-04October 4, 2019 05Teen
Trine Ultimate Collection Modus Games 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Modus Games 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 04Everyone 10+
The Alliance Alive HD Remastered NIS America 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Burgertime Party! XSEED 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 03Everyone
Another Sight Toplitz Productions 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 03Everyone
Call of Cthulhu Maximum Games 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 06Mature
Gun Gun Pixies PQube 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 06Mature
Northgard] Merge Games 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Root Letter: Last Answer PQube 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 06Mature
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Team17 2019-10-08October 8, 2019 03Everyone
Spirit Hunter: NG Aksys Games 2019-10-10October 10, 2019 06Mature
Baldur's Gate & Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition Skybound Games 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 05Teen
The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors ININ Games 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 05Teen
Overwatch Blizzard Entertainment 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 05Teen
Planescape Torment & Icewind Dale: Enhanced Editions Skybound Games 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 05Teen
The Witcher III: Wild Hunt Complete Edition Warner Bros. 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 06Mature
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip GameMill Entertainment 2019-10-15October 15, 2019 06Mature
Digimon Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition Bandai Namco 2019-10-18October 18, 2019 05Teen
Ice Age: Scrat's Nutty Adventure Outright Games 2019-10-18October 18, 2019 03Everyone
Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo 2019-10-18October 18, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers NIS America 2019-10-22October 22, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Street Outlaws: The List GameMill Entertainment 2019-10-22October 22, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Let's Sing Country THQ Nordic 2019-10-25October 25, 2019 05Teen
Killer Queen Black Liquid Bit 2019-10-25October 25, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Into the Dead 2 Gearbox Publishing 2019-10-25October 25, 2019 06Mature
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout Koei Tecmo 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 05Teen
Disgaea 4 Complete+ NIS America 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 05Teen
Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Nighthawk Interactive 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Forager Humble Bundle 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Natsume 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 03Everyone
Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix PM Studios 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 05Teen
Resident Evil Triple Pack Capcom 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 06Mature
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Sega 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 04Everyone 10+
WarGroove: Deluxe Edition Sold Out 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Vampyr Focus Home Interactive 2019-10-29October 29, 2019 06Mature
Ghost Parade Aksys Games 2019-10-31October 31, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Luigi's Mansion 3 Nintendo 2019-10-31October 31, 2019 03Everyone
WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship Bigben Interactive 2019-10-31October 31, 2019 03Everyone
Race with Ryan Outright Games 2019-11-01November 1, 2019 03Everyone
Close to the Sun Wired Productions 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 06Mature
Farm Expert 2019 Funbox Media 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 03Everyone
Fortnite Darkfire Bundle Warner Bros. 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 05Teen
Garfield Kart: Furious Racing Microids 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 03Everyone
Just Dance 2020 Ubisoft 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 03Everyone
Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Sega 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Sonic Mania Sega 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 03Everyone
Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Merge Games 2019-11-05November 5, 2019 04Everyone 10+
A Hat in Time Humble Bundle 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 05Teen
Disney Tsum Tsum Festival Bandai Namco 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 03Everyone
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy Deluxe Edition Nintendo 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 03Everyone
Jumanji: The Video Game Outright Games 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 05Teen
New Super Lucky's Tale Playful Corp 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 03Everyone
Remothered: Tormented Fathers Soedesco 2019-11-08November 8, 2019 05Teen
Bee Simulator Bigben Interactive 2019-11-12November 12, 2019 03Everyone
Everspace - Stellar Edition Funbox Media 2019-11-12November 12, 2019 05Teen
My Friend Pedro Nighthawk Interactive 2019-11-12November 12, 2019 06Mature
Super Street: Racer Funbox Media 2019-11-12November 12, 2019 03Everyone
Valfaris Merge Games 2019-11-12November 12, 2019 06Mature
Fishing Star World Tour Aksys Games 2019-11-14November 14, 2019 03Everyone
Pokémon Shield Nintendo 2019-11-15November 15, 2019 03Everyone
Pokémon Sword Nintendo 2019-11-15November 15, 2019 03Everyone
Risk of Rain 2 Gearbox Publishing 2019-11-15November 15, 2019 05Teen
Slay the Spire Humble Bundle 2019-11-15November 15, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Sparklite Merge Games 2019-11-15November 15, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Dusk Diver PQube 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 05Teen
Gear.Club Unlimited 2: Porsche Edition Microids 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 03Everyone
GRIP: Combat Racing - AirBlades vs Rollers Ultimate Edition Wired Productions 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 04Everyone 10+
Raging Loop PQube 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 06Mature
The Unicorn Princess Maximum Games 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 03Everyone
Zumba Burn It Up! 505 Games 2019-11-19November 19, 2019 03Everyone
Children of Morta Merge Games 2019-11-20November 20, 2019 05Teen
Instant Sports Merge Games 2019-11-22November 22, 2019 03Everyone
Hellmut: The Badass from Hell Funbox Media 2019-11-26November 26, 2019 05Teen
Overcooked! + Overcooked! 2 Sold Out 2019-11-26November 26, 2019 03Everyone
Farming Simulator 20 Focus Home Interactive 2019-12-03December 3, 2019 03Everyone
Heroland XSEED 2019-12-03December 3, 2019 05Teen
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Skybound Games 2019-12-03December 3, 2019 06Mature
Waku Waku Sweets Aksys Games 2019-12-05December 5, 2019 03Everyone
Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection Ubisoft 2019-12-06December 6, 2019 06Mature
Blacksad: Under the Skin Microids 2019-12-10December 10, 2019 06Mature
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Techland 2019-12-10December 10, 2019 06Mature
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Yacht Club Games 2019-12-10December 10, 2019 03Everyone
Deadly Premonition Origins Aksys Games 2019-12-12December 12, 2019 06Mature

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