Nintendo Direct on 9/13… New NBA 2K18 cover revealed… Nintendo Switch might be getting an Achievement system

Morning! Nintendo will host their next Nintendo Direct presentation this week, 2K Games has unveiled the new Cavs-less cover for NBA 2K18, and the Switch might be getting an Achievement/Trophy system in a future update.

Full details after the break.


Nintendo Direct Coming on Wednesday, September 13 [Nintendo]

Nintendo will host a new Nintendo Direct this week, and it’ll feature a big focus on Super Mario Odyssey:

Tune in on Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET for nearly 45 minutes of information mainly focused on what’s headed to Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS over the next few months, including new details about Super Mario Odyssey.


New NBA 2K18 Cover Featuring Kyrie Irving in a Boston Celtics Uniform [Twitter]

After the blockbuster trade between the Cavaliers and Celtics for Kyrie Iriving, 2K Games had to scramble to create a new cover for NBA 2K18. Here’s what it’ll look like:


Nintendo Working on Achievement/Trophy System for Switch, Says Indie Dev [IGN]

It’s just a rumor for now, but the developer behind Lichtspeer believes Nintendo may be working on an Achievement/Trophy system for the Switch:

The Nintendo Switch may soon be joining the ranks of other consoles by introducing an integrated Achievement or Trophy system, if the words of a group of indie developers are to be believed.

During a Reddit AMA, the team behind Lichtspeer, which is coming to Switch, were asked about whether the game supported online rankings; in the reply, team member Tom indicated that they were hoping to add rankings “along the way”, also dropping an intriguing little nugget:

“Nintendo doesn’t have an official support for Achievements and Leaderboards, like Sony or Microsoft, but we know that they’re working on it.”

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