Yoshi game for Switch titled Yoshi’s Crafted World according to Nintendo website

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Their full Tweet reads: "Due to the powerful quake in Hokkaido, Japan, we have made a decision to delay this week's planned Nintendo Direct".

A major quake in Japan, that has left millions without electricity, has caused Nintendo to delay the new Nintendo Direct. "Thank you for your understanding". As of this post, the new time and date are still unknown.

We should hear more about the Nintendo 3DS lineup of games, with the software library slowing down significantly since the release of the Nintendo Switch. Perhaps the game will be covered in the delayed Nintendo Direct?

The natural disaster occurred early Thursday with a magnitude of 6.7 and follows Typhoon Jebi, the strongest typhoon to hit the mainland of Japan since 1993. Multiple deaths, injuries, and missing people have been reported in the wake of this natural disaster.

Due to this very bad tragedy, Nintendo made a decision to delay this week's Direct.

As part of Nintendo's Switch Online service. Interestingly, this comes only a little over a week after Nintendo's massive Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase.

There's been a good few rumours surrounding a port of Super Mario Bros.

For Switch titles, we can assume that Super Smash Bros Ultimate will get some time to shine, considering that is likely to have some sort of character reveal. All the Big N are revealing is that it will last approximately 35 minutes and will feature both 3DS and Switch games.

Yoshi's Crafted World has a release date of somewhere in early 2019 for Nintendo Switch.

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