Nintendo E3 Presentation: Recap

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This year at E3, Nintendo presented us with a digital presentation know as the Nintendo Spotlight. It showcased many upcoming games and teased some of the future of Nintendo Switch as well, let’s dive in and take a look at it all!

To watch the full Nintendo Spotlight, check it out here!


Xenoblade Chronicles 2

“Explore an endless ocean of clouds, where the last remnants of civilization live on the backs of colossal beasts called Titans. Experience the story of Rex and his new friend, Pyra, a mysterious being known as a Blade who grants him tremendous power. Together, search for Pyra’s long lost home Elysium, the ultimate paradise for all of humanity.”

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will release Holiday 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.


Kirby

“Kirby is back—and he’s finally on the Nintendo Switch console in HD! But this time, he’s not alone. Recruit enemies by hitting them with hearts and gather helpers for a party of up to four characters. On top of that, you can join with up to three friends for a different kind of team-up action!”

More information can be found here:
8bitwaffles.com/games/nintendo-e3-presentation-kirby/

Kirby will release 2018 for the Nintendo Switch.


New Pokémon Core Series Game

While not even a video was shown off, The Pokémon Company confirmed during the Nintendo Spotlight that a new, core series Pokémon RPG is currently in development and making its way to the Nintendo Switch! No release window was given but we will definitely have more info as it comings in the future!


Metroid Prime 4

“A new game in the critically acclaimed Metroid Prime series is currently in development for the Nintendo Switch system. “Metroid Prime 4 (Working Title) returns to the First Person Adventure roots of the original Metroid Prime game and introduces a new storyline that ties together the events of the Metroid Prime universe and takes the storyline in new directions,” according to series producer Kensuke Tanabe. Tanabe is leading the project together with a talented new development team, and they are hard at work bringing the action, isolation and exploration of the Metroid Prime universe to life on Nintendo Switch.”

Metroid Prime 4 is currently in development for the Nintendo Switch.


Yoshi

“Lead Yoshi on a brand new adventure that will turn everything you’ve come to expect from side-scrolling games upside down! Explore a great, big world decorated like a miniature diorama in a new art style for the franchise, where each side-scrolling stage has the traditional front side as well as a flip side with different views and surprises. Look for items throughout the stage as Yoshi makes his way to the goal. You can even join up with a friend!”

More information can be found here:

Nintendo E3 Presentation: Yoshi

Yoshi will release 2018 for the Nintendo Switch.


Fire Emblem Warriors

“Clash with legions of soldiers and fierce monsters as Marth, Xander, Corrin, and other Fire Emblem heroes unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. Take direct control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more. Unlock new playable heroes, each with their own unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue in this large-scale action game from the Hyrule Warriors team.”

Fire Emblem Warriors will release Fall 2017 for the Nintendo Switch and New 3DS family of systems.


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC

“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game packs countless hours of play into a vast world of discovery. That makes it an ideal foundation for more adventures! If you own the full game, the Expansion Pass grants access to three new treasure chests, DLC Pack 1, “The Master Trials,” and DLC Pack 2, “The Champions’ Ballad,” as they are released.

DLC Pack 1 “The Master Trials” includes: Trial of the Sword, Master Mode, Hero’s Path Mode, Travel Medallion, Korok Mask and eight new armors, and will be released on June 30. DLC Pack 2 “The Champions’ Ballad,” includes new challenges of a new dungeon and an original story, and will be released in Holiday 2017. More details of DLC Pack 2 will be announced later.”

New Amiibo!

Also announced were four new Breath of the Wild amiibo, based on the four champions from Link’s past in Breath of the Wild.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 will release June 30, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. DLC Pack will release Holiday 2017 for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U.


Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

“This is the story of an unexpected encounter between Mario and the irreverent Rabbids. The Mushroom
Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the Rabbids into the once-peaceful area, splintering this beloved land. To bring order back to the Kingdom, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi team up with Rabbids heroes in a journey through four different worlds. Join these eight heroes to explore a new world twisted by the mischievous Rabbids, filled with secrets and nods to classic Mario games! Outwit unpredictable enemies in dynamic turn-based combat and co-op challenges, and solve puzzles along the way. Discover a feel-good and modern combat adventure designed exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system, playable anywhere, anytime, with
anyone.”

More information can be found here:

Ubisoft E3 Presentation: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Announcement

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will release on August 29, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.


Rocket League for Nintendo Switch

“Winner of nominee of more than 150 ‘Game of the Year’ awards, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay. Take to the pitch for a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely. Express yourself with one of the deepest customization systems around and battle opponents on other platforms with groundbreaking cross-network play!”

Rocket League will release on Holiday 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.


Super Mario Odyssey

“Join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s wedding plans! This sandbox-style 3D Mario adventure—the first since 1996’s beloved Super Mario 64 and 2002’s Nintendo GameCube classic Super Mario Sunshine—is packed with secrets and surprises, and with Mario’s new moves like cap throw, cap jump, and capture, you’ll have fun and exciting gameplay experiences unlike anything you’ve enjoyed in a Mario game before. Get ready to be whisked away to strange and amazing places far from the Mushroom Kingdom, and if you feel like playing with a friend, just pass them a Joy-Con controller!”

More information can be found here:

Nintendo E3 Presentation: Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey will release October 27, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.