The Biggest Announcements from Nintendo E3 2017 Direct


Here are biggest announcements trailers and gameplay videos from Super Mario OdysseyKirbyThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC that were showcased during Nintendo’s E3 Direct.


Nintendo will release four Amiibos from Breath of the Wild, and that The Legend of : Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2.  The race champions Daruk, Mipha, Revali, and Urbosa is coming Holiday 2017. The first DLC pack arrives on June 30. titled The Master Trials DLC Pack 1.

Got To Catch Them All 

Today it was announced that GameFreak has begun development on a Pokémon RPG for the Nintendo Switch. It sounded like it was early in development.may not release for a year, however.

We also got an update for Pokkén Tournament DX made by Bandai Namco Entertainment and The Pokémon Company, which will let players take direct control of the prized Pokémon fighters to defeat other Pokémon in arena battles. It now has a release on September 22nd.

Robots Reloaded 

Xeneblade Chronicles 2 was announced for the Nintendo Switch and is expected to release in Holiday 2017.

Kirby Is Finally Back

Kirby is finally getting a mainline game and this time it’s on the Nintendo Switch. In the trailer, the game showcase that up to three friends for co-op action. The game has expected release date in 2018.

Well It’s About Time For Metroid

Nintendo finally heard the call, and we’re finally getting not one, but two Metroid games.  That’s right. Metroid Prime 4 is in development for the Nintendo Switch with no release window. There wasn’t even a trailer shown for this game, but at least we know it’s on the way.

In addition to the Nintendo Switch announcement, the Nintendo 3Ds is getting some love also. The Metroid: Samus Returns game is a modern reimagining of the 1991 Game Boy adventure Metroid II: Return of Samus. The game launches on September 15.


Yoshi Minute 

A Yoshi game was announced for the Nintendo Switch and is expected to release in 2018.

Fire Emblem Warriors

In the latest Fire Emblem Warriors from Koei Tecmo Games, players take control of their favorite characters from the series and unleash defeat hordes of fighters in a variety of areas. Fire Emblem Warriors launches this fall for Nintendo Switch, and will also be available for New Nintendo 3DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 2DS XL.

Super Mario Odyssey 

Super Mario Odyssey ditches the mushroom kingdom for a skyscraper-packed New Donk City in an attempt to change the series formula. Mario’s partner roaming the streets is Cappy, which gives him new moves like cap throw, cap jump and capture. For many this is the spiritual successor to Mario Galaxy.

In addition to that there will a Super Mario Odyssey amiibo figures series –  Mario, Princess Peach and Bowser in their wedding outfits, which will be sold separately and as a three-pack when the game launches on Oct. 27. Super Mario Odyssey launches to Nintendo Switch on October 27, 2017.


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