PhE3: Nintendo Recap


Nintendo didn’t have a whole lot to say this year. With Nintendo Switch sales continuing to be the hottest ticket in the industry, right now, all they had to do was keep the hype train rolling their innovative console and its games.

The surprises were good here, albeit not very full, but there were a few moments that stood out. While there was no trailer, confirmation of a core RPG Pokemon title for the Nintendo Switch has been a fever dream for years on home consoles. Hit the jump for the full breakdown of Nintendo’s E3 Spotlight.

The show opened with a full story trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

After that, we were shown a first look at a brand new Kirby game. Currently just titled, Kirby. It looks fantastic, and seems to be getting back to basics for the pink fluff.

In a shocking surprise, Nintendo also announced that Metroid Prime 4 is in development for the Switch. No gameplay or details, just a logo and a promise.

Yoshi is also returning in a new, adorably calming game, aptly titled, Yoshi.


Fire Emblem: Warriors for the Nintendo Switch received a story trailer, as well.

First look at the DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild – The Master Trials.

Also, Rocket League was announced for the Nintendo Switch, as well. New customization options, and exclusive battle cars, as well as Cross Network play will be included.

They closed out their incredibly short show with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey, showing off the hat gameplay, and beautiful vistas that Mario will be entering in the latest flagship Mario title.


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