PhE3: Ubisoft Conference

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It was Ubisoft’s turn to take to the stage, and they essentially hit a lot of the same notes that they usually do. New additions to the Just Dance and Assassin’s Creed franchises, as well as a few looks at some titles announced at last year’s show.

Hit the jump to check out what Ubisoft had to show at this year’s E3.

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Nintendo Releases Surprise Nintendo Direct Mini

Nintendo surprised the world this morning by launching a Nintendo Direct Mini this morning that came with plenty of fantastic surprises. For DLC, Super Mario Odyssey is getting Luigi’s Balloon World and a few new costumes. Pokken Tournament DX is receiving two new Battle Packs.

For new games, though, Nintendo brought out a few surprises. My personal favorite is the shocking re-release of The World Ends With You: Final Remix. They also announced Mario Tennis Aces, PayDay 2, Dark Souls: Remastered, and more. Check out the Direct Mini above for a full look.

Nintendo Announces 2017 Holiday Mall Tour

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This year’s Nintendo Holiday Experience will set up shop in 17 U.S. malls, giving players the opportunity to play Nintendo 3DS & Switch games from November 11th to December 17th. It will also give My Nintendo members the opportunity to share their QR Code and receive a Platinum Point card that could give them 100, 300, or 500 Platinum Points to spend on digital rewards at the My Nintendo store.

You can hit the jump for a full list of both playable games, and locations that the Holiday Tour will be camping out for the next month.

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PhE3: Ubisoft Recap

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To be completely honest, I wasn’t expecting much from Ubisoft, but they went out and just absolutely blew my expectations away. This was a phenomenal show with some genuinely great moments. Seeing Shigeru Miyamoto on a stage other than Nintendo was jarring in such a pleasant way, and he seemed happy to be there.

The big moment, though… came at the end. After years of work, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is now officially official with a new look and characters. Acting as a prequel to the first game, it’s an open world sci-fi adventure, and it blew my socks off.

Hit the jump for a full look at Ubisoft’s wonderful presentation of upcoming games.

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Leaks

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There’s been a long-standing rumor that, for some reason, Nintendo and Ubisoft were partnering together on a Mario and Raving Rabbids title. Most, including myself, have found it ridiculous, and didn’t believe it to be true. Well, wasn’t I wrong?

ComicBook.com has gotten their hands on some leaked key art for the title, which shows the gang with a bunch of cosplaying Rabbids shooting at who knows what. The game is expected to be a turn-based combat RPG, and will be officially unveiled at E3 this year, in time for an August release.

You can hit the jump for the full breakdown, from slides of what appears to be a very well put-together Powerpoint presentation on the title.

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