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Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017 announcements

On June 14, 2017 by Ash Meehan

During Nintendo’s 25-minute E3 2017 spotlight video the company announced a number of new games coming to the Nintendo Switch, including a Pokémon RPG and Metroid Prime 4.

Nintendo kicked off their spotlight with some new Xenoblade Chronicles 2 video; the video highlighted the game’s English audio and reaffirmed the game’s holiday 2017 release date.

Nintendo announced Nintendo Switch titles for four of the main properties: A new Kirby games, a new Yoshi yarn game, a new core Pokémon RPG, and the most surprising of all Metroid Prime 4. All the games announced were given a 2018 release window apart from Metroid Prime 4, which was only stated to be in development.

New trailer highlighting the upcoming downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released. The first piece of DLC, The Master Trials, will be available June 30th and will focus on combat. The second piece of DLC, The Champions’ Ballard will be available holiday 2017 and it will focus on adding additional story content to the game.

The last major piece of news from the spotlight was Super Mario Odyssey. While the game was already announced, the spotlight highlighted an unannounced feature in the game, the ability to possess enemies, objects, vehicles, people and frogs with Mario’s new hat. A new gameplay trailer was also released, and featuring an incredibly catchy song.

Additional news from the spotlight included: Rocket League coming to Switch in holiday 2017 and a new Fire Emblem Warriors trailer.

Author: Ash Meehan

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