The big N has been using Nintendo Directs during E3 some years now, and they never felt like the main event of Nintendo’s year. This year the publisher took it a lot more serious with some huge announcements and new trailers for upcoming games. Gamers have some serious Nintendo exclusives to add to their wish lists.
The hype was official when Nintendo showed a logo of Metroid Prime 4. After years of absence, Samus Aran finally seems to return, although no details got revealed. We don’t know when we will play it and what it exactly looks like, but the idea that the title is in the work makes a lot of gamers happy.
Metroid Prime 4 – First Look – Nintendo E3 2017
Same goes for the Pokémon news at Nintendo Spotlight E3. We learned that Game Freak is developing a Pokémon RPG for the Nintendo Switch, without getting any details. One thing is sure: by finally making a Pokémon RPG for a console, Nintendo is listening to the fans.
The Super Mario Odyssey trailer showed that Mario is getting more inventive than ever. This time players will get to control a dinosaur by using Mario’s hat, but it can also interact with a bullet or tank. The game will launch October 27th.
Super Mario Odyssey – Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
There were some concerns that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 wouldn’t reach 2017, but the game developed by Monolith Software got confirmed for holiday 2017. It was actually the first title Nintendo showed during the live stream, and the world and monsters look as huge as expected.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Official Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
Nintendo other surprises were a Kirby game and Yoshi game, both coming to the Switch in 2018. Kirby can befriend enemies this time instead of eating them for their abilities. Yoshi looks like the previous Woolly World platformers, but this time it is built out of a cardboard. Players can use this mechanic to flip over to 2D levels.
Yoshi for Nintendo Switch – Official Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
Kirby for Nintendo Switch – Official Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
In other news, the hack-and-slash Fire Emblem spin-off, Fire Emblem Warriors, is expected to launch this Fall, Rocket League will come to the Switch Holiday 2017 supporting cross-network play and the DLC packs of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild got some trailers. All this video’s can be checked below.
Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017
Rocket League – Nintendo Switch Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Expansion Pass – Nintendo E3 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors – Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
Sonic Forces – Official Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – E3 2017 Trailer (Nintendo Switch)
Metroid: Samus Returns – Official Game Trailer – Nintendo E3 2017