How Will Nintendo “Switch” Things Up This E3
E3 officially opens today and Nintendo kicks things off with their presentation. The opening presentation was Switch games only. We will have to wait as the week progresses to see if they have given up on the 3DS. Enjoy all the trailers provided here for your viewing pleasure.
Super Mario Party
The Mario Party™ series is coming to the Nintendo Switch™ system with super-charged fun for everyone! The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like specific Dice Blocks for each character. The game also introduces all-new ways to play, including Joy-Con™ controller enabled minigames, and new modes to enjoy with family and friends. Board game play goes back to the four-player basics as you take turns and race across the board searching for Stars. You can also pair up two Nintendo Switch systems and delight in this dynamic play style, such as in the new Toad’s Rec Room mode. With new modes and new minigames coupled with original board game play, the party starts anywhere, anytime, and with all kinds of players. Super Mario Party is available October 5th!
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country
Guide a group of legendary warriors on a journey through the tragic history that doomed a kingdom and drove a hero down a dark path 500 years before the events of Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Defend yourself from Malos and his forces using all the fury of this refined battle system, allowing you to fight as both the artificial lifeforms known as Blades and their masters, the Drivers. Available September 21st!
Daemon x Machina
A brand-new, fast-paced mech action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda is coming to Nintendo Switch. Take your Arsenal, a fully customizable powered suit, out for an array of missions to surmount the enemy at all costs. Coming in 2019.
Overcooked 2 is serving up more chefs, more kitchens, more recipes, more co-op madness and even more Kevin with the second helping of concentrated co-op chaos! Buddy up or go it alone as you cook up a storm, chopping, steaming and frying your way through dynamic and outright crazy levels. Now with online multiplayer for up to four chefs, there is no such thing as too many cooks and the steaks have never been higher as you prepare to save the Onion Kingdom… Again. Available August 7th on Nintendo Switch!
Squad up and play the #1 Battle Royale game! Download now for FREE. Jump in to be the last one standing in the free 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world.
Fire Emblem Three Houses
A brand-new Fire Emblem game with a new story and characters is coming to Nintendo Switch. The game takes place on Fódlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and its people. This turn-based tactical RPG will put new strategic twists on battling, with formations of troops supporting individual units on the battlefield. Do you have what it takes to survive and conquer in this brand-new Fire Emblem game? Fire Emblem Three Houses is available Spring 2019!
Killer Queen Black
Killer Queen Black is an intense multiplayer action/strategy platformer for up to eight players. Fly solo, or team up with three of your friends as you race to complete one of three possible victory conditions. Killer Queen Black, a new take on the arcade eSport Killer Queen, has been rebuilt from the ground up and optimized for console. The gameplay is immediately recognizable and familiar, yet it introduces exciting new twists and online play for the home audience. Killer Queen Black is coming to Nintendo Switch this winter!
Forge your own path in Hollow Knight for Nintendo Switch! An epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style.
Includes all of the new items, areas, characters, and bosses from the currently released free content packs; Hidden Dreams, The Grimm Troupe, and Lifeblood. All players will also get access to the final free content pack, Gods and Glory, due later this year.
Eight travelers. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play in a new world brought to life by Square Enix. And now, you can enjoy the first chapter of each in the new demo available June 14th on Nintendo eShop. Step into the shoes and live the stories of each of the eight travelers and explore the world of Orsterra. Then, carry your choices and adventure into the main game, once purchased, with save data transfer. Choose the path you wish to walk and discover what lies beyond the horizon.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Introducing the newest and most expansive Super Smash Bros. ever! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives December 7, 2018. Over 50 playable characters!
SNK HEROINES Tag Team Frenzy
The mysterious Mian and deadly Luong take the stage! Who will be the belle of the brawl? SNK's toughest female fighters are pitted against one another in a brand-new 2 vs 2 fighting game! With a streamlined control system and unique KO mechanic, this is a fighting game built for fans of all levels of experience. The perfect dream match starts here! Coming to Nintendo Switch on September 7!
More to Come!
What did you think of Nintendo's presentation? Is this the E3 to make you get a Switch or are you off team Nintendo? I am sure there will be more surprises as the Nintendo E3 Treehouse event is in full swing now. Look for more E3 news from R.A.G.E. Works throughout the week!