June 21, 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Details Revealed!

13 June 2018, 12:31 | Yvette Williams

Fortnite arrives on the Nintendo Switch today; Super Mario Party 5 coming in October

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Here are all the announcements from this year's Nintendo Direct at E3 as they happen.

The Nintendo Switch is no stranger to co-op oriented games as one of the console's highlight features has always been offline multiplayer.

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Other games showcased include the new Xenoblade Chronicles, Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Daemon X Machina, which looks like a new mech monster fighting game. It'll be out in 2019 and focus on mechs smashing the crap out of each other.

How to get a taste of the pirate life before the game releases to the world, with the Skull and Bones beta, from Ubisoft. However, the Switch still has the classic Nintendo problem of a shallow game catalog. Reggie Fils-Aime opens up a dedicated video explaining how the new Pikachu and Eevee editions work, how you'll be able to catch Pokemon and carry them over.

We didn't get a ton of big surprises, but what Nintendo showed off was certainly exciting to a lot of fans. It's been a bit since there was a console version of Mario Party.

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Thanks to a leak, we already knew Fortnite is coming to Nintendo Switch.

So when Masahiro Sakurai revealed that Super Smash Bros. Also available today is Hollow Knight, a cult favourite indie with a hand-drawn aesthetic from Australia's Team Cherry.

A few indie games have also been revealed. Square's eye-catching new RPG Octopath Traveler will also receive a demo on June 14, immediately following its June 13 release. You can use GameCube controllers and Melee techniques like directional air dodge and flawless shielding should up the technical game. Invitational 2018 is the second major esports event that Nintendo is hosting at E3 2018.

That was a long one right? Another change of note is support for all Smash Bros. We were all impatient to find out more about the game's roster and what its improvements over the past titles will be.

Sakurai confirmed that although the roster is set to be 66 fighters-strong, just eight characters will be available from the outset, giving the game a single-player objective depressingly lacking from many recent "online-ready" beat-em-ups.

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