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Nintendo's booth at Gamescom - details

Published: 15:07, 09 August 2017
Mario is running towards camera on a street in Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo is bringing it for this year's Gamescom. When I say it I mean Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns. There will also be some special livestreams organised.

Nintendo’s booth at this year’s Gamescom show in Cologne will show off some of the year’s biggest games for Nintendo 3DS and Switch. Live shows in English will be going on for the entire week. All these livestreams can be watched on or on their  . But not now. When? Well:

On 23 Wednesday August at 2:00 PM BST, fans can get a fresh look at Super Mario Odyssey gameplay with a special developer talk from producer Yoshiaki Koizumi ahead of the game’s launch on 27 October. The Metro Kingdom and Sand Kingdom from Mario’s upcoming adventure will also be playable on the showfloor.

Nintendo Super Mario Odyssey Super Mario Odyssey

After that, on Thursday 24 August at 11:00 AM BST, it will all be about Metroid: Samus Returns with the game's producer Yoshio Sakamoto and José Luis Márquez, creative director of developer Mercury Steam, taking to the stage to discuss Samus Aran’s upcoming adventure on Nintendo 3DS.  A special orange Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition will be launching alongside the game on 15 September.

Additionally, live shows featuring product experts from Nintendo of Europe will also give detailed looks at already announced software titles for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, including Fire Emblem Warriors, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and more. The full schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

Nintendo Metroid: Samus Returns Metroid: Samus Returns

"Visitors to Nintendo’s booth in Hall 9 will be able to get their hands on a range of software for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS. Super Mario Odyssey, Pokkén Tournament DX, Fire Emblem Warriors, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, plus the recently released ARMS and Splatoon 2 will all be playable on Nintendo Switch, alongside Nintendo 3DS titles Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions, Monster Hunter Stories, and Europe’s first consumer hands-on for Samus Aran’s anticipated adventure, Metroid: Samus Returns."

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