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Nintendo E3 2018 Recap

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Another year of E3 and another Nintendo presentation have come and gone. Between the official presentation, pre-E3 directs, and Nintendo Treehouse Live events, there was a lot to take in. Let's recap E3 so you know exactly what you can expect for the next year (mostly Pokémon and Smash Bros) on Switch.

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  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is coming to Switch on December 7. We got plenty of gameplay details and footage and got to see some new fighters in action. Every fighter from past Smash games is making a return alongside Inklings and Ridley.
  • Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee are coming to Switch on November 16. New details about game mechanics and features were shown off. Pre-ordering the Poké Ball Plus will net you a free Mew.
  • Super Mario Party was announced for Switch. Tons of mini-games playable on a single joy-con. This game is going back to its traditional game board roots.
  • You can play Fortnite on Switch right now. The most popular game in the world is available as a free download on Switch and even supports cross-platform play with PC and Xbox.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ is coming to Switch on September 28. It even supports single joy-con play for tabletop fights.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC was announced. The DLC is called Torna ~ The Golden Country and launches September 14. This DLC is included in the Expansion Pass.
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses comes to Switch next Spring. It's the next mainline Fire Emblem game and features the three main characters Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude.
  • DAEMON X MACHINA was revealed for Switch. It's a mech action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda coming in 2019.
  • Hollow Knight is now available for Switch. The critically acclaimed Indie Metroidvania title from Team Cherry can be downloaded from the eShop as of Nintendo's E3 presentation.
  • Octopath Traveler is getting a free demo. Square Enix's game launches on July 13 and you can try the demo from June 14.

That was about it from Nintendo at E3 this year. You can check out the full presentation below if you'd like more details or are craving the Nintendo charm. Stay tuned for details and coverage on all of the games Nintendo announced and presented at E3 2018.

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