The 3 biggest announcements from Nintendo at E3 2018

Isaac Cain
June 13, 2018

Nintendo's Direct presentation just ended, and it's safe to say the highlight was an explosion of info on Super Smash Bros.

Nintendo always said that their E3 this year would be dominated by the new Smash Bros. and they weren't lying. After rolling through countless returners from the franchise, Sakurai announced that every playable character in Smash history will be coming back in Ultimate. Ultimate, has been shown off at E3 2018, and it's character roster is set to include every fighter from all previous games in the series.

Nintendo got to close out E3, but it's hard to say whether or not it stood up to the competition. Invitational at E3 2018, do not worry, as we have all of the viewing details you will need in order to enjoy the esports action that the event promises to provide.

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Introducing the newest and most expansive Super Smash Bros. ever! Let's see a full recap of what the company shared with us during Nintendo E3 2018 conference. Most interestingly, it appears that multiple systems can be connected in certain mini-games, expanding the play area across the two screens in any position the players decide to arrange them. And don't worry, it may have been announced by Nintendo, but Team 17 have confirmed it's coming to PC.

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If one thing's clear, Nintendo fans have plenty to be excited about for the rest of this year and heading into 2019. First, Super Mario Party will have not just local co-op but online multiplayer capabilities. The visual style is reminiscent of Breath of the Wild, but you get to pilot fighting robots with a heavy metal soundtrack. You can be sure some prominent titles will be either ported or getting revised versions on the Switch in the next year. E3 is now taking place in Los Angeles. You can use GameCube controllers and Melee techniques like directional air dodge and ideal shielding should up the technical game.

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