Nintendo Direct E3 2018: Super Smash Bros Ultimate steals the show

Weekend Hot Topic What are you most looking forwards to at E3 2018

What will happen at this year’s show

A few of its mini-games have been revealed through a special amusing trailer, making it a great addition to your Nintendo Switch library after 1-2-Switch.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate focuses on refining almost every aspect of the gameplay.

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We'll be getting hands-on with the game here at E3 2018, so expect to see some more robust thoughts on how the game looks and feels later on.

More may be released over the week, and if so, we'll add them in. It announced that Fortnite, the massively popular online battle-royale game, is now available for the console, and will be joined by a host of other new third-party games by the end of the year, including Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Paladins, and Starlink: Battle for Atlas. Fire Emblem Three Houses is available Spring 2019!

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Meanwhile, Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot is a VR experience for those who want to take over Nazi machinery as a hacker killing Nazis. People were skeptical that the announcement would be anything more than a spinoff game, or maybe even just a mobile game.

A big surprise of the Nintendo E3 2018 conference was the announcement of Super Mario Party, which was heavily rumored but not greatly talked upon.

Nintendo will continue compatibility with GameCube controllers for the new installment, though the company also teased a picture of a new version of the controller during the Direct. In fact, most of what Nintendo changed is entirely for competitive Smash, like choosing the arena before you choose your character and a string of minor tweaks to movesets and small changes to make gameplay a little clearer.

Right here! We'll be embedding the livestream from our colleagues at GameSpot, so you can follow along in real time.

The original Overcooked was a multiplayer party game where players have to frantically manage a cartoon restaurant, in the face of huge numbers of orders being made. "Ultimate") and an official release date (December 7, 2018). Ultimate is slated to arrive on December 7, 2018. Wolf, Ice Climbers and Pokemon Trainer are all back. If Super Smash Bros. for 3DS was anything to go by, this is going to take the portability of the franchise above and beyond what's expected.

This means Snake is back. There's so much to take in here. Ultimate at its pre-E3 2018 presentation with a promise that the game included every previous character from the series. The creature has been teased by developers and fans alike for years, and now she's finally clawing onto the roster. And that's a wrap for tonight's show!

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