Nintendo reveals gamescom 2017 lineup

It looks like Nintendo has a pretty busy schedule of activities for gamescom this year. From showing off the latest and greatest upcoming and recently released Nintendo Switch and 3DS games, to special developer talks, there will be a lot to consume for attendees — and those who can just join in online.

Nintendo confirmed that new areas from Super Mario Odyssey will be playable on the floor along with tons of other hands-on opportunities too.

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Nintendo?s booth at this year?s gamescom show in Cologne, Germany, will showcase some of the year?s biggest games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family systems, and fans all around the world can see more of key upcoming titles with English-language live shows happening throughout the week. All these English-language livestreams can be watched on Nintendo?s of Europe?s YouTube channel or on the Nintendo of Europe website.

On Wednesday 23rd August at 15:00 CEST, 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 27th October. The Metro Kingdom and Sand Kingdom from Mario?s upcoming adventure will also be playable on the showfloor for attendees.

Then on Thursday 24th August at 12:00 midday CEST, Metroid: Samus Returns enters the limelight, with producer Yoshio Sakamoto and Jos? Luis M?rquez, creative director of developer Mercury Steam, taking to the stage to discuss Samus Aran?s upcoming adventure on Nintendo 3DS. Launching alongside the game on 15th September is a special orange New Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition, decked out with artwork of the intergalactic bounty hunter herself.

On top of these developer presentations, 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.

All these English-language livestreams can be watched on Nintendo?s of Europe?s YouTube channel or on the Nintendo of Europe website.

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, Pokk?n 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.

Fans around the world can experience the excitement of Nintendo at gamescom with special developer presentations on Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns streamed live.