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Super Mario Odyssey releases October 27th

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Nintendo has announced during their E3 Spotlight that Super Mario Odyssey will be released worldwide on the 27th of October. The announcement trailer featured a significant portion of gameplay, showing off new abilities and forms for Mario, including the ability to possess any enemy by throwing your hat at it. It also showed off a plethora of incredibly varied worlds, from deserts to cities and everything in between.

Also announced were three new Amiibo for the game¬†‚ÄĒ Mario, Princess Peach, and Bowser, all in their wedding outfits¬†‚ÄĒ that will be released at launch.

The official description of the game on Nintendo’s website gives a tonne of details, and there’ll no doubt be more details in the days and weeks to come. Check out the description and the gorgeous new trailer below:

Embark on a cap-tivating, globe-trotting adventure!

Join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser‚Äôs wedding plans! This sandbox-style 3D Mario adventure‚ÄĒthe first since 1996‚Äôs beloved Super Mario 64 and 2002‚Äôs Nintendo GameCube classic Super Mario Sunshine‚ÄĒis packed with secrets and surprises, and with Mario‚Äôs new moves like cap throw, cap jump, and capture, you‚Äôll have fun and exciting gameplay experiences unlike anything you‚Äôve enjoyed in a Mario game before. Get ready to be whisked away to strange and amazing places far from the Mushroom Kingdom!

Features:

  • Explore huge 3D kingdoms filled with secrets and surprises, including costumes for Mario and lots of ways to interact with the diverse environments‚ÄĒsuch as cruising around them in vehicles that incorporate the HD Rumble feature of the Joy-Con‚ĄĘ controller or exploring sections as Pixel Mario.
  • Thanks to his new friend, Cappy, Mario has brand-new moves for you to master, like cap throw, cap jump and capture. With capture, Mario can take control of all sorts of things, including objects and enemies!
  • Visit astonishing new locales, like skyscraper-packed New Donk City, and run into familiar friends and foes as you try to save Princess Peach from Bowser‚Äôs clutches and foil his dastardly wedding plans.
  • A set of three new amiibo‚ĄĘ figures*‚ÄĒMario, Princess Peach and Bowser in their wedding outfits‚ÄĒwill be released at launch. Some previously released amiibo will also be compatible with this title. Tap supported amiibo to receive gameplay assistance‚ÄĒsome amiibo will also unlock costumes for Mario when scanned!

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