New Mario Odyssey Details Coming in Nintendo Direct This Week

Nintendo promises to also show off other games coming to Nintendo Switch as well as some 3DS titles.


Nintendo just announced the next Nintendo Direct on their social media accounts. 

The online video presentation will last nearly 45 minutes and will focus on both Nintendo Switch and 3DS platforms. The Big N also has promised to provide us with more details about Mario Odyssey.  We recently learned that Mario is apparently no longer a plumber and some of our staff has a sneaking suspicion that Super Mario Odyssey is actually a simulation. Tune in at 3 PM PT/ 6 PM ET to find out what Nintendo has in store with this latest Nintendo Direct.


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    September 11, 2017 9:10 AM

    Asif Khan posted a new article, New Mario Odyssey Details Coming in Nintendo Direct This Week

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      September 11, 2017 9:23 AM

      I am ready, bestow them onto my face please

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      September 11, 2017 9:55 AM

      Several titles need some updates that were planned for this year but haven't seen anything.

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        September 11, 2017 11:50 AM

        I want Pocket Fighter!

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          September 11, 2017 3:04 PM

          Man, those guys really fucked up. It would have been perfect for Switch launch but by the time its finally done its probably going to get buried

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            September 11, 2017 3:56 PM

            Yep. I'm still interested but feel like that ship has sailed for most people.

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        September 11, 2017 12:12 PM

        Yeah, I'm excited to hear what's going to happen the rest of this year. I do expect Xenoblade to be pushed back to 2018 though.

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          September 11, 2017 2:44 PM

          I thought it was still on track for this year.

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            September 11, 2017 3:14 PM

            Last we heard it was, but we've actually seen very little of it and unless there's a firm release date on the 13th I'm going to really start doubting it'll hit before Christmas.

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              September 11, 2017 8:27 PM

              agreed. I don't see it hitting this year.

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      September 11, 2017 1:16 PM

      I want no more details. Ready to go in almost blind. I'll probably watch a recording of this and skip over the Odyssey segments. Cant wait for next month!

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      September 11, 2017 1:23 PM

      Just put Rabbid Peach & Rabbid Luigi in this kplzthx.

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      September 11, 2017 3:55 PM

      The Wednesday direct is almost twice as long as the E3 presentation. I have to assume its because there are some deep dives but I'm curious to see if there's space for anything new

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        September 11, 2017 3:56 PM

        I bet a solid 15-20min is dedicated to Odyssey.

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          September 11, 2017 4:40 PM

          I hope they don't spoil too much.

          Wish list for ports, as usual, are Bayonetta 2 and Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. A Captain Toad sequel would be A+.

          I think they save Smash and Mario Maker news for E3.

          I won't be surprised if they push Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to next year, but then again one of the writers of the game retweeted the Japanese Direct announcement so I have to assume its on track for the holidays.

          They straight up said that there is no new for mobile apps, so the best shot for Animal Crossing mobile news is tomorrow at the Apple event.

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            September 11, 2017 4:41 PM

            Also, Knack 2 comes back to Switch

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            September 11, 2017 4:45 PM

            I could see one of those being in an early 2018 direct if it's more port than sequel.

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            September 11, 2017 5:20 PM

            All I want in life is a Luigi's Mansion sequel not on 3DS.

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        September 12, 2017 2:12 AM

        Would love some virtual console news

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