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Much like what Nintendo does with E3, a My Nintendo mission has been added for European users in celebration of Gamescom. You can nab 20 Platinum Points rather easily.

If you head on over here, you only need to find Cappy. Do that and the points will be yours.

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo of Europe’s participation in the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany is producing news with relevance to fans here in the Americas.

In Splatoon 2 news, Nintendo detailed new free content coming to the game soon: Manta Maria joins the lineup of Turf War* and Ranked Battle stages this weekend, while the new Lost Outpost stage joins the rotation of Salmon Run stages later today. Both stages will also become available in The Shoal for local multiplayer matches. Also announced was that the Bubble Blower special weapon will be available first in a set with the Forge Splattershot Pro starting Sept. 1.

Thanks to MyGamingBoulevard, we have a look at what Nintendo’s booth looks like at Gamescom 2017. Check it out in the video below.

Nintendo’s Gamescom 2017 lineup

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Nintendo has announced its full lineup for this year’s Gamescom. The full listing of playable games across Switch and 3DS is posted below.

Nintendo has given a more detailed look at its livestream schedule during Gamescom. You’ll be able to watch these streams here when they go live. A variety of first-party and third-party games are going to be featured. Here’s the schedule (all times are in BST):

FIFA 18 Gamescom 2017 trailer

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EA prepared a new FIFA 18 trailer for the game’s presence at Gamescom 2017. View the video below.

The nominees are in for this year’s Gamescom Awards. In terms of Nintendo games, Super Mario Odyssey and Mario + Rabbids are nominated in several categories. Metroid: Samus Returns is also given a nod as well.

We’ve posted the Nintendo-related nominees below. Winners will be announced this Thursday. 

EA, Zoink bringing Fe to Switch

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The Zoink-developed Fe is on the way to Switch, EA just announced at its Gamescom 2017 media briefing.

Here’s a brief overview:

Fe is a new type of wordless platformer full of sounds. Through Fe, a small cub that suddenly awakes in the forest, players will discover a world they will never want to leave as they use sound to communicate, connect with nature, identify friendly and unfriendly creatures and interpret their own narrative along the way.

Fe isn’t the only new Switch game from Zoink. The studio is also working on Flipping Death for Nintendo’s console.

Fe will be available on Switch in early 2018. View a trailer for the game below, along with today’s full announcement.

THQ Nordic sent out the opening animation for Battle Chasers: Nightwar last week. At the end of the video, a message appears stating that the Switch version of the game will be launching “slightly later”.

So here’s something interesting. Airship Syndicate posted an update about the Switch version on Kickstarter, and suggested that there may not actually be a delay. While the team has “hit a few issues that are slowing things down,” a delay is not officially set in stone. And if it does happen, the Switch version likely won’t be pushed back too significantly. The Kickstarter post adds “we’re doing everything in our power to make the October 3rd launch date”.

If you’re planning on attending Gamescom next week, you’ll be happy to hear that Away: Journey to the Unexpected will be playable. Even better, a demo will be available on Switch.

The official Twitter account confirmed earlier this week.


Other upcoming games will also be playable on Switch for the first time at Gamescom. These include Monster Boy, Nine Parchments, and Battle Chasers: Nightwar.

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