Nintendo delves into ‘Pikmin 3’ and ‘Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity’

Revealed during the latest Nintendo Treehouse showcase

Nintendo has released a new Treehouse presentation which focused on Pikmin 3 Deluxe and Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity.

The showcase ran for over an hour and feature in-depth details of the upcoming Nintendo Switchhttps://www.nme.com/tag/nintendo-switch games. The presentation kicked off with over 40 minutes of exclusive footage for Pikmin 3 Deluxe.

Nintendo showcased features such as the story’s co-op mode, new side missions and the competitive mode, Bingo Battle. The multiplayer mode is a one-on-one versus match where players to fill up a bingo card by collecting various items in an area.

Nintendo also announced that a demo for Pikmin 3 Deluxe will be available on the Nintendo eShop from today (October 7). Players who complete the demo will be eligible to unlock and play the ‘ultra-spicy’ difficulty mode when the full game launches on October 30 for Nintendo Switch.

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Check out the full Pikmin 3 segment below.

Later in the showcase, Nintendo also dropped a new gameplay demonstration for Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity. The gameplay also focused on two new playable characters, Urbosa and Zelda, whilst also sharing more footage of previously announced fighter, Impa.

Features that were revealed during the showcase include the game’s weapon and armour system, plus previews character abilities. Nintendo also announced that The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild map is being incorporated into the title.

Watch the full demonstration below.

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Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity is expected to release for Nintendo Switch on November 19 and will be a prequel to The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.

Outside of both titles, Nintendo will also be releasing a sleuth of new downloadable content for pre-existing games over the coming weeks. Super Smash Bros Ultimate will be adding new Minecraft fighters, while Pokemon Sword & Shield’s final expansion will take players to The Crown Tundra.

The company recently celebrated Super Mario 3D All-Stars becoming the third biggest UK gaming launch of the year, despite being announced two weeks prior to launch. It also became the 15th biggest Nintendo game launch of all time.

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