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Super Mario Odyssey Wins Big At Gamescom 2017


Mario’s upcoming Nintendo Switch adventure Super Mario Odyssey has been honoured with five awards at last week’s Gamescom show in Cologne, Germany, including the overall “Best of Gamescom” prize as selected by the jury.

The game, which comes to Nintendo Switch on 27th October, won the following awards:

  • Best of Gamescom
  • “Most Wanted” Consumer Award
  • Best Action Game
  • Best Family Game
  • Best Nintendo Switch Game

At Gamescom, Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi presented the first gameplay of a new European-inspired Kingdom, which can be watched below:

In addition, Metroid: Samus Returns was also named the best mobile/handheld game. Samus Aran’s next adventure comes to Nintendo 3DS on 16th September, and producer Yoshio Sakamoto and Jose Luis Márquez, Creative Director from developer MercurySteam delivered new gameplay details on-stage at Gamescom on Thursday.


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