The autumn of Milan starts again this year in the sign of Milan Games Week powered by TIM, the most important Italian event dedicated to the world of video games, scheduled from 27 to 29 September in the pavilions of Fiera Milano Rho.
As per tradition, Nintendo, a world leader in the creation and development of interactive entertainment, will be one of the protagonists of the ninth edition with a series of exclusive must-haves for gamers of all ages. In absolute preview for the thousands of fans, all the news coming on Nintendo Switch in the coming months, from Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield to Luigi’s Mansion 3, passing by Mario & Sonic to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Layton’s Mystery Journey Katrielle and the conspiracy of millionaires Deluxe Edition, up to Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of a Lost Era Final Edition. These will be the undisputed protagonists of the stage of Stand G01 in Hall 8, which will be continuously animated by tournaments and activities designed for adults and children. Space also for the latest releases such as The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and the new Nintendo Switch Lite console. This year, the focus of the great N is all focused on the panorama of indie video games, which will be joined by those that have become real console classics.
The Nintendo Switch lineup continues to grow out of all proportion and, in its third year of life, two highly anticipated and much-loved new players are coming. Visitors to Milan Games Week will be able to try out Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield (released November 15), the new adventure dedicated to the most famous pocket monsters in the world, very focused on the competitive aspect. Coaches will have the chance to dive for the first time on the Nintendo Switch in a completely new region, Galar, with new Pokémon and many new features for the series. Among these stand out the phenomena Dynamax and Gigamax, two new game mechanics that see Pokémon taking on gigantic dimensions and special features, respectively.
In addition, players will be able to try Luigi’s Mansion 3 weeks ahead (31 October), the third installment in the series that sees the cowardly brother of Super Mario as the protagonist, who this time, as a good ghost-catcher armed with Poltergust G-0M, will find himself having to save the mustachioed plumber and his friends in a haunted hotel. The other highly anticipated previews present are Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, the game with all the sports of the upcoming Olympics starring Mario, Sonic and friends on November 8th, Layton’s Mystery Journey Katrielle and the conspiracy of millionaires – Deluxe Edition, the adventure made up of puzzles and logic that brings the historic TV screen series from 8 November, and Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of a lost era Final edition, the most complete edition of this beloved chapter of the historic Japanese game series role, which will be available from 27 September, just for the start of the fair. Also present the latest software and hardware innovations, with The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, one of the most beloved chapters of the historic saga that returns in a completely new look, and Nintendo Switch Lite,
Do not miss the previews related to video games produced by other development houses for Nintendo Switch: from The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt Complete Edition, the RPG winner of over 250 awards as a game of the year coming October 15, Pandemic, adaptation of the eponymous board game in which you will have to save humanity from four deadly diseases, available from October 1st, and Asphalt 9: Legends, the acclaimed racing game that will be available for free on Nintendo Switch from October 8th.
Alongside the previews and the entertainment of all Milan Games Week visitors, there will also be video games already available for Nintendo Switch: from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the most complete version ever of the action game dedicated to the various protagonists of the different historical series signed by Nintendo and not only, to Splatoon 2, with new levels, new styles, new weapons and much more, Astral Chain, the adrenaline-fueled PlatinumGames action game, Daemon X Machina, the Japanese robot-based shooter, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 The Black Order, the definitive Marvel crossover, and Super Mario Odyssey, the latest Super Mario 3D adventure with his faithful ally Cappy. And again Mortal Kombat 11, new chapter of the historic fighting game series, Super Mario Maker 2, the very rich editor that allows you to create your own custom Super Mario levels, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, the collection with the three original Spyro video games completely remastered,
This year there will also be a lot of space for video games developed by independent studios, widely supported by Nintendo and present in large quantities in the Nintendo Switch catalog. At Milan Games Week it will be possible to have fun with Cuphead, a title inspired by cartoons from the 1930s, Super Cane Magic Zero, the colorful and fun video game by cartoonist Simone “Sio” Albrigi, Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition, multi-award-winning platformer from dreamy atmospheres, and the Italians Redout, futuristic car racing game, and Remothered: Tormented Fathers, addictive survival horror.
All the Nintendo booth will be constantly celebrating, they will be three unforgettable days, giving moments of animation and fun to all the fans present. The action will take place mainly on the large stage, where special guests, games, and tournaments with all the communities of the big Nintendo family will take turns every day from 09:00 to 19:00 (GMT +2). The stage guests will compete with Super Smash Bros Ultimate shots and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, but there will also be presentations and preview demonstrations of Luigi’s Mansion 3. To enrich the show some of the most loved YouTube Creator, Italian influencers and streamers such as Simone Sio Albrigi, Kurolily, Cydonia, Tuberanza, Gravier, Froz3n, Frake, federic95ita, Dlarzz, and Pokétonx, who will play on stage together with lucky fans in the audience. Impossible to miss!