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Mario and Metroid livestream events announced for Gamescom

by Ron Duwell | August 9, 2017August 9, 2017 7:00 am PST

The upcoming Gamescom 2017 will be host to not one but two Nintendo centered livestream events. The Big N confirmed that both Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns will be getting their own show, each with livestreamed gameplay and famous Nintendo personalities presenting them.

Super Mario Odyssey’s event will be hosted by Nintendo Switch designer Yoshiaki Koizumi, and it will be held from 6:00 a.m. PDT/10:00 a.m. EST on Aug. 23.

Likewise, the Metroid: Samus Returns event will be held at 3:00 p.m. PDT/6:00 p.m. EST on Aug 24, and it will star Producer Yoshio Sakamoto and Creative Director José Luis Márquez.

Fire Emblem Warriors and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 are also on the books for smaller events.

Gamescom 2017 will be held in Cologne, Germany from Aug. 23-Aug. 28.


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Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...