The holidays are as close as ever and that means new games! Nintendo recently released an info-graphic displaying their planned games for Fall 2017, what to look forward to for the holidays, and 2018 games. Below are a few of the games that are scheduled to come out and what they are all about.

Fall 2017

"Super Mario Odyssey"

The upcoming game, as part of the Super Mario series, is planned to be released on October 27, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch. It features open-ended, exploration-based gameplay that can be found in "Super Mario 64" and "Super Mario Sunshine." Players will explore new locales such as New Donk City and run into familiar friends and foes as you try to save Princess Peach from Bowser’s wedding plans.

Mario gains a new ally named “Cappy” that gives Mario new abilities such as: cap jump, cap throw, and capture. You can also play with a friend, player 1 controlling Mario and player 2 controlling Cappy. Nintendo stated that it would release a special edition Nintendo Switch hardware bundle alongside the game. The special edition includes a download code for the full game, red left and right Joy-Con controllers, and a "Super Mario Odyssey" themed Nintendo Switch carrying case.

"Snipperclips Plus: Cut it out together"

"Snipperclips Plus" is scheduled to be released on November 10, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch. Players work together to cut paper pals into new shapes and solve puzzles. This is an updated version of the original game.

This new version includes a new comic book, toy box worlds, 3 new activities, and a new stamp mode.

Holidays 2017

"Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition"

"Minecraft" was released for the Nintendo 3DS on September 13, 2017. This version of "Minecraft" includes a creative and survival mode, five skin packs, and two texture packs.

Nintendo explained that players can play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources and play in Survival Mode where you can craft weapons and armor to fend off the dangerous mods.

"Rocket League"

"Rocket League" is coming to Nintendo Switch for the holidays. If you haven’t played yet, "Rocket League" is a vehicular soccer game with physics-based gameplay.

Nintendo says it’s going to feature more than 100 billion possible customization combinations, exclusive Nintendo Switch Customization items and Battle-cars. It’s also going to cross network play with Xbox One and PC users.


"Kirby Battle Royale"

"Kirby Battle Royale" is coming to Nintendo 3DS on January 19, 2018. Battle via local wireless or regional online battle arenas with up to 4 players. There are also other modes which include story mode, and Ore Express. In Ore Express mode, hoard treasure until the fastest Kirby wins.

"Super Meat Boy Forever"

"Super Meat Boy Forever" is set to come out sometime in 2018. It’s a sequel to "Super Meat Boy." Dr. Fetus captures Meat Boy and Bandage Girl’s baby girl, Nugget. Players can jump, slide, punch, and kick through 6 chapters of randomly constructed levels, each level increasing in difficulty as you play.