Nintendo to showcase ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ and ‘Samus Returns’ at Gamescom

A product display featuring the Nintendo Switch. (Facebook/NintendoSwitch)

After the E3 event last June, Nintendo will again take the spotlight in the upcoming Gamescom 2017 this month.

The gaming giant will showcase a number of titles via live stream during the event led by “Super Mario Odyssey.” In a post on their U.K. website, Nintendo that they will be live streaming the game on YouTube and on their Gamescom 2017 website on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. BST.

They will feature the actual gameplay with a talk headed by producer Yoshiaki Koizumi. Attendees will get to experience the Sand Kingdom and the Metro Kingdom well before everybody else.

On August 24, the company will live stream “Metroid: Samus Returns,” at 11 a.m. BST. Producer Yoshio Sakamoto and MercurySteam creative director Jose Luiz Marquez will helm the discussions. The game comes out on September 15 on the Nintendo 3DS. A new orange Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition will also roll out.

In addition, there will also be live streams two other games, namely, “Xenoblade Chronicles 2” and “Fire Emblem Warriors.”

Gamescom attendees will also have their hands full, thanks to the other titles that will be showcased during the event. They can try out “Pokken Tournament DX,” “Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle,” and “Splatoon 2.” Moreover, guests can also play “Arms,” “Monster Hunter Stories,” and “Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.”

Meanwhile, Gamespot reported that rival company Microsoft will also make their presence felt at Gamescom. They will reportedly give attendees the first crack at the upcoming Xbox One X console. They will also present some of the titles that are slated for release on the new console.

EA, on the other hand, will reveal more details on the upcoming “Star Wars: Battlefront II.” Ubisoft, for their part, will put the spotlight on “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” and “Far Cry 5.”

Gamescom 2017 happens on Aug. 23 to 26 in Cologne, Germany, featuring the leaders in the gaming industry.