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Nintendo: 2M Copies of ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Sold in 3 Days

More than 2 million copies of Super Mario Odyssey sold in the first three days, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima estimates. “While about seven million units of Nintendo Switch hardware have been delivered into the hands of our consumers around the world, we estimate that the global sellthrough of Super Mario Odyssey has already exceeded two million units in just its first 3 days,” Kimishima told a gathering of analysts this week. “The holiday sales season will …

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Cappy Patched Out of Super Mario Odyssey, Hammer Time and More – GameSpew

It certainly has been a week. Just like last week in fact, and the week before it, but those other weeks’ releases didn’t let you travel to Egypt and dispatch Nazis using a demonically possessed hat. The release of Serious Sam 4 aside, what else has been happening in the world of games? Join us as we round up this week’s news in an entirely reliable and totally unfabricated fashion. Cappy patched out of Super Mario Odyssey …

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Super Mario Odyssey caps off a banner year for Nintendo – Entertainment

It wasn’t very long ago that Nintendo lagged far behind its competitors in the video games horse race. But the Japanese company has always proven resilient, and 2017 has so far been one of its best years ever. The company said Monday that its net profit jumped 35 per cent in April-September from a year earlier, helped by popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine and new releases. It logged a 51.5 billion yen ($584 million) net …

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‘Mario Odyssey’ for Nintendo Switch video game review

By Christopher Byrd By Christopher Byrd October 30 at 1:36 PM (Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” the new game for Nintendo Switch. In fact, I might have to look all the way back to “Mario 64” (1996), the game that did so much to popularize 3-D virtual environments, to find …

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Super Mario Odyssey biggest Nintendo Switch launch ever in UK charts

Super Mario Odyssey – the Switch’s biggest hit so far Assassin’s Creed Origins has sold less than Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, but still managed to beat Super Mario Odyssey in the all formats chart. Game review: Assassin’s Creed Origins aims to fix the problems of the past The madness of last week’s release schedules has led to a split decision in this week’s UK sales charts, with Super Mario Odyssey the best-selling individual format game but …

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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé on the evolution of Super Mario Odyssey

From the outside, at least, Nintendo is a study in contradictions, at once devoted to the constant development of new gaming experiences, while remaining deferential and staunchly loyal to its past. Fittingly, the gaming giant’s American president Reggie Fils-Aimé references its longtime executives and creative forces with great reverence, quoting predecessors several times over the course of our half-hour-long conversation ahead of the launch of Super Mario Odyssey. The game has been out for a …

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REVIEW: “Super Mario Odyssey” for Nintendo Switch

“Super Mario Odyssey” is excellent. Surprise! Hello! That is not a surprise!Nintendo It’s so good, in fact, that you should seriously consider buying a Nintendo Switch just to play it. Really! Here are just a few reasons why “Super Mario Odyssey” is so great: It feels brand new, despite starring a decades-old character. It looks far better than it should on the Switch, a console that’s not as powerful as its rivals. And it represents a …

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Nintendo celebrates the launch of Super Mario Odyssey in style with a party in New York

Nintendo celebrates the launch of Super Mario Odyssey in style with a party in New York Super Mario Odyssey, one of Mario’s biggest adventures yet, is now available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. The cap-tivating game follows Mario on a globe-trotting journey through numerous and varied kingdoms with his new hat companion, Cappy. In this massive sandbox-style game in the spirit of Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine, Mario uses incredible new hat-based …

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Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime on Super Mario Odyssey for Switch

Nintendo’s most acclaimed game console in years has been on the market for seven months, but it’s been missing one essential thing: a flagship Super Mario game. That changes Friday with the launch of Super Mario Odyssey, Mario’s first sandbox-style adventure since 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine. It’s a critical moment for Nintendo, considering holiday sales of the Switch could hinge on Odyssey’s success. TIME sat down with Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé to discuss …

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‘Super Mario Odyssey’: Nintendo re-invents gaming icon

Written by Ravi Hiranand, CNN From the opening of the trailer for “Super Mario Odyssey” — which saw the mustachioed plumber burst from a manhole in a city resembling New York — it was clear that change was coming. The latest installment of the gaming industry’s best-selling franchise, out Friday on Nintendo Switch, marks a sharp departure from recent outings. Seeing Nintendo’s pudgy mascot walk among realistic-looking humans twice his size (but with smaller heads) …

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Play These Nintendo Switch Indie Games Before Super Mario Odyssey

When the Nintendo Switch first launched back in March, the snarky joke was that the only game worth playing on the console/handheld hybrid was the undeniably phenomenal The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild. While we loved that game, we also loved a bunch of smaller Nintendo Switch games that were getting ignored. So we launched the ongoing column Switch Games That Aren’t Zelda to highlight cool Switch games haters insisted didn’t exist. The follow-up to that …

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What is “Super Mario Odyssey”: PHOTOS, VIDEO

Mario’s been to a lot of weird places, and he’s done a lot of strange things, but nothing compares to the surreal and bizarre world of “Super Mario Odyssey.”  “Super Mario Odyssey” is the next major flagship game in the classic franchise, from Nintendo’s world-class internal teams — and it’s nearly here. “Super Mario Odyssey” arrives on October 27, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.NintendoWith the launch of “Odyssey” coming up so soon on October 27, it’s time …

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Big Nintendo Switch games SNUB, Super Mario Odyssey update, new multiplayer reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

NINTENDO The latest Nintendo Switch games news The Nintendo Switch games list continues to take shape as the company look to more third-party support. So far, major outside development has been restricted to sports titles, however, this will all soon change. Bethesda and Ubisoft are leading the pack with some pretty big announcements, while more will revealed in 2017 from others. But until then, a lot of what has made the Nintendo Switch a success …

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Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review, Star Wars Battlefront 2, DOOM

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review and a Star Wars Battlefront 2 port? Nintendo’s biggest game of the year has been doing incredibly well as far as reviews go. And the embargo for the impressions hasn’t even actually gone live yet! This week has seen two impressive reviews leaked from esteemed publications EDGE and Famitsu. The first score for the game actually leaked from the notoriously hard-going EDGE magazine. The publication …

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Nintendo Switch Games News: Mario Odyssey trailer, Stardew Valley tips, PS4 and Xbox SHOCK

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch Games News: Mario Odyssey trailer, Stardew Valley tips, PS4 and Xbox SHOCK Nintendo has had a very good week this week, with the Nintendo Switch performing fantastically. Two weeks ago, the console saw a massive 18 new games get released on its eShop, and the console has seen little evidence of slowing down over the last week. Firstly, the flagship Nintendo Switch title – Super Mario Odyssey – got a …

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