E3 is a show about spectacle. From pounding music to 30-foot statues to even pyrotechnics, publishers and developers want to make sure their latest news makes a splash by making it memorable. But despite the stunts and bright lights at every turn, one of the week’s most extraordinary moments came as two men simply stood next to each other: Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto.
The pair appeared together on Ubisoft’s stage on Monday, joining to announce Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a new crossover strategy game that will appear on Switch this fall. The announcement continues a long streak of Ubisoft appearing on new Nintendo platforms shortly after launch, a partnership that both sides have emphasized for over a decade.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original at IGN Video Games 2017-06-20.