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Super Mario Odyssey Runaway Winner At Gamescom Awards

Can the hype be any bigger?
Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey has been hotly anticipated since its full reveal at January’s Switch Event, and as evidenced by its horde of Gamescom awards, the hype remains as strong as ever! The game walked away with five awards from the trade event, including Best of Gamescom, Best Console Game, Best Action Game, Best Family Game, and the Gamescom “Most Wanted” Consumer award. Wow!

Other Nintendo winners included Best Strategy Game for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and Best Mobile Game for Metroid: Samus Returns. With those three and the likes of Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and Fire Emblem Warriors lined up for this fall, it looks like Nintendo will have quite the holiday season on their hands!

Yoshiaki Koizumi, the game’s producer, showed off the Luncheon Kingdom world at the event, as seen here. Check it out for some new details!

Do you think Super Mario Odyssey is living up to the hype? Let us know in the comments below!

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.
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