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Mario+Rabbids is Getting its Own Figurine Set, but Weirdly Not Amiibos

Mario+Rabbids is Getting its Own Figurine Set, but Weirdly Not Amiibos

As initially announced yesterday during the Ubisoft conference, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle has made a showing during the Nintendo Direct at E3.

"Don't try to make a jump game... try to make a Mario game that's never been done before", Miyamoto said via translator.

Ubisoft has created a new game for the Nintendo Switch that combines characters from Nintendo's Mario and Ubisoft's Raving Rabbids franchises.

So here's the story breakdown. No, seriously. It's a turn-based strategy game where Mario, Peach, Luigi and Yoshi team up with a couple of Rabbids that are dressed as Mario characters to fight other Rabbids who are evil, apparently.

Ubisoft is releasing figurines for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, but they aren't amiibo.

Titled Mysteries of Egypt, the trailer doesn't give away too much, so it's aptly named.

The Mario and Rabbids RPG had two previous large leaks in May. The battles appear to feature cover (and explosive cover), Rabbid tunnels which help you cross the battlefield, different abilities and team combos.

Yeah, we knew it was going to happen but it's official! You also get your own reconnaissance tool in the form of an eagle named Senu, inspired by a similar feature in Far Cry Primal. The images provided by the video game publisher and developer not only offers gorgeous stills of the Egyptian environments, but also shows the action-adventure release's protagonist Bayek exploring the terrain and doing battle.

More details about Assassin's Creed: Origins were revealed at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, starting with their epic cinematic trailer filled with slo-mo fighting and stunning visuals. Time went on, though, and it became more and more legitimate. It's coming to the Switch on Agust 29, 2017.


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