E3 2018 news (June 11) – Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition / FIFA 19 / The Elder Scrolls: Legends / My Friend Pedro

E3 2018 officially starts tomorrow (June 12th), but this week-end, various press conferences were held. During those, several games for the Nintendo Switch were announced: Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, FIFA 19, The Elder Scrolls: Legends, and My Friend Pedro! Also: E3 2018 Trailer for Team Sonic Racing!

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

Tales of Vesperia was originally released on Xbox 360, then PlayStation 3. Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition is a remaster of the latter, which was never released outside Japan. It features upscaled screen resolution, new characters, new events, and additional content. It will be released this Winter, worldwide.

Here’s all you need to know about the game:

Follow Yuri Lowell, a resident in the Lower Quarter of Zaphias and former Imperial Knight, as he accepts a mission to retrieve a stolen Blastia Core used to regulate his neighborhood’s water supply. This simple mission spins into a series of events that finds Yuri befriending a colorful cast of characters, traveling to exotic locations, and being pushed into the middle of a nefarious plot that threatens the destruction of the entire planet.

 

TALES OF VESPERIA: Definitive Edition features two new fully playable party members for North America; Patty Fleur, a young pirate searching for her lost memories, as well as Yuri’s rival and best friend, Flynn Scifo. Along with these two new playable characters, TALES OF VESPERIA: Definitive Edition will include additional scenarios, locations, and costumes that will be all-new for Western players.

 

TALES OF VESPERIA: Definitive Edition uses a specialized version of the TALES OF series’ Linear Motion Battle System for combat. Players control a single party member in real-time combat while the other three party members are controlled by a customized set of A.I. commands. Players can swap between the four characters at any time during battles and can perform both physical and Mystic Artes attacks.

Finally, here’s some screenshots:

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (Switch) comes out this Winter worldwide. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Bandai-Namco PR / Bandai-Namco (Twitter)

FIFA 19

During its EA Play onference, Electronic Arts announced that FIFA is once again headed to the Nintendo Switch with FIFA 19. This year, the game features the UEFA Champions League, as well as the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup. It will be released on September 28th, with pre-orders for the Champions Edition giving access to the game 3 days early.

Here’s all you need to know about FIFA 19:

Fans can achieve glory in the brand-new UEFA Champions League tournament mode featuring all the drama from the group stage through to the illustrious final or play a custom version of the tournament with any European club of their choice included in the game.

 

Alternatively, players can build their dream squad in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team™, featuring live and authentic content from the world’s most prestigious club competitions, including the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

 

On Nintendo Switch, there’s two editions:

Standard

  • FIFA 19
  • Up to five Jumbo Premium Gold Packs (one per week for five weeks)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo loan item for seven FUT matches
  • Special Edition FUT kits designed by FIFA soundtrack artists

Champions Edition

  • FIFA 19
  • Up to 20 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs (one per week for 20 weeks)
  • Play from September 25 with three days early access 
  • UEFA Champions League Gold Player (One 80 to 83 rated gold player from qualified teams) 
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. loan items for seven FUT matches
  • Special Edition FUT kits designed by FIFA soundtrack artists

FIFA 19 (Switch) comes out on September 28th worldwide. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: EA PR / Official website

The Elder Scrolls: Legends

Yesterday, during its E3 2018 press conference announced that The Elder Scrolls: Legends, its strategy card game based on the Elder Scrolls series, was headed to the Nintendo Switch later this year. It will various control options, allowing you to sling cards using the touch screen or buttons.

Here’s a trailer:

The Elder Scrolls: Legends (Switch – eShop) comes out later this year in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Bethesda

My Friend Pedro

Yesterday, during their “Big Fancy Press Conference 2018”, Devolver Digital announced another game for the Nintendo Switch: My Friend Pedro. Here’s all you need to know about it:

My Friend Pedro is a violent ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s struggle to obliterate anyone in his path at the behest of a sentient banana. No, you totally read that right. The strategic use of split aiming, slow motion, and the ol’ stylish window breach create one sensational action sequence after another in an explosive battle through a violent underworld.

And in case you’re interested, here’s the recording of the “Big Fancy Press Conference 2018”:

My Friend Pedro (Switch – eShop) comes out in Early 2019 in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Devolver Digital PR

Team Sonic Racing

Here’s the E3 2018 trailer for Team Sonic Racing:

Team Sonic Racing (Switch) comes out this Winter worldwide.


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