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LIVE: How to watch the E3 2019 Nintendo presentation – date and time

Published: 23/May/2019 14:03 Updated: 11/Jun/2019 15:47

by Paul Cot

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With Microsoft’s E3 2019 showcase in the past, all eyes now turn to Nintendo’s presentation. Fans know many new games will be revealed, but will they be announcing a new Nintendo Switch?

Watch the E3 2019 Nintendo presentation here

Nintendo’s E3 2019 presentation goes live on June 11 at 9am PT (12pm EST and 5pm BST). The showcase will provide 40 minutes of information about Nintendo Switch’s upcoming games, according to Nintendo’s Twitter.

E3 2019 Nintendo schedule

The contents of the presentation still remain unclear, but it does appear that the presentation will be software only. 

The dedicated Nintendo E3 websites states: “Tune in on June 11 to get a sneak peek at upcoming games for the Nintendo Switch system!”

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Further Pokemon Sword and Shield details were revealed at a special Pokemon Direct, which took place on June 5. Lots more information surrounding the game was shared including new gameplay footage, new Pokemon, and new features for the game.

Nintendo have confirmed that this year’s new Pokemon game will be playable at E3, giving trainers their first hands on experience with the game. More recently, the official Pokemon Twitter account has tweeted out a new Pokemon Sword and Shield tease. Whether this refers to more information or this is the time a demo will be playable is currently unknown.

NintendoPokemon Sword and Shield is one of Nintendo’s biggest releases this year…

Nintendo’s forthcoming games for 2019 include: Super Mario Maker 2, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Animal Crossing, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Astral Chain, a remaster of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Dragon Quest 11 S: Echoes of an Elusive Age — Definitive Edition and Daemon X Machina.

Consequently, we can expect most of these, if not all, to feature in the Nintendo Direct E3 presentation. Super Mario Maker 2 and Animal Crossing are two of the more hyped releases but fans might be most eager for more Pokemon Sword and Shield information.

A new Nintendo Switch?

One of the more outlandish rumors leading up to E3 2019 has been the announcement of a new Nintendo Switch. Some of these rumors even suggested a Nintendo Switch 2 could be on the horizon.

However, the announcement of hardware related news seems unlikely. More so, the chances of a Nintendo Switch 2 unveiling are even less likely.

Nintendo President, Shuntaro Furukawa, told investors back in April that they have no plans to announce any new hardware at E3 2019. He also stated: “[We are] always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it.”

Justin LathamConcept design for the Nintendo Switch “Mini”… could a Lite version look similar?

With the Nintendo Switch releasing in 2017, and still being in the middle of its life cycle, a brand new console would make little sense. However, despite Furukawa’s claims many gamers still believe a Nintendo Switch Lite could be announced at E3 2019.

The Lite version of the Switch would supposedly retail at a cheaper price of $199, removing docking compatibility and have attached joycons. Essentially, it would be a true handheld version of the Switch. Others disagree though, believing TV compatibility is a must in 2019.

We will have to wait until Nintendo’s showcase at E3 to find out more!

Last updated 11:48 ET, June 11, 2019

Apex Legends

Apex Legends Black Friday 2020: Airship Assassin skin, Legendary Hunt

Published: 24/Nov/2020 20:18

by Bill Cooney

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Some of the rarest skins in Apex Legends are making a return for the annual Black Friday sale, including Wraith’s famous Airship Assassin skin, cosmetics returning from Legendary Hunt bundles, and more.

It was heavily speculated in the runup to Thanksgiving week that Wraith’s fan-favorite skin would be returning for the second year in a row, and the shop update on November 24 confirmed those leaks and rumors.

Wraith isn’t the only hero getting some of her old skins up for sale again though, Octane’s highly sought-after Jester look will also be back, along with several from the Legendary Hunt themed event all the way back from Season 1.

Wraith Airship Assassin skin pictured in Olympus with 'November 24' in writing beside it
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The long-awaited skin is finally returning, Respawn has confirmed.

For those who don’t know, Wraith’s Airship Assassin skin is a recolor of the pink Void Specialist skin, so you’ll need to unlock both of them in order to rock it.

In addition to the legends and weapon cosmetics, there are deals offering three, 25, or 50 Apex Packs, and a bobblehead weapon charm available during the sale, which goes from Nov. 24 to December 1.

Let’s take a look at all of the bundles available during the sale, what’s included in them, and how much each one will set you back if you’re interested.

Legend Skins

  • Void Specialist Wraith – 900 Apex Coins (Required for Airship Assassin)
  • Airship Assassin Wraith – 6,500 Legend Tokens

Jester Bundle

Octane Jester skin
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This Jester skin for Octane is certainly one of the more disturbing cosmetics in Apex.
  • Cost: 2,500 Apex Coins
  • Laughing Fool Octane Skin
  • Harlequin VK-47 Flatline Weapon Skin

Legendary Hunt Bundle

Legendary Hunt Apex skins
Respawn Entertainment
These Legendary Hunt skins will be available in the Black Friday bundle.
  • Cost: 6,000 Apex Coins

Hero Skins

  • Voices From the Past Wraith
  • Outland Warrior Bangalore
  • Tiger Blood Caustic
  • Pain Killer Lifeline
  • Snake Charmer Mirage
  • Hot Pursuit Octane
  • Sunfire Initiate Pathfinder

Weapon Skins

  • Goldmine Gremlin VK-47 Flatline
  • Bone Saw M600 Spitfire
  • Trophy Collector R-301

Apex Pack Bundles

Bobblehead Bloodhound Charm Apex Legends
Respawn Entertainment
Bloodhound’s adorable bobblehead charm is available in the 3 Apex Pack bundle.

Legendary Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 1,500 Apex Coins
  • Bloodhound Bobblehead Weapon Charm
  • 3 Legendary Apex Packs

25 Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 2,000 Apex Coins
  • Bobblehead Octane Weapon Charm
  • 25 Rare Apex Packs

50 Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 4,000 Apex Coins
  • Bobblehead Revenant Weapon Charm
  • 1 Legendary Apex Pack
  • 49 Rare Apex Packs

There you have it, the full rundown of every single bundle and all the items available in the Apex store during the Annual Black Friday sale. Which even though they call it that, you’ll still need some serious Apex Coins if you haven’t been saving up.

Like we mentioned, these cosmetics and packs will only be available for one week until December 1, so don’t wait until the last minute if there’s something you know you want. As always, stay tuned in on Twitter @TitanfallBlog for all the latest Apex news, leaks, and info.