Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
I don’t know if anyone was desperate for Ubisoft’s Rabbids franchise to invade the Mushroom Kingdom, but it’s happening anyways in a multiverse mashup that’s hitting the Switch on August 29. At the very least, they’re trying something weird. Mario + Rabbids is a Final Fantasy Tactics-style strategy game that boasts some real technical chops. In the demo we watched Mario, brandishing a bullet bill-shaped gun, ducking around blocky chunks of terrain to aim down sights. So, like X-Com with Fire Flowers. Shigeru Miyamoto joined Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot onstage for the announcement, so if nothing else it seems like they’re taking this thing seriously.