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Nintendo showcases new games at E3

A spotlight is on the $116 billion dollar video game industry this week at E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. 

More than 60,000 people are attending E3 in Los Angeles this week, and millions more are tuning in online to see the latest in games and technology.

Nintendo is showcasing new titles, including the Nintendo Switch, which is the fastest selling home video game system of all time in the U.S. 

"Super Smash Brothers Ultimate is a brand new Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch and that's what all of these players are so excited to get their hands on," said Nintendo President and CEO Reggie Fils-Aim?.

There's also buzz around Nintendo's new Super Mario Party and Pokemon games.

Now players can use the Switch to battle it out in Fortnite, adding yet another platform to play the world's most popular game. 

Fortnite is the bell of the ball at E3 this year, boasting more than 40 million players in less than eight months.

Sony is continuing its legacy of blockbuster games for the PlayStation console by showcasing the highly anticipated Spider-Man game ahead of the September release.

Microsoft announced more than 50 Xbox games, with 18 exclusives and a focus on more original content.

E3 continues through Thursday. 
 


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