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Nintendo Booth at E3 2017

CNET takes you a on tour of the Nintendo booth at E3 2017

Josh Miller
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Nintendo went all out for its booth at E3 2017 with game-themed decorations and tons of interactive stations where you could sit down and play.

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Attendees had the opportunity to kick back and play games.

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If you ever find yourself on Cranky street, be sure to swing by Crazy Cap; you never know if you'll run into Mario.

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Count the nerds near the giant Mario Odyssey balloon sign. We got 47!

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Mario as castaway on his next adventure, which comes out October 27, 2017.

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The crowds really came out this year excited for new Nintendo games.

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So did the media!

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There were plenty of Nintendo Switches on hand for people to check out.

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When gamers attack!

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You'd be wearing a hat too if you were this close to Super Mario Odyssey.

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This angle gives you the full effect of life on Cranky street.

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The 3-month-old Switch finally has fan favorites coming soon.

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This zaniness spills off the video screen and on to the E3 conference floor; especially when you stand next to a pile of Goombas.

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Look both ways before crossing Squawks St. Also, stop messing with the Nintendo American security team.

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It's all happening.

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Lucky fans get to jump into battle playing Pokken Tournament DX.

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Keep clear of sombrero Mario!

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Getting stuck in.

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Nintendo came prepared with plenty of places for people to play.

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Always be on the lookout for a Mario photobomb!

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Even before E3 started, the Nintendo Switch loomed large over the conference.

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Bullet Bill is looking awfully similar to Mario in this photo.

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They even had a larger than life tank from the street scene in Super Mario Odyssey.

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Don't fear the Chomper as you walk by.

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Even as we were leaving, a river of excited fans searched for the princess who was probably in another E3 conference booth (if we know anything about Mario).

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