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Luigi's Mansion 3 announced for Nintendo Switch

Luigi's Mansion is getting a third game in the series for Nintendo Switch, due in 2019.

A brief trailer for the game, which you can see below, kicked off tonight's Nintendo Direct broadcast, along with confirmation that it would be coming next year. It'll follow the re-release of the original GameCube Luigi's Mansion for 3DS, which launches on October 19th.

See, all that worry about Luigi being dead was for nothing.

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The original Luigi's Mansion now has a 3DS release date

Nintendo may have unceremoniously slain Luigi in its most recent Smash Bros. Direct, but the put-upon plumber brother will be back alive in the upcoming 3DS port of Luigi's Mansion.

A handheld version of the GameCube classic, Luigi's Mansion for 3DS now has a release date: 19th October. Just in time for Halloween!

Apart from its portable size, the 3DS version of Luigi's Mansion otherwise looks faithful to the original, which was an overlooked gem in the GameCube's launch line-up. A bit of an oddity - and not the big Mario game some were wishing for - it still found a cult following and gained a 3DS sequel a couple of years back.

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FeatureEurogamer's favourite Halloween games

Which grim grinning greats should keep you company on the scariest night of the year?

Don't answer the doorbell tonight: the local kids haven't put much effort into their costumes, and besides, some of them are hepped up on goofballs by the sounds of it. Instead, stay indoors and dust off your GBA, your GameCube, or, um, your smartphone, and play some spooky games instead.

FeatureCult Classics: GameCube

Part 3: Ducks, plumbers, wizards, ghosts, pirates.

Did you read parts one and two? Shame on you! Whatever your answer. In our final selection of Cult Classics for GameCube, Keza touches on all the most influential genres: real-time pinball strategy, asymmetrical team-based '80s arcade games, rhythm shooters, and duck-based top-down aviation puzzling.

Luigi's Mansion

Luigi's Mansion

Review - Miyamoto's first GameCube offering is a joy for fans, but can ghostbusting really work as an entire game?

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