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Some of the top Nintendo video games launching this year, including Super
Smash Bros. for Wii
U and Nintendo
3DS, will be playable at the PAX Prime convention. Nintendo will
also host a number of fun events and lots of hands-on game-play
opportunities for fans to experience the latest and greatest Wii U and
Nintendo 3DS games before they launch. PAX Prime takes place Aug.
29-Sept. 1 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
Fans eager to check out the upcoming Hyrule Warriors game for Wii U can visit the Renaissance Seattle Hotel at 515 Madison St. from 7 to 10 p.m. (Photo: Business Wire)
Here is what Nintendo has on tap:
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS #SmashBash: To
amp up the excitement for the first appearance of Nintendo’s coolest
fighting game on a portable system, Nintendo will be bringing Super
Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS to locations around Seattle on Friday
and Saturday of the show to give people in the city a chance to play
as well. Follow Nintendo’s social media channels to learn where these
#SmashBash events will take place.
Hyrule Warriors Event: After PAX Prime shuts down
at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, people eager to check out the upcoming Hyrule
Warriors game for Wii U can visit the Renaissance Seattle
Hotel at 515 Madison St. from 7 to 10 p.m. This event will be open to
the public, and a PAX badge is not required for entry. Attendees will
be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, as space allows.
Cosplaying fans dressed as characters from The Legend of Zelda
series will be able to fast-track into the event ahead of the general
public. Anyone dressed in The Legend of Zelda gear or wearing a Hyrule
Warriors T-shirt (available at the event while supplies last) can
enter a drawing for a chance to win some cool original Hyrule
Warriors concept artwork. Fans can enter by taking a picture
against a special backdrop and tweeting the image with specific
hashtags. The winner will be chosen at random toward the end of the
event, and the winner must be present to claim the prize.
During the show, Nintendo will have a variety of other fun activities
and offerings at its booth, including a dedicated Pokémon area where
fans can meet up with fellow Pokémon Trainers to battle and trade.
Games scheduled to appear at the Nintendo booth at the show include:
Super Smash Bros. for
Toad: Treasure Tracker
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (SEGA)
Inc. 2 (Curve Digital)
Swords & Soldiers II (Ronimo
Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Art Academy
Striker GUNVOLT (Inti Creates Co. Ltd.)
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