The launch day for Nintendo’s Wii U is now just over a month away and just to make sure everyone knows it they’re heading out to New York Comic Con with a whole suite of games. Now only will the Wii U be in attendance, but Nintendo’s 3DS handheld will also be sharing the spotlight at this year’s con. Details after the break!
Apparently, a booth in the Javits Center (#2921) will be dedicated exclusively to tournaments featuring Nintendo 3DS games “New Super Mario Bros. 2″ and “Kid Icarus: Uprising”. The main Nintendo booth (#1510) on the other hand will have a lineup of some upcoming games for the holidays, as well as the Wii U.
Here’s a breakdown of the tournaments followed by the full list if playable games that will be at NYCC 2012:
• New Super Mario Bros. 2: Throughout the day, entrants can play through different courses featured in the recently released downloadable Coin Rush mode course packs. High scores will be posted and updated throughout the day. All participants will receive a Gold Mario pin for playing (while supplies last), and the top scorer at the end of each day’s play period will receive a Nintendo 3DS XL system.
• Kid Icarus: Uprising: Throughout the day, up to six players at a time can compete in five-minute Free-For-All rounds. At the end of the qualifying period, the top 12 highest scorers of the day will compete in three rounds of Free-For-All play, and whoever has the highest combined score from those three rounds will be the day’s champion. All participants will receive a Kid Icarus: Uprising Series 2 AR Card pack (while supplies last). The top scorers from each day will receive a Kid Icarus pin. The champion from each day will win a Kid Icarus AR Card Core Set, containing more than 400 cards that have been released to date and a Nintendo 3DS XL system; each day’s second-place finisher will receive a Kid Icarus AR Card Core Set.
The Wonderful 101
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Paper Mario: Sticker Star
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion
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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
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Kid Icarus: Uprising
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2
Pokefans will also be happy to know that Nintendo is hosting a separate “Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Launch Celebration” one block north of the Javits Center at SIR Stage37 at 508 W. 37th St. The lounge will be open to the public 12pm-8pm giving visitors the chance to check out a Pokémon photo booth, a distribution station for the Mythical Pokémon Genesect, Pokémon-themed ice sculptures, a live performance from the Chicago-based band I Fight Dragons and Pokémon giveaways. Best of all, you don’t even need a New York Comic Con badge to get in!