Nintendo Aims Big at PAX Prime With Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors and More
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
Special events planned around Seattle
PAX Prime, the latest major expo event planned in the US, is coming up and will run from 29th August to 1st September at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Nintendo of America will be in attendance as normal, and has announced its plans for the show.
To start off with the games, the following titles will all be available to play, providing a small line-up that nevertheless shows off some of the best releases on the way to Wii U and 3DS.
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
- Hyrule Warriors
- Bayonetta 2
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
- Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
- Stealth Inc 2
- Swords & Soldiers II
Beyond the main booth, Nintendo will be using the #SmashBash hashtag to promote the fact that Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will be taken around Seattle to multiple locations for members of the public to try — social networks will be used to announce details. In addition, those without tickets to PAX will be able to play Hyrule Warriors after the show closes on Saturday 30th August; the Wii U game will be playable at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel (515 Madison St) from 7-10pm. Those in Zelda-themed cosplay will go to the front of the queue, while those wearing Zelda gear or a Hyrule Warriors t-shirt from PAX can take a snap in front of a background and tweet a hashtag to have a chance of winning some concept artwork from the game.
Plenty going on at PAX Prime, then. Let us know if you're going along.