Nintendo of America consistently puts on a decent show at San Diego Comic-Con, taking the chance to show off upcoming releases at the event. This year is no different, and there'll be some demos from E3 in addition to a range of competitions that'll have rare amiibo as prizes - it'll all be going down at the 'Nintendo Gaming Lounge' at San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina (333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101).

In terms of the games on show, the following will all be playable:

Wii U

Nintendo 3DS

Beyond that, Nintendo seems to be putting a big focus on competitive events, with the first under-13 Super Smash Bros. tournament, one day Pokémon tournaments and two Splatoon events; in each case the prizes are amiibo figures. All times below are local San Diego time.

Super Smash Bros:

  • 10th July (all ages, register 9-11am)
  • 11th July (under 13, register 9-11am)

Prizes - an amiibo prize pack containing Ness, Greninja, Jigglypuff, Charizard, PAC-MAN, Wario, Robin, Lucina and Mario – Gold Edition

Pokémon Omega Ruby andPokémon Alpha Sapphire:

  • 12th July (under 12, register 9-11am)
  • 12th July (13 and over, register 9-11am)

Prizes - New Nintendo 3DS XL system and five Pokémon amiibo figures (Charizard, Greninja, Jigglypuff, Lucario and Pikachu)


  • 9th July (all ages, register 9-11am)
  • 12th July (all ages, register 9-11am)

Prizes - Splatoon hat and the Splatoon amiibo three-pack

Little Battlers eXperience

  • 9th-11th July (all ages, register at 12pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • 12th July (all ages, register at 12pm, 3pm)

Prizes - collectible figures featured in the game

San Diego Comic-Con is running from 9th-12th July, are you going to head along to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge?