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:
- Super Mario Maker
- Yoshi's Woolly World
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
- Skylanders SuperChargers
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?