Nintendo Announces their PAX Prime 2011 Lineup

Nintendo will be present at the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle August 26-28, 2011. THey will have several Nintendo 3DS, Wii, and Nintendo DS games available to play. In addition, they will even host tournaments and other activities for PAX attendees. If you are attending PAX Prime this week, be sure to check out Nintendo’s booth.

For more details, check out the official press release below.

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Nintendo Gives Fans Chance to Play Top Holiday Games at Penny Arcade Expo

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward SwordSuper Mario 3D LandMario Kart 7 and Kid Icarus: Uprising to be Playable in Nintendo’s Booth

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo is bringing the games that fans want to play to the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), the premier video game event that is open to the public. The show takes place Aug. 26-28 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, and Nintendo will be at booth No. 462, level 4. Nintendo plans to have games for its Nintendo 3DSWii and Nintendo DS systems available for people to check out before they launch, including The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Wii and Super Mario 3D LandMario Kart 7 and Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS, in addition to fun events and activities.

In addition to game play on the main show floor, Nintendo invites attendees to visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the North Galleria, which will feature additional games and activities across two different levels. The third floor of the Nintendo Gaming Lounge will be decorated in honor of the upcoming Oct. 24 launch of the Kirby’s Return to Dream Land game for Wii (previously known as Kirby Wii) and the Sept. 19 launch of the Kirby Mass Attack game for the Nintendo DS family of systems, as well as thePokédex 3D application for Nintendo 3DS. Visitors can inhale Kirby pink cotton candy, relax on Kirby beanbag chairs or pick up some fun Kirby items to wear on the show floor while supplies last. The third floor of the Nintendo Gaming Lounge will also feature Pokédex 3D activities such as large Pokémon AR markers and daily giveaways including collectible Pokémon AR marker cards while supplies last. The second floor of the Nintendo Gaming Lounge will feature playable versions of Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 and Fortune Street. On this floor, players can take fun pictures with friends in a DRAGON QUEST-themed “monster friend mash-up” photo booth and meet with other DRAGON QUEST fans.

Nintendo also plans to host a multiplayer tournament for the unreleased Star Fox 64 3D game from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, on the second floor of the North Galleria. PAX attendees can sign up for the tournament starting the morning of Friday, Aug. 26, and have a chance to test their skills in aerial battle. Star Fox 64 3D allows four players to enjoy the game’s full multiplayer experience with just one game card via a local wireless connection.

Games that are scheduled to be playable at PAX include:

Nintendo 3DS

Wii

  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
  • Rhythm Heaven (name not final)
  • Fortune Street

Nintendo DS

  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
  • Kirby Mass Attack

Visitors to Nintendo’s PAX booth can also take advantage of other fun activities such as daily giveaways (while supplies last) and sharing StreetPass data with other Nintendo 3DS users.

For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo 3DSand Nintendo DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 3.7 billion video games and more than 600 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Super NES, Nintendo 64 and Nintendo GameCubesystems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

[PR Email from Nintendo of America]

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