Nintendo has a great lineup of games, including unreleased titles like Star Fox Zero, Super Mario Maker, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, and a slew of fun activities in store for people attending the PAX Prime video game event in Seattle.
Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, had this to say:
PAX Prime takes place in our backyard, so we like to pull out all the stops for fans. We have some great unreleased titles for attendees to play including Star Fox Zero, which has been receiving positive accolades, and The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, a unique multiplayer entry in The Legend of Zelda series.
The games that are scheduled to be playable on the show floor at the Washington State Convention Center August 28th – 31st include:
- Star Fox Zero
- Super Mario Maker
- The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
- Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash
- Splatoon (will include both the recently announced August update and TRANSFORMERS Splatfest content on August 29th)
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
- Skylanders SuperChargers Racing for 3DS (with guest stars Bowser and Donkey Kong)
Nintendo is also hosting a Xenoblade Chronicles X panel discussion led by representatives from the Nintendo Treehouse. Attendees will get a look at concept art, learn the inspiration behind the game, check out new game play and participate in a fan Q&A session. The panel will take place on Aug. 29 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. PT in Wyvern Theater.
During the show, there will be several PAX-sponsored tournaments and fan gatherings featuring a variety of Nintendo 3DS games, including Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Attendees who want to participate in the fun should bring their Nintendo 3DS systems with them to the show.
At the adjacent Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Nintendo will host a dedicated Nindies lounge showcasing 13 independent games made for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Visitors can play the games and talk to the developers themselves. Indie games that will be playable include:
Action Henk (Curve Digital)
FAST Racing Neo (Shin’en)
Freedom Planet (Galaxy Trail)
Hive Jump (Graphite Lab)
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Oddworld Inhabitants, Inc. / Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd. / Nephilim Games)
Runbow (13AM Games)
Shantae Half-Genie Hero (WayForward)
Typoman (Headup Games / Brainseed Factory)
Year Walk (Simogo / Dakko Dakko)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Renegade Kid)
SteamWorld Heist (Image & Form)
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (Nicalis, Inc.)
Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (Yacht Club Games)