Nintendo To Hold Super Smash Bros. 3DS Tournament At San Diego Comic-Con

By Ishaan . July 10, 2014 . 9:00am

Nintendo held a tournament for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U at E3, and they’ll be doing the same for the Nintendo 3DS version of the game at the San Diego Comic-Con.


On July 25th, the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Marquis & Marina located at 333 W—adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center—will be host to the tournament, which will kick off at noon.


At noon, there will be a preliminary round during which groups of four competitors will fight it out, with the winner advancing. During the finals, players will fight one-one-one to determine the winner. Nintendo say that tournament slots are limited, and that fans will able to sign up on the 25th on a first-come, first-served basis.


For those unable to attend, the tournament will be live-streamed via Nintendo’s Twitch channel at

Read more stories about & on Siliconera.

  • Go2hell66

    hopefully all these tournaments means they’re working hard to balance the game

    • subsamuel01

      I’m pretty sure they are, I think they want this game to be the next melee in terms of competitive play.

      • doubleO7

        Which is kind of ironic since Brawl is more balanced than Melee, but it lacks the popularity and speed of the GC game. But either way, putting a focus on balancing is sure to increase the new games competitive viability, though I doubt it will ever replace Melee as the go-to Smash for tournaments.

  • Herok♞

    Awesome footage never hurts

  • Strawberry Starlet

    Oh god. I thought the title of the article was going to say “Nintendo to Hold Super Smash Bros. Back for Another Month.”

  • PreyMantis

    M2K should be there.

  • triablos

    The super clicky 3ds buttons are gonna kill my fingers when I play this game..

  • 『ED−X』゜〜★* 平和 

    Man, We need some East coast Love for these Epic Events. West Coast gets all the fun.

    • RmanX1000

      we here in central time zone get even less love

  • ConkerBFD

    How they’re making a tournament for a game that didn’t launch yet! I mean, is this so close to the others SMB?

    • British_Otaku

      The first tournament for the game was at E3 2014 not long ago, people aren’t going to have the whole roster but they can and will do it if it can hype up their game.

  • James Enk

    i was holding my 3DS and i was pretending to play SSB don’t think it will work that good for me… anw it’s nice to see Nintendo setting up those SSB tournaments

  • British_Otaku

    Smash Bros will also be at Hyper Japan this month as well (England, London, Earls Court):

    I assume they will hold some sort of event there as well.

  • Tonton Ramos

    It won’t be the same without Prog…

  • anthony apduhan

    Hope they announce some new or returning characters or both after the tourney.

Video game stories from other sites on the web. These links leave Siliconera.

Siliconera Tests
Siliconera Videos