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Here’s What Nintendo Has Planned Out For San Diego Comic-Con 2017



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San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place between July 20-23, and Nintendo has a bunch of activities planned out for the event, including Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Pokkén Tournament DX as playable titles.


Visitors to the ballroom will get a chance to check out Nintendo Switch titles such as Splatoon 2, Pokkén Tournament DX, and Flip Wars (previously known as Project Mekuru) a multiplayer action game for Switch that launches August 10.


Attendees will also get to try out select Nintendo 3DS games in 2D on the New Nintendo 2DS XL system before it launches later this month. There will also be various competitions sponsored by Nintendo for a chance to win prizes, as well as a glimpse of the upcoming Super NES Classic Edition, and some special game-themed activities to celebrate the upcoming release of Splatoon 2.


Here’s a message from Nintendo of America Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Doug Bowser:

“Bringing our games and experiences directly to the fans is very important to us. Since San Diego Comic-Con is full of so many Nintendo fans of all ages, it’s the perfect place to let everyone enjoy many of our upcoming games.”


San Diego Comic-Con 2017 will also have an ongoing multi-game competition, the Play Nintendo Challenge, where fans will get a chance to win giveaways and prizes. This event will be open to the public and hosted at the San Diego Mariott Marquis & Marina space at various times throughout the week.


Super Mario Odyssey will only be playable at the San Diego Convention Center’s Nintendo Booth (No. 235) but there will be plenty of other Nintendo titles to play at the Marriott Marquis & Marina, including:


Nintendo Switch

  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle from Ubisoft
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • 1-2 Switch
  • ARMS
  • Splatoon 2
  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • EA Sports FIFA 18 from Electronic Arts
  • Super Bomberman R from Konami
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers from Capcom
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition from Mojang AB


Nintendo 3DS

  • Hey! Pikmin
  • Miitopia
  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS


San Diego Comic-Con 2017 runs from July 20 through July 23, 2017.

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