Nintendo 3DS

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


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

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.