Nintendo Bringing First Public Demo of Pokemon X & Y and 25 Other Games to PAX Prime 2013
Gamescom may still be going on in Germany this week with Sony and Microsoft releasing a slew of new announcements, but it looks like Nintendo has its eye on bringing its a-game to the upcoming PAX Prime, the Seattle-based convention held by Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins of Penny Arcade each year, this time taking place over four days from August 30 – September 2nd.
Nintendo plans to bring a huge selection of their current and upcoming games from this year to PAX Prime, notably including a special Pokemon Gaming Lounge where they plan to have the first playable public demo of Pokemon X & Y, the upcoming new installments in the Pokemon series releasing in October for 3DS.
In addition, Nintendo will also have a panel at PAX Prime dedicated to their upcoming Wii U-exclusive The Wonderful 101 featuring the game’s creative dirctor, Hideki Kamiya. “Inside The Wonderful 101” will take place on Sunday, September 1st at 5pm in the Pegasus Theater during the convention.
The full list of gmaes that Nintendo will be showing at PAX Prime includes 12 Wii U titles from both first and third-party developers, along with a selection of 3DS games scheduled for release this year and next year.
The full list of games showing at PAX Prime from Nintendo includes:
Wii U – Retail: Super Mario 3D World/Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze/The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD/The Wonderful 101/Bayonetta 2/Pikmin 3/Rayman Legends/Sonic Lost World
Wii U – eShop: Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut/Shovel Knight/Armillo/A World of Keflings
Nintendo 3DS – Retail: Pokemon X & Y/The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds/Mario & Luigi: Dream Team/Scribblenauts Unmasked/Batman: Arkham Origins – Blackgate/Sonic Lost World
Nintendo 3DS – eShop: Mii Force/Flower Town/Warrior’s Way/Monster Manor/Summer Carnival ’92: RECCA/Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse/Retro City Rampage