Nintendo will be present at this week’s San Diego Comic-Con, bringing along a whole lot of fun games to play.
The event, which starts today, will play host to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge, where fans can try games and interact with other activities. Games on offer include the likes of Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Tennis Aces, as well as the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Fans can also get hands-on time with FIFA 19, or Just Dance 2019 from Ubisoft, which features a special dance floor.
Pokémon fans will even be able to try out the new Poké Ball Plus controller, which works with Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!
In addition to fun games, families can take part in the Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze challenge. On Sunday July 22, Nintendo is hosting a family tournament for parents and their kids to pair up and compete against other families for the fastest times on the leaderboards in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for Nintendo Switch. The top eight on the leaderboard at the end of the tournament will receive a prize package that includes games and other Donkey Kong memorabilia.
Here’s the list of playable Nintendo Switch games:
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Mario Tennis Aces
- Super Mario Odyssey
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
- Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
- Overcooked! 2 (from Team17)
- FIFA 19 (from Electronic Arts)
To find the Nintendo Gaming Lounge, head to the San Diego ballroom of the Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The lounge will be open between 9:30 am and 7 pm PT from July 19-21, and 9:30 am to 5 pm PT on July 22. There’s no entry fee and players of all ages are welcome.
The San Diego Comic-Con runs from July 19 to July 22. Will you be in San Diego this weekend? Let us know if you get a chance to visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge.