Nintendo Reveals Comic-Con Line-up


San Diego Comic-Con starts tomorrow–and along with pretty much every movie studio, comic and gaming company, Nintendo will ne showing off a bevy of goodies at the San Diego Convention Center. Along with an early chance to get some hands on time with the new 3DS XL, Nintendo will be previewing New Super Marios Bros. 2 and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon. There will also be a Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the nearby Marriot hotel where you can try out these games, even if you’re not attending the con itself.

For more info, check out the release after the jump.

July 9, 2012 12:00 UTC

Nintendo News: Nintendo Reveals Comic-Con 2012 Lineup, Including Nintendo 3DS XL

Comic-Con 2012

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– At this year’s Comic-Con International 2012 event taking place July 12-15 at the San Diego Convention Center, members of the general public will enjoy an early chance to get their hands on Nintendo 3DS XL, a new version of the Nintendo 3DS system with 90 percent larger screens that launches Aug. 19.

In addition to Nintendo’s booth at the show (#5135), multiple activities will take place at a special Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center. A Comic-Con badge is not required to gain entry to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge.

Games that are scheduled to be playable at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge include:

Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Super Mario 3D Land
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.)
  • HEROES OF RUIN (Square Enix)
  • KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] (Square Enix)
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Nintendo DS family

  • Pokémon Conquest


  • Kirby’s Dream Collection: Special Edition
  • Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)

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