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NYCC: Nintendo Has A Lineup Full of Fun

Posted on October 10, 2012 AT 06:29pm

New York Comic Con is more than just comics. It’s movies, it’s geekery, it’s gaming too. Nintendo is striving to make sure that the latter is a treasure trove for the con’s attendees. From October 11th to October 14th, fans are encouraged to visit the Nintendo booth (#1510) at the Javits Center to play games and enjoy giveaways such as special Paper Mario: Sticker Star stickers (while supplies last). If you collect all four exclusive stickers, you will then be eligible to receive a special bonus sticker!

That’s not all! The first 400 fans who collect the special fifth sticker will receive a giant sticker that can be attached to a massive, community-created Paper Mario: Sticker Star billboard. Keep an eye on the signs at the Nintendo booth to know when each sticker becomes available. Also, Paper Mario fans who really love the stickers can volunteer to be “sticker-bombed” at a station outside the Javits Center and be covered in as many Paper Mario: Sticker Star stickers as possible.

Visitors to Nintendo’s main booth (#1510) will be able to sample the awesome lineup of Nintendo games coming this holiday season for Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo DS.

For Wii U:

  • The Wonderful 101
  • Nintendo Land
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Game & Wario
  • Pikmin 3
  • NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge
  • ZombiU
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Rayman Legends
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
For Nintendo 3DS:
  • Paper Mario: Sticker Star
  • Crashmo
  • Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion
  • Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d You Steal Our Garbage?!
  • Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
  • Style Savvy: Trendsetters
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2
For Nintendo DS:
  • Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2
Another booth (#2921) will be dedicated exclusively to tournaments featuring Nintendo 3DS games New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kid Icarus: Uprising with details as follows:


New Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Play through different courses featured in the recently released downloadable Coin Rush mode course packs
  • High scores will be posted and updated throughout the day
  • All participants to receive a Gold Mario pin for playing (while supplies last)
  • Top scorer at the end of each day’s play period will receive a Nintendo 3DS XL system

Kid Icarus: Uprising

  • Up to six players at a time to compete in five-minute Free-For-All rounds
  • At completion of qualifying period, the top 12 highest scorers of the day will compete in three rounds of Free-For-All play
  • Highest combined score from those three rounds will be the day’s champion
  • All participants to receive a Kid Icarus: Uprising Series 2 AR Card pack (while supplies last)
  • Top scorers from each day will receive a Kid Icarus pin
  • Champion from each day will win a Kid Icarus AR Card Core Set, containing more than 400 cards that have been released to date, and a Nintendo 3DS XL system
  • Second Place finisher from each day will receive a Kid Icarus AR Card Core Set
Nintendo is also hosting a Launch Celebration for Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 one block north of the Javits Center at SIR Stage37 at 508 W. 37th St. The lounge will be free and open to the public from noon to 8 p.m. This will give visitors the chance to enjoy features such as a Pokémon photo booth, a distribution station for the Mythical Pokémon Genesect, Pokémon-themed ice sculptures, a live performance from the Chicago-based band I Fight Dragons and Pokémon giveaways (while supplies last). Visitors can also try out the new Pokédex 3D Proprior to its Nov. 8 launch. A New York Comic Con badge is not required for admission to this event.
Amanda "Mandie" Marron is a US Navy Veteran, Gamer, Reader, Poet, Xbox Community Ambassador, Battlestar Galactica Aficionado, Wine Connoisseur, and all around geek. Follow me on Twitter: @Caprickah

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