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PAX Prime 2015

Nintendo recently detailed their plans for PAX Prime. Tri Force Heroes will be amongst the titles playable on the show floor. The game launches in the US on October 23, 2015 at a suggested retail price of $39.99. Be sure to check below for Nintendo's full PAX Prime lineup...

Get Primed for Nintendo at PAX Prime

Games, Fan Gatherings and More for Seattle Video Game Event

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nintendo has a great lineup of games, including unreleased titles like Star Fox ZeroSuper Mario MakerThe Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, and a slew of fun activities in store for people attending the PAX Prime video game event in Seattle. Fans can also attend aXenoblade Chronicles X panel and visit the Nindies showcase to play great indie games, including some that will launch later this year.

"PAX Prime takes place in our backyard, so we like to pull out all the stops for fans," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "We have some great unreleased titles for attendees to play includingStar Fox Zero, which has been receiving positive accolades, and The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, a unique multiplayer entry in The Legend of Zelda series."

Games scheduled to be playable on the show floor at the Washington State Convention Center Aug. 28-31 include Star Fox Zero, Super Mario MakerThe Legend of Zelda: Tri Force HeroesChibi-Robo! Zip LashSplatoon (which will include both the recently announced August update and TRANSFORMERS Splatfest content on Aug. 29) and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Attendees can also play Skylanders SuperChargers Racing for Nintendo 3DS (with guest stars Bowser and Donkey Kong) for the first time in public and check out a variety of upcoming amiibo figures.

Fans of the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles X game for the Wii U console will want to sit in on a panel discussion led by representatives from the Nintendo Treehouse. Attendees will get a look at concept art, learn the inspiration behind the game, check out new game play and participate in a fan Q&A session. The panel will take place on Aug. 29 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. PT in Wyvern Theater.

During the show, there will be several PAX-sponsored tournaments and fan gatherings featuring a variety of Nintendo 3DS games, including Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DSMonster Hunter 4 UltimatePokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Attendees who want to participate in the fun should bring their Nintendo 3DS systems with them to the show.

At the adjacent Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Nintendo will host a dedicated Nindies lounge showcasing 13 independent games made for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Visitors can play the games and talk to the developers themselves. Indie games that will be playable include:

  • Action Henk (Curve Digital)
  • FAST Racing Neo (Shin’en)
  • Freedom Planet (Galaxy Trail)
  • Hive Jump (Graphite Lab)
  • Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Oddworld Inhabitants, Inc. / Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd. / Nephilim Games)
  • Runbow (13AM Games)
  • Shantae Half-Genie Hero (WayForward)
  • Typoman (Headup Games / Brainseed Factory)
  • Year Walk (Simogo / Dakko Dakko)
  • Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Renegade Kid)
  • SteamWorld Heist (Image & Form)
  • The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (Nicalis, Inc.)
  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (Yacht Club Games)

Anyone arriving in Seattle early for PAX Prime might also want to check out the Nindies@Night event at EMP Museum. The free event is open to the public and starts at 8 p.m. on Aug. 27. Attendees can experience several activities, including announcements, playable Nindie games, food and drinks, giveaways and gaming competitions.

For more information about Nintendo, visit //www.nintendo.com. Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit //www.nintendo.com/wiiu or //www.nintendo.com/3ds.

About the Author: Austin Dickson

Austin Dickson has been around the Zelda fandom for years. He started Link's Hideaway as a small personal project, which later turned into something of which he never thought possible. He enjoys writing articles, guides, walkthroughs, and developing the different Concealed Gaming network sites.

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