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Nintendo bringing Wii U to PAX Prime

Wii U PAXNintendo has announced that it will be present at the annual PAX Prime video game convention in Seattle. The convention kicks off on August 31 and will run through September 2nd. This wouldn’t be the first time Nintendo showcases their games and consoles at PAX — the company has been at the event over the past few years. PAX Prime takes place at Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, and if you’re attending, you’ll be able to find Nintendo in booth #462.

Nintendo will showcase the Wii U to attendees, and will make several games available to play, including ZombiU, New Super Mario Bros U, Pikmin 3, Nintendo Land, Scribblenauts, Ninja Gaiden 3, and Trine 2. In addition to Wii U games, Nintendo will also showcase a dozen 3DS games at the event.

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  • me

    Awesome, I can’t wait to see more of these games, well anything really. Should be a good show.

  • Mac

    i would go to PAX but its cross country from where i am. but good for nintendo to showcase their latest hardware at this event gives them more publicity

    • xdlugia

      Lucky bastard… it is cross Earth from where I am…

      • LazerK

        Why must all these awesome events be held in the US only?
        Not very fair :(

    • Grodus

      Wow, its as far as possible that it could be for me to be in the same country (state-wise).

  • Macarony64

    now nintedo marketing will be in full run it seems wiidaily will be very busy next month

  • Ricardo

    I hope to see PMSS playable at PAX! :)

  • AKA-Link77

    Im glad Nintendo is going around the world with the OWSM Wii U! It will change the minds of the sceptical and encourage the peoples’ excitment! :D :)

    • Poncho

      What the hell is “OWSM”?

      • CheckItNow12

        The internet slang way of spelling Awesome.

      • AKA-Link77

        well u r a smartas* figure it out your self.

        • Raul

          Doesn’t that count as hate mongering or insulting?

          • Lord Carlisle

            Most likely.

      • Dan

        awesome..

        • Dan

          Lol

          • AKA-Link77

            :D

  • Alex

    Played the Wii U at Fan Expo in Toronto , Amazing system batman plays nice on the system as does Zombie U , first day purchase

  • Thisguywiththesheep

    Awesome, Sounds great!!

  • Macarony64

    wii u daily will be very busy now that nintendo promotions campain have started

  • theorangefish

    Nice but I don’t understand that it is that so called pax(never heard) instead of the gamescom.

    • theorangefish

      I mean at the PAX instead of the gamescom.

      • theaquacharger

        PAX is a big event in the US now that it gets an east and west coast event now. Due to PAX being a good public event to go to NoA decided to advertise there. For NoE they decided gamescom wasn’t a fit event.

  • TheUNation

    Wii U News… You forgot to add in “Razor’s Edge” after “Ninja Gaiden 3: ________”. Just want to let you know, of course. Thanks for posting this report.

  • Hi8us

    Hopefully they will have surprise or two. Not likely, since the September event with Reggie is only two weeks after.

  • Ron

    how do you get into these events? I live around NYC and I was wondering if i could at least spectate the conference thats happening in september?

    • theaquacharger

      Buy a PAX ticket. It’s open to public

  • NintendoGamer

    Great news. Too bad I can’t go to PAX Prime/ :/

  • u mad bro

    Nintendo will probably showcase Nintendo Land’s other attractions.

  • ken

    anybody want to smack michael pachters bum with me?

  • harley dawber

    i love the fact the wii u is getting publicity……BUT I HAVE HEARD A SINGLE PEEP OUT OF THE NINTENDO UK HEADQUARTERS!!! D:, ive wanted to have ago on this since 2011, and i want it to be a day one purchase but i want to have a go on it first!!! :(

  • Grodus

    Off topic, but I recently heard this conversaion between 2 twelve year-olds.
    Ok, I will call them S and N, for, you guessed it, Sony fan and Nintendo fan. I have no idea what they said before this, but it was probly about Wii U/ PS3 vs. Wii U.

    S: I have the PS3 (or something like that, cant wait till the Wii U come out.
    OK, so far so good.

    N: Me too.

    S:Yeah, I cant wait to see how much it SUCKS.

    me to self: yep, just like you.

    Rediculous!!!

    Oh, and that’s (the article) pretty cool. To bad I live so far awy.. Uhhhkk..

    • Lord Carlisle

      People are ignorant. I told somebody I was into Zelda and I found his reaction very insulting.

      And I overheard the end of a conversation in my band class. Someone had said, “Like, maybe… Zelda?” and the other said, “Ha, nerd!”

      I’m guessing the topic was what video game you were into.

    • Lord Carlisle

      By the way, how did the Nintendo fan respond to that?

      • Platinum_p100

        I feel the pain, dood. Every time I say something about anything ninty related, they say I’m homo. My friends also think im dumb coz I lack a phone. Anyway 2 the point. We are having a debate in the debate team ( free choice) and my friends are in the rival group. I’m doing console wars, but I need ninty arguments help would be great thx

        • Platinum_p100

          Soz for booboos, I’m doing this on a iPod touch

  • BananaPwnz

    Cm-on Bring it to LA

  • SteampunkJedi

    Seattle is… um… sort of close to here. But I’ll be going the opposite direction for labor day weekend. :( I guess I’ll have to wait for the Wii U to come out to try it. Just more waiting. *Sigh*

  • maxlazy10

    Why no event in Canada?

  • thenintendofan73

    i live in new york city, but not Manhattan. i live in Staten Island, ny. so, its totally across the country for me. so is e3. damn you lucky bastards

  • Platinum_p100

    Well, I need some advice re the wii u. All my friends say its gay and that but should I get it? I mean, when my friends are talking about halo and I am like metroids good, they say what console is it on, I say the wii and they laugh at me. Besides, my life hasn’t been goin good so I need help