Nintendo is hosting several game tournaments at Comic-Con


Nintendo has announced it will have a presence this year at Comic-Con, just like previous years, but this year there will be several different tournaments taking place for attendees, including the first ever Super Smash Bros. tournament geared at children 12 and under. There will also be Pokemon tournaments, as well as competitive activities for Splatoon and Little Battlers, a Nintendo 3DS game that will be playable for the first time at Comic-Con.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

July 10 9-11 a.m All ages
July 11 9-11 a.m Under 13

The Super Smash Bros. tournament will take place across two days, with the first being open to entrants of all ages, while the second will be dedicated to children younger than 12. Prizes for this tournament include an amiibo pack containing Ness, Greninja, Jigglypuff, Charizard, PAC-MAN, Wario, Robin, Lucina and Mario – Gold Edition.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

July 12 9-11 a.m Under 12
9-11 a.m Under 13

Splatoon Mini-Tournament

July 9 9-11 a.m All Ages
July 12 9-11 a.m 13 and over

Aside from the several tournaments it will be offering throughout several days, Nintendo’s booth will also have several playable Wii U and Nintendo 3DS game, including some that have never been available before. Here’s a quick look at what you’ll be able to play on the show floor if you’re attending this year.

Wii U

  • Super Mario Maker from Nintendo
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World from Nintendo
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U from Nintendo
  • Splatoon from Nintendo
  • Skylanders SuperChargers from Activision

Nintendo 3DS

  • Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash from Nintendo
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes from Nintendo
  • Little Battlers eXperience from Nintendo
  • YO-KAI WATCH from Nintendo