Nintendo announces games on show at NYCC, speaker session from Eiji Aonuma

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 2 October 2013 21:09 GMT

Nintendo has announced it will be attending New York Comic Con and will host a booth with playable versions of many unreleased Wii U and 3DS games, as well as the new 2DS system. It is also hosting a session in which The Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma will speak.

It will also be offering a Kid’s Day on October 13, competitive video game tournaments, artist demonstrations and giveaways.

On Friday, October 11, Aonuma will host a special speaking session focusing on The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.

The event will take place in room 1A06 at 2:45 p.m. ET and is open to all New York Comic Con attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.

Here is a list of games and systems the firm is bringing to the event:

Wii U

• Super Mario 3D World from Nintendo

• Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze from Nintendo

• The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD from Nintendo

• Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games from Nintendo

• Bayonetta 2 from Nintendo

• Sonic Lost World from SEGA

Nintendo 3DS

• Pokémon X and Pokémon Y from Nintendo

• The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds from Nintendo

• Mario Party: Island Tour from Nintendo

• Sonic Lost World from SEGA

• Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

• Skylanders SWAP Force from Activision Publishing

In room 1E02, various competitive tournaments will take place, pitting players against each other in classic Virtual Console games from the Nintendo eShop. The room will also feature the following recent and upcoming Nintendo eShop games for free play:

Wii U

Toki Tori 2+ from Two Tribes
BIT.TRIP Presents…Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien from Gaijin Games
Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut from Toxic Games
Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games

Nintendo 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse from WayForward
Retro City Rampage from Vblank Entertainment
SteamWorld Dig from Image & Form
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies from Capcom

The Nintendo booth will also host the Nintendo World store, where visitors can purchase select Nintendo software, hardware, apparel and merchandise.

New York Comic Con runs October 10-13 at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan.

Nintendo will be in booth No. 1436.

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