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Nintendo NYCC 2012 Impressions | NYCC 2012

This year at NYCC, Nintendo really came out with a bang. A booth in the Javits Center (No. 2921) will be dedicated exclusively to tournaments featuring Nintendo 3DS games New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kid Icarus. Details are…

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2: Throughout the day, entrants can 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 will receive a Gold Mario pin for playing (while supplies last), and the top scorer at the end of each day’s play period will receive a Nintendo 3DS XL system.
  • Kid IcarusUprising: Throughout the day, up to six players at a time can compete in five-minute Free-For-All rounds. At the end of the qualifying period, the top 12 highest scorers of the day will compete in three rounds of Free-For-All play, and whoever has the highest combined score from those three rounds will be the day’s champion. All participants will receive a Kid Icarus: Uprising Series 2 AR Card pack (while supplies last). The top scorers from each day will receive a Kid Icarus pin. The 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; each day’s second-place finisher will receive a Kid Icarus AR Card Core Set.

At their main booth, 1510, you are able to play a wide variety of games which include…

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

Nintendo is also hosting a Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Launch Celebration near the Javits Center at SIR Stage37 at 508 W. 37 St. The lounge will be free and open to the public from noon to 8 p.m. and will allow attendees  to enjoy features like a Pokémon photo booth, a station for the Mythical Pokémon Genesect mystery gift retrieval , Pokémon-themed ice sculptures, a live performance from the Chicago-based band I Fight Dragons and Pokémon giveaways ( Visitors also can try out the new Pokédex 3D Pro prior to its Nov. 8 launch. A New York Comic Con badge is not required to get into the lounge!


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Alexander Maier

Alexander Maier

My name is Alexander and I am a News Editor, Opinion Writer, and Nintendo/Sony Analyst here at Dual Pixels. When I write news articles, I write the news and nothing more. When I write opinion pieces, I share my opinion and try to make you, the reader, think. I have an Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS, PC, and PlayStation Vita. My favourite genres are RTS, RPG, and Adventure.