Nintendo has announced their full line up for this summer’s PAX West event. Taking place near Nintendo of America’s hometown of Redmond, WA, Seattle’s PAX West will take place from August 31st to September 1st and will feature several events throughout the days including get-togethers with the hosts of “Nintendo Minute” and trivia based “Trainer Battles” for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee.
The following games will be available to play at the
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from Nintendo
Super Mario Party from Nintendo
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! from Nintendo
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! from Nintendo
Starlink: Battle for Atlas from Ubisoft
DRAGON BALL FighterZ from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
Diablo III: Eternal Collection from Blizzard Entertainment
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes from Grasshopper Manufacture Inc.
SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~ from NIS America
The full press release from Nintendo is down below.
On Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, fans that want to be Pokémon Trainers in real life can participate in a “Trainer Battle” scavenger hunt all around PAX West and nearby Seattle areas. The @NintendoAmerica Twitter account will tweet clues and/or photos of different locations where there will be two Nintendo street team members dressed as Pokémon Trainers, who fans can “battle” to receive a special item by answering a trivia question. The Pikachu and Eevee costume characters will also make a special appearance at the downtown Sheraton Seattle hotel on Saturday, Sept. 1. More details will be revealed soon.
Nintendo’s booth will also be home to a giant mural inspired by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The massive banner will display all the announced fighters in the upcoming Nintendo Switch game and is a great place for fans to snap pictures and share them on social media. Fans who cosplay as a character from the game can even find their matching character and take a photo.
Additionally, a new Nindies Showcase will premiere on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 9 a.m. PT. The video presentation will highlight multiple unannounced indie games coming to Nintendo Switch. Watch the video live by visiting https://live.nintendo.com.
On Aug. 31, Nintendo will host a get-together for fans to meet Kit and Krysta from the “Nintendo Minute” online show and play Super Mario Party. At the event, fans will be some of the first to get hands-on time with the upcoming Nintendo Switch party game (launching on Oct. 5), as well as have an opportunity to be on an upcoming episode of “Nintendo Minute.” Nintendo will select 30 attendees to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Details about the time and location of the event will be shared in the coming days.