Nintendo Bringing New Games to PAX East

From first-party titles to indie games, here is what Nintendo is bringing to the table at this year's PAX East.

The Nintendo booth at this year's PAX East will be full of unreleased games to try out. They will also be holding four-on-four Splatoon 2 matches, speed runs for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and mini-game challenges from Super Mario Odyssey. The Nindie Arcade will also be showcased at the Nintendo Booth and will feature a variety of upcoming indie titles coming to Switch. The PAX East conference takes place April 5-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Those who check in to the Nintendo Booth using their My Nintendo QR Code will receive a My Nintendo pass which will allow priority line access to certain titles at specified times.

“We love being able to get fun games from Nintendo and our partners into the hands of some of our biggest fans,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “PAX East gives us the opportunity to showcase some of the best new and upcoming games for Nintendo Switch.”

Here is a list of all playable games coming to the Nintendo Booth. Anything with an asterisk represents the first time the game has been made playable to the public.

  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze from Nintendo
  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition from Nintendo
  • Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido* from Nintendo
  • Dark Souls Remastered* from Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus* from Bethesda Softworks
  • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes* from Grasshopper Manufacture and Suda51
  • SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy* from NIS America
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy* from Activision

Indie games to be playable in the Nindie Arcade include:

  • Just Shapes & Beats* from Berzerk Studio
  • Dead Cells* from Motion Twin
  • The Messenger* from Sabotage and Devolver Digital
  • LUMINES REMASTERED* from Enhance Games
  • Runner3 from Choice Provisions
  • West of Loathing* from Asymmetric
  • Pool Panic from Adult Swim Games
  • Pode from Henchman & Goon
  • Garage* from tinyBuild Games
  • Next Up Hero from Aspyr Media and Digital Continue

Are you attending PAX East? If so, which games on this list are you most excited to try out? Sound off in the comments below. 

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Published Apr. 2nd 2018

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