Nintendo Will Make a Huge Showing at PAX East

PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) East is coming up this weekend March 22-March 24, 2013 in Boston and Nintendo is going to make a huge showing this year.  PAX, was created back in 2004, as a means for gamers of all kinds to come together and just celebrate everything that is awesome about gaming culture. For those attending on Saturday that come by Nintendo’s booth, they will have the opportunity to buy Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity a day before they come out.  A special room will be set up for Pokemon trainers to get their \”battle on\” with  other trainers and just chat and get to know each other.  For Lego enthusiasts there will be a photo booth where they can get their mug shot taken in black and white splendor and to add to to the roster of bad guys Chase Mccain must hunt down and nab in Lego City.

There will also be 3DS systems to play and a wide range of games.  The games that will be available to play are:

Wii U:

  • Pikmin 3
  • The Wonderful 101
  • LEGO City Undercover
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted U
  • Wii Street U powered by Google
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Nintendo Land


  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf (guided demonstration)
  • LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity
  • HarmoKnight
  • Kersploosh!
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate
  • Fire Emblem Awakening

It looks like PAX East is the place to be this weekend if your in the U.S. or just visiting Boston from anywhere in the world.  Let us know if you plan on attending or know someone who does and give us a shout out with your stories or experiences here at Nintendo Enthusiast.  We look forward to hearing from you and please don\’t hold back any secrets or rumors you might hear around the Big \’N\”s booth.

Tom Stovall