Nintendo bringing Pikmin 3, Animal Crossing to PAX East
posted on 03.19.13 at 08:20 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Purchase Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon a day before release at PAX East.

Nintendo has announced its lineup for PAX East in Boston this weekend. For Wii U, the company is bringing games like Pikmin 3 and The Wonderful 101, and for 3DS, titles like Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

Wii U

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


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

Select Nintendo games and hardware will be also available for purchase. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon will go on sale at the Nintendo booth on Saturday, March 23—a day before its official release on Sunday.

Nintendo will also host two special celebrations:

  • Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity – In addition to being able to play the game, visitors can enjoy giveaways (while supplies last), trivia, photo opportunities and a Pokémon fan gathering on March 24.
  • LEGO City Undercover – To celebrate the recent release of LEGO City Undercover for Wii U, and to get fans ready for the April 21 launch of LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins for 3DS, a mug shot photo booth experience will be set up in the Nintendo booth. Attendees can take fun mug shots in prisoner attire to look just like the criminals that populate Albatross Island Prison in LEGO City. Consumers can also pre-order LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins on-site and receive an exclusive pre-order premium item (while supplies last).

PAX East runs from March 22 to 24.

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  • Solomon_Kano

    Man, one of these days I’m gonna have to go to PAX. I’m really looking forward to what’s announced this weekend. GDC’s right on its heels, too.