Nintendo has revealed their plans for the PAX East convention taking place April 6th through April 8th in Boston, MA.  A major highlight of the event will be playable 3DS game demos for the following titles:

Mario Tennis Open
Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Mario Kart 7
Resident Evil: Revelations
Ketzal Corridors
Dillon’s Rolling Western
Sakurai Samurai: The Art of the Sword

Nintendo will also have a scavenger hunt for select Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Idol cards and give fans the opportunity to collect, trade and share additional cards.  Additionally Nintendo will also host a Kid Icarus: Uprising tournament on Friday April 6th in the Handheld Gaming lounge from 6 p.m to 9 p.m.

For more information on Nintendo’s PAX East presence check out the official Press Release below!

RipTen staff will be present at PAX East and will hopefully snag me every Kid Icarus: Uprising card ever along with any additional Nintendo swag.  You hear that staff!  Please?

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April 2, 2012

Nintendo is giving attendees at this year’s PAX East show an up-close look at the remarkable features, games and entertainment options made possible by the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. Taking place April 6-8 in Boston, PAX East will also be the site of special activities designed to help celebrate the recent launch of Kid Icarus™: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS. Attendees can take part in a scavenger hunt for select Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards; trade, share and collect additional AR Cards; and take part in a multiplayer tournament 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in the Handheld Lounge. Attendees who would like to participate in the tournament can bring their own Nintendo 3DS and Kid Icarus: Uprising game card and use almost any Weapon or Power they have earned in the tournament.

Nintendo 3DS games that will be playable at PAX East include Mario Tennis™ Open (launching May 20), Spirit Camera™: The Cursed Memoir  (launching April 13), Kid Icarus: Uprising and Mario Kart™ 7. Visitors to the Nintendo booth (#412) will also be invited to sample Nintendo 3DS games from third-party publishers, including CAPCOM’s Resident Evil® Revelations. Additionally, attendees can use Nintendo 3DS hardware to browse the online Nintendo eShop, which offers an ever-growing library of games. Playable Nintendo eShop titles at PAX East will include Ketzal’s Corridors™, Dillon’s Rolling Western™, Pushmo™ and Sakurai Samurai: The Art of the Sword™. Nintendo 3DS users also can access demos, music videos and trailers that can all be enjoyed in 3D without the need for special glasses.

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