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Animal Crossing: New Leaf and others demoed at SXSW

10:15 AM on 03.04.2013 // Dale North

More than 10 new games shown at event

Don't you hate people that say "South By" when referring to popular film, music, and interactive festival SXSW? I do. That's kind of like those people that say they have a Facebook. A Facebook what? Account? A book of faces? 

Nintendo will be showing off their latest wares at SXSW 2013 this year, and they plan to show off many unreleased Wii U and 3DS games alongside currently available offerings. The event will serve as the U.S. debut for anticipated games like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, HarmoKnight, and Kersploosh!, among others.

The SXSW Gaming Expo is open to the public. It will be open March 8-10 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Nintendo's booth there will host these demos as well as give away prizes to attendees. 

See below for the full list of titles to be shown at SWSX.

Wii U games and applications scheduled to be shown include:

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

Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to be shown include:

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


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