Nintendo UK today announces details of what will be on offer upon its first arrival at Legends of Gaming Live 2015 and Insomnia as part of its 2015 experiential activity.
Each event will see Nintendo’s stand positioned in the ‘features’ section and will include the recently released Wii U title Splatoon. Featuring a full game play set up, including thrilling Private Battles where friends and foes can splat it up in customisable matches. Nintendo will also be holding daily Splatoon tournaments for the best players and teams, the two finalist teams of the exhibition floor Splatoon tournament at Legends of Gaming Live 2015 will have the last battle on the main stage in the evening for gaming fans to enjoy.
Also on offer at both exhibition stands at Insomnia and Legends of Gaming Live 2015 will be the new Super Mario Maker, providing a chance for gamers to get creative and build their own levels ahead of the game’s official launch on 11th September 2015. Visitors will have the opportunity to get hands on with Star Fox Zero – a title that won’t be available to buy until later this year.
Top prizes can be won every day at both events. Insomnia offers the chance to win £20 credit redeemable at the Nintendo eShop whilst Legends of Gaming 2015 offers a range of prizes, from £20 credit to a Splatoon hat and a selection of Nintendo games. Runners up at Legends of Gaming Live 2015 will also be rewarded with £10 to spend in the Nintendo eShop.
Visitors attending Legends of Gaming Live 2015 will have the opportunity to see Nintendo showcase three challenges on the main arena stage –
Super Smash Bros.for Wii U ,Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon. In celebration of the YouTube gaming community, Nintendo will be offering the chance for the audience at the Legends of Gaming Live 2015 event to game with some of the UK’s most prolific YouTubers including Calfreezy, Wroetshaw, Ashley Marie Gaming and Twinsane. The YouTubers will compete in Tower Control battles for Splatoon live on the main stage alongside two Kiss FM DJ’s.
YouTube stars Ali-A, Syndicate, Dan TDM and Ashley Marie Gaming will battle against each other on the fast-paced Mario Kart 8 game on the main arena stage at Legends of Gaming Live 2015. Audience members at the event will also have the chance to be part of the Super Smash Bros. challenge and join YouTubers Ali A and Wroesteshaw on the main stage by entering a ballot hosted on the Legends of Gaming Live 2015 website and will be contacted in advance of the event.
Insomnia and Legends of Gaming Live 2015 will be held in Coventry and London respectively. Details of each are as follows:
- Insomnia (28th– 31st August) – Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, CV6 6GE, Coventry
- Legends of Gaming Live 2015 (5th September) – Alexandra Palace Way, N22 7AY, London