MCM Comic Con is the leading pop culture event organiser in the UK within ReedPOP, dedicated to producing experiential fan events and bringing together a creative scope of popular culture. Josef makes his way to most of these events through the year and will be bringing some coverage for the London Con next week!

But wait, there’s an exciting treat in store for him! Attendees at MCM London Comic Con next week, will have the first chance to go hands-on with New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, which launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on 11th January 2019.

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will all be playable at the show alongside a selection of other Nintendo Switch titles including Super Mario Party, Mario Tennis Aces, EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19, Fortnite and more! MCM London Comic Con takes place 26-28 October 2018 at ExCeL London.

Alongside these games the Nintendo stand will also play host to the NintendoUKVS Tournament Zone. A range of social competitive activities will take place over the weekend, including the next Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 qualifier tournament taking place within the NintendoUKVS Tournament Zone on Saturday 27th October.

This tournament will offer qualifier spots in both the Inkling League, for teams of players aged 13 and under, and the Octo League, for teams of any age. The winning team in each qualifier will progress to the NintendoUKVS presents Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 Grand Final, taking place on 24-25 November at MCM Birmingham Comic Con. Featuring a special guest appearance by Splatoon 2 Producer Hisashi Nogami and a whole host of special activities taking place, this is set to be the UK’s biggest, boldest and most ink-redible two day celebration of all things Splatoon

So, for those coming to MCM London Comic Con, start practicing your Poké Ball throws, study those Super Smash Bros. strategies, and prepare your strongest friendships for Super Mario Party. Don’t forget to bring your own Nintendo Switch console to make use of the Bring Your Own Switch area when tournaments aren’t taking place! We look forwarding to seeing you there!!