Are you in or around Paris this week? Well you’re in luck, if you are a Nintendo gamer of course, as Nintendo have announced their lineup for Japan Expo this year which takes place at the Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in Paris from 2nd July to 6th July 2014.

So, what are Nintendo showcasing this year, I hear you ask. Well, I am sure that many of you will be able to find something they enjoy as their lineup is very diverse, in fact, most of these games were featured at E3 earlier this month. Now, enough of me babbling and let’s see some games:

Wii U

  • Super Smash Bros (Wii U version only playable for those who reach the daily finals).
  • Mario Kart 8
  • Splatoon
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Bayonetta
  • Hyrule Warriors
  • Yoshi’s Wooly World
  • Sonic Boom : Rise of Lyric
  • Captain Toad : Treasure Tracker
  • One Piece Unlimited World : Red
  • Wii Karaoke U by Joysound
  • Mario Party 10
  • Mario vs Donkey Kong
  • Project Giant Robot
  • Project Guard
  • Mario Maker
  • Pikmin 3
  • Swords & Soldiers 2
  • Affordable Space Adventures
  • Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition
  • NES Remix 1 & 2
  • Shovel Knight


  • Super Smash Bros. (multiplayer + Smash Run)
  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
  • Tomodachi Life
  • Animal Crossing : New Leaf
  • Sonic Boom : Shattered Crystal
  • Pokémon Art Academy
  • One Piece Unlimited World : Red
  • Fantasy Life
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy : Curtain Call
  • Phoenix Wright : Ace Attorney Trilogy
  • Hometown Story
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal : World Duel Carnival
  • Conception II : Children of the Seven Stars
  • Etrian Odyssey Untold : The Millenium Girl
  • The Denpa Men 3 : Rise of Digitoll
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV
  • Steel Diver : Sub Wars
  • Nintendo Pocket Football Club
  • Inazuma Eleven Go
  • digital mangas (French eShop only)

Whew, what a lineup! Japan Expo is an annual expo which showcases various aspects of Japanese culture and entertainment including, food, video games, anime and more. To find out more about Japan Expo or to order tickets, please visit their official website.

Are you attending Japan Expo? If so, which Nintendo games are you excited to play early?


Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!