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Nintendo UK shares details about plans for Insomnia and Legends of Gaming Live 2015

Posted on August 21, 2015 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U

Nintendo UK has shared details about what it has in store at Legends of Gaming Live 2015 and Insomnia as part of its 2015 experiential activity.

Splatoon will be featured in a big way, including Private Battles where friends and foes can splat it up in customizable matches. Also planned are daily Splatoon tournaments for the best players and teams, and 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.

Super Mario Maker will also be playable at exhibition stands at Insomnia and Legends of Gaming Live 2015, in addition to Star Fox Zero.

At Insomnia, attendees can win £20 eShop credit while 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 provided rewarded with £10 eShop credit.

Here’s what Nintendo has planned for 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 are taking place in Coventry and London respectively. Below are the details about each:

Insomnia (28th– 31st August) – Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, CV6 6GE, Coventry

Legends of Gaming Live 2015 (5th September) – Alexandra Palace Way, N22 7AY, London

Source: Nintendo PR

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