SDCC 2018 Video Games: 'Super Smash Bros,' 'Kingdom Hearts III' and More

San Diego Comic-Con has become much more than comics, television and movies, with video game companies set to bring some of the hottest and most anticipated titles to the biggest pop culture event of the year.

This year, games like the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mega Man 11 and Kingdom Hearts III will have a presence at Comic-Con, with booths on the show floor for fans to experience the new titles, or have activations in surrounding hotels.

Here's a list of all the playable video games at SDCC 2018. Note: This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

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'Kingdom Hearts III,' 'Mega Man 11' and 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' will be playable at SDCC 2018 Player.One


Nintendo's presence at SDCC will consist of a show floor booth as well as a Gaming Lounge. Players will take to a giant stage to show off their moves in Just Dance 2019.The recently released Mario Tennis Aces and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be prominently featured as well.

The Nintendo Game Lounge is located in the San Diego ballroom of the Marriott Marquis and Marina, adjacent to the convention center. Here's every playable Nintendo game at SDCC 2018:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from Nintendo
  • Mario Tennis Aces from Nintendo
  • Super Mario Odyssey from Nintendo
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from Nintendo
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Nintendo
  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze from Nintendo
  • Overcooked! 2 from Team17
  • FIFA 19 from Electronic Arts
  • Just Dance 2019 from Ubisoft
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Some of the Nintendo games that will be playable at SDCC 2018 Nintendo

Nintendo is offering fans attending SDCC a chance to skip the lines to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate by tweeting at the Nintendo of America Twitter account ( @NintendoAmerica ) with the hashtag #BringMeSmash. If one of Nintendo's roaming teams sees the tweet, they might show up with a golden ticket to allow the tweeter to get priority hands-on time with the game in the Nintendo Gaming Lounge.


If you're looking to play Kingdom Hearts III, San Diego Comic-Con is the place to be. Square Enix will be showing several other titles as well, including Dragon Quest XI.

Square Enix will be at Booth #3829, and here's what's available to play:

  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Mobius Final Fantasy
  • Star Ocean: Anamnesis


Mega Man fans are in for a treat at SDCC 2018. Not only will the new animated series, Mega Man: Fully Charged, have its own panel, but two titles in the series will be playable at the convention, along with the remake of Resident Evil 2.

Here are all the playable games from Capcom this year's Comic-Con.

  • Mega Man 11
  • Mega Man X Legacy Collections
  • Resident Evil 2


Sony will be bringing the new Spider-Man game to SDCC 2018 at the Marvel booth throughout the convention.

  • Spider-Man

Are you heading to SDCC 2018? What games are you looking forward to playing? Let us know in the comments section below.