SPLI Joins New York Comic Con Panel — “Nintendo Communities: StreetPass, Pokemon and Beyond!”

 
Aug. 20, 2013 – NEW YORK — The largest grassroots Nintendo fan communities in the NY Metro Region: StreetPass NYC, StreetPass Long Island, Pokemon DS NYC and the Official NYC Pokemon Castelia League; invite all Nintendo and Pokemon Fans to attend their panel “Nintendo Communities: StreetPass, Pokemon and Beyond!” on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM in Room 1A10 at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center.
Title: Nintendo Communities: StreetPass, Pokemon and Beyond!
 
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
 
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Location: 1A10
 
Speakers: Jordan White, Geoffrey Kappenberg, Jeff Weinstein, Debbie Lee Gluzband, Matthew Rodriguez, Keith C. Smithsen
 
Description: The Nintendo 3DS is more than a portable video game system. With revolutionary concepts such as StreetPass and the Nintendo Network, it has sparked more local and global social interaction among gamers than any other portable video game device before it. With the release of Pokemon X & Pokemon Y on October 12th 2013; join some of these social groups such as StreetPass NYC, StreetPass Long Island, Pokemon DS NYC and the Official NYC Pokemon Castelia League as they show how the newest entry in the Pokemon phenomenon will bring Nintendo fans closer together around the world!
“As someone who has attended New York Comic Con since it’s inception in 2006, speaking at one of the biggest enthusiast trade and community shows for subculture entertainment has been a dream of mine forever and now I have a chance to do it with not only a topic I am passionate about but with amazing talented people such as Geoffrey Kappenberg (StreetPass NYC), Jeff Weinstein (StreetPass Long Island), Debbie Lee Gluzband (StreetPass Long Island), Matthew Rodriguez (Pokemon DS NYC) and Keith C. (Official NYC Pokemon Castelia League)”, said Jordan White, Founder and Event Organizer of StreetPass NYC. “We are going to use this golden opportunity to cover a wide range of topics in the Nintendo community such as StreetPass groups, Pokemon X & Y, and upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games. We are also going to have a large Q&A so Nintendo fans can ask their questions about the StreetPass Network and Pokemon groups. You also might even be able to win some of the goodies we will be raffling off!”
Details for the raffle giveaway during the panel as well as other Nintendo fan community-run activities at New York Comic Con will be posted at a later date.
StreetPass NYC and StreetPass Long Island are a subset of the much larger, global-wide grassroots StreetPass Network of meetings popping up all over the globe from Americas to Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.streetpassnetwork.com
Pokemon DS Meetup NYC is an network of Pokemon fans from the New York region who are dedicated to the community of Pokémon video game fans, enthusiasts, and competitors. For more information, please visit http://www.meetup.com/pokemondsnyc/
The Official NYC Pokemon Castelia League is the Pokemon Company Sponsored Trainer League in New York City and are a fun way to get involved in playing Pokémon games with other Pokémon fans. For more information, please visit https://www.pokemon.com/us/account/play-pokemon-leagues/6150/
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