|[November 14, 2012]
Consumers Try out Wii U, Other Hot Products at the 2012 Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience
REDMOND, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
Nintendo and fun have always gone together, but never more than this
year. Just a day after its launch, the new Wii
U home console and its groundbreaking touch-screen GamePad
controller will be on display at 26 malls from coast to coast. Starting
Nov. 19, consumers will get a chance to learn how Wii U will not only
revolutionize how people play video games, but also how people will
enjoy video entertainment and connect with family and friends. What's
more, holiday shoppers will also get to play the hottest, must-have
games for the portable Nintendo
3DS this holiday season and experience them on the 90 percent larger
screens of the new Nintendo
3DS XL hand-held system. The fun continues at select locations with
weekend visits from a host of Nintendo characters, game competitions,
free giveaways (while supplies last) and a special chance to video chat
"Nintendo has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list,"
said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of
Sales & Marketing. "Whether you want to test drive Wii U with the
revolutionary Wii U GamePad controller, check out some great games for
Nintendo 3DS or just take a fun break from a busy shopping day, the
Nintendo Mall Experience is your oasis from the shopping mall melee."
Wii U games available to play at the Holiday Mall Experience include New
Super Mario Bros. U, Nintendo
Land, ZombiU from Ubisoft, Batman: Arkham City Armored
Edition from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and EA SPORTS
FIFA Soccer 13 from Electronic Arts. Additional games available to
play upon request include Just Dance 4 from Ubisoft, Madden
NFL 13 from Electronic Arts, Darksiders II from THQ and Scribblenauts
Unlimited from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Nintendo 3DS games available to play at the Nintendo Mall Experience
Super Mario Bros. 2, Paper
Mario: Sticker Star, Pokédex
3D Pro, Skylanders Giants from Activision (News - Alert) Publishing, Disney
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion from Disney Interactive and Sparkle
Snapshots 3D. Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal
Our Garbage !! from D3Publisher will also be on hand and playable
The Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience runs Nov. 19 through Dec. 16 at the
Westfield Valley Fair in Santa Clara, Calif.
Independence Center in Independence, Mo.
Water Tower Place in Chicago
Westfield Fox Valley in Aurora, Ill.
Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, Texas
Queens Center in Elmhurst, N.Y.
Kenwood Towne Centre in Cincinnati
Mayfair in Wauwatosa, Wisc.
Castleton Square in Indianapolis
Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, N.J.
King of Prussia in King of Prussia, Pa.
Westfield Culver City in Culver City, Calif.
Mall of Georgia in Buford, Ga.
The Mall in Columbia in Columbia, Md.
Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough, Mass.
Westfield Southcenter in Seattle
Southdale Center in Edina, Minn.
Dolphin Mall in Miami
The Galleria in Houston
Westfield San Francisco Centre in San Francisco
Westfield Topanga in Canoga Park, Calif.
Westfield North County in Escondido, Calif.
Washington Square in Portland, Ore.
Chandler Fashion Center in Chandler, Ariz.
Northlake Mall in Charlotte, N.C.
Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let
adults manage the content their children can access. For more
information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu
For more information about the Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience,
including the schedule for character appearances, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/events/.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of
interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™
and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and
Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when
it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has
sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 637 million hardware
units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and
Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance,
Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™,
Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™
and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become
well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™,
Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly
owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash.,
serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western
Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the
company's website at http://www.nintendo.com.
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