Play Nintendo Tour 2014 will showcase Nintendo's latest hand-held, Nintendo 2DS, in an immersive gaming playground for kids of all ages. (Photo: Business Wire)
Headlined by video game luminaries like Mario, Donkey Kong and
Pokémon, the three-month Play Nintendo Tour 2014 will showcase
Nintendo's latest hand-held, Nintendo 2DS, in an immersive gaming
playground for kids of all ages. Traveling to a dozen major U.S.
cities, this free event will showcase the hottest Nintendo games,
Guests will enjoy whimsical-themed gaming zones filled with iconic
items like banana-shaped seats in the Donkey Kong area, a giant
Poké Ball in the Pokémon section and Yoshi egg chairs in Yoshi's
island. Attendees will also have the chance to meet costumed
characters Mario, Luigi, Donkey Kong and Kirby.
Radio Disney (News - Alert) will also be at the event on Friday, July 18, from 11
a.m.-5 p.m., featuring the Radio Disney Road Crew and prize
giveaways (while supplies last).
Additionally, racers can satisfy their need for speed in the Mario
Kart racing area, where their skills will be put to the test
in Mario Kart 7. Winning drivers advance and will be
eligible to move up to the main stage to show off their racing
skills on a giant TV screen featuring the new high-definition,
anti-gravity racing game for Wii U: Mario
Kart 8, which launched May 30.