In case you hadn’t heard, Nintendo has a family friendly website for kids to explore the various aspects of Nintendo’s storied lineage. Play Nintendo is a “digital playground that brings the Nintendo universe to life and sets your kids’ imaginations running wild. It is a place to be silly, check out fun activities, get to know Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi and many other beloved Nintendo characters and find the latest news straight from the source”.
Ensuring that Nintendo is still relevant for gamers of all ages, Nintendo is taking their Play Nintendo experience — consisting of 3DS and 2DS systems — on tour across the United States this Summer.
The following locations will allow families, gamers, and everyone in between to play some of their favorite Nintendo titles while schmoozing with Mario, Luigi, and the rest of their ilk.
|June 17 – 19||Los Angeles, CA||Westfield Culver City|
|June 24 – 26||Glendale, AZ||Arrowhead Towne Center|
|July 1 – 3||Broomfield, CO||Flatiron Crossing|
|July 8 – 10||Bloomington, MN||Mall of America®|
|July 15 – 17||Seattle, WA||Bite of Seattle|
|July 21 – 24||San Diego, CA||San Diego Comic-Con ^|
|July 29 – 31||Houston, TX||Memorial City Mall|
|Aug 5 – 7||Schaumburg, IL||Woodfield Mall|
|Aug 12 – 14||Garden City, NY||Roosevelt Field®|
|Aug 19 – 21||Braintree, MA||South Shore Plaza|
|Aug 26 – 28||Tysons Corner, VA||Tysons Corner Center|
|Sep 2 – 5||Alpharetta, GA||North Point Mall|
Play Nintendo is showing off some of their most beloved 3DS titles at each event:
- Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
- Yoshi’s New Island
- New Super Mario Bros. 2
- Kirby: Planet Robobot
- Yo-Kai Watch
- Pokémon Omega Ruby
- Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
- Mario Kart 7
Will you be visiting any of these Play Nintendo events near you? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Gaming from the swampy flatlands of Florida since 1989, Alex D’Alessandro is always looking for a way to stay inside and escape the southern heat.