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Nintendo Announces Best Buy Locations Hosting E3 Game Sampling

by Joey Davidson | May 29, 2013May 29, 2013 6:30 am PDT

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During their most recent Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime announced that gamers across the United States would be able to experience the games members of the press were playing on the E3 show floor. Today, Nintendo sent a press release around containing the Best Buy locations that will play host to these software showcases.

Here, from the release, is how this potential public hands-on time will work:

Demos of the games will be playable at 110 Best Buy locations, including 89 in the United States and 21 in Canada. The games will be playable 4-8 p.m. local time on Wednesday, June 12, and 1-5 p.m. local time on Saturday, June 15.

The press and the public will watch one of the E3 Nintendo Direct presentations on Tuesday, June 11th in the morning. Then the press will have a chance to play the games shown off. The following day, June 12th, will see these Best Buy’s open up their own demo stations where the public can get in on the action.

Hit the press release button below to see a full list of the Best Buy shops that will offer these E3 exclusive demos.

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Nintendo News: Nintendo Brings Exclusive E3 Games to More Than 100 Best Buy Stores

E3 Expo 2013

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Games shown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo video game trade show are usually playable only by the few industry insiders who make the trip to Los Angeles each year. But Nintendo and Best Buy are teaming up to make sure people across North America can get their hands on a select list of Nintendo’s E3 games. Demos of the games will be playable at 110 Best Buy locations, including 89 in the United States and 21 in Canada. The games will be playable 4-8 p.m. local time on Wednesday, June 12, and 1-5 p.m. local time on Saturday, June 15.

Note that participating Best Buy stores are subject to change. For the most up-to-date list, visit www.bestbuy.com/NintendoEvents. Best Buy locations in the following U.S. cities are scheduled to participate:

Alabama
Birmingham
Huntsville

Arkansas
Fort Smith
North Little Rock

Arizona
Phoenix

California
Culver City
Elk Grove
Emeryville
San Jose
Tracy
Visalia

Colorado
Denver

Connecticut
Manchester

Delaware
Wilmington

Florida
Brandon
Fort Myers
Gainesville
Kissimmee
Miami
Pensacola

Georgia
Augusta
Duluth
Savannah
Smyrna

Iowa
Cedar Rapids
West Des Moines

Illinois
Bloomington
Schaumburg

Indiana
Greenwood

Kansas
Overland Park
Wichita

Kentucky
Florence
Lexington
Louisville

Louisiana
Harvey

Massachusetts
Cambridge
Dedham
Worcester

Maryland
Frederick
Glen Burnie
Wheaton

Michigan
Ann Arbor
Flint
Grand Rapids
Rochester Hills

Minnesota
Eden Prairie

Missouri
St. Louis

North Carolina
Cary
Fayetteville
Pineville
Winston-Salem

New Jersey
Iselin
West Paterson
Woodbury

New York
Albany
Amherst
Long Island City
Syracuse
Valley Stream
West Nyack

Ohio
Fairborn
North Olmsted
Reynoldsburg
Toledo

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City

Oregon
Portland

Pennsylvania
Erie
King of Prussia
Pittsburgh
Reading
Whitehall

South Carolina
Greenville
North Charleston

Tennessee
Brentwood
Knoxville
Memphis

Texas
Arlington
Austin
Houston
McAllen
The Woodlands
Tyler

Utah
Sandy

Virginia
Charlottesville
Glen Allen
Virginia Beach

Vermont
Williston

Washington
Lynnwood

Wisconsin
Greenfield

For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.

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Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...

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