Nintendo Direct 2013 - Reggie Fils-Aime - 006

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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