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.
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
Fort Smith North Little Rock
Cedar Rapids West Des Moines
Overland Park Wichita
Glen Burnie Wheaton
Grand Rapids Rochester Hills
Minnesota Eden Prairie
Missouri St. Louis
West Paterson Woodbury
Long Island City
Valley Stream West Nyack
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
King of Prussia
Greenville North Charleston
The Woodlands Tyler
Glen Allen Virginia Beach
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