ADDING MULTIMEDIA Nintendo Gives Fans a Backstage Pass to Fun at SXSW With Top 2013 Games Attendees Can Experience More Than 10 Unreleased Games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS at Upcoming Event SXSW 2013 Business Wire REDMOND, Wash. -- March 8, 2013 Visitors to this year’s SXSW Gaming Expo will be able to go behind the scenes to experience an exciting lineup of unreleased games and experiences from Nintendo for both the new Wii U home console and the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system, from the latest installments of classic franchises to new software that lets players interact with one another in fresh and exciting ways. The three-day event will feature the public debut for several Nintendo 3DS games in North America, including a guided demo opportunity with Animal Crossing: New Leaf, as well as playable demos for Nintendo eShop titles HarmoKnight and Kersploosh! Visitors can also play unreleased Wii U titles like the open-world fun of LEGO^® City Undercover, the high-octane racing of Need for Speed Most Wanted U from Electronic Arts and the team-based action of Monster Hunter Ultimate from Capcom. In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, video game fans experience the SXSW Gaming Expo, spon ... In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, video game fans experience the SXSW Gaming Expo, sponsored by Nintendo. On March 8-10, 2013, gaming fans in Austin, Texas, can enjoy new and unreleased games from Nintendo for the new Wii U console and Nintendo 3DS system. (Photo: Business Wire) “Hearing about upcoming games is one thing, but with Nintendo the proof is always in the playing,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “SXSW is where fans of all types of entertainment and technology come together, and we’ll have games on hand to excite every type of visitor.” The SXSW Gaming Expo is open to the public and runs March 8-10 at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas, 78704. The Nintendo booth is #500, where visitors can find game demos and giveaways (while supplies last). Wii U games and applications scheduled to be shown include: *Pikmin 3 from Nintendo *The Wonderful 101 from Nintendo *LEGO^® City Undercover from Nintendo *Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate from Capcom *Need for Speed Most Wanted U from Electronic Arts *Wii Street U powered by Google from Nintendo *New Super Mario Bros. U from Nintendo *Nintendo Land from Nintendo Nintendo 3DS games scheduled to be shown include: *Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon from Nintendo *Animal Crossing: New Leaf from Nintendo (guided demonstration) *LEGO^® City Undercover: The Chase Begins from Nintendo *Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity from Nintendo *Kersploosh! from Nintendo *HarmoKnight from Nintendo *Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate from Capcom *Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. *Fire Emblem Awakening from Nintendo Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu and http://www.nintendo.com/3ds. About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U^™ and Wii^™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS^™ and Nintendo DS^™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System^™, Nintendo has sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 651 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy^™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi^™ and Nintendo DSi XL^™, Super NES^™, Nintendo 64^™, Nintendo GameCube^™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario^™, Donkey Kong^™, Metroid^™, Zelda^™ and Pokémon^™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com. Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at http://press.nintendo.com, a password-protected site. To obtain a login, please contact Deanna Avila at 213-438-8742 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Users can receive instant Nintendo information by subscribing to the site’s RSS feed. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130304005368/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50582726&lang=en Contact: GOLIN HARRIS Kaitlin Roach, 212-373-6061 email@example.com or Andrew Kelly, 415-318-4373 firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Nintendo Gives Fans a Backstage Pass to Fun at SXSW With Top 2013 Games
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