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The Worlds of Mario and Zelda Combine for a Launch Event at Nintendo World in Rockefeller Plaza

  The Worlds of Mario and Zelda Combine for a Launch Event at Nintendo World
  in Rockefeller Plaza

 Fans Can Purchase Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between
                  Worlds and Mario Party: Island Tour Early

Business Wire

REDMOND, Wash. -- November 20, 2013

Nintendo:

             Video game launch events don’t get much more exciting than this!
             On Nov. 21, Nintendo is hosting a combined celebration for three
WHAT:     giant games: Super Mario 3D World for Wii U, The Legend of Zelda:
             A Link Between Worlds and Mario Party: Island Tour for the
             Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The event will take place at
             Nintendo World in Rockefeller Plaza in New York.
             
             Fans will not want to miss this event, as they will be able to
             purchase all three of these huge Wii U and Nintendo 3DS releases
             (while supplies last) starting at 8 p.m. ET, a day before they
             launch in stores and in the Nintendo eShop. In addition to early
             access to the games, chalk artist Chris Carlson will be on site
             to reveal an epic art piece featuring iconic imagery from The
             Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Costumed characters from
             both the Mario and Zelda series will also be enjoying the
             festivities and taking pictures with fans.
             
             Franchises as big as Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda
             don’t often launch on the same day. This celebration is sure to
             be an absolute treat for fans.
             
WHO:         Nintendo fans, families, characters from the Super Mario Bros.
             and The Legend of Zelda series
             
WHEN:        Thursday, Nov. 21
             8 p.m. – midnight
             
WHERE:       Nintendo World
             10 Rockefeller Plaza
             New York, NY 10020

VISUALS:

  *A chalk artist revealing a beautiful piece of chalk art inspired by The
    Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.
  *Costumed characters from the Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda
    series interacting and taking pictures with fans.
  *Fans dressed as characters from their favorite Nintendo games.
  *Families playing Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between
    Worlds and Mario Party: Island Tour on game-play kiosks.
  *Attendees purchasing some of the top games of the holiday season before
    they launch.

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