Mario Kart 7 joins Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush tour

Nickelodeon’s teen music phenomenon Big Time Rush will be joined on their latest tour by Nintendo 3DS demo stations allowing attendees to get to grips with Mario Kart 7.

Between July 5th to August 5th, those at select concert venues will be able to experience the game’s multiplayer features and kart customisation options, with those that already own a Nintendo 3DS able to download Mii characters based on the members of Big Time Rush – Kendall, Logan, James and Carlos.

Big Time Rush will also be incorporated within an upcoming television advertisement campaign for Mario Kart 7.

“Big Time Rush fans will discover a new kind of rush when they tear up the track with Mario,” commented Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.

“The frenetic fun of Mario Kart 7 makes a great match with the band’s energetic music. The chance to get hands-on with Nintendo 3DS will make each of these concerts even more memorable for attendees, whether they’re experienced gamers or newcomers.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to take Mario Kart 7 out on the road for our tour this summer,” added Big Time Rush. “We are all huge Nintendo fans and our new partnership provides a cool way to share the fun of Nintendo 3DS with people all over the country.”

Mario Kart 7 demo stations will be available at the following Big Time Rush tour dates (subject to change):
July 5th: Columbus, Ohio – Nationwide Arena
July 6th: Milwaukee – Summerfest
July 7th: St. Louis – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 8th: Cincinnati – Riverbend Music Center
July 10th: Atlanta – Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
July 11th: Birmingham, Ala. – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
July 13th: Houston – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 14th: Dallas – Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 15th: Tulsa, Okla. – BOK Center
July 17th: Phoenix – Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion
July 19th: Irvine, Calif. – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 20th: San Diego – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
July 21st: Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Events Center
July 22nd: Mountain View, Calif. – Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 23rd: Paso Robles, Calif. – California Mid-State Fair
July 25th: Salt Lake City – USANA Amphitheatre Energy Solutions Arena
July 27th: Kansas City, Mo. – Sprint Center
July 28th: Minneapolis – Target Center
July 29th: Indianapolis – Klipsch Music Center
July 31st: Clarkston, Mich. – DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 1st: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio – Blossom Music Center
August 3rd: Louisville, Ky. – KFC Yum! Center
August 4th: Tinley Park, Ill. – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 5th: Burgettstown, Pa. – First Niagara Pavilion

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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