Nintendo of America has announced the Play Nintendo Tour 2016, which will let parents share with their children the magical experience that Nintendo’s characters once provided in their own childhood this summer.
The 12-city tour will visit malls and other locations across the United States, and will let attendees try playable Nintendo 3DS games such as Yoshi’s New Island, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, Kirby Planet Robobot, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Mario Kart 7, New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Yo-kai Watch.
Nintendo will run exciting contests with amazing prizes, provide photo opportunities with their iconic creations, and the entire play area experience bursts with colour. Separated into sections themed around each game, that can see you sit on Yoshi eggs, recline on giant bananas, whack a blue Spiny Shell, and slide down a flagpole.
“With the Play Nintendo Tour, there’s a surprise around every corner for kids and kids at heart,” comments Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. “The tour’s massive play area is filled with Nintendo 3DS games and charming worlds themed around classic games and characters.”
The Play Nintendo Tour 2016 is scheduled to visit the following locations:
17th – 19th June: Westfield Culver City – Los Angeles
24th – 26th June: Arrowhead Towne Center – Glendale, Arizona
1st – 3rd July: FlatIron Crossing – Broomfield, Colorado
8th – 10th July: Mall of America – Bloomington, Minnesota
15th – 17th July: Bite of Seattle – Seattle
21st – 24th July: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina – San Diego
29th – 31st July: Memorial City Mall – Houston
5th – 7th August: Woodfield Mall – Schaumburg, Illinois
12th – 14th August: Roosevelt Field – Garden City, New York
19th – 21st August: South Shore Plaza – Braintree, Massachusetts
26th – 28th August: Tysons Corner Center – Tysons Corner, Virginia
2nd – 5th September: North Point Mall – Alpharetta, Georgia