Pokémon X & Y launch event set for Nintendo World store


The Nintendo World store in New York will play host to the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Launch Celebration event, Nintendo of America have announced.

Beginning on October 11th at 8pm, fans can play the games, participate in fun activities, and are invited to dress as their favourite characters for a costume showcase, before the Nintendo 3DS exclusives go on sales at midnight ahead of the store closing at 1am.

Those attending can also enjoy a DJ playing music, Pokémon trivia, giveaways, and an appearance from Pikachu for photo opportunities.

Pokémon X & Y release worldwide exclusively for Nintendo 3DS on October 12th.

Alex Seedhouse
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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