Get your Wii remotes and DS stylusâ€™ ready and join Britainâ€™s Best Nintendo Gamer tournament where, to celebrate the launch of New Super Mario Bros Wii, Nintendo is challenging the nation to fight it out for the prestigious title and the chance to win a trip for five to the home of Nintendo in Japan, worth Â£10,000.
Eight GAME Group stores across the UK (four GAME and four Gamestation) will be opening their doors to Nintendo fans old and new on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October.Â Regional heats will be taking place at each of the specially selected GAME and Gamestation stores where players will compete on four games â€“ Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit, Mario Kart DS and New Super Mario Bros DS.
The top two finalists from each location will go forward to the grand final where a total of 16 players will battle it out to win the coveted â€˜Britainâ€™s Best Nintendo Gamerâ€™ title. The finalists will be the first in the country to play New Super Mario Bros Wii before its official release and each will automatically be awarded every first party piece of software released by Nintendo for one year.
The final, hosted by presenter, comedian and Absolute Radio DJ, Iain Lee, will take place at the Odeon in Covent Garden on Friday the 30th of October. Charles Martinez, the voice of Mario will also be present to award the winner their prize.
BRITAINS BEST NINTENDO GAMER REGIONAL EVENT DETAILS:
WHEN: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October 2009
WHERE: GAME & Gamestation stores at the following locations…
Bluewater, GAME store
Swansea, Borders concession
Manchester, Trafford Centre, Selfridges concession
Oxford Street GAME store
Birmingham New Street, Gamestation
Edinburgh Princess Street, Gamestation