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  NINTENDO TO HOST POP-UP STORE AT MCM LONDON COMIC CON
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05/14/2014
 


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14th May 2014 –The Official Nintendo Online Store will host a pop-up shop at  MCM London Comic Con this year. Nintendo fans will be able get their hands on official goodies and merchandise, as well as lots of other exciting  cool stuff, at MCM London Comic Con from Friday 23 rd May until Sunday 25 th May, at EXCEL London, Royal Victoria Docks.

Items available to buy across the weekend at MCM London Comic Con are exclusive to the Official Nintendo Online Store and include Nintendo t-shirts, such as a Mario men’s and women’s t-shirts, Bullet Bill and Flower Power t-shirts, posters, bags, games, console bundles, game guides,  console accessories such as the Mario and Luigi wheel for the Wii U and you can pre-order Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. Guests can take advantage of exclusive items including the 27” Ganondorf figure from The Legend of Zelda series, 14” Zero Suit Samus figure from the Metroid series, 22” Tanooki Mario figure from the Super Mario franchise and 8-bit pixel Mario and Luigi cases.

As well as being able to get hold of exclusive items from the Official Nintendo Online store, guests will also be able to play Mario Kart 8, a week before the official launch date in the UK.

To get Nintendo fans in the mood for the launch of Mario Kart 8, guests can take part in exclusive mini tournaments – being held only at MCM London Comic Con - across the weekend, with the chance to be crowned the best racer! Mario Kart enthusiasts will also be able to pre-order Mario Red or Luigi Green Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles, to receive a free special L cup trophy, from Mario Kart 7, only available when they pre-order at MCM London Comic Con.

If you already own a Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS then make sure you bring your console along to MCM London Comic Con as you will not only be able to increase your StreetPass hits and help complete your achievements but also swap friend codes with other Nintendo fans.

The MCM London Comic Con event will take place from Friday 23rd May until Sunday 25th May at EXCEL London, Royal Victoria Docs. For more information visit http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/ and register to the Official Nintendo Store for more updates and special offers.

For more information:

Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour: http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk

Nintendo UK on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nintendouk

Nintendo 3DS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nintendo3dsuk

Wii U on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiiU.co.uk  

Nintendo UK on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/nintendoukofficial

Nintendo Store http://store.nintendo.co.uk/

Nintendo Wii U Website: http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Wii-U/Wii-U-344102.html

Official Mario Kart 8 Website: http://mariokart8.nintendo.com/

ENDS

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.2 billion video games and more than 670 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.