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1st June 2013

Nintendo Summer Cross-Canada Tour Details Announced

Nintendo CanadaNintendo® is taking the Wii U™ and Nintendo 3DS™ coast-to-coast on a Cross Canada Tour this summer, and you are all invited to join in on the fun. During your visit, gather your friends, choose your favourite Nintendo -themed prop, snap a photo in the Nintendo photo booth and share it with your friends – and don’t forget to spin the Cross-Canada Tour Prize Wheel for your chance to win some awesome Nintendo items before you leave, including T-Shirts, candy, and photo frames. There may even be a mystery prize or two. But wait – that’s not all….

For the first time ever, Nintendo of Canada Facebook fans will help decide where the tour goes next. Throughout the tour, Nintendo of Canada will post voting polls on its Facebook page and allow fans to vote on where the trailer goes next. The cities with the most votes received before the deadline will receive a visit from the Nintendo tour. From the Maritimes, Greater Toronto area, through the Prairies all the way to Vancouver Island, now is your chance to bring the Nintendo experience to your town. Be sure to “Like” Nintendo of Canada’s Facebook page for your chance to participate, and keep your eyes open for the polls throughout the summertime.

Here’s your chance to experience all the best games available on Nintendo systems including (but not limited to) these great titles: Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon

  • New Super Mario Bros.™ U
  • LEGO City: Undercover
  • Luigi’s Mansion™: Dark Moon
  • Donkey Kong Country™ Returns 3D

Attendees will also get to try all of the new titles being released this summer, including

  • Animal Crossing™: New Leaf
  • Mario and Luigi™: Dream Team
  • Game & Wario™
  • Pikmin™ 3

Announced Tour Schedule Stops:


  • June 8-9 Charlottetown – Hockey Night in Canada – Play On!”
  • June 15-16 Halifax – Hockey Night in Canada – Play On!”
  • June 29-30 Ottawa – Byward Market


  • July 1 Ottawa – Canada Day at Major’s Park Hill
  • July 5-7 Toronto / Blue Mountain – Jazz on the Mountain At Blue
  • July 12 Toronto – Game On 2.0 at Ontario Science Center
  • July 19-20 Montreal – Jackalope Festival
  • July 24 Montreal – La Ronde Fireworks
  • July 26-27 Montreal – St-James on St-Catherines (463 Sainte-Catherine St W)
  • July 31 Montreal – La Ronde Fireworks

August – September

  • August 10-11 Winnipeg – The Forks
  • August 16- September 2 Toronto – CNE* (trailer not onsite)
  • August 24-25, 31-September 2 Vancouver – PNE*

…more locations to come!


*Entry fees to these events may apply.

This entry was posted on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 9:06 am and is filed under Events, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    2:07 am on June 1st, 2013

    Nintendo Summer Cross-Canada Tour Details Announced http://t.co/dkaO5w8OW2

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