Nintendo Events During E3


Nintendo recently announced a partnership with Best Buy to bring E3 games to the masses in both the US and Canada. Adding to the excitement Nintendo will be bring two more events for fans to experience during E3 week. The first even is the Nintendo Cross-Canada Tour which will give people a chance to try out Wii U and 3DS games. Confirmed games on demo are New Super Mario Bros. U, LEGO City: Undercover, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario and Luigi: Dream Team, Game & Wario, and Pikmin 3. The event will also include an interactive area where you can snap a Nintendo themed photo at a photo booth and share it with your friends. To add to the fun, try the spin the Cross-Canada Tour Prize Wheel for a chance to win some awesome Nintendo items before you leave. Prizes include T-Shirts, candy, and photo frames. Nintendo has also stated that there may even be a mystery prize or two.

The second event taking place is an Animal Crossing meet up event. To celebrate the release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf Nintendo will be hosting meet ups across Canada where 3DS owners with a copy of the game can interact and share with other Animal Crossing fans. The event will be a great opportunity for fans to StreetPass other players to exchange their Happy Home Showcase, trade items, and play mini-games. There will be an Animal Crossing Ambassador wearing an branded T-shirt at the meet up. Complimentary gifts will be distributed to the first 50 players to show up at each Meet-Up.


Here is the schedule for each event listed below;


Nintendo Cross-Canada Tour Schedule


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 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!


Animal Crossing: New Leaf Meet Up Schedule

You’ll find our Animal Crossing Ambassadors holding a Meet Up at the following locations from 1:00PM – 5:00PM

Toronto @ Scarborough Town Centre
Toronto @ Wellesly Community Center (June 16th, 22nd and 23rd only)
Calgary @ Cardel Place (June 16th, 22nd and 23rd only)
Edmonton @ Mill Woods Rec Center(June 16th, 22nd and 23rd only)
Halifax @ Scotia Square
Montreal @ Montreal Eaton Centre
Vancouver @ Lansdowne Shopping Centre


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