The Legend of Zelda Extravaganza Kicks Off at Nintendo NY in Rockefeller Plaza

From June 14 through June 19, 500 Nintendo fans will be among the first people in the world to play The Legend of Zelda for the Wii U console at the Nintendo NY store.

The Legend of Zelda Extravaganza Kicks Off at Nintendo NY in Rockefeller Plaza
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The 500 fans will be selected during a Super-Fan Signup Day, which will be held on Saturday, June 11. Only the first 500 eligible people in line when Nintendo NY opens at 9 a.m. ET will receive a wristband that they can exchange for a ticket, which guarantees them a spot to play the game during selected times June 14-19. (Fans can start lining up at 7 a.m. ET on June 11. Photo ID is required, and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

From June 15 to June 19, Nintendo experts will also be giving guided game-play demonstrations on the big screen for everyone to watch and enjoy. Several fans may even get the chance to participate in guided demonstrations. There will also be The Legend of Zeldatrivia for a chance for fans to win fun prizes.

WHO: Hundreds of Nintendo fans, Nintendo representatives

WHEN:  Super-Fan Signup Day – June 11, 9 a.m. ET

Nintendo NY The Legend of Zelda experience

June 14, noon-3 p.m. ET (Nintendo Treehouse: Live screening from E3)   June 14, 3-8 p.m. ET (hands-on experience for fans with appointments)   June 15-19, Nintendo NY store hours (hands-on experience for fans with appointments)   June 15-19, Nintendo NY store hours (guided game-play presentations with Nintendo experts and trivia)

WHERE:

Nintendo NY, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020

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