Nintendo to have Playable E3 games at local Best Buys

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  1. IBNobody
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    http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-5...best-buy-partner-to-bring-e3-games-to-stores/

    Nintendo plans on having E3-quality game demos available at local Best Buys.

    Here's a snippit from Best Buy's website...

    Check the following link to see if it's coming to a Best Buy near you.
    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Games-Promotions/Wii U First to Play/pcmcat303600050002.c?id=pcmcat303600050002&DCMP=rdr107939

    It's a good plan for Nintendo to help keep themselves relevant during the PS4 and XBOne events.
     
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  2. TheCasketMan

    TheCasketMan Keyblade Apprentice

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    But...Wii U haz no gaems

    Anyway, if they have SSB4, then it is worth a trip to Best Buy
     
  3. FAST6191

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    I swear I had read this somewhere before and as I am not likely to grace game news sites I had to have been here. Still I can not find an immediately obvious thread on the matter so I will leave it up for the time being.

    More on topic an interesting move and one that could do OK for them. I wonder if they will extend such a thing to other parts of the world.
     
  4. WatchGintama

    WatchGintama GBAtemp Maniac

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    Sigh, no love for 808.
     
  5. emigre

    emigre Oh Jeremy Corbyn

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    Awesome, oh wait a minute I live in Britannia...
     
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  6. TyBlood13

    TyBlood13 Weeaboo Trash

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    Personally can't wait! Defiantly going myself, and I'm really excited to see what Ninty has to show this year
     
  7. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Honestly, I think Best Buy needs more help staying relevant than Nintendo.
     
  8. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Nintendo announced it (Reggie) in the last Nintendo Direct. You probably read some news article about that back then.
     
  9. chartube12

    chartube12 CPT Chazz 713

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    I couldn't care less. Best Buy US announced back in October they are going back to electrics, televisions and stereo equipment only by mid 2015. Video games and videos will no longer be sold. So this move with Nintendo is very strange.
     
  10. dalc789

    dalc789 Advanced Member

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    Cool, there's one near me that's doing this. Hopefully The games they have will be interesting enough.
     
  11. mysticwaterfall

    mysticwaterfall Streamforce Supreme Commander

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    Sadly none of the Best Buys close to me. But then I would probably be working both times anyways.
     
  12. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

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    I may actually be able to get to one by these dates.

    Nevermind. :/
     
  13. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Not in Canada, FUCK!
     
  14. jefffisher

    jefffisher GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    closest one to me is 55 miles away.
     
  15. nando

    nando GBAtemp Addict

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    There is one 5 minutes away from me, but I probably won't go.
     
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  17. WatchGintama

    WatchGintama GBAtemp Maniac

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    It says you can get "Luigi Loot." Darn, if only they had it here. :angry:
     
  18. nachoscool

    nachoscool Outer Heaven Janitor Rank Z

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    The ones in California are stupid. I've never even heard of those locations except for one.
     
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