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To celebrate the launch of Mario Sports Superstars, Nintendo NY held a special tournament for the new release. Photos from the event can be found below, along with their descriptions.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans gather at the Nintendo NY store in Rockefeller Plaza to celebrate the launch of the Mario Sports Superstars game and compete in an on-site tournament. Fans played five different sports from the game and had the chance to meet Mario. Mario Sports Superstars is an action-packed Nintendo 3DS game that finds players competing in five full-featured sports: Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis and Horse Racing.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Luke P., Harrison P., Natalie P., and Tristan B. compete in baseball to be named MVP of the Mario Sports Superstars game at the Nintendo NY store in Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, March 24. Mario Sports Superstars is an action-packed Nintendo 3DS game that finds players competing in five full-featured sports: Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis and Horse Racing.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Simon L., from Jersey City, NJ plays Horse Racing in the Mario Sports Superstars game, which launched for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on March 24. New to the series, Horse Racing lets players compete for the crown in three races. Mario Sports Superstars is an action-packed game that finds players competing in five full-featured sports: Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis and Horse Racing.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Gia P. from Bronx, NY and Alyssa P. from Bronx, NY meet with Mario at the Nintendo NY store in Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, March 24. Fans gathered to celebrate the launch of Mario Sports Superstars, an action-packed Nintendo 3DS game that finds players competing in five full-featured sports: Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis and Horse Racing.

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Most North American retailers are expected to open Switch pre-orders on Friday. This includes Nintendo NY, the big N’s store located in New York City.

According to a tweet issued just a few minutes ago, Nintendo NY will accept a “limited quantity” of Switch pre-orders on Friday beginning at 9 AM. A specific number wasn’t mentioned, so you may want to line up early if you’d like to reserve a unit there.

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Nintendo has shared a few photos of the Zelda extravaganza hosted at Nintendo NY today. We have them below, along with their descriptions.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, hundreds of Nintendo fans gather at the Nintendo NY store in New York on June 14, 2016, to attend a special event to watch gameplay of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild via a live stream from this year’s E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles. From June 14 to June 19, 500 fans will be among the first people in the world to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Wii U console at the Nintendo NY store. During the same six days, Nintendo experts will also offer guided game-play demonstrations on the big screen for fans to watch and enjoy.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Nintendo fan, Joseph Osei, gathers at the Nintendo NY store in New York on June 14, 2016, to watch Nintendo Treehouse: Live, which was live-streamed from the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles. During the live stream, Nintendo announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and highlighted the immense, living and breathing open-air adventure where challenge and surprise await at every turn.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Sarah Niemi of Ashby, Massachusetts, is among the first people in the world to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild during a special event at the Nintendo NY store in New York on June 14, 2016. In addition to offering 500 fans the chance to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the first time at the Nintendo NY store from June 14 through June 19, Nintendo shared its first in-depth look at the game via a live stream from Nintendo’s booth at this year’s E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, dozens of fans at the Nintendo NY store in New York on June 14, 2016, watch as Nintendo game experts, Joel Taveras and Cory Holovach, guide them through an in-depth demonstration of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the newest entry in The Legend of Zelda series. From June 14 to June 19, 500 fans will be among the first people in the world to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Wii U console at the Nintendo NY store. During the same six days, Nintendo experts will also offer additional guided game-play demonstrations for fans to watch and enjoy.

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Nintendo NY will soon be offering some sweet merchandise for Zelda fans. Beginning next week, the store will have an exclusive Zelda LTD Ed. t-shirt and art cel. This is the first of six that will eventually be available.


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Between June 14 and June 19, 500 fans will be given the opportunity to play the new Zelda game on Wii U at Nintendo NY. Those who are interested will need to be involved with Super-Fan Signup Day on June 11. The first 500 eligible people in line when Nintendo NY opens at 9 AM ET will receive a wristband that they can exchange for a ticket, guaranteeing them a spot to play the game during selected times June 14 – June 19.

Fans will be invited to watch gameplay from the new Zelda title on June 14 at 12 PM ET, which will be live-streamed from Nintendo’s E3 booth. At 3 PM ET, the first of 500 participants will begin sampling the game for the first time.

On top of that, between June 15 and June 19, Nintendo experts will be on hand to provide guided game-play demonstrations on the big screen. The company says that some fans may have the chance to participate in guided demonstrations. The Legend of Zelda trivia will be hosted as well for a chance for fans to win fun prizes.

Head past the break for the full rundown on Nintendo NY’s Zelda plans.

During an event last week, Nintendo NY hosted a media preview for Disney Art Academy. Actor Sabrina Carpenter, who stars in the Disney Channel sitcom Girl Meets World, was present for the festivities. View an official video from Nintendo of the event below.

At Nintendo NY earlier today, Disney Channel actress Sabrina Carpenter stopped by the store for a Disney Art Academy preview event. Nintendo has since shared a few photos from the gathering. Check out the images along with their descriptions below.

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In this photo released by Nintendo of America, actor Sabrina Carpenter, currently starring in the Disney Channel sitcom Girl Meets World, sketches Olaf from Disney Frozen in the Disney Art Academy video game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Whether you’re a strong artist or just a beginner, Disney Art Academy can help you create masterpieces of some of your favorite Disney and Pixar characters, which you can then upload and share via Facebook, Twitter and Miiverse.

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In this photo released by Nintendo of America, actor Sabrina Carpenter, currently starring in the Disney Channel sitcom Girl Meets World, shares her passion for art with fans of the Disney Art Academy video game. The Nintendo 3DS game brings Disney and Pixar characters together on-the-go in a creative, artistic way.

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In this photo released by Nintendo of America, people of different skill levels follow step-by-step instructions in the Disney Art Academy video game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. By participating in fun lessons and Free Paint, anyone can learn to draw more than 80 Disney and Pixar characters, like Mickey Mouse, or Elsa and Olaf from Disney Frozen.

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In this photo released by Nintendo of America, guests are treated to a special preview event of the Disney Art Academy video game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems ahead of its release on May 13, 2016. Hosted by actor Sabrina Carpenter, currently starring in the Disney Channel sitcom Girl Meets World, players learn to draw some of their favorite Disney and Pixar characters through step-by-step lessons and develop art skills that can be transferred to real life.

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If you stop by Nintendo NY, you’ll come across some lovely Star Fox representation. The E3 puppets are on display – including the one of Shigeru Miyamoto – and there’s also various goodies on display and a neat Star Fox Zero demo booth.

Here’s a look at the various promotional efforts:

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Nintendo has shared a few photos from the Pokken Tournament Early Access Finals held at Nintendo NY yesterday. Take a look at the shots below, along with descriptions of each one.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans gather at Nintendo NY to watch the Pokkén Tournament Early Access Competition finals on March 17, 2016.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Kai T., 15 of Orange County competes at the Pokkén Tournament Early Access Competition finals at Nintendo NY on March 17, 2016.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, professional video gamers Justin Wong and Justin Flynn coach and cheer for competitors in the Pokkén Tournament Early Access Competition finals at Nintendo NY on March 17, 2016.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, JC Rodrigo presents the Pokkén Tournament Early Access Competition winner Jeffrey Frias with his reward: a chance to compete at the 2016 Pokémon U.S. National Championships in Columbus, Ohio, in July 2016. Contestants competed at Nintendo NY on March 17, 2016.

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Earlier today, the newly renovated Nintendo NY hosted a special celebration for Pokemon’s 20th anniversary. Nintendo has since sent out some photos from the event. All of the shots can be found in the gallery below.

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