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Wii U promotion at Best Buy shows off Nintendos E3 games

Over 100 Best Buy stores across America are set to be host to the exclusive demo’s although Nintendo have no confirmed which titles will be playable.

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sengoku2028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

a nice PR stunt i'm sure it will benefit wii-u in some way.

gedden72028d ago

pr stunt is a little harsh...

sengoku2028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

well meant nothing wrong by it.

i mean to say i think its a nice way to bring more attention too the wii-u and the new line up of games.

himdeel2028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

I'm less excited about this because a kiosk is not in my area but think it's still awesome because you get to play E3 games and its still closer and cheaper than going to E3.

ABizzel12028d ago

What would be even better would be to just release the demos on Wii Ware.

The whole point of this is to get people into the store to play the games, and buy a console then and there if they like what they're playing.

Smart strategy, but convenient to current Wii U owners, no.

sashimi2028d ago

Lol none of them in Manhattan -_-

GuruStarr782028d ago

None in Chicago, either?

There's one in Schaumburg, which is about 40 mins away, but why no Chicago?

It's one of the biggest markets...

SilentNegotiator2028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

To keep south-siders away?

IDK, it's weird that they would put it in Schaumburg instead of in the city.

deafdani2028d ago

40 minutes isn't that big of a drive. I drive around 45 minutes every day to get to work and 45 minutes back home. :P

tre2028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

Not in Chicago? Shocker, I live in Milwaukee, WI and there is one located on the southwest side of Milwaukee in Greenfield. So that is just a 10-minute drive on freeway for me. Yay!!!

yugovega2028d ago

looks like i'll be taking a ride to Greenville. can't pass this up

LOGICWINS2028d ago

Opting out of E3, but in turn taking the E3 to consumers via Best Buy. Smart.

Nitrowolf22028d ago (Edited 2028d ago )

It is, but I can't help but feel that there's a huge lack of them in some areas. Ex: Minnesota; Best Buy was founded here, yet I'm surprise to see that they decided to have the demo's 20 minutes away from the Best Buy in Mall of America (largest in the United States).

Not trying to downplay the Wii U there or anything, I'm just surprise to see only one area here with Wii U demo, and of all, much further from where I live XD.

For a company that has over 1,200 stores, I'm surprise it's only about 100 participating places.

Cubits2028d ago

I don't see why they couldn't just digitally stuff the content onto ALL best buy wii u's. Maybe they're doing up a more elaborate setup than filling the kiosks with new content, and so don't want to impinge on regular sales in all of there stores.

We'll find out soon enough.

SovereignSnaKe2028d ago

They always do the Events in Richfield, since its headquarters. All the Musician signings, etc. infact I remember in 2003 I got House of 1xxx Corpses Autographed by Sherry Moon and Rob Zombie! :)

LOGICWINS2028d ago

Your right. They need more exposure. I don't see this happening in my small secluded local BB.

RTheRebel2028d ago Show
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