Jul 19, 2009

Nintendo of Canada Summer 2009 Events

By Andrew Shin

So we're already about a month into summer and so far the weather hasn't been stellar. Too cold and too much rain. But don't despair, Nintendo is here to inject some fun and heat this summer with a few interactive events across Canada.


Wii Sports Resort at Toronto Blue Jays

If you plan on attending any Toronto Blue Jays home games in July, then visit the Nintendo demo area located near gate 9A. You'll have the opportunity to be the first to play Wii Sports Resort before its launch on July 26th.

Wii Sports Resort will be available for play at the following home games:

• Friday, July 17 at 7:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Saturday, July 18 at 1:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Sunday, July 19 at 1:07pm (Jays/Boston)
• Tuesday, July 21 at 7:07pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Wednesday, July at 7:07pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Thursday, July 23 at 12:37pm (Jays/Cleveland)
• Friday, July 24 at 7:07pm (Jays/Tampa Bay)
• Saturday, July 25 at 7:07pm (Jays/Tampa Bay)
• Sunday July 26 at 1:07pm(Jays/Tampa Bay)



Experience Nintendo Tour

Starting on July 2nd, the Nintendo Summer Tour offers everyone an inclusive venue to try out the new Nintendo DSi, play Wii or get to know the new loyalty program, Club Nintendo.

Visit the Nintendo DSi Zone and spend time exploring the new features. Bring along friends and family, and enjoy creating something personal together such a customized photos and music. Or try some of the new, downloadable titles available through DSiWare.

In the Wii Zone, get up and play some of the latest titles including the much anticipated Wii Sports Resort, along with the Wii MotionPlus accessory.

The Nintendo Summer Tour will be at six major events across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal.


Tour Dates and Locations:

BRITISH COLUMBIA
August 22 to September 7 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)-Vancouver

ALBERTA
July 2nd to July 12 Calgary StampedeCalgary
July 17 to July 26 Capital ExEdmonton

ONTARIO
August 21 to September 7 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)-Toronto

QUEBEC
July 14 to July 19 La Fete du Lac des Nations-Sherbrooke
August 8 to August 16 Rogers Cup-Montreal


For more details, check out Nintendo.ca.

4 comments:

Paul Hunter said...

Nice, I'll likely be going to the CNE this year so I'll definitely check out the Nintendo booth.

ARTZPLANET said...

where is the Nintendo event at the CNE?
The map of the CNE shows it as HALL A in the DIRECT ENERGY CENTRE - (the big new building on Princes Boulevard near the west end Princes Gate).
I guess you can try out new NINTENDO games for DSi or Wii.
(Is this the right place?)

Paul Hunter said...

Hi Artzplanet,

I'm not sure where the Nintendo booth is at the CNE but it sounds like you're on the right track. Good luck with your search!

Andrew Shin (Drumega) said...

Hi Artzplanet,

Yup, that's exactly the area. I was at the CNE yesterday and checked out the Nintendo booth. It's in the area of the building where they usually have the retail vendors. The booth Nintendo booth is medium sized and they have Wii Sports Resort, Wii Mario Kart and some DS/DSi games going.

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