16 Pokémon Fighting Game Winners Gather to Compete in Final Tournament

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Pokkén Tournament Regional Champs Battle in
Nintendo NY Store

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo:

   

WHAT:

Sixteen winners from the early competitions that took place at eight
GameStop stores on Feb. 27 gather at the newly remodeled Nintendo NY
store to see who goes on to compete in the Pokémon US National
Tournament (July 1-3 in Columbus, Ohio). Kids and adults alike will
compete in Pokkén Tournament, a new game that launches on March 18
for Nintendo’s Wii U system. The action-packed game features Pokémon
characters fighting for supremacy.
 
Each Finals Division winner will win a Wii U system and the Pokkén
Tournament game, and will also receive a travel award to the 2016
Pokémon US National Championships July 1-3 in Columbus, Ohio.
Winners in Columbus will battle for a chance to advance to the 2016
Pokémon World Championships, the premiere Pokémon tournament of the
year.
 

WHO:

• Pokkén Tournament 16 winners from the regional tournaments that
took place at eight GameStop stores on Feb. 27.

• Eight regional Senior Division winners (born 2001 or
later) will face off in a bracket-style tournament.

• Eight regional Masters Division winners (born in 2000 or
earlier) will face off in a bracket-style tournament.

• Pro-Player Exhibition: As a special exhibition, professional
fighting-game players will compete in their own bracket.

 

WHEN:

4-9:20 p.m.

March 17, 2016
 

WHERE:

Nintendo NY
10 Rockefeller Plaza

New York, NY 10020

 

VISUALS:

  • Kids and adults battling for Pokémon supremacy in Pokkén Tournament.
  • Crowds of video game fans cheering as competitors advance through the
    brackets.
  • The gloriously remodeled Nintendo NY store.

Contacts

Golin
Eddie Garcia
213-335-5536 (office)
egarcia@golin.com