Wednesday, March 14, 2012

He Will Rise Again -- Two Days of Kid Icarus: Uprising!

MARCH 22nd

Facebook Event:

Meet-Up Page:

Directions:  1  Train to 86th Street

Location: GameStop (2322 Broadway, New York, New York 10024)

Date: March 22nd, Thursday

Casual Demo Game Play: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Tournament Event:
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

After 20 years of peace in the Land of the Sky, Medusa has reared her ugly mane of snakes to wreck havoc on the people above. As Pit you will battle hoards of demons back to the underworld, engage in epic 3 VS 3 multiplayer battles, brawl with Augmented Reality cards and StreetPass powerful weapons all in the palm of your hand only on Nintendo 3DS!

To prepare fans for the March 23 launch of Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo of America will host a multiplayer tournament at GameStop at Broadway and 84th Street in New York featuring the winners of the San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orlando on March 22nd!

One winner will receive the following championship prize pack:

One copy of the Kid Icarus™: Uprising video game (approximate retail value ("ARV"): $40);

One GameStop gift card (ARV: $500)

One limited edition Nintendo 3DS™ video game system emblazoned with Kid Icarus™: Uprising game imagery (approximate retail value (ARV $170);

One copy of the Super Mario 3D Land™ video game (ARV: $40);

One copy of the Mario Kart 7™ video game (ARV: $40);

One copy of the Pilotwings Resort™ video game (ARV: $40);

One copy of the Starfox 64™ 3D video game (ARV: $40); and

One trophy with oversized wings at the top to commemorate the victory (ARV: $100).

Total ARV of the prize: $1,120.

There are three rounds of competition: the qualifying round ("Qualifying Round"), the elimination round ("Elimination Round"), and the championship round ("Championship Round"). All 12 entrants will compete in the Qualifying Round, six entrants will compete in the Elimination Round, and three entrants will compete in the Championship Round. Entrants will compete by playing the Kid Icarus: Uprising game. The details of the Qualifying Round, Elimination Round and Championship Round follow:

All 12 championship winners will compete in the Qualifying Round. The entrants will choose which Multiplayer Weapon Set ("MWS") they would like to use for that round. The entrants will play six matches of Light vs. Dark two matches on "Ancient Fortress" level, two matches on the "Starlight Observatory" and two matched on the "Rail Temple." The entrant with the highest aggregate score after those six matches will be declared the winner.

The store will also feature a special pre-sale opportunity, allowing consumers to purchase the game one day before it goes on sale throughout North America!

More information here:


MARCH 23nd

Facebook Event:

Meet-Up Page:

Directions:  B, D, F, M  Train to 47th-50th Streets, Rockefeller Center

Location: Nintendo World Store (10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY 10020)

Date: March 23rd, Saturday

Store Opens with AR Card Giveaway: 9:00 AM

Event Battles Time: 4:00 PM -- 8:00PM

In our final part two celebration of Kid Icaurs: Uprising we will return to the mecca of Mario, the Nintendo World Store in Rockefeller Plaza to duke it out with other players in casual 3 VS 3 angel battles!

To sweeten the deal, we will have giant version of Kid Icarus Augmented Reality cards to try out and the teams who win will go home with them while supplies last!

Also be the first 250 customers to purchase Kid Icarus: Uprising at the Nintendo World Store to receive an exclusive Augmented Reality card for the game, Three Scared Treasures, pictured below!

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