Saturday, January 12, 2013

Apex Series 2013 Kid Icarus: Uprising, Mario Kart 7 & Black Ops 2 Tournament

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Location: Rutgers Student Center (126 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901)

Date: January 13th, Sunday

Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

StreetPass NYC, a popular grassroots Nintendo 3DS fan club in New York City, invites all competitive Nintendo fans on Sunday, January 13th to their Booth (B4) at APEX Tournament Series located at the Rutgers Student Center (126 College Avenue) in New Brunswick, NJ (08901).

StreetPass NYC will be hosting three tournaments
at their booth including a dual whammy Kid Icarus: Uprising and Mario Kart 7 Tournaments for Nintendo 3DS as well as for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on the new Wii U Nintendo Home Console.

All three tournaments will include magnificent first place trophies and prizes (including a pure crystal, over one foot tall one for Kid Icarus: Uprising) as well as 2nd and 3rd Place medals provided by Little Falls Trophies & Engraving Inc ( ). Kid Icarus: Uprising Series One Card Booster Packs will also be handed out to top ranking tournament players while supplies last.

Casual Play on the Wii U
will follow shortly after the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Tournament has ended with such games as Nintendo Land, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed, New Super Mario Bros U, WarioWare Smooth Moves, Super Smash Bros and more!*
"We are super excited to be partnering and working with the Apex Tournament Series organizers who have been extremely gracious to us" says Jordan White, Founder and Event Organizer of StreetPass NYC. "The tournament organizers recognized our efforts in both charity and exposure as a voice to Nintendo gamers not only in the New York Metro Area but for Nintendo gamers around the world. We are honored to show the rest to the gaming public that Nintendo fans are just as competitive and vocal as the fighting game community and we can add our own variety and style of competitive gaming outside of VS one-on-one fighting!"

Kid Icarus: Uprising Tournament sign-ups are planned from 10:00am to 11:00am with the Tournament projected to last from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Kid Icarus: Uprising matches will be Light VS Dark matches and participants who do not have teams can be optioned to be formed into a team with other single participants.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 sign-ups are planned from 10:00am to 11:30pm with the Tournament projected to last from 12:00 Noon until 2:00pm.

Mario Kart 7 sign-ups are planned from 1:00pm to 2:00pm with the Tournament projected to last from 2:30pm to 5:00pm.
Tournament rules for each games will be presented at the StreetPass NYC Booth (B4) during sign ups for each game on Sunday, January 13th.

Apex Tournament Series started out as an idea by Alex as a Brawl only tournament for the NYC scene and has now grown to be one of the biggest competitive gaming tournaments on the East Coast. Apex 2013 is projected to being the biggest tournament the series has hosted to date which include Super Smash Bros N64, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Super Smash Bros Melee and Pokemon Black 2 & White 2. More information can be found at:

StreetPass NYC is a subset of the much larger, global-wide grassroots StreetPass Network of meetings popping up all over the globe from America to Japan and South Africa. For more information, please visit or

*NOTE: Casual play Wii U/Wii/GameCube games listed are subjected to change day of the event.

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