You and your family need a break from hectic holiday shopping? Nintendo’s got the cure! In select malls around the country, you can try out the latest Nintendo games, participate in tournaments, get free prizes, and maybe even meet a couple of your favorite Nintendo characters. The team at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL was kind enough to share their programming schedule with us. If you’re in the area, stop by, have a blast with Splatoon, Smash Bros., Super Mario Maker, and many more!
Not near Woodfield Mall? Click past the break to find out how you can check out the Nintendo Mall Tour in your area!
All the hottest video games of the holiday season will be on display when Nintendo visits 16 malls around the country from Nov. 23 to Dec. 20. Holiday shoppers who want to make a fun pit stop can try the Japanese sensation YO-KAI WATCH game, which just hit U.S. shores on Nov. 6, the New Nintendo 3DS XL system, amiibo and more.
And the Nintendo fun doesn’t end there! In addition to YO-KAI WATCH, other Nintendo 3DS games available to play include The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Mario Kart 7.
For Wii U, the scheduled lineup includes Super Mario Maker, Splatoon, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Skylanders SuperChargers from Activision and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.
Visitors can also check out the latest amiibo figures and visit Nintendo’s colorful interactive space to receive free giveaways and Nintendo Holiday Gift Guides, while supplies last. Nintendo holiday “gurus” will be on-site as well to assist gift givers with questions, and provide recommendations to those looking for the perfect gift from Nintendo. While supplies last, visitors can also receive a coupon for use on Nintendo products at Toys R Us locations this holiday season.
Celebrate the holiday season with Nintendo at the following locations:
South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Massachusetts
Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois
Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, Texas
Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Denver, Colorado
Memorial City Mall in Houston, Texas
The Oaks in Thousand Oaks, California
Dolphin Mall in Miami, Florida
Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota
Perimeter Mall in Atlanta, Georgia
Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst, New York
King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona
Washington Square in Portland, Oregon
Westfield Valley Fair in Santa Clara, California
Westfield Southcenter in Seattle, Washington
Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia
Fans unable to make it to one of these locations can visit http://happyholidays.nintendo.com, where all members of the family can customize their own Nintendo holiday wish lists and then print, email or share it with friends and family.