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Upcoming Nintendo World Store In NYC Gives Nintendo And Pokémon Fans A New Home

April 6th, 2005

Interactive entertainment fans soon will have a first-ever destination to immerse themselves in their favorite games: the Nintendo World Store. Planned for a spring opening in New York City's Rockefeller Center, the two-story mega-complex will showcase the best of Nintendo, the worldwide leader in interactive entertainment.

Nintendo World will also be the new home of Pokémon Center, which will feature exclusive Pokémon merchandise and host special Pokémon events (visit pokemon.com to get the latest news and updates). Pokémon Center at Nintendo World will continue to be the official headquarters for everything Pokémon.

The Nintendo World Store will be a place where visitors can check out the best new and unreleased games for Nintendo DSTM, Nintendo GameCubeTM and Game Boy® Advance SP at high-end sampling bars and interactive stations. Visitors will enjoy two floors of all things Nintendo, such as games, merchandise, accessories, DVDs and trading cards for the wildly popular Pokémon® franchise. Stay tuned to nintendoworldstore.com for updates.

Since the release of its first home video game system in 1983, Nintendo has sold more than 1.9 billion video games and more than 336 million hardware units globally, creating enduring industry icons such as MarioTM and Donkey Kong® and launching popular culture franchise phenomena such as Metroid®, ZeldaTM and Pokémon.

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