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Wii U promotional tour dates, locations announced by Nintendo

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Nintendo has announced dates and locations for the Wii U Showcase Tour in the UK.

The Wii U Showcase Tour will hit shopping centres and industry exhibitions between September and January.


Kicking off at the Eurogamer Expo in September, the tour will give consumers the chance to sample the Wii U before its November launch.

In addition to sampling games such as Nintendo Land and ZombiU, fans will have the opportunity to participate in challenges and compete for prizes.

Nintendo will also showcase upcoming 3DS titles, including Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, as well as recent and upcoming Mario releases.

The Wii U will launch on November 18 in North America and November 30 in Europe with a basic model and Premium bundle.

The basic pack includes a white Wii U console with 8GB of memory, a Wii U gamepad, AC adapter and a HDMI cable.

The Premium set will offer the system in black with 32GB of memory, a copy of Nintendo Land, Wii U sensor bar, a gamepad charging cradle, stands for the gamepad and console and Nintendo Network Premium membership.

New Super Mario Bros Wii U was also confirmed as a launch title, alongside Rayman Legends, ZombiU and FIFA 13.

Nintendo TVii

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Black Nintendo Wii U

© Nintendo



The Wii U Showcase Tour dates and locations in full:

  • Eurogamer Expo, London: 27th – 30th September
  • Braehead shopping centre, Glasgow: 11th – 14th October
  • Play Expo, Manchester: 13th – 14th
  • Westfield, Derby: 18th – 21st October
  • MCM Expo, London: 26th – 28th October
  • Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester: 1st – 4th November
  • The Bullring, Birmingham: 8th – 11th November
  • Westfield Stratford City, London: 15th – 18th November
  • Metro Centre, Newcastle: 22nd – 25th November
  • Gadget Show Christmas, London: 30th November – 2nd December
  • Westfield, London: 6th – 9th December
  • Centre: MK, Milton Keynes: 13th – 16th December
  • Arndale centre, Manchester: 3rd – 6th January

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