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  Nintendo’s E3 Events Bring the Show to You – Get the Schedule
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06/12/2015
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Nintendo will showcase its 2015 and select 2016 software lineup this year at E3 and will kick off the video game trade show with insider access events that extend to fans following the show from afar. Our play-by-play reference guide below lets you track Nintendo’s live E3 coverage, the thrilling return of the Nintendo World Championships and special game sampling events, so you won’t miss a minute of the fun. We will continue to share information on future games and initiatives in the months ahead.
Sunday, June 14

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS & Wii U – New Content Approaching! 6.14.2015:

Tune in to a special  Super Smash Bros. video presentation at 7:40 a.m. PT at http://e3.nintendo.com. Masahiro Sakurai will detail content arriving in the new update for  Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS & Wii U.

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Pre-Show:

A special installment of Nintendo Treehouse: Live will preview all the action of the Nintendo World Championships 2015. The show runs approximately 2:35-3 p.m. PT on  http://e3.nintendo.com.

Nintendo World Championships 2015:

For the first time in 25 years, a Nintendo World Champion will rise. Eight winners from regional qualifying events will meet eight invited competitors at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles for a multi-round Nintendo game competition, but only one will be crowned the 2015 Nintendo World Champion. Tune in to the main event 3-6:30 p.m. PT on  YouTubeTwitch and at  http://e3.nintendo.com. Listen in for additional announcements between matches. Los Angeles-area fans hoping to attend the competition can visit  http://e3.nintendo.com for details about free tickets.

Tuesday, June 16

Nintendo Digital Event:

Get Nintendo news about upcoming games and experiences straight from the source via the Nintendo Digital Event online video program. Tune in to http://e3.nintendo.com at 9 a.m. PT for the live coverage.

Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3:

Watch Nintendo Treehouse staff live from the E3 show floor as they deliver in-depth coverage of Nintendo’s lineup, including live game play and appearances by Nintendo developers. This interactive show kicks off immediately following the Digital Event live stream at  http://e3.nintendo.com and is scheduled to run daily throughout the show.

Wednesday, June 17

Nintendo Access:  Mario Maker at Best Buy:

Over 120 p articipating Best Buy locations in the United States and Canada will welcome fans with hands-on sampling for the upcoming  Mario Maker game for the Wii U console. Drop by 4-9 p.m. local time to play through levels in a variety of Super Mario Bros. styles. Everyone who demos the game will receive a button commemorating the 30th anniversary of  Super Mario Bros., while supplies last. My Best Buy members in the U.S. who pre-order two select Wii U or Nintendo 3DS games from the participating Best Buy stores will get a free limited-edition  Mario Maker seven-button set upon paid balance and receipt of the games, while supplies last. Your coupon for the seven-button set will arrive in December by email. A second event will be held on Saturday, June 20. Find a location near you at http://www.bestbuy.com/nintendoaccess . Check the same URL after June 17 to see which games qualify for the button offer. The Canadian button set offer and participating stores in Canada can be found at  http://BestBuy.ca/mariomakerE3 or http://Bestbuy.ca/mariomakerE3-fr.

Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3:

The second day of the Nintendo Treehouse: Live broadcast featuring more games and content not shown in our E3 booth is scheduled to begin at 9:55 a.m. PT. Watch live at  http://e3.nintendo.com.

Thursday, June 18

Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3:

The final day of the show kicks off at 9:55 a.m. PT. Staff from Nintendo’s Treehouse will be joined by Nintendo game developers for last looks at our E3 lineup. Visit http://e3.nintendo.com to watch live, and then relive Nintendo’s E3 2015 show highlights.

Saturday, June 20

Nintendo Access:  Mario Maker  at Best Buy: 

The second hands-on event for  Mario Maker runs at participating Best Buy locations  noon-5 p.m. local time. Commemorative button offers apply, while supplies last. Find a location near you at  http://www.bestbuy.com/nintendoaccess .

Fans can follow all of Nintendo’s activities on  FacebookTwitterGoogle+, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope and  Vine. For more information about Nintendo at E3 2015, visit  http://e3.nintendo.com.