|Friendly faces from the Nintendo family, including Mario, Luigi and Pikachu, will deliver an unexpected shot of joy to the holiday shopping season. From Nov. 24 through Dec. 21, Nintendo will visit Westfield Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara, California, to offer holiday shoppers a great escape featuring hands-on play time with the season’s must-have games for Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS. Visitors can even check out amiibo, Nintendo’s new foray in the toys-to-life category, with beautifully crafted figures based on some of its most recognizable video game characters||.|
|A fun, interactive space tailored to kids – and kids-at-heart – will feature many Nintendo games, including a Mario Kart 8 tournament played on a large, high-definition display. Visitors can also battle it out in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Free giveaways will be available to consumers, while supplies last.|
|Nintendo gurus will be on site as well to assist gift givers with questions and provide recommendations to those looking for Nintendo gifts. Additionally, Nintendo Holiday Gift Guides will be available while supplies last.|
|The scheduled lineup of Wii U games includes Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Mario Kart 8, Hyrule Warriors, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Super Mario 3D World, Skylanders: Trap Team and Nintendo Land.|
|For Nintendo 3DS, fans can expect to see Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Mario Kart 7, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Tomodachi Life, Yoshi’s New Island and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal.|
|Holiday shoppers of all ages, Nintendo fans, kids, families|
|Nov. 24 through Dec. 21|
|Times vary; please check with the press contact listed below or the mall for details|
|Westfield Valley Fair|
|2855 Stevens Creek Boulevard|
|Santa Clara, CA 95050|
- A fun holiday playground full of various Nintendo games in the middle of a busy shopping center.
- Families playing Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on a large high-definition screen.
- Holiday shoppers putting down their shopping bags and battling it out in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.
- Nintendo’s cool new amiibo figures of some of the most iconic characters in video games lined up in a display case.