Nintendo Bringing Back The World Championships In October

Nintendo Bringing Back The World Championships In October

The first event was launched in 1990 in the Fair Park's Automobile Building in Dallas, Texas, which visited twenty-nine cities in the United States. Qualifiers will be held throughout August and September at Best Buy stores in a range of major North American cities - check out the schedule and register to compete on the Nintendo World Championships website. "The event is based on an actual game cartridge by Nintendo of the same name, players who participated in the first event battled it out to then to games like "Rad Racer", "#Super Mario Bros." and "Tetris". Visitors will also be able to get hands-on with upcoming titles Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns. Likewise, the Standard Kart, Standard Wheels, and Super Glider will be used for the game as well.

The second Nintendo game getting a special gamescom livestream presentation is Metroid: Samus Returns for the Nintendo 3DS. If you can't watch the stream, it's also not a big deal because the content of the Super Mario Odyssey stream seems to be identical to Nintendo Treehouse's E3 stream - they'll be showing "Metro Kingdom and Sand Kingdom".

It looks like Nintendo intends to make its World Championships event a regular affair, having previously hosted just two - one in 1990 and another for the 25th anniversary in 2015. To that end, presumably, a new competitive bracket has been added for players aged under 13.

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Probably the rarest and the most valuable cartridges released for the NES gaming console, the Nintendo World Championships cartridge is coveted by collectors and game fans alike.

Nintendo is bringing back its world championships with a finals tournament in New York City in October to crown the best Nintendo player in the world - as long as the player is a citizen of the USA or Canada (but not Quebec).

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