Unbearably long queues, bawling kids, and exorbitant prices: it takes a lot to make a visit to any theme park bearable. Is a chance to play Wario Land: Shake It and win some neat prizes enough? Let's hope so, because over the coming weeks, the platformer will be appearing on demo kiosks at ten Six Flags theme parks.

At two of those locations (Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles and Six Flags St. Louis) on September 27, the player who completes a specific level in the fastest time will win a holiday to New York and a "Bottomless Coin Sack," containing a Wii, the game itself, a DS, and a gift certificate for Six Flags merchandise ( ... yay?). Hit the break for a full list of participating parks and dates.

  • Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, N.J.) – 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, Calif.) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, Ill.) - 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington, Texas) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Over Georgia (Austell, Ga.) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio, Texas) - 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags New England (Agawam, Mass.) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, Calif.) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags America (Bowie, Md.) - 10/4-5, 10/11-12
  • Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka, Mo.) - 9/27-28, 10/4-5, 10/11-12
[Via press release]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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