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So just how bad do you want Pokémon Platinum? Would you, for example, be willing to attend a Pokémon-themed party in the hub of the civilized world where you could be seen by the national news media and (more alarmingly) girls to get the game a day early? You'll have the opportunity t...

March 16th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you somehow managed to watch the video we've posted after the jump without reading this wall of text, you may be befuddled as to why we've posted a video of The Cure frontman Robert Smith gleefully vandalizing the Nintendo World store in NYC. Little do you know that the combat-booted troublemake...

February 1st 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

The next time you pay a visit to the Nintendo World Store, we advise taking a balaclava and a glass cutter. As the above video demonstrates, the outlet now boasts a bunch of hard drive-equipped Wiis, each of which has around 20 games stored on it, ready for instantaneous selection; generally really...

October 22nd 2008 at 12:35pm 0 Comments

The latest edition of Gamespot's On the Spot show reveals an incentive for Sega fans to get over to New York City's Nintendo World Store: a shot at an early (or, to be appropriate to the source material, really fast) copy of Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, signed by members of the game's dev...

September 2nd 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The fun never stops at the Nintendo World Store. So soon after that one smashing tournament, the chaps have decided to celebrate the release of Rock Band on the Wii. It's good to make the most of a bad situation, so applause is necessary.The action goes down from 10am - 4pm this Saturday (June 21),...

June 17th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Click image to enter the gallery Yesterday was Father's Day and there were so many ways to celebrate love for dad. One such way was to just spend time with dear dad playing games. If you're a father yourself, the same concept applies -- spend some time playing games with the kids. Though, if you're...

June 16th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Nothing shows Dad your life-long appreciation more than kicking his butt at Super Smash Bros. Brawl, further affirming to him that he is now a lost soul in a whole world of new technology. Well, that could be the case, but plenty of parents have proven their dedication to gaming in the past, so the...

June 12th 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Pokémaniacs, take note: between now and the end of June, the Nintendo World Store in New York will be offering Darkrai as a free download. That means you've got precisely twenty-seven days to save up for and book a flight/ferry/coach ticket to the Big Apple to scoop one of the more elusive...

June 3rd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The folks at Namco Bandai have announced that they'll be hosting an event in celebration of their title We Ski. It all goes down at the Nintendo World Store in New York City this Saturday, between 12pm and 4pm. Demo kiosks will be available to demo the title, either with the Wiimote and nunchuk or...

May 22nd 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's Wii Fit launch event in Central Park drew a crowd of interested onlookers and Balance Board tryer-outers yesterday. They could just walk over to the Nintendo World Store to buy the thing, but the rest of us chumps have to wait until tomorrow at the earliest. Oh, well, pacing is exercise...

May 20th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments