Four Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournaments are coming to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and New York. Nintendo and Best Buy are hosting the tournaments, where you can get a sneak peek of the upcoming Wii game, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. There's some big prizes up for grabs for the best brawler, with the final tournament to take place in New York City (featuring a Midnight Madness Launch for Super Smash Bros. Brawl).
Grand prize winner gets:
A crystal-coated Wii with a design from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, a home theater system from Best Buy and a copy of the game.
Second place gets:
A Wii, Wii Remote, a copy of Super Smash Bros. Brawl and a $1,000 Best Buy gift card.
A Wii, Wii Remote, a copy of Super Smash Bros. Brawl and a $500 Best Buy gift card.
A Wii, Wii Remote, a copy of Super Smash Bros. Brawl and a $250 Best Buy gift card.
Nintendo is accepting 256 participants in each location (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston), with each regional winner going on for the final tournament in New York City.
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NINTENDO'S SUPER SMASH BROS. BRAWL TOURNAMENTS STORM THE COUNTRY
Nintendo and Best Buy Team Up to Crown a National Champion
REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2008 - Attention all Smash fans: Put up your dukes! Just before the launch of the much-anticipated Super Smash Bros.® Brawl, Mario™ and friends are hosting four regional Wii™ tournaments. The competitions will visit Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and finally New York for a Midnight Madness Launch event at the Best Buy store at 622 Broadway in New York. All of the 256 participants at each location will receive a $10 Best Buy gift card. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a custom-designed, crystal-covered Wii, a home theater system from Best Buy and other prizes.
"Super Smash Bros. is one of the world's most popular game franchises because it draws in characters from across the Nintendo universe and beyond for some all-out fighting fun," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of sales & marketing. "Super Smash Bros. Brawl has extreme appeal among our core audience, but these tournaments are a great way to get new fans involved as well - before the game is even available in stores."
Each regional tournament will provide the first 256 people in attendance the chance to "brawl" one-on-one with other contestants in a single-elimination tournament to determine a winner in each market. Regional winners will face off in a final multiplayer "brawl" at the New York City tournament.
The grand prize winner will receive a crystal-coated Wii with a design from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, a home theater system from Best Buy and a copy of the game. The second-place finisher will receive one Wii system and Wii Remote, one copy of Super Smash Bros. Brawl and a $1,000 Best Buy gift card. The third-place finisher will receive a Wii and Wii Remote, a copy of the game and a $500 Best Buy gift card. The fourth-place finisher will receive a Wii, an extra Wii Remote, a copy of the game and a $250 Best Buy gift card. For more information about the tournaments, visit Nintendo.com.
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Added by junesix on February 14, 2008