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Nintendo Wii U tour announced for UK

Nintendo's announced a UK tour with the purpose of showcasing it's brand new console, the Wii U.

Kicking off in London on the 27th September, the Wii U showcase tour will visit a range of shopping centres, gaming expos and events across the UK.

The tour will allow you to check out pre-release Wii U titles and experience the new Wii U GamePad controller for the first time. Nintendo franchises like Mario and brand new Wii U exclusives including Nintendo Land and Ubisoft's ZombiU will also be available to trial.

In addition, there will be a whole host of Wii U challenges to complete and prizes to be won.

The tour will visit the following events and venues:

Eurogamer Expo, London: 27th - 30th September

Braehead shopping centre, Glasgow: 11th - 14th October

Play Expo, Manchester: 13th - 14th

Westfield, Derby: 18th - 21st October

MCM Expo, London: 26th - 28th October

Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester: 1st - 4th November

The Bullring, Birmingham: 8th - 11th November

Westfield Stratford City, London: 15th - 18th November

Metro Centre, Newcastle: 22nd - 25th November

Gadget Show Christmas, London: 30th November - 2nd December

Westfield, London: 6th - 9th December

Centre: MK, Milton Keynes: 13th - 16th December

Arndale centre, Manchester: 3rd - 6th January

Worth a visit we'd say.

Edited On 14 Sep, 2012

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Bindiana's avatar
Bindiana 4 years ago
Not much of a tour seeing as they are in London 5 times. Shame nobody ever really ventures down to the South West where I live.
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Shnoorum 4 years ago
Sadly nothing in Edinburgh. I suppose Glasgow is quite close so thats a viable option. Could be good fun if I can convince a friend to come along. Thanks for the heads up :)
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Colin (News Writer) 4 years ago
Edinburgh, Shrooum? I'm in Fife...Just over the water :D
Shnoorum's avatar
That is indeed just over yonder. Small world. Awesome nickname by the way
Shnoorum 4 years ago
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Dead 4 years ago
Think I'll just wait and play my own on launch, I have faith in Nintendo.
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DubbleJd 4 years ago
Looks like i'll be venturing into Birmingham on the 11th then ;)
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LFC Bywater 4 years ago
Not anywhere down the south-west? thats a real poor effort...
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Shnoorum 4 years ago
Ah no! Just realised the Glasgow dates fall exactly on all the days I booked off work to go to a wedding! Was totally up for it and everything. Bah, nevermind
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Adam John 4 years ago
Ah cool look forward to seeing it when i go to Eurogamer on the Thursday 27th
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ukdazza 4 years ago
Why doesn't the south west ever get a tour or a visit?! We buy games too!! Bristol should be included more - I would travel up to Bristol.
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I'm in south devon, so even further out in the wilderness than bristol lol. We never get anything :(
CookieMcCrumble 4 years ago
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amanda 4 years ago
I'll play it when i go to eurogamer woo :P

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