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Nintendo UK Set To Attend GameOn! London

Posted by Damien McFerran

More than 20,000 gamers expected to visit the UK-based 'eSport' event

Nintendo UK has confirmed it will be joining the lineup at this year's GameOn! event in London.

The two-day show takes place at London’s Olympia National hall and will be attended by more than 20,000 people. As well as witnessing various 'eSport' events such as UKeSA (United Kingdom eSports Association) Season One Grand Finals and the Dell XPS Premiership, gamers will have the chance to play some of Nintendo's upcoming titles before anyone else.

Here's the press release:

The UK eSports Association (UKeSA), the governing body for competitive gaming in the UK, today confirmed Nintendo UK will be showing the very latest Wii, DS and DSi games at the Game On! London event on 20th and 21st June. Nintendo join a heavyweight line up of leading brands from the games industry.

David Yarnton, General Manager of Nintendo UK, said, "We are delighted to be a part of Game On! London – it's exciting to see a UK consumer event in the Capital again this year, and we are encouraged by the positive impact this could have on the industry. Nintendo UK has a lot to offer this coming year and we're particularly enthused by UKeSA's inclusive policy towards all areas of gaming and how we can work closely with HMV to make this the largest consumer games event in the UK this year."

Ray Mia, Chief Executive of UKeSA, added, “Nintendo are having a truly fantastic year, particularly with the launch of the new DSi. Game On! London attendees will have the chance to see the latest games in development for this and the massively popular Nintendo Wii.”

More than 20,000 gamers are expected to descend on London’s Olympia National hall for the two-day event. Gamers of all ages will be able to try out the very latest pre-release games due out later this year, as well as the ultimate in video games technology.

If you're interested, ticket can be purchased here.


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User Comments (3)



Terra said:

That could be quite good. I'd love to go, but problem is that I live quite far from London (In the South west of England), so getting there may be difficult.



Wiiloveit said:

Tickets are pretty cheap, but its a shame that I live several hours away, and the train ticket will cost a lot more. The first event is on my Birthday though, so I'll see if I could get a special present for the Sunday event

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