JJGames has just announced their upcoming Retro Games Championship video game competition that will be hosted in Denver, CO on Saturday, July 18th.
Players will get a chance to square off on two of the absolute rarest NES game cartridges in existence. All contest details are below for you to check out including the list of prizes, location of competition, and other information.
The Retro Game Championship is a one-night only FREE event where gamers compete to get high scores in Nintendo World Championship and Nintendo Campus Challenge. There will be prizes, a chance to play very rare games, and the opportunity to show off your retro game skills.
When: Saturday July 18th
Where: Denver, CO | JJGames Store | 7975 E Harvard Ave, Ste G | 80231
Games: Nintendo World Championships & Nintendo Campus Challenge
High Score @ World Championships: $200 Gift Card to JJGames.com
High Score @ Campus Challenge: $200 Gift Card to JJGames.com
First 20 People to Event: Free Retro Game Championship T-Shirt
Other Prizes: World Championship or Campus Challenge Reproduction Cart
Website: Retro Games Championship
About the games:
Nintendo World Championship (On 5 TV's): A game created for a Nintendo video game competition in 1990. Players have 6 minutes to get 50 coins in Super Mario Bros, finish one lap in Rad Racer, and get a high score in Tetris. The competition was loosely based on the movie The Wizard.
Nintendo Campus Challenge (On 5 TV's): Another game created by Nintendo for competitions on college campuses in 1991. You have 6 minutes to get 25 coins in Super Mario 3, 100,000 points in Pin-Bot, and a high score in Dr. Mario. There is only one known copy of this game in existence.
If you're in the Denver, CO area, you should definitely check this competition out. There are some great games to be played and some great prizes to be won.