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18 Nov: Here Comes ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Release and amiibo’s Debut

That wasn’t a dream – more than 30,000 Super Smash Bros. fans most definitely flocked to Best Buy stores across the nation for Smash Fest earlier this year.

And now those dedicated Nintendo devotees can finally get their hands on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on Friday at Best Buy — both online and in stores.

Nintendo Amiibo   Best BuyNintendo Amiibo   Best BuyWhat makes this game release even better? It’s the first title in which you can use that sweet little amiibo.

These amiibo figures are a new way to interact with your favorite Nintendo characters and Best Buy will be exclusively offering the Meta Knight figure in early 2015.

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12 Jun: Hundreds Line Up for Smash-Fest at Best Buy. You Can Play It on Saturday, Too

It’s overtly punny but true — the Super Smash Bros. demo event Wednesday night at 100-plus Best Buy stores was a smashing success.

Thousands of Nintendo fans turned out in droves, creating lines out the door to take part in the Smash-Fest experience and play the cult favorite fighting game on the Wii U months before its tentative November release.

From Arizona to Indiana, the coverage was plentiful and Twitter was a-buzz.

Good thing this uber-popular event is a two-day experience.

JWITTZ

10 Jun: YouTube Star TheJWittz: Come to Best Buy Stores and Play Super Smash Bros. First

His name is Josh Wittenkeller but he’s better known to the (online) world as TheJWittz.
With more than one million YouTube subscribers, his voice for all things Pokemon, Nintendo, and more is a revered one.

And he’s just as excited about the Smash-Fest demos taking place at 100+ Best Buy stores across the nation this Wednesday as we are. He’ll be at the Culver City, Calif., store playing the game just like other fans across the nation.

The gaming media mogul shared his insights on the event that runs from 4 p.m.

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27 May: Play Super Smash Bros. Before Anyone Else at 100+ Best Buy Stores

Nintendo Smash Fest  BestBuyGamers across the nation can get their hands on Nintendo’s new Super Smash Bros., only at their local Best Buy before the Wii U game launches in stores later this year.

More than 100 Best Buy stores will host Super Smash Bros. Smash-Fest @ Best Buy demo events, giving players a chance to go head-to-head from 4 to 9 p.m. local time on Wednesday, June 11 and then again from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14. Customers will be taking part in the same version of the game that people will play at the E3 2014 video game trade show June 10-12 in Los Angeles.

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11 Apr: Go Ahead: Give the Kids a Test Run of 2 New Nintendo Games

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In search of entertainment for the little ones this weekend?

On Saturday, April 12, take the kids to Best Buy, where more than 100 stores nationwide will be giving in-store demos of recent releases Yoshi’s New Island and Disney Magical World on Nintendo 3DS.

Both have received favorable reviews from gaming world barometer IGN.

The family-friendly fun runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. local time. For more info and to find a participating store near you, visit bestbuy.com/gamingevents.