If you’re a huge Pokémon fan and happen to be in New York City in early October, you might be interested in attending a special launch party for the upcoming Pokémon X & Y games taking place at the Nintendo World store.
The event will take place from 8 p.m. October 11th to 1 a.m. October 12th , at Nintendo World in New York where a special launch celebration will introduce the new Pokémon game for the 3DS while also including the new Nintendo 2DS system for fans to check out and checkout (buy).
At the event, fans will have the chance to play and buy the games (but only after midnight), participate in various activities and be among the first people in the country to purchase Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. Game sales will commence at midnight, and Nintendo World will remain open through the night so that fans can be assured of getting their Pokémon on. Oh, and there’s a “costume showcase” which is descried as follows:
In addition to offering the games for sale, the event will feature a Pokémon costume showcase that will encourage fans dressed as their favorite characters from the Pokémon games to display their clever costumes on stage. For fans who want to participate, this is a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show the world their love of Pokémon.
Other items at the show are a DJ, Pokémon trivia, game-play and game-buy kiosks featuring Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, Pikachu costumed character appearances and more. Attendees will also be able to receive Pokémon giveaways while supplies last.
The Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games launch for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 12. Anyone here plan on heading to the launch event?