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If you're heading to New York City and are a hardcore gamer, then your #1 stop has to be at Nintendo World at Rockefellar, Nintendo's official retail store.

Not only can you play and buy games, but you can see thier mini-museum corner. They have relics of Nintendo's past, including a classic Nintendo system to special edition Gameboys to a handheld Gameboy Color that survived the war.

However that's not all. The store also holds exclusive launch parties and events, where you can also buy games before their official release.

And if your in the area tomorrow, the Nintendo World is having a launch party for the release of Pokemon Black and White. From 3-6PM, you'll get to participate in trivia contests, battle with other Pokemon trainers, admire Pokemon art, take a picture with Pikachu, and the real reason why you're going: to buy Pokemon Black or Pokemon White (or both if you are that hardcore).

You'll even get a shot at getting the legendary Victini.  If you are a fan of getting swag, Nintendo will be giving out Pokemon Black and White t-shirts for those early birds who simply can't wait.

Are video games not your thing? Don't be an idler and stuck on the bench while your other half is fawning over all the Pokemon cosplayers - go ice skating at famous Rockefellar Rink.

Pokemon Black and White Launch Party
March 5th, 2011
Nintendo World
10 Rockefellar Center
New York, NY 10020


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