Looks like a good number of people in North America will get the chance to play Super Smash Bros Brawl before it's even out.
In the run-up to its launch, SSBB tournaments are being held in four major cities in the US. These tourneys will hit Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and finally New York (where there will be a special midnight launch).
256 people can take part in each tournament, all of them will get a $10 Best Buy gift card. The four regional winners will duke it out in New York for a chance at the #1 prize. The grand prize is a custom designed Wii covered in crystals (not Chaos Emeralds), a home theater system and a copy of Brawl.
If you're interested in taking part here are the dates and locations:
February 16th - 3pm
Orpheum Theater, 842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014
February 23rd - 2pm
Ten15 Folsom, 1015 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94103
March 1st - 3pm
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Olden Hall, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609
March 8th - 5pm
Best Buy (NOHO), 622 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
3,022 news items
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55
Rest In Peace
Nintendo has detailed the return of its World Championship
Do you have what it takes?
Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Officially Revealed
The Force is strong with this one...
Rumor: Disney Infinity 3.0 Leaked Early
Straight from a Galaxy Far, Far Away...
Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2...OH YEAAAAH!
Nintendo should do this more.
The Nintendo GameCube: An Interesting Legacy
Will The Wii U Have a Similar Fate?
Project Ukulele - Possible Hint at Characters
Could it be?
Free to Play Pokemon Shuffle now available on 3DS eShop
Nintendo offers another micro-transaction based title
Gold Mario Amiibo is a Wal-Mart Exclusive
Get ready to shell out your coins
Area Effect Announces Izle for Wii U
Part action, part adventure, all cel-shaded
I love resident of 4 ... Resident Evil Revelations 2 is Skipping Nintendo Systems
Wii's World is not officially affiliated with Nintendo! (but they wish we were).