Feb 28, 2012

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Kid Icarus National Tournament Starts March 8th

Kid Icarus National Tournament Starts March 8th

Nintendo will be hosting a tournament for the upcoming release of Kid Icarus: Uprising. The tournament will be nationally held at select Gamestop locations across the United States. The tournament starts March 8th.

The tournament will be bracket style, starting at a Gamestop in San Francisco on March 8th. The following Sunday on March 11th, the next tournament will be held in Orlando, Florida. Later that week, the next portion of the tournament will be in Los Angeles on March 15th. The final day of the tournament will be on March 22nd, in New York. Winners at each of the tournament locations will have an all expenses paid trip to New York for the final showdown and could also win prizes. All the players in the tournament will also receive exclusive Kid Icarus themed items.

Also, customers will have an opportunity to purchase Kid Icarus: Uprising before it comes out, even if they aren’t participating in the tournament on March 22nd.

[Source: Nintendo]