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Nintendo announces UK tour

Mario's coming to town.

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Nintendo has announced plans for the Nintendo All Stars 05 Tour, set to take place at venues up and down the country throughout July and August.

We're promised that you'll be able to try out a whole host of top games, including Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for GameCube and DS titles Nintendogs, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and Need for Speed Underground 2.

Game Boy Advance fans will also be able to get their hands on Pokémon Emerald, Wario Ware: Twisted! and Mario Party Advance.

It's all being organised in conjunction with GAME, and there will be a buy-one-get-one-free offer for selected titles - including Twilight Princess, Pokémon XD and Donkey Konga 2 for GameCube, Pokémon Emerald and Mario Tennis for GBA, and Pokémon Dash!, Mario Kart DS and New Super Mario Bros. for DS.

GAME is also offering attendees the chance to win a Nintendo All Stars Gamecube Pak, which includes a platinum console, controller and copy of Mario Kart: Double Dash!!.

The Pikachu bouncy castle will be making an appearance at each event, along with the Star Dash bungee run.

The venues and dates for the Nintendo All Stars 05 Tour are as follows:


15-17 Guilfest

26-28 Royal Lancashire Air Show

30-31 Sunderland Air Show


05-07 Nottingham Riverside Festival

11-14 Eastbourne Air Show

18-21 Northampton Balloon Festival

27-29 Warwickshire Town and Country Festival

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