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ADDING MULTIMEDIA Nintendo Hosts Gaming Lounge at 2013 Sundance Film Festival



Bill W., left, and Rich W. from Los Angeles, Calif. enjoy Nintendo Land on Wii U while attending the ...

Bill W., left, and Rich W. from Los Angeles, Calif. enjoy Nintendo Land on Wii U while attending the Nintendo Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Wii U, a new home console that comes packaged with the Wii U GamePad, a controller with a 6.2-inch touch screen that redefines how people interact with their games, their TVs and one another. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images)


    On Jan. 21, Nintendo opens the doors of the Nintendo Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival to the public. The gaming lounge offers festival attendees and Park City residents the chance to take a break from the cold weather and festival events to relax in a comfortable environment and play a collection of the latest and upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games.

All games provide Sundance attendees with a wide variety of different play styles, perfect for the relaxing and fun environment of the gaming lounge. Wii U video games featured in the lounge include recent releases like New Super Mario Bros. U, Nintendo Land and SiNG PARTY, as well as Wii Fit U, the first installment in the Wii Fit series on Wii U. ZombiU and the upcoming Rayman Legends from Ubisoft will also be playable.


On the Nintendo 3DS XL hand-held system, many different games will be playable. In addition to New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, visitors can play the not-yet-released Brain Age: Concentration Training and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate from KONAMI Digital Entertainment, Inc., will also be playable at the event.



Industry executives, VIPs, festival attendees, Park City residents, Nintendo and video game fans


Monday, Jan. 21
1-5 p.m. Mountain


Nintendo Lounge
738 Main St.
Park City, UT 84060


  • The comfortable gaming lounge filled with Wii U consoles and Nintendo 3DS XL hand-held systems
  • Fans and festival attendees gathered in the gaming lounge to socialize and play unreleased and new Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games

Nintendo is not officially associated with the Sundance Film Festival.

Grace Chang
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