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MONSTER HUNTER TRI SET TO INVADE A CITY NEAR YOU THIS APRIL

Register at the Monster Hunter Tri hub www.theyrecoming.co.uk to get an exclusive hands on‘sneak preview’ of the most anticipated game release this year, Monster Hunter Tri

26 March 2010 - Nintendo invites you to be one of the first in the country to get your hands on one of the most exciting games to launch on Wii this year, the roaring adventure, Monster Hunter Tri available exclusively on Wii. Monster Hunter fans can also check out the‘one stop shop’ for everything Monster Hunter Tri at the brand new Monster Hunter Tri hub– www.theyrecoming.co.uk and get together with other Monster Hunters online.

As fans lucky enough to take part in this exclusive hands on preview will discover, Monster Hunter Tri is no ordinary action game; Capcom has created an entire living and breathing ecosystem where monsters interact with each other, their environment and most excitingly you, the player! Encounter challenging and tactical battles with the fearsome creatures you face and seek to defeat them to gain vital items to aid you on your quest.

To celebrate the launch of Monster Hunter Tri, on sale across Europe on April 23rd, Nintendo is hosting exclusive pre-launch game sessions to a limited number of fans across the UK:

Monster Hunter Taster Tour details:

London: 3rd April at the Royal Society of the Arts, Strand (10am to 6pm)

Glasgow: 10th April at The Arches (10am to 6pm)

Manchester: 17th April, Museum of Science and Industry (10am to 6pm)

The one off taster events will not only offer avid monster hunters the opportunity for hours of intensive game play, but attendees will receive hints and tips from the experts and be able to share their experience in real time online.

Spaces for this exclusive preview are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis so be sure to sign up for your ticket quickly via the dedicated hub www.theyrehere.co.uk to avoid disappointment.

Attendees will also be entered into the ultimate prize draw to win a holiday for two visiting The Incas and Amazon for 19 days. And if you fancy introducing your friends to the game after the preview event, Nintendo is offering fans the chance to host a Monster Hunter Tri evening at home. The package includes a night of hunting for up to fifteen individual players; Nintendo will provide a console, copy of the game and pizza for everyone!

For more information please visit www.theyrehere.co.uk

For further information, please contact the Nintendo Press Office on:

Email: Nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

Tel: 0845 259 1325

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