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NINTENDO OFFERS VIDEO GAME FANS EVERYWHERE A FRONT-ROW SEAT AT 2012 E3 EXPO

Nintendo's All-Access Programming to Be Shared on the Web, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

31 st May 2012 - The 2012 E3 Expo is right around the corner, and fans from all over the world can look forward to accessing the latest Nintendo news right from the comfort of their homes. Nintendo will be using a mix of online and social platforms to provide a steady stream of breaking news and announcements during the video game industry's biggest annual trade show, taking place June 5-7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Featured content will include the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012, which viewers can access online at: http://e3.nintendo.co.uk or stream via Facebook on June 5 at 17.00 GMT (9 a.m. Pacific time). Fans also will enjoy easy access to news and updates from Nintendo on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook throughout the E3 Expo, including information about the Nintendo 3DS handheld system and the upcoming Wii U console.

Fans can choose from the following convenient ways to experience Nintendo content during the E3 Expo:

• Twitter: Twitter users can follow Nintendo @NintendoUK&@NintendoEurope to receive tweets directly from the show. Nintendo representatives will also be live-tweeting events such as the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012 on June 5.

• YouTube: Nintendo will be posting video updates from the show on its YouTube Channels at:

http://www.youtube.com/NintendoWiiUK

http://www.youtube.com/Nintendo3DSuk

http://www.youtube.com/Nintendodsuk

The lineup of videos will include sneak peeks at upcoming hardware and software as well as interviews with game developers.

• Facebook: Facebook users can visit and Like the Nintendo page at http://www.facebook.com/nintendo to get regular updates from the E3 Expo and connect with other Nintendo fans. A special E3 Expo tab will make it simple to access E3 Expo content, including video clips and a Nintendo Instagram gallery. The Nintendo @ E3 Expo app will also allow users to stream the Nintendo All-Access Presentation @ E3 2012 and other events on Facebook.

Web: Fans can go online to visit the Nintendo All-Access @ E3 2012 website at http://e3.nintendo.com for in-depth information about new and upcoming games and hardware from Nintendo. The site will be optimised for smartphones, so people can keep up-to-date while on the go.

Presented annually by the Entertainment Software Association, the E3 Expo attracts video game professionals, journalists, analysts and business partners from around the globe. Additional information is available at http://www.e3expo.com.

For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.co.uk

About Nintendo

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.9 billion video games and more than 630 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi™ XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo? 64 and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pok?mon™.? A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.?

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