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Posted by Haley Dafforn on Oct 3, 2014

Tournament Series to be held for Super Smash Bros. 3DS

As Super Smash Bros. continues to take Japan by storm, Nintendo is determined to keep up the hype by announcing a challenge to fans in the United States. Today, the day after Super Smash Bros. releases in the United States, 15 Gamestop stores are holding a series of tournaments for players to compete for more than bragging rights. The tournament winners at each location will be flown to Nintendo World in New York and given a chance to play in the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS National Open Tournament on October 11.

The tournament series is set to begin at 11:00am local time. Games and handhelds will be provided, but players are not required to use them. Only the first 64 participants that arrive to play at the Gamestop locations will be allowed to compete, and no registration is required beforehand. If worthy participants felt the need to practice, 100 Gamestop stores around the nation (including the 15 participating in the tournament) have been offering a demo version of the game to visitors since September 27.

The final tournament will be broadcast at 6:00pm ET on Nintendo’s Twitch channel as well as on YouTube. Nintendo plans on announcing additional details in the near future about how fans can attend the final tournament. The winner of the final tournament will get the glory of being the best of the Super Smash Bros. players, a trophy, and a champion’s robe.

According to the press release from Nintendo, the following cities are holding tournaments:

Location

Address

GameStop
Winfield Shopping Center

966 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95123

GameStop
Anaheim Town Center

2004 East Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806

GameStop
c/o Barnes & Noble

960 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246

GameStop
The Brickyard S/C

6451 W. Diversey Parkway, Suite G-9
Chicago, IL 60707

GameStop
Dedham Mall

336 Providence Highway
Dedham, MA 02026

GameStop
St. John’s Plaza

9150 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 16
Ellicott City, MD 21042

GameStop
SWM Skibo S/C

1590 Skibo Road
Bonnie Doone, NC 28303

GameStop
32 E. 14th Street

32 E. 14th St.
New York, NY 10003

GameStop
Bellevue Square

242 Bellevue Square
Bellevue, WA 98004

GameStop
Tower Shops

2140 S. University Drive
Davie, FL 33324

GameStop
Lake Brandon Shoppes

11025 Causeway Blvd.
Brandon, FL 33511

GameStop
SWM Sand Lake Corner

8115 S. John Young Parkway
Orlando, FL 32819

GameStop
Chamblee Village

1841 Chamblee Tucker Rd., Suite 3A
Chamblee, GA 30341

GameStop
c/o Barnes & Noble

3003 W. Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77025

GameStop
c/o Barnes & Noble

2201 Preston Rd., Suite E
Plano, TX 75093

Nintendo World

10 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020

 

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