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Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square

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Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square

Not to sound like a tool, but this was just a brilliant idea. Yesterday (Thursday, July 23rd), Nintendo promoted the launch of Wii Sports Resort by turning Military Island in Times Square into a mini-Wulu Island. Granted, it could have been better had it taken place on a larger piece of real estate, but short of cordoning off Central Park or Coney Island, this is not too shabby.

Despite the close quarters, it looked like a cool event, I'm sorry I missed it.

Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square - Table tennis expert Alston Wang.

Table tennis expert Alston Wang.

Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square - Nintendo brought in 50 tons of sand to transform Manhattan's Military Island into Wuhu Island.

Nintendo brought in 50 tons of sand to transform Manhattan's Military Island into Wuhu Island.

Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square - Gossip Girls actor Chace Crawford has a go at Wii Sports Resort swordplay.

Gossip Girls actor Chace Crawford has a go at Wii Sports Resort swordplay.

Wii Sports Resort takes over Times Square - Alex Leng plays Frisbee at the Wii Sports Resort.

Alex Leng plays Frisbee at the Wii Sports Resort.

Source: 1UP.com

Category Tags
Platform(s): Wii  
Developer(s): Nintendo EAD  
Series: Wii Sports  
Genre(s): Sports  
Topic(s): Pop-culture  

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