This year, Nintendo and Old Navy are collaborating on the clothing company's Black Friday Giveaway known as "Cheermageddon" which will give shoppers the chance to demo the Wii U and take home a free copy of New Super Mario Bros. U. You'll have to line up early on Black Friday and spend at least $40 on merchandise to be in the drawing for a free copy. Shoppers will also have the chance to take home a Wii U system as well.
Read on for all the details!
Nintendo and Old Navy are teaming up this Black Friday to deliver one of the most epically friendly and fun deals of the holiday season. None other than Mario himself will be the hero of Old Navy’s “Cheermageddon” Black Friday Giveaway. On Nov. 23, visitors who line up early and purchase at least $40 in merchandise at Old Navy locations across the United States will have a chance to receive a free New Super Mario Bros. U game for Nintendo’s groundbreaking Wii U system ($59.99 retail value of game; quantities limited and vary per store). Throughout Black Friday, Old Navy shoppers will also receive a special game card in stores for a chance to win one of 1,000 Wii U systems ($299 retail value). In Canada, the giveaways will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24. Visit www.cheermageddon.com or www.cheermageddon.ca for more information.
From Nov. 22-24, one-third of Old Navy stores across the United States will feature interactive demo stations where shoppers can sample New Super Mario Bros. U on the new Wii U. These stores will also have Mario-themed photo backdrops where fans can snap fun pictures with Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom friends. As a bonus for visitors to Old Navy’s flagship stores in San Francisco (801 Market St., San Francisco, CA, 94103) and New York (150 W. 34th St., New York, NY, 10001), Nintendo will provide extra activities with additional New Super Mario Bros. U demo kiosks and photo opportunities with Nintendo costumed characters. Together, Nintendo and Old Navy aim to keep value-minded holiday shoppers smiling as they seek out the must-have entertainment gift of the holiday season and fashionable clothing items for loved ones.
New Super Mario Bros. Uis a multiplayer Platforming adventure that provides a new take on a classic Nintendo franchise that will delight players of all ages and experience levels. A Wii U launch title, New Super Mario Bros. U offers a new way to experience Mario fun like never before. Game features include: support for up to five players, the new Boost Mode and Challenge Mode, unique uses for Mii's, and new block elements that can be used as navigation aids.
* The Wii U GamePad controller offers a new way to experience multiplayer Mario fun. CreateBoost Blocks out of thin air to help players navigate tricky stages or access hidden or hard-to-reach items, and distract onscreen enemies, all with the tap of their finger or stylus.
* Swoop through levels and cling to walls when Mario transformsinto Flying Squirrel Mario, or gently float through the air while hanging onto Balloon Baby Yoshi.
* In addition to the main Story Mode, in which players must rescue Princess Peach, New Super MarioBros. U features more exciting game modes, including:
Boost Rush - Using Boost Mode, two to five players work together to clear many different courses in the fastest time possible. The scene auto scrolls, forcing you to move ahead through the course. As you collect more coins, the scene scrolls faster. Once you've completed your run, you can watch a replay of other players' Boost Rush to help strategize for your next attempt.
Challenge Mode - Numerous single-player and