10th August 2012 – Ahead of the highly anticipated release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 available on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL from 17th August, Nintendo

UK unveils Coin Rush, a competition where, just like in New Super Mario Bros. 2, it’s up to you to collect as many Coins as you can. In return for Coins, there are some amazing prizes up for grabs.

To get started, all you need to do is visit the Nintendo 3DS UK Facebook page and commence your hunt. It'll be raining coins and prizes, so keep your eyes glued to the Nintendo UK Facebook and Twitter pages so you don't miss Golden Tweets and the locations of the all-important coin codes. The ultimate winner of Coin Rush will receive a Nintendo 3DS XL console and every Nintendo 3DS first-party title released for a year*. In addition there are more Nintendo 3DS XL consoles, Limited Edition Nintendo GameCube Mario Controllers and many more exclusive goodies to claim, so get collecting now!

In New Super Mario Bros. 2 the Mushroom Kingdom is bursting with more coins for you to collect than ever before. With the game’s thrilling new Coin Rush mode, new power-ups like the Gold Flower and new items like the Gold Block or the Gold Ring, there are plenty of opportunities to rack ‘em up in massive numbers - but will you manage to reach the elusive goal of one million coins in total?

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will be available for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL from 17th August, both as packaged software available at retail or as a digital download from Nintendo eShop.

For more information check the official UK Super Mario Hub at www.nintendo.co.uk/mario and follows @NintendoUK on Twitter for all the latest official news from Nintendo.


* Prize will be one copy of every 1st Party Nintendo 3DS title launched in the UK from 30th September 2012 to 30th September 2013.  

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