Nintendo partners with Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh Interactive has announced that Nintendo UK will once again be a major partner at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival.

The event is due to take place on Wednesday, August 25th and Thursday, August 26th, and will feature conferences, screenings and game demonstrations from a range of publishers.

Nintendo will be showcasing Super Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid: Other M and Dragon Quest IX, as well as supporting other parts of the festival.

We are delighted to renew our support for Edinburgh Interactive for a fifth consecutive year,” said Nintendo UK MD David Yarnton.

Edinburgh Interactive is a unique and key event in the games industry calendar, which continually raises our profile within the wide cultural arena.”

Edinburgh Interactive chairman Chris Deering added; The year-on-year growth of Edinburgh Interactive has only been realised by the continued support of pioneers like Nintendo, who recognise the importance of cultural event that brings the wider interactive industry together with consumers and media.”

The event’s organisers also announced that this year will see the beginning of a new partnership between Edinburgh Interactive and the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, with a special event designed to bring the worlds of TV and games together set to take place on Thursday, August 26th.

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