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Nintendo World opens

14 May, 2005

Nintendo opens its first store in the Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. The store replaces the Pokemon Center and contains merchandise from many Nintendo series. George Harrison, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications, says:

Today’s opening of Nintendo World is a milestone in our history. We know fans from near and far will want to come to New York City to experience a retail destination like none other in the world.