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CLASSIC CONTROLLER PRO FOR WII NOW AVAILABLE ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

Classic Controller Pro - Black

April 20, 2010

Today Nintendo of America launches a new game controller for its popular Wii™ system. Previously sold only in Japan, the Classic Controller Pro™ accessory is now available in the United States. It offers a fun new way for all kinds of Wii users to experience their favorite games. The Classic Controller Pro is available in black or white and carries a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Featuring two rows of shoulder buttons and ergonomically designed grips, the Classic Controller Pro is compatible with more than 460 Wii, WiiWare™ and Virtual Console™ games. It plugs directly into the Wii Remote™ controller to provide a unique control option for veteran gamers and newcomers alike.

Consumers also have the option of purchasing a limited-edition product bundle that includes a black Classic Controller Pro and a copy of Capcom® Entertainment's action-filled Monster Hunter™ Tri game, which also makes its North American debut today. The bundle is offered at a suggested retail price of $59.99.

For more information about the Classic Controller Pro, please visit www.nintendo.com.


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About Nintendo:
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.2 billion video games and more than 535 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, visit the company's Web site at www.Nintendo.com.