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Discussion in 'CityWalk Hollywood' started by Joe, Nov 5, 2018.

  1. Joe

    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    An outlet is reporting a rumor that Nintendo World Store is coming to CityWalk Hollywood with an announcement soon.

    The time is now: Nintendo Hollywood (Nintendo Hollywood Store) is the story that Paul Gale Network first hinted at and is coming to Universal City Walk, California! — Paul Gale Network

     
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  2. Chris Galindo

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    I would love this. It's the perfect fit if it came. NYC and LA as the HQs would be awesome.
     
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  3. Paul Gale Network

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    I’m just letting you know that I spoke with Brian Glenn (your Editor-in-Chief) and can confirm that this is a legitimate story.

    Paul Gale Network got this news as an exclusive first and I am personally writing now to let you know that this is reliable. Thank you for sharing my article in the first place, though I would appreciate the part about the source being unreliable be removed as that comment does not accurately represent my site.

    Now then, here is to all of us looking forward to the new store.
     
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  4. Paul Gale Network

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    I’m glad you’re looking forward to it. Living 20 miles away myself, I’m stoked!
     
  5. AlexanderMBush

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    A full-fledged Nintendo Store ala' the one and only 30 Rock location, makes complete sense. It's an extremely easy and simple way to market a flagship IP, and it could help ease any merchandise concern for the Universal Studios Store CW local.

    ...however, I don't think it would be Saddle Ranch. If it was, I would assume Nintendo wouldn't be the big thing to talk about. And while it should be taken with a grain of salt, it'd explain a little something that came up a few months back.
     
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    I’m happy that soon we’ll have so much Nintendo in SoCal. The theme park, the Hollywood store, and the presence of the new CGI Super Mario Bros. film. Pumped!
     
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    Just for clarification: I did not confirm it was a legitimate story; just Paul feels his sources are correct and should not be called unreliable. Until it's confirmed by Universal, it should be treated as any rumor we get, a rumor.
     
  8. Paul Gale Network

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    Totally understandable to take it as a rumor until Nintendo shows the concept images themselves. Thank you once again for replying to my e-mail earlier, too, and for engaging here in this thread.
     
  9. Joe

    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    Sure thing. Deleted the comment and quoted your info directly.
     
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    Thank you, I appreciate it. Be it in a couple of weeks or a few months, soon enough will more be shared. Have a good one!
     
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    I would hope there’s one coming to Orlando too. November 16 is also when Nintendo and Netflix are allegedly announcing the Zelda series as well.

    Would be nice to get a full fledged SNW announcement for USH and maybe a Pokemon for USF announcement that day too
     
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    That would actually make sense. It'd be a combo-punch of Third Party, if done correctly; and would even be an excuse to maybe shed light on a title for that Illumination film.

    Nintendo at CityWalk Hollywood, would be huge. For the LA area, this may actually be very beneficial, as it could serve as a form of fan-hub for those wanting to watch Nintendo Directs, or professional events alongside major moments (such as a game launch, or E3). It'd be a win for Nintendo, especially on proximity, and a win for Universal; as it introduces the landmark IP in a large way.
     
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    Where in CityWalk would a Nintendo Store go? What would it replace? I'm thinking something towards the park entrance, maybe taking out Fossil and Zen Zone.
     
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    In the rumor, it was mentioned of the Saddle Ranch plot as a plausible location.
     
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    Plausible, sure, but that seems like a lot of space for a store that would be completely cut off from the rest of CityWalk.
     
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    Hopefully that date sticks so people don’t have to wait too much longer. Also, if a Zelda series on Netflix would be as good as the Castlevania one, I would be very happy!

    LA is also getting the new LA Rams stadium in 2020, which is going to be awesome. Plenty of knew coming in the near future! I will be at this Nintendo Hollywood store all the time!

    I’ve been too the last 19 consecutive E3‘s, so anything videogame related in Los Angeles is OK by me.




    The final location has yet to be decided, but it’s a pretty good sized store from the concept images. Saddle Ranch is the current likelihood, which this would replace.

    Yeah.

    It’s comparable to the Nintendo New York store.
     
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  17. AlexanderMBush

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    Just pointing this out, it's alright to make edits. You don't need to quadropost things around man. ;)
     
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    Saddle Ranch does make a lot of sense, NYC's store is pretty freaking big...
     
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    Saddle Ranch, would make some sense, but I kind-of hope it's the Sketchers & Locker Room.
     
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    I see the multi-quote icon so I’m using that now!

    Yeah!

    That’s not a bad location.
     
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