Best Buy Canada and Nintendo of Canada Team Up for Wii for Women Events Across Canada



    TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada and Nintendo of Canada Ltd. are
joining forces this fall to spread the word across Canada about
female-friendly gaming. It's no longer just teenagers playing video games -
its everybody, including young girls, moms and even seniors.
    Best Buy's "Wii(TM) for Women" events will feature gaming experts talking
directly with women, including moms and their daughters, to educate them on
how widespread gaming has become over the years - and how women's minds and
bodies can actually benefit from playing certain video games, not to mention
that it's a great way to relax, and also have fun with the entire family!
    Consumers will be able to try out featured games at the Wii for Women
events including Wii Fit(TM) and Mario Kart(TM) Wii on the Wii console, and
brain games like Brain Age(TM): Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day and Brain
Age 2(TM): More Training in Minutes a Day on the Nintendo DS(TM) handheld
video game system.

    
    Wii for Women Event Details:

    Six Best Buy Canada locations will be participating from 11am-4pm on
    Sunday, September 21 including:

    -   Coquitlam, BC
    -   Deerfoot Meadows, Calgary, AB
    -   Edmonton South, AB
    -   Heartland, Mississauga, ON
    -   Sherway, Etobicoke, ON
    -   LaSalle, Montreal, PQ

    Exact addresses and maps to these stores and more information about the
event are available at www.BestBuy.ca/wiiforwomen

    Opportunities:

    -   Media can capture women and families playing video games on-site
    -   Best Buy gaming experts will be on-site available for interviews
    

    To attend the event, please RSVP with Ashley Audrain at 416-848-1704,
aaudrain@national.ca. Only media who have RSVP'd will be permitted in-store
for the event.

    About Best Buy

    Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy
Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:  BBY). Best
Buy is Canada's fastest-growing specialty retailer and e-tailer
(www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, personal computers and entertainment
software and also operates the Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca). There are
currently 52 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba,
Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
    Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest
technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure
(non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and
communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their
skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.
    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit
www.BestBuy.ca





For further information:

For further information: Ashley Audrain, (416) 848-1704,
aaudrain@national.ca; Heather Seabrook, Best Buy Canada, (778) 999-1735,
hseabrook@bestbuycanada.ca


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