Bright Lights, Big CityEditorial
- 2:31 P.M.
The Nintendo World Store: they’ve got the games, but can they deliver the goods?
Somewhere out there, like some mythical creature, there exists a store just for Nintendo. The close cousin of other such decadent shopping fantasies as wholesale cupcake shops and free computer giveaways, an all-Nintendo store seems to promise decades of classic-title fun, packed into one high-energy, perusable commercial space. In short, it sounds like a blast. Who knows what wonders a fanboy (or fangirl, as the case may be) imagines might fill a Nintendo World store. Unfortunately, if the potential is infinite, the reality is definitely limited. True, high hopes shouldn’t overshadow the merits of a moderately interesting establishment. But this Nintendo enthusiast for one made the trip expecting to be a kid in a candy store, only to find herself in an average store surrounded by candy-toting kids.Read more...