Japanese Mario fans will be able to partake in a national tournament featuring the latest Mario game.
In a recent Kyodo News Service broadcast, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed that Nintendo has plans to host a New Super Mario Bros. Wii tournament over the next two months in order to find the best players in Japan.
Tournaments will be held in Osaka, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Nagoya, Sendai, and Tokyo beginning in February. The winners will be invited to participate in the final round in Tokyo on March 27.
The object for the tournament is for players to collect the most coins. The players will be divided according to age, but families willing to participate will be able to do so by participating in team battles.