CEA: Nintendo Returns To CES After 16 Years

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Arlington, Va. - Nintendo returning to International CES after a 16-year hiatus is one of the highlights of the 2011 CES Gaming Showcase at CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owner and producer of the show, reports that more than 35 exhibitors will display the latest gaming technology advancements across 9,800 square feet in the Gaming Showcase, located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Gaming Showcase will feature advancements in online gaming and gaming-related product debuts in both hardware and software -- from online PC and HD gaming, plasma HDTV to surround sound and power conditioning hardware. Nintendo returns as an exhibitor to CES for the first time since 1995.

"With the gaming market expected to generate $20.3 billion in 2010, the International CES is the must-stop hub for innovative gaming products, and will allow CES attendees to experience the future of gaming from an amazing range of innovative companies," said Karen Chupka, senior VP of events and conferences, CEA, in a prepared statement.

Aside from Nintendo, major gaming exhibitors include: AMD, HP, Intel, Lenovo, LevelUp, Logitech, Microsoft, Nokia, Sony and others. Publishers and developers will also be in attendance, including Alcazar Entertainment, Cosmi, DC Comics/Warner and DreamWorks Animation. Furthermore, key retailers like Amazon.com, Best Buy and GameStop will also attend the show.


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