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Reggie Fils-Aime, President and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, addresses the media at the Nintendo Wii U software showcase during the E3 game show in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EMERYVILLE -- Best Buy will offer Nintendo fans a chance to test new video games starting Wednesday at the store at 3700 Mandela Parkway.

Game fans can be among the first to play new Wii U games unveiled this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, the industry's annual U.S. trade show in Los Angeles. Best Buy will have a Wii U station for gamers to test four unreleased game titles -- Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Kart 8 and Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze -- during demo events held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

All games are slated for release this fall or winter. The Emeryville store is among 119 Best Buy locations hosting the demo.

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