IT’S “GAME ON!” WITH
AT YOGURTLAND STORES THIS SUMMER
Nintendo-Inspired Flavors and Beloved Characters Spread Delicious Fun Across U.S.
WORLDS COLLIDE ALERT: Here at ChiIL Mama, my kids have grown up loving Nintendo and frozen yogurt. This summer we can enjoy both simultaneously and win sweet prizes too. My son takes his 3DS everywhere, and my daughter enjoys the iconic Nintendo games and characters like Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Bowser, and Princess Peach too. Check it out. Nintendo themed sweeps and treats will be around through September 8th. Thanks to Yogurtland for providing us with gift cards for our giveaway and for my family, for review purposes. As always, all opinions are my own.
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After delighting fans for years with colorful visuals, memorable music themes and the familiar feel of iconic controllers, Nintendo is tackling a new sense: taste! Nintendo is partnering with popular frozen yogurt chain Yogurtland this summer to take families on a flavor-filled adventure that is sure to surprise and delight more than just their taste buds. When stepping into select Yogurtland locations through Sept. 8, visitors craving the sweet and refreshing taste of frozen yogurt will be met with the sweet and refreshing faces of some of Nintendo’s most recognizable superstars. Classic characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Bowser that star in popular Nintendo 3DS games like Mario Kart 7 and New Super Mario Bros. 2 will adorn the walls, cups and collectible biodegradable spoons that can only be found at the self-serve store. Visitors can even power-up their palates with Nintendo-inspired flavors like Mario’s Chocolate Gelato, Luigi’s White Chocolate Pistachio and Toad’s Rocky Road that are as delicious as they sound.
By entering the sweepstakes, you are also eligible for instant giveaways, including unlimited frozen yogurt cups, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games, as well as shiny new Nintendo 3DS systems that come with one game.
Summer is the perfect time for kids, and the kid in all of us, to enjoy Yogurtland’s Flavor-Filled Adventure with ten new Nintendo-inspired flavors, collectible spoons and a “Game On” sweepstakes.
Power-up palates with new flavors like Mario’s Chocolate Gelato, Luigi’s White Chocolate Pistachio and Toad’s Rocky Road that are as yummy as they sound. Bring the adventure home with Yogurtland’s Nintendo themed spoons including Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Bowser, and Princess Peach - or even collect all five. The Flavor-Filled Adventure advances to the next level with the “Game On” sweepstakes which features a grand prize of a Wii U System and one year of free Yogurtland yogurt with a variety of other instant prizes to be awarded daily.
“Like Nintendo, Yogurtland offers a one-of-a-kind experience, high-quality products and a universal appeal for people of all ages,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “By bringing Nintendo characters to Yogurtland shops, we’re making the summer more fun for everyone.”
This Yogurtland partnership continues Nintendo’s plan to expand its brand beyond its classic video games and systems to reach audiences in new ways. This new relationship with Yogurtland offers families the chance to partake in a refreshing summer activity while surrounding themselves with characters featured in some of the most popular games on Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo 3DS and the kid-friendly Nintendo 2DS are the ideal hand-held systems to take on every family adventure this summer. They are great for long trips, relaxing by the pool or even the occasional jaunt to the local Yogurtland store. In fact, Nintendo encourages people to take their portable systems with them when visiting Yogurtland so they can play the hottest games while they enjoy their cool treats.
“This summer’s flavor-filled adventure at Yogurtland is all about family moments – creating and remembering them,” said Yogurtland CEO and founder Phillip Chang. “This exciting promotion brings together multiple generations of frozen yogurt and video game fans to inspire summer fun.”
To expand the fun experience outside of the store, Yogurtland is also hosting a sweepstakes that offers the best treats summer has to offer. By visiting https://www.yogurt-land.com/, fans of Nintendo, Yogurtland and winning cool prizes can enter for a chance to win a Wii U system and one year of free frozen yogurt. All participants have to do is visit the website starting on July 1 and follow the simple steps to enter. One grand prize package will be rewarded every week during the 10-week promotion.
Founded in 2006 in Fullerton, California, Yogurtland has more than 300 locations in 19 states, with additional stores opening in the next six months. Continually evolving the popular frozen yogurt trend, Yogurtland has built a growing business by redefining dessert and delivering the ultimate self-serve culinary experience using the highest quality ingredients and flavors. Each location offers 16 constantly rotating and unique flavors of frozen yogurt to choose from, as well as more than 35 different types of toppings like sauces, fresh fruits and a variety of snacks for visitors to add to their frozen yogurt creations.
To visit Nintendo’s site for kids and families and to learn more about Nintendo’s games, characters and systems, visit https://play.nintendo.com/. For more information about Yogurtland, visit https://www.yogurt-land.com/.
Remember that Nintendo 3DS features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visithttp://www.nintendo.com/3ds.
Sponsor: Yogurtland, 17801 Cartwright Road, Irvine, CA 92614.
Sponsor: Yogurtland, 17801 Cartwright Road, Irvine, CA 92614.
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About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 693 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.
The Yogurtland Difference: Separating Yogurtland from competitors is the company’s team of flavorologists who develop the proprietary recipes for the brand’s more than 250 different and customized flavors that are produced in the company’s own dairy plant in Paramount, Calif. Whether traditional or exotic, each flavor uses real ingredients sourced from their original locations. By controlling the entire frozen yogurt-making process, Yogurtland has raised the standards for flavors and quality to new heights much to the delight of millions of fans.
All of Yogurtland’s flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non-fat and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices while using milk that does not contain antibiotics or added hormones. As for the sorbet, fruit flavors are fortified with Vitamin C for an extra boost.