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Wii Tournament Brings New Game to a Historic Theatre

By Eric Richardson
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2008, at 12:36PM
Orpheum Sign Smash Bros. Brawl Dave Bullock [Flickr]

On Saturday Nintendo brought Super Smash Bros. Brawl to the Orpheum for a 256-fan tournament. blogdowntown Staff Photographer Dave Bullock dropped by to check out the sights. After the jump, more shots of the action.

Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament

Competitors were paired off at kiosks along the Orpheum's orchestra pit.

Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament Wii Setup

Each kiosk pitted two competitors in head-to-head play, with the winner moving on.

Gamers Playing Smash Bros. Brawl

The Orpheum provided a grand backdrop, and again proved its versatility. Owner Steve Needleman continues to book an impressively eclectic schedule of events for his restored venue.

Smash Bros. Brawl Screenshot

Super Smash Bros. Brawl comes out next month for the Wii.

All photos by Dave Bullock.


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