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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE PARTNERS WITH NINTENDO TO FEATURE Wii ON BOARD ITS FLEET

Now guests can bowl, box and more on every ship MIAMI - March 29, 2007 -
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced it is the first cruise line to
offer guests a chance to experience Nintendo'sred-hot Wii(TM) video game system
on board its ships. Since its launch in November 2006, the Wii system from
Nintendo has become one of the most popular game systems. With an easy-to-use
motion-sensitive controller, Wii draws new players into the world of video
games in a very 'real' way.
Wii systems are currently on NCL's newest ship -- Norwegian Pearl -- and all
NCL America ships. Wii will be rolled out on the rest of the NCL fleet by next
month. The systems are equipped with Wii Sports(TM), offering five distinct
sports experiences: tennis, golf, baseball, boxing and bowling. Other games
available on the ships include Wii Play(TM), WarioWare(TM): Smooth Moves and
Excite Truck(TM). "With its active, engaging and inviting game experiences
appealing to every age from kids to parents to grandparents, the Wii from
Nintendo is a natural fit for Freestyle Cruising," said Colin Veitch, NCL's
president and CEO. "With the addition of Wii to our on-board activities, we
can now offer bowling, boxing, golf, tennis and baseball across the entire
fleet. Cheering, yelling and high-fives will be highly encouraged."
"Millions of people around the world continue to discover the fun of playing
Wii with their friends and families," says George Harrison, Nintendo of
America's senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications.
"Norwegian Cruise Line is a great partner, as they offer us direct access to
non-traditional gamers. Our partnership reinforces how Wii's social phenomenon
continues to grow, from the centerpiece of gaming parties, to a workout
supplement, to a fun facet of vacation cruises." On each ship, Wii
systems/setups will be located in the atrium and other public rooms allowing
guests to gather and play against each other while viewing the game on large
video screens. Each ship's Kid's Crew facility will also feature two Wii
kiosks providing kids-only fun. The ships will also host tournaments and other
activities around the games. "This partnership with Nintendo is an industry
first and another innovation for NCL," Veitch said. "This continues our
mission to dismantle the traditional cruise experience and deliver the most
exciting and most customizable experience at sea."

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