Nintendo will be hosting an event for Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir in a real haunted hotel.  Guests 18 years and older that go to the hotel will be able to sample the upcoming 3DS title, “enjoy scares”, and have some free food and drinks.

The event will be held on Friday, March 30th, 2012 from 9 p.m. to midnight at the San Remo Hotel.  Full address below.

San Remo Hotel
2237 Mason Street (corner of Water Street)
San Fransisco, CA 94133

I wonder if Nintendo will have a similar event when Luigi’s Mansion 2 launches?  I can dream.

For more information check out the official Press Release below!

Nintendo Hosts a Fright-Filled Gathering to Preview Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir

San Francisco Thrill-Seekers Get a Creepy Sneak Peek at New Horror Adventure for Nintendo 3DS on March 30

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo:

WHAT: Nintendo is set to give consumers a chilling first look at Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir for the Nintendo 3DS system. On March 30, an authentic haunted hotel will be open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, giving consumers age 18 older and the chance to get hands-on time with the new horror-themed game in advance of its North American launch on Friday, April 13. In addition to hands-on game play, guests will enjoy scares, food and beverages.
Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir invites players to experience immersive supernatural thrills they won’t soon forget using the built-in camera functions and augmented-reality features of the Nintendo 3DS system. Players must use the “diary of faces” – a 16-page AR Book included with the game – to view ghostly images and interact with the world in the story. The lines between reality and fiction blur in this spine-tingling horror adventure. More information about Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir is available at
WHO: Bay Area video game fans and ghost/paranormal enthusiasts (persons under 18 will not be admitted)
WHEN: Friday, March 30
Media only: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Open to the public: 9 p.m. – midnight
WHERE: San Remo Hotel
2237 Mason Street (corner of Water Street)
San Francisco, CA 94133


  • Consumers interacting with paranormal characters and spooky elements in a unique haunted hotel setting
  • Consumers sampling Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir and witnessing eerie phenomena using the augmented-reality features of Nintendo 3DS

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  1. Is it weird I’m kinda looking forward to this game? Augmented reality is something that so far has not been done very well in games…the 3DS is capable of it, but can the developers actually pull it off?