It's been a while since we've been able to report some good news for San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood, where the largest downtown mall has been imploding and a century-old retail landmark—Macy's flagship store—will be closing.

So, here's some really good news: Nintendo, the Japanese video game colossus behind Super Mario and Pokémon, is planning to open an official store in Union Square.

Nintendo San Francisco will open in 2025 and join New York City as the only official stores in the U.S. for the company, the company's American division announced on Friday.

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