Nintendo 3DS Gets 3D Video Recording, Two New Mario Games And A New Colour For Christmas
London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) September 23, 2011
This November, a new system update for the portable Nintendo 3DSâ¢ system will enable owners to capture 3D video footage. People will be able to record and view moments from birthday parties, football games and holiday events or create their own original 3D productions and show them to others in 3D, all without the need for special glasses. The system update will also provide new experiences for people who have conquered all the StreetPassâ¢ challenges in StreetPass Mii Plazaâ¢.
Also this holiday season will see the launch of two Marioâ¢ games â" one platformer - Super Marioâ¢ 3D Landâ¢ and one racer â" Mario Kartâ¢ 7 for Nintendo 3DS and, to celebrate the sale of more than one million* Nintendo 3DS systems across Europe, a new metallic red Nintendo 3DS will launch in Europe on 30th September.
Super Marioâ¢ 3D Landâ¢ makes its debut in Europe on Nintendo 3DS on 18th November. In this first-ever true 3D Mario platforming adventure, players can scout levels and find secrets before they play using the built-in gyro sensor feature of the Nintendo 3DS system. The game will feature propeller blocks and will have StreetPass functionality. Mario Kartâ¢ 7 will be available on 2nd December and will include a new optional first-person driving mode that is controlled using the gyro sensor. The game also introduces new playable characters like Lakitu and Metal Mario, and a tricks system like the one in Mario Kart â¢ Wii . More details about both games will be announced in the future.
Looking Ahead to 2012
Beyond the holiday season, Nintendo is already making plans for 2012. Nintendo is revealing a previously unannounced 3D Mario tennis game for the Nintendo 3DS system. Mario Tennisâ¢ (name not final) will launch in 2012 and more details will be announced later.
Also in 2012, Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to enjoy a new 3D installment in the Animal Crossingâ¢ franchise. This version will include a number of options for players not available in previous versions. These include the ability to become the head of the village and boost its development, a way to install certain items in the village to make its characteristics more personalized for each player and the ability to view homes of other players who are tagged through StreetPass connections.
In 2012, Nintendo 3DS fans will also see the arrival of new games in the Luigiâs Mansionâ¢ and Paper Marioâ¢ franchises and Kid Icarusâ¢: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo is also in the process of developing 3D Kid Icarus animations that will be made available free of charge via the Nintendo Videoâ¢ service to Nintendo 3DS owners worldwide.
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, visit http://www.nintendo.co.uk.
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wiiâ¢ home console, Nintendo 3DSâ¢ and Nintendo DSâ¢ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment Systemâ¢, Nintendo has sold more than 3.7 billion video games and more than 600 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSiâ¢ and Nintendo DSiâ¢ XL, as well as the Game Boyâ¢, Game Boy Advanceâ¢, Super NESâ¢, NintendoÂ® 64 and Nintendo GameCubeâ¢ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Marioâ¢, Donkey Kongâ¢, Metroidâ¢, Zeldaâ¢ and PokÃ©monâ¢. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe. http://www.nintendo.co.uk.
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