ADD SOME SUNSHINE TO YOUR CHILD’S WINTER WITH NINTENDO 3DS

Kids can enjoy a wide range of Nintendo 3DS titles at home or on-the-go this winter

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ADD SOME SUNSHINE TO YOUR CHILD’S WINTER WITH NINTENDO 3DS

Kids can enjoy a wide range of Nintendo 3DS titles at home or on-the-go this winter

9th August, 2016 – It’s shaping up to be a great winter for young owners of Nintendo 3DS family systems. After the recent arrivals of Disney Art Academy and Kirby: Planet Robobot, the Nintendo 3DS line-up expands even further with the launch of Teddy Together this Thursday, August 11. With Nintendo 3DS, parents and kids alike can enjoy a wide variety of games on the go, allowing them to enjoy the unique fun of Nintendo games wherever they travel. The Nintendo 3DS family also includes the Nintendo 2DS system, which plays all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D, and is ideal for younger gamers.

For a unique experience they won’t forget, from this Thursday younger players can find a fun new furry friend in Teddy Together (SRP AU$49.95). From the very moment Teddy jumps out of a box delivered to the player’s house, along with a mysterious key, players are drawn into a world where teddy bears come to life, because Teddy really speaks! Through fun mini-games that are easy to understand, young children can make friends with this cuddly teddy and practise their reading, spelling and interpersonal skills, all at the same time. These activities can be tackled with the assistance of a keen parent as well, since the player can introduce their friends and family to Teddy throughout the game. Find out first-hand why Teddy Together makes the ideal interactive bedtime story by watching the official Teddy Together trailer!

Another colourful, kid-friendly title is Disney Art Academy (SRP AU$49.95), which features a wide variety of tools to learn to draw more than 80 Disney and Pixar characters in 2D. By learning at their own pace through multiple easy-to-follow lessons, young art enthusiasts can master drawing characters like Mickey Mouse, Nemo from Finding Nemo, Elsa from Frozen, Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story and Simba from The Lion King. Your child’s masterpieces can be saved to the Nintendo 3DS system’s SD card, perfect for plugging into a computer for printing and displaying their art.

Those looking for a charming platforming adventure need look no further than Kirby: Planet Robobot (SRP AU$59.95). Traverse the varied world of Planet Popstar and save it from mechanised foes, using Kirby’s famous Copy Abilities to mimic the abilities of enemies. Kirby can also pilot a powerful piece of machinery known as the Robobot Armour, which grants him access to even more powerful Copy Abilities, as well as changing the platforming action in unique new ways.

These are just some of the many games that will captivate and engage young players on Nintendo 3DS family systems, and anyone looking to start a collection should check out the Nintendo Selects range, with nintendogs + cats, Yoshi’s New Island and Mario Tennis Open just some of the available titles (SRP AU$29.95 each).

Every Nintendo 3DS family system can access the Nintendo eShop, which offers pocket-money games, free demos*, and much more to download. Current demos available include Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Teddy Together, Kirby: Planet Robobot and YO-KAI WATCH®, of which the animated TV show can be seem airing on Channel 9’s GO! channel and streamed on Netflix.

In addition to hundreds of titles to play on their Nintendo 3DS family system, kids can also enjoy some of their favourite animated shows via the free Nintendo Anime Channel, allowing users with a Nintendo Network ID to stream a range of exciting cartoons via a wireless internet connection**, like Pokémon: Indigo League, Pokémon Advanced, and Pokémon Advanced Challenge, as well as Kirby! Right Back at Ya!

Whether it’s learning to draw Disney’s most iconic characters, saving Planet Popstar with Kirby, or making a new best friend with Teddy Together, there’s something for every child on Nintendo 3DS family systems at home or out and about this winter.

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.com.au/parents
Additional Links:
Nintendo Australia website: http://www.nintendo.com.au 
Nintendo Australia Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAUNZ
Nintendo Australia Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NintendoAUNZ
Nintendo AU on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/nintendoau

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