Newly announced Nintendo Direct looks at games coming soon to Nintendo 3DS

2 nd October 2012 – Nintendo of Europe has announced a new edition of Nintendo Direct for 4 th October, set to put the spotlight on upcoming titles for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL handheld systems. The announcement comes after the first European Nintendo Direct Mini earlier today revealing the European release of additional Coin Rush courses for New Super Mario Bros. 2 .

The newly announced Nintendo Direct presentation will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website on 4 th October from 7pm BST and will have Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata taking a closer look at titles coming to Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL in the next few months.

For further details:

Nintendo Direct website (UK) http://nintendo.co.uk/nintendodirect

Nintendo Direct on Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/NintendoUK

Nintendo 3DSXL website http://www.nintendo3ds.co.uk

Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk

Nintendo of Europe on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope

Nintendo UK on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendouk

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About Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS offers Parental Controls so that parents can control the level of 3D their children can view on the Nintendo 3DS as well as the content they can access. Nintendo 3DS also features a 3D depth slider which lets players turn off or adjust the level of 3D they want on the 3D Screen, two built-in screens for different functionality, a Circle Pad which provides a full 360 degrees of direction, a built-in motion sensor and gyro sensor. It is equipped with three cameras (two of which are facing outwards to allow the taking of 3D pictures), houses a 2GB SD Memory Card and is compatible with AR Cards which come packaged with Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo 3DS is also backwards compatible with all existing Nintendo DS games, which can be played in 2D on your Nintendo 3DS system.

About Nintendo

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.9 billion video games and more than 630 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi™ XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo® 64 and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.  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.

 


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