AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jun 08, 2010 --THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that the popular children's property Fancy Nancy TM , published by HarperCollins Children's Books, is making its spectacular video game debut on Nintendo DSi TM and DS TM systems this summer. Based on the best-selling book series, which has sold more than 12 million1 copies and spawned numerous consumer product lines including dolls, toys, bedding and more, Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time! video game will allow girls of every age to play as Nancy and become the fanciest girl around.
About Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time!
Explore, play and party with Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time! as Nancy helps her favorite neighbor Mrs. DeVine prepare a marvelous tea party. As Nancy, players will stroll through Fancy Nancy's world in five fabulous mini-games, collecting hidden tea sets, stickers and decorative items that they must eventually bring to the tea party. As they encounter obstacles, players must choose one of six different ensembles, each of which grants Nancy different special abilities to use when collecting colorful beads (or fancies), or to unlock bonus materials. Letters that spell out Nancy's favorite fancy words are also scattered throughout the game for players to discover and use to solve the puzzles. Players will be able to take pictures of themselves or their friends using the DSi camera function, and they will be able to create fancy stickers to post in the Sticker Album, or insert their photos into the game and become guests at Mrs. DeVine's tea party.
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1 Source: HarperCollins