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New 3D Pokémon Game Offers Blazing Battles,Fun Wireless Features and More Than 600 Toy Pokémon

New 3D Pokémon Game Offers Blazing Battles,Fun Wireless Features and More Than 600 Toy Pokémon.

20th October 2011 – This Christmas, kids needn’t settle for ordinary toys. Instead, they can encounter hundreds of extraordinary Toy Pokémon in the newest entry in the fan-favourite Pokémon™ video game series. Super Pokémon™ Rumble game launches across Europe on 2nd December 2011 as the first Pokémon game created for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, letting new and existing fans experience the world-renowned franchise in a whole new dimension. With the unique features of Nintendo 3DS, players can not only battle and collect more than 600 Toy Pokémon in 3D without the need for special glasses, but also play together with a friend in a new cooperative multiplayer mode and discover interactive StreetPass™ content.

Super Pokémon Rumble takes place in a world called Toyland, where players must take on the role of Toy Pokémon as they navigate a series of imaginative levels. The game features more than 600 Toy Pokémon to collect. New Team Battle and Charge Battle modes provide fast-paced challenges that will thrill players of any experience level, while giant Boss Toy Pokémon will test the skills of even the most seasoned fans.

Players have two ways to connect with each other in Super Pokémon Rumble. Using a local wireless connection, they can play cooperatively in game areas that both players have already completed, also making it easier to collect more Toy Pokémon than usual. By using the Nintendo 3DS system’s built-in StreetPass feature, they can also challenge Toy Pokémon from the collections of other nearby players and view customised Mii™ characters within the game.

Toy Pokémon that can be collected in Super Pokémon Rumble include Pokémon from the Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version games. Since launching in Japan in 1996, nearly 225 million Pokémon video games have sold worldwide.

Super Pokémon Rumble is an exclusive Nintendo 3DS game, available from 2nd December 2011.
For more information, visit www.pokemon.co.uk/rumble

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. For more information about these features and other options, visit: http://www.nintendo3ds.co.uk

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 3.7 billion video games and more than 600 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. http://www.nintendo-europe.com/

About Pokémon:
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit http://www.pokemon.co.uk.

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