Santa Clara, Calif., (June 17, 2008) – Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today that Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 has been shipped to North American retailers for Nintendo DS. Based on the popular virtual pets, help run over a dozen shops with adorable Tamagotchi pals. The Nintendo DS' intuitive touch screen controls add a level of immersion the franchise has never seen.
"Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 is a great way to teach the responsibility of running a business in a way that everyone can enjoy," said Todd Thorson, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at NAMCO BANDAI Games America. "Its fun mini-games, distinct art style and atmosphere will bring a smile to anyone's face."
Business in TamaTown is booming and it's your job to make sure it stays that way. Team up with fan-favorite Tamagotchis: Violetchi, Mametchi, Memetchi or Kuchipatchi, and get behind the counter of more than 12 different stores. Each store comes with their own unique mini-games ranging from teaching piano to searching for hidden treasure or serving up ice cream. Maintain happy clientele and the shops will begin to grow, unlocking more challenging mini-games and new accessories.
After a long day at work, spend hard earned money to decorate your very own park with lots of fun items including water fountains, benches and flower beds. Daily visits to the park will not only allow you to watch the progress of your garden but also provide the opportunity to meet new Tamagotchis. Also be sure to stop by the Clock tower to hang out and get to know your newly found acquaintances. Additionally, try on and buy new outfits for your Tamagotchi partners or send journal entries and items to your friends via local wireless connection.
Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $29.99. For more information about Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the PAC-MAN, SOULCALIBUR, Naruto and Tekken brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.
TAMAGOTCHI CONNECTION and 2004-2008 Bandai, WiZ. 2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. TAMAGOTCHI, TAMAGOTCHI CONNECTION and all related logos, characters, names and distinctive likenesses thereof are the exclusive property of Bandai. CORNER SHOP is a registered trademark of NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. NAMCO BANDAI logo is a trademark of NAMCO BANDAI. Published and distributed by NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
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