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Open the Gates to Your Personal Disney Kingdom in Disney Magical World
|By Business Wire
|April 11, 2014 08:02 AM EDT
A whole new world awaits players in Disney
Magical World, launching today for the Nintendo
3DS system. After creating a personalized avatar and a customized
dream life, players embark on a 3D fantasy adventure featuring more than
60 iconic Disney characters across a main central plaza and its four
surrounding worlds inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella,
Aladdin and Winnie the Pooh. It’s all Disney, all the time
as players interact with beloved characters, run a café to earn in-game
coins, set off on ghost-hunting quests and even visit friends’ towns via
the StreetPass feature.
Disney Magical World box art. (Photo: Business Wire)
“It’s very exciting to see two powerhouses in entertainment – Nintendo
and Disney – come together to develop a family-friendly video game,”
said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of
Sales & Marketing. “With Disney Magical World, players of all
ages can experience the magic of Disney through the magic of the
Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS systems.”
Endless opportunities for creativity and customization allow the
imagination to run wild in Disney Magical World. With more than
1,000 items, players can hone their design skills to create hundreds of
personalized Disney-themed outfits, accessories and furniture. Budding
green thumbs can plant and harvest crops in the Hundred Acre Wood.
Aspiring restaurateurs can design a café from its décor to its menu. As
they foster its success through careful management, players can earn
valuable in-game coins and even pique the interest of favorite Disney
characters to stop by for a meal. The personal “My Room” retreat above
the café offers another customizable opportunity with even more items
For players looking for a dose of adventure, the Disney Magical World
game features many exciting quests and unique collectibles. By
collecting and using magic wands with different skill sets, players can
battle through ghost-filled forests and dungeons. Players also can help
various Disney characters retrieve missing hard-to-find items on these
Several aspects of the game leverage the unique features of the Nintendo
3DS system. By scanning Disney Magical World-specific AR Cards –
which will be distributed online, in stores and at special events – with
the Nintendo 3DS camera, players can unlock new clothes, accessories and
furniture items. Players can connect locally or through StreetPass to
interact with other players and scope out their customized avatars,
towns and cafés. The game also offers additional free and paid
downloadable content via Wi-Fi to players using a broadband Internet
connection, including one free monthly in-game Disney-themed avatar
T-shirt. Players also can opt in to receive free downloadable items like
clothing and furniture every season, starting today.
As an added bonus, players who visit a Nintendo
Zone location between April 18 and Aug. 7 will be able to download
free exclusive items, most of which are themed to Pinocchio.
These include Pinocchio hats and outfits, goldfish bowls and wallpaper.
New items are available every two weeks, so players should keep checking
back. For more information about Nintendo Zone and where to find one
nearby, visit http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone.
Disney Magical World is now available in stores and in the
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at a suggested retail price of $29.99.
For more information about the game, visit http://disney.nintendo.com.
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/3ds.
Disney Magical World is developed by BANDAI NAMCO Studio Inc.
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 U™
and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and
Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when
it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has
sold more than 4.2 billion video games and more than 669 million
hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U,
Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™,
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi
XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo
GameCube™ and Wii 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 America
Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s
operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about
Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.
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