Namco Bandai Opens Tamagotchi Corner Shop 3

Comes summertime, Tamagotchi Town will once again be open for business with the debut of Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 for the DS. Namco Bandai’s third Corner Shop entry will boast 13 all-new shops to manage, a create-a-park mode, more characters, and the ability to trade items and journals through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Check out the first screenshots in the gallery below, and continue reading for the full press release.



NAMCO BANDAI GAMES ANNOUNCES TAMAGOTCHI CONNECTION®: CORNER SHOP® 3 FOR THE NINTENDO DS™

Tamagotchi Town is Open for Business This Summer

Santa Clara, Calif., (January 7, 2008) – Leading video games publisher and developer, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today Tamagotchi Connection®: Corner Shop® 3 for the Nintendo DS™. Available this summer, Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 will feature the most robust store lineup to date, with 13 brand new shops to run and expand, a park to design and visit, and the ability to trade journals with your friends wirelessly.

Business in Tamagotchi Town is booming, and over a dozen new shops have moved in. Help manage these brand new shops and keep customers coming back for more. When the work day is done, relax in the very own park that you’ve created. You can write in your journal to record the day’s events, and share items and journals with your friends over Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection.

“Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 emphasizes the responsibilities of running successful businesses in a fun and creative way,” said Todd Thorson, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “With so many new shops, mini-games and Tamagotchis, there is a lot of fun to be had for new and returning players.”

Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 includes the following features:

* All New Stores: Find over a dozen brand new stores to run! Bake fresh bread at the Bakery, plan a party at the Event Coordinator shop, or scoop ice cream at the Ice Cream Parlor. Combine and upgrade stores to keep happy customers coming back for more.

* Create Your Own Park: Create a relaxing and fun park to hang out with friends and chat with other Tamagotchis. Decorate your park with fountains, gardens and other items to be discovered. Come back often to see how your park has changed.

* More Characters: The popular Violetchi joins in on the fun with Mametchi, Kuchipatchi and Memetchi to team up with players and help them run the best business they can.

* Connect With Friends: Share items and swap journals with friends via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

For more information about Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.com.

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