Full-Length Pokémon TV Shows Come to Nintendo Zone
Posted by James Newton
Time to hit the road
3DS owners in the United States and Canada will soon get access to full-length episodes of the Pokémon cartoon series via the console's Nintendo Zone application.
Starting on 6th February, Nintendo Zone will feature a dedicated Pokémon section including the episodes, game information and important Pokémon-related news.
The app will also be updated to offer game demos, which are likely to be the same demos available in the 3DS eShop.
If you want to find which of the 29,000 Nintendo Zone hotspots is nearest to you, this handy Nintendo Zone hotspot locator should do the trick.
NINTENDO ZONE ADDS POKÉMON EPISODES AND GAME DEMOS
New Content Will Be Available at More Than 29,000 Locations
REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 2, 2012 - Nintendo 3DS™ owners are getting access to a wealth of fun entertainment and information that they can access on the go. Starting Feb. 6, Nintendo Zone™ will offer a variety of new content, including playable demos of select Nintendo 3DS video games and a dedicated Pokémon™ section that will feature full-length episodes of the Pokémon TV series. All of this exciting new content is only available when owners are wirelessly connected to a Nintendo Zone location.
"Nintendo 3DS continues to deliver fun and engaging new experiences, especially for users who connect their systems to the Internet," said Zach Fountain, Nintendo of America's director of Strategic Partnerships. "Nintendo 3DS is our most connected system ever, and Nintendo Zone offers a wealth of exclusive content to users who take their systems with them when they are away from home."
Nintendo Zone also includes trivia games featuring the latest Nintendo 3DS software, exclusive coupons available only at Best Buy for discounts on Nintendo 3DS games and a showcase of Nintendo 3DS games that includes videos, screen shots and one-click links to game websites. The Pokémon section will also include information and videos about the newest Pokémon video games, Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon news.
Nintendo Zone content can be accessed at more than 29,000 locations at restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, airports and malls in the United States and Canada. Nintendo 3DS owners can find a Nintendo Zone location by visiting http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone.
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.