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Nintendo's bizarre Tomodachi Life confirmed for North American release

Apr 10 // Chris Carter    @DtoidChris

This series has sold over 5.5 million in Japan

Over in Japan, Nintendo's Tomodachi franchise has been a massive hit, wracking up over 5.5 million units in sales. I guess they figured it's finally time for the series to see an international release, and today the publisher has confirmed the North American localization of Tomodachi Life, set to hit the 3DS on June 6th.

The game features Mii characters as they live a second life, and customization as well as open-ended playstyles are two of the central tenets. Tomodachi means "friend" in Japanese, and you'll basically enter wacky situations like "celebrities falling in love with your math teacher," or "rocking out during a heavy metal concert."

Yeah, you might want to keep an eye on this one.

[Image: NintenDaan]


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destructoid's previous coverage:
Tomodachi Life


  Feb 13

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How will I know unless we take a chance?


  Jul 21

Best Buy is doing buy one, get one for 3DS games this week

It's a mostly good selection of games, at that


  Jun 20

Nintendo delivers celebrity Miis for Tomodachi Life, including Shaq

Also, Christina Aguilera, Shaun White, Debbie Ryan, and Zendaya


  Jun 06

Review: Tomodachi Life

Will you be my tomodachi?


  May 29

Celebrity Mii promotion revealed for Tomodachi Life

You too can be friends with celebrities such as 'Shaq' and 'Coming Soon'


  May 09

Nintendo issues statement on Tomodochi Life controversy

'We are committed to fun and entertainment for everyone'


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