Sir David Attenborough to grace Nintendo eShop with exclusive video clip

Nintendo have announced a partnership with Atlantic Productions, who are responsible for Sir David Attenborough’s BAFTA winning Flying Monsters 3D and triple Emmy Award winning First Life.

This will see exclusive new video content released to coincide with the launch of the Nintendo 3DS XL across Europe on July 28th, with a clip from the ground-breaking Sky series Kingdom of Plants 3D to made available to download on the Nintendo eShop for free.

The clip, which lasts one and a half minutes, looks at the secret lives of plants which was filmed at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London. Filmed over the course of a year, the clip is a revealing and fascinating new look at plant life through the use of stunning 3D time-lapse filming techniques.

“We are delighted to bring you this specially edited clip from the ground-breaking 3D TV series Kingdom of Plants 3D exclusively to Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo 3DS,” commented Anthony Geffen, Atlantic Productions’ CEO and Executive Producer of Kingdom of Plants 3D.

“It is a unique way to see David Attenborough’s new series in 3D without glasses, bringing it to a whole new audience.”

Sir David Attenborough added: “Watching flowers develop and insects visiting flowers is always wonderful to see, but in 3D it becomes transcendental. Seeing this happen in such depth gives you a most extraordinary, vivid impression. It’s unforgettable.”

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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