Multiplayer Mode Makes a Ghostly Appearance in Luigi's Mansion 2 on Nintendo 3DS

Multiplayer Mode Makes a Ghostly Appearance in Luigi's Mansion 2 on Nintendo 3DS 
Share the scares together with up to 4 players online or locally 
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- Nintendo has
revealed new information about Luigi's Mansion 2 launching
exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in March. Luigi
stumbles through multiple mansions to capture ghosts and solve
puzzles armed with his trusty ghost-catching vacuum cleaner, the
Poltergust 5000, and in a series first, this is one of the Super
Mario games that will feature a local and online multiplayer mode. 
The game is a fully-fledged sequel to the Nintendo GameCube title
that first put forth Luigi as the reluctant hero, battling his own
nerves and a bevy of ghosts on a mission to save his brother Mario
from a haunted mansion. On Nintendo 3DS Luigi will face an even
greater challenge for solo players to enjoy in addition to the
Up to four players(i) can join up and journey into the Scarescraper
jam-packed with paranormal creatures. In Hunter Mode, each player
controls a different colour Luigi and is challenged to hunt down
ghosts and use effective teamwork to clear each floor of the tower
before the clock strikes zero. Bonuses and upgrades can be earned
depending on how well the team performs, helping to get the
ghost-hunting team to the boss battles awaiting at the top of each
tower. Players can choose the number of floors in this mode ranging
from 5, 10 or 25. They can also adjust the difficulty to cater to
both new and veteran gamers. Fallen players can even be revived by
their teammates to keep the adventure going. 
Luigi's Mansion 2 will be available across Europe in March 2013
exclusively for Nintendo 3DS and will be available both at retail and
as a digital download from Nintendo eShop.  
(i) Additional systems and games may be needed for multiplayer mode
and are sold separately. 
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