Nyko Announces Nintendo 3DS Accessories For Double Battery Life

With the Nintendo 3DS set to launch on March 27th, comes new accessories for the gaming device. Nyko announced today that they will be debuting two new accessories called the Power Pak+ and the Charge Base. The Power Pak+ will be released on the same day as the Nintendo 3DS while the Charge Base will release one week after.

The Nyko Power Pak+ is a high capacity rechargeable battery pack that will double the battery life of the Nintendo 3DS. For extra control and comfort, the battery pack features debossed finger rests. Dropping at the same time as the 3DS, the Power Pak+ will cost $19.99.

The Charge Base is a drop-in charging and storage station for the Nintendo 3DS. A Power Pak+ rechargeable battery pack is included with the purchase of a Charge Base. It features an LED indicator and on/off switch so you know when your battery is done charging. The base will launch one week after the Nintendo 3DS and will cost $29.99.

Press Release:

Nyko Doubles the Juice with New Charge Base and Power Pak+ for Nintendo® 3DS

LOS ANGELES – March 8, 2011

Nyko Technologies today announced two new accessories set to debut with the launch of the new Nintendo® 3DS handheld system this March. On launch day Nyko will release the Power Pak+, a high capacity rechargeable battery pack for Nintendo 3DS that offers double the capacity and battery life of the original 3DS battery. One week later Nyko will release the newest Charge Base, designed to store your Nintendo 3DS and make sure it's always fully juiced with easy drop-in charging.

"Every new console or game system launch is an opportunity for us to find ways to improve the user's experience with the device through innovative technology," said Chris Arbogast, director of marketing, Nyko Technologies. "We are proud to be able to bring our robust knowledge of charging technology to the 3DS user base by providing users the ability to substantially increase their play time."

The Nyko Power Pak+ for Nintendo 3DS is a high-capacity rechargeable battery pack that offers double the battery life of the original 3DS battery. The Power Pak+ features debossed finger rests for improved control and comfort. The Power Pak+ will be available March 27 for $19.99.

The Nyko Charge Base for Nintendo 3DS is a drop-in charging and storage solution for the new handheld device. Each Charge Base includes a Power Pak+ rechargeable battery pack. The Charge Base features an on/off switch as well as LED indicator lights that let you know when your battery is charging and when it has finished. The Charge Base for Nintendo 3DS will be available shortly after the system's launch for $29.99.

Both the Power Pak+ and the Charge Base utilize the standard 3DS AC adaptor for recharging.

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About Nyko Technologies, Inc.

Nyko Technologies ® develops, manufactures and markets innovative peripherals to enhance the digital lifestyle. The company's mission is to deliver products that solve problems and improve user experience for work and play. Nyko specializes in interactive entertainment, computing, consumer electronics, portable audio, as well as online and wireless technologies. The company has distribution through major U.S. and Canadian retailers, along with distributors worldwide. Founded in 1995, Nyko is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Please visit www.nyko.com or call 1-888-444-6956 for more information.