Aardman seals new partnership with Nintendo

Firm to develop exclusive 3D short films based on Shaun the Sheep for new 3DS device.
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Video games giant Nintendo is planning a massive non-games push for its new 3DS device - with Aardman Animations heavily involved after striking a new partnership.

During a special preview event in Amsterdam, Nintendo brought out Aardman's co-founder David Sproxton (pictured) to detail the studio's new deal with the firm.

Aardman previously helped Nintendo promote its FlipNote Studio software and it will now produce original content for its 3DS, starting with exclusive 3D short films based on Shaun the Sheep.

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