Unearth extreme adventure
The latest game in the Fossil Fighters series delivers a first: Players can now hop into their vehicles and drive around exotic locations to excavate fossils, which transform into real-life dinosaurs known as Vivosaurs. Players battle their Vivosaur with wild Vivosaurs they encounter on digging adventures.
- While driving, set off radar blasts to help discover dinosaur fossils. Different buggies possess different features. A racing buggy, for example, goes fast and allows players to reach faraway places, while a carrier buggy is great for transporting more items.
- Unearth ancient dinosaur fossils that come to life and transform into Vivosaurs. Clean fossils using tools like hammers and drills on the Nintendo 3DS touch screen, but don’t be hasty: Carefully cleaning fossils makes the transformed Vivosaur more effective when it comes time to battle.
- Using local online play, players can explore and excavate the dig sites as a three-player team.
- Bring the Vivosaur you are training to join six-player local and online Vivosaur battles*, fighting three-on-three in a stadium.
*Wireless broadband Internet access is required for online play. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com. Additional games and systems are required for multiplayer mode and are sold separately.
- Nintendo 3DS
- Release Date
- Mar 19, 2015
- No. of Players
- up to 6 players
- File Size
- 10728 Blocks
- Spike Chunsoft
*MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
*To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. All screenshots and videos on this website have been captured in 2D mode.
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*If eligible for a Just for You offer, the final price reflects the combined Sale and Just for You offers. The Just for You offer is discounted from the sale price.
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