Cooking Mama 4 will be released for Nintendo 3DS this winter, publisher 505 Games has announced. In addition, Cooking Mama: Outdoor Adventures will be released for Nintendo DS.

In Cooking Mama 4 Mama returns to turn budding chefs into culinary artists, only this time in 3D and with hundreds of new dishes to master and combine into brand new creations. Certain combinations will unlock new recipes and mini-games, with up to four players competing for high scores.

In Cooking Mama World: Outdoor Adventures, players join Mama and her family as they explore Adventure Island through hundreds of outdoor mini-games. Five areas on the island contain a variety of challenges including; Cooking, Making, Action and Answer. Players will be able to decorate their base camp with treasure they uncover on the island and create their own camping picture book to document their discoveries.

"Our long-standing relationship with Cooking Mama Limited has made Mama a symbol of our company and a flagship franchise for our business," commented Ralph Pitt-Stanley, commercial Director, 505 Games. "The new announcements in the series are always a pillar event in our release calendar, and with Mama's long awaited appearance on 3DS, this year will be no exception."

Both titles will be released this holiday season.

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