Sarah Hyland Is The Face Of Nintendo Style Games

Sarah Hyland
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Confession: even though we’re, uh, past the middle school gaming days, we’re still suckers for Super Mario Brothers (and Tetris, and Minesweeper, and Pac Man…). Turns out we’re not the only ones— Sarah Hyland’s got a soft spot for old-school Nintendo, too. The Modern Family actress has signed on to rep TWO brand-new projects from the gaming company. The first, called “Style Savvy: Trendsetters,” is a shopping-based game where users create and manage their own stores, from designing the interior of the shop, to stocking the boutique, to making sure their customers are happy. Think of it as living vicariously- er, virtually– through your favorite editors, buyers, and industry insiders. Plus, you can check out what the other players are into, with over 12,000 clothes, shoes, and accessories to choose from. Shopping without spending any money? We’ll take it!

The second game, “Sparkle Snapshots,” is a cool new photo studio decked out with effects like stars, glasses, and tons of glitter. It’s obviously a glam take on classic Nintendo, and Sarah hopes this means more people-including girls- will check out gaming. As she tells Teen Vogue, “…when I found out that Nintendo 3DS made a fashion game, I was drawn to it. ’Style Savvy Trendsetters’ is great because anyone can play it. That’s what the campaign is all about: ’play as you are.’ It lets you express yourself and play with fashion.” And the best part is, buyer’s remorse NOT included.

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