2DS News


Xbox One outsold PS4, but 3DS was the best-selling system in July

By David Craddock, Aug 18, 2016 3:50pm PDT

Nintendo's handheld got a nice boost from Monster Hunter and Pokémon.


Nintendo 2DS price will drop to $79 next week

By Daniel Perez, May 11, 2016 6:37am PDT

The price of the Nintendo 2DS continues to drop as it'll soon sell for $79.


"I think it launched around there but this drop is from $99 which is where it has been for a while."

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'Crystal' Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS systems announced

By Steve Watts, Nov 11, 2014 7:00am PST

New 2DS color schemes to come alongside Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.


Nintendo announces holiday Wii U and 2DS bundles

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2014 7:20am PDT

Nintendo has announced a bundle of bundles this morning, with two buying options for WIi U and three new colors for 2DS.


Pokemon National Championships will stream online next month

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The Pokemon tournaments will be televised. Meowth, that's right!


Rumor: Nintendo set to reveal 'Mario Maker' at E3

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 8:45am PDT

One of Nintendo's big E3 surprises may have just been revealed.


Nintendo to launch Play Nintendo Tour 2014 this summer

By Robert Workman, Jun 03, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Nintendo will launch a new mall tour this summer focusing on its hit 2DS/3DS games.


Nintendo reveals new colored 2DS system, coming June 6th

By Robert Workman, May 23, 2014 5:15pm PDT

Nintendo has revealed its latest 2DS system color, Sea Green.


Peach Pink 2DS hits GameStop on April 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 28, 2014 12:00pm PDT

GameStop will begin offering a Peach Pink 2DS on April 11, which will include a free Disney Magical World carrying case.


"I wonder how well the 2DS is selling compared to the other models."

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Nintendo 2DS Pokemon bundles coming December 6

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2013 6:30am PST

Nintendo is packaging retailer-exclusive 2DS bundles with pre-loaded copies of Pokemon X and Y. They'll be available at Target and Toys R Us starting this Friday.


Nintendo CEO defends 2DS, reaffirms company will not 'abandon' 3D

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 05, 2013 11:15am PST

Nintendo 2DS seems like an admission that maybe consumers don't really care for 3D. Was Nintendo's vision flawed? No, company CEO Satoru Iwata says. He defended the 2DS by saying it's been in development for "a long time," and was always meant to offer a budget entry point i...


"I get your point, but Mario Galaxy explored tons of new territory. The mascot, Mario, was just ..."

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Nintendo admits 2DS 'awareness' is too low

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT

"We are yet to create sufficient awareness among prospective purchasers of this new product," Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said of Nintendo 2DS.


"It would help if it was actually significantly cheaper than a 3DS. "

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Luigi-themed 2DS spotted

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2013 9:30am PDT

A Luigi-themed white and green 2DS appears to have been leaked.


"Looks cool. Also, I just realized, 10 months into the "Year of Luigi", they're calling it that ..."

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Hands-on with Nintendo 2DS

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 8:30am PDT

The Nintendo 2DS is a curious system. Launching on October 12, just in time for Pokemon X & Y, Nintendo's budget entry into the 3DS family gets rid of the long-running clamshell design and, most notably, 3D support.


"Not severely, I always use 3D, my main gripe with it though is maintaining the "sweet spot" ..."

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Nintendo 2DS targeted to 'very young kids'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2013 11:45am PDT

With a lower price and removal of the 3D feature, the Nintendo 2DS aims for younger children, according to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime.


"Sounds like a few balanced dads still here on the shack, good to hear"

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