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Amazon Reveals Exclusive SNES Classic Edition 3DS XL

By Charles Singletary, Oct 23, 2017 10:10am PDT

Nintendo introduces another product that will help them dominate this holiday season.


"Yeah, the front page picture of the opened system almost made me regret getting the Samus ..."

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A Link to the Past was released 25 years ago today on the SNES

By Raqib Huq, Apr 13, 2017 8:15pm PDT

Today we are revisiting history with a look at The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.


"I never beat that, only played the first few hours. I really wish there was a way to play it on ..."

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 3DS XL Bundle on The Way; New Features and a Demo

By Steven Wong, Jan 14, 2015 7:30am PST

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be the first game to be bundled with the new 3DS XL, with a stylized look, and gameplay feature updates that makes use of the new hardware.


"I think I remember how to do it from Alundra. You need to pick an item up from the counter and ..."

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Luigi silver Nintendo 3DS XL bundle launched

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2013 6:00am PST

Every day in this, the Year of Luigi, is surely a Luigi Day, but today is the very special 'Cyber Monday of Luigi,' Nintendo has declared. The company today launched a special silver 3DS XL emblazoned with an image of Luigi and his portly brother, as leaked last week, which ...


"if you get a 3DS with a preinstalled game like this can you still transfer your content from ..."

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Zelda and Luigi themed 3DS XLs announced for Europe

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2013 10:00am PDT

Nintendo announced two special edition 3DS XLs in Europe today, one themed after Luigi and one after Zelda with an included download code for A Link Between Worlds.


"diaper, grandma's wallpaper, muumuu, 500 dollar purse knock-off, bape hoodie."

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Nintendo 3DS XL back in black

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2013 6:30am PDT

If you're old enough to need a jumbo-sized Nintendo 3DS XL for your poorly peepers, perhaps you're also old enough that you feel self-conscious about being seen with a blue, red or pink system. Fear not, you big babies: from August 11, the 3DS XL will be available in pure bl...


"Is this their only 3DS XL in North America with a single colour? I don't like those blue/black ..."

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3DS XL Circle Pad Pro pre-orders open in North America

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 18, 2013 7:30am PDT

The Nintendo 3DS's Circle Pad Pro was a curious accessory, a clunky thing adding a second analogue nub and two extra shoulder buttons to make the handheld less rubbish for console-y action games. It's mostly forgotten, only supported by a few games and incompatible with the ...


"Before I sold my OG 3DS to a buddy, I remember not really liking the add-on for Resident Evil ..."

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf gets 3DS XL bundle

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2013 9:15am PDT

Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be coming to 3DS on June 9, and Nintendo has announced a new 3DS XL bundle coming out on the same day as the game.


"OMG thank goodness I didn't buy it a month ago! I am excited now!! "

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Nintendo announces 3DS XL holiday bundle with Mario Kart 7

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 28, 2012 9:45am PST

Nintendo has announced an upcoming holiday 3DS XL Bundle, which includes Mario Kart 7 for free.


"I feel like there was a reason I wanted to pick up a 3DS but now I can't remember what it was. ..."

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Nintendo unveils Circle Pad Pro XL

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Nintendo has shown the first official image of its Circle Pad Pro for the Nintendo 3DS XL.


"Agreed. I don't think I would consider purchasing a 3DS without the extra circle pad built in. ..."

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Nintendo 3DS XL review: bigger and better

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 7:00am PDT

It's been a week since the Nintendo 3DS XL arrived in the Shacknews office. And I am absolutely in love with it. Yes, the XL is simply a larger version of the 3DS, but it's an upgrade that's entirely worthwhile.


"was saying they took their time between revisions for ~5-6 years on the original DS because it ..."

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3DS XL would be too big with second analog stick, Nintendo pres says

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Why did Nintendo shy away from including a right analog stick on the redesigned 3DS XL?


"I dont' know if you brought the 4 face buttons down and then put a 2nd analog stick mirroring ..."

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