3DS News


Nintendo apologizes for 'failing to include same-sex relationships' in Tomodachi Life

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Nintendo has issued a statement apologizing for not including same-sex relationships in the 3DS game Tomodachi Life, and vowing to do better the next time.


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Mega Man, Wario Land games highlight Nintendo downloads

By Robert Workman, May 08, 2014 10:30am PDT

Several classic releases and sales highlight this week's Nintendo eShop downloads.


Nintendo introducing NFC figurines, to work with multiple games

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2014 8:00am PDT

Nintendo has announced it will introduce its own line of near-field communication figurines, similar to Skylanders. The figures of popular Nintendo characters will work across different games, for both Wii U and 3DS.


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Nintendo continues to blame Wii U for its financial woes

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2014 6:30am PDT

The company only sold 2.72 million consoles, falling short of their own revised figures. "Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits," the company said in its latest financial report. "Unit sales of software, which has high profit margins, did not grow ...


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Capcom's 'Mega May' for 3DS scheduled

By Steve Watts, May 05, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Capcom is celebrating Mega Man with "Mega May," a release of all the remaining Gameboy Mega Man games on the 3DS Virtual Console. It put the order to a fan vote, and now the release schedule has been listed.


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Disney Infinity 2.0 adds Marvel superheroes this fall, also coming to Xbox One & PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 30, 2014 10:25am PDT

Disney Interactive confirmed that Marvel's library of superheroes would join the roster for Disney Infinity 2.0 this fall.


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Kirby Triple Deluxe review: suck it up

By Robert Workman, Apr 29, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Kirby: Triple Deluxe is an easy yet entertaining entry in the long-running platform series.


Mario Golf: World Tour review: a solid swing

By Robert Workman, Apr 29, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Mario Golf: World Tour keeps hitting the ball for the series in the right direction.


Super Smash Bros tournament at E3, to be playable at Best Buy

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 6:30am PDT

Nintendo announced today that it will be hosting a Smash Bros Invitational tournament at E3, and livestreaming it for fans. For those who want hands-on without going to Los Angeles, it will also be playable at Best Buy.


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Nintendo is not 'solely a company that makes video games,' Iwata says

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 9:30am PDT

"[Former Nintendo president Hiroshi] Yamauchi always said 'Nintendo is an entertainment company and should never be anything else', but he didn't necessarily think 'entertainment equals video games.'"


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Mario Golf: World Tour trailer reveals new courses

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 25, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Mario Golf: World Tour is preparing to tee off on May 2. Today, Nintendo is showing off some of the new courses that Mario and his crew will be playing on, along with some of the Nintendo-themed obstacles that'll more than likely knock your ball for a loop.


Another World 20th Anniversary rated for consoles

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2014 1:00pm PDT

The 20th anniversary edition of Another World that released on iOS a few years ago appears to be making its way to several consoles, according to a German ratings board.


'The Great Ace Attorney' starts a new series, says creator

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2014 10:00am PDT

An interview with the series creator and producer of the next Ace Attorney game sheds more light on what the new time period means for the series as a whole.


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Skylanders Trap Team makes villains fight for you

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 6:00am PDT

Activison has revealed the next Skylanders game, coming this fall. Trap Team lets you capture villains and store them in their own special NFC devices to use them in battle.


Next Ace Attorney game set in turn-of-the-century Japan

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2014 3:30pm PDT

The next Ace Attorney game is set in an entirely new time period, and stars Phoenix Wright's turn-of-the-century ancestor.


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