Nintendo 3DS News


Switch will not replace the 3DS, Nintendo says

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 10:49am PST

The two platforms will 'live side-by-side.' 


"I think they really missed the boat here by not making the Switch able to play 3DS games. While ..."

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Dr. Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and More Nintendo Games We Want on Mobile

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 19, 2016 8:00am PST

Now that Super Mario Run is out, we look at some of the other Nintendo games we'd love to play on mobile. 


"Some good ideas here. I would especially be interested in some form of asynchronous Mario Party ..."

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Super Mario Maker for 3DS falls well short of original

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2016 9:00am PST

With sharing features decimated, Super Mario Maker is a shell of its former self–even as it adds some nifty features.


"Well they won't have this problem next time since the platforms are combined lolol"

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Pokemon Sun and Moon could be headed to the Nintendo Switch

By Daniel Perez, Nov 18, 2016 6:21am PST

Multiple sources have confirmed Nintendo is currently working on a version of Pokemon Sun and Moon for its Switch console.


"Oooh, combining the content from the WiiU and 3DS would be awesome."

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NPD Group reports an uptick in game sales during October 2016

By David Craddock, Nov 17, 2016 4:23pm PST

A flurry of popular games in October boosted software sales, while hardware performed unevenly.


Pokemon Sun and Moon shipments reach 10 million units worldwide

By Daniel Perez, Nov 17, 2016 7:25am PST

As a result, Pokemon Sun and Moon has become the biggest launch the Nintendo 3DS has ever seen.


"see Nintendo? It's not hard putting a lot of units out there for launch"

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2016 Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide

By Cassidee Moser, Nov 12, 2016 8:00am PST

Your guide to all the coolest presents to get any Nintendo fan this holiday season. 


New Nintendo 3DS price drops to below $100 for Black Friday 2016

By Daniel Perez, Nov 07, 2016 8:56am PST

Shopping for a New Nintendo 3DS this holiday season but can only spend $100? Then Nintendo has your back this Black Friday.


"Nah, the new 3DS has pretty great 3D in either form factor. That new eye tracking works wonders."

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Pokemon Sun and Moon leaks on Reddit, 4chan, and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 07, 2016 6:47am PST

Pokemon Sun and Moon is out in the wild, and as you'd expect, the leaks are out there.


"Yes - I wrote what was leaked as well as linked to the screenshots. To give you the light ..."

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Dragon Quest VIII launches on 3DS on January 20 with new characters and features

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2016 7:55am PDT

Nintendo and Square Enix have put a lot into this re-release, which includes two new characters, more side missions, and new features.


"GAH. If they woulda done this for a Switch launch title, I mighta been triggered."

- daggot see all 3 comments

Animal Crossing: New Leaf welcomes amiibo support starting today

By Daniel Perez, Nov 02, 2016 8:25am PDT

A huge update to Animal Crossing: New Leaf has been released, and with it, we can expect support for amiibo scanning, new areas, new furniture, and more.


Nintendo's National StreetPass Weekend lasts from today through Halloween

By David Craddock, Oct 28, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Fill your 3DS games with StreetPass perks while you fill your plastic jack-o-lantern with candy this weekend.


Pokemon Sun and Moon starters final evolutions revealed; Red and Blue trainers confirmed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2016 6:35am PDT

The final evolutions for the starter Pokemon in Sun and Moon have been revealed, and we've also learned players will battle it out with Legendary Trainers Red and Blue.


Monster Hunter-focused Nintendo Direct will air this week

By Daniel Perez, Oct 24, 2016 7:47am PDT

Expect to hear more about the future of the Monster Hunter series, but do not go and expect to hear anything Nintendo Switch related.


Nintendo says Switch is a home console 'first and foremost,' not necessarily successor to 3DS

By David Craddock, Oct 20, 2016 1:30pm PDT

The Wii U will become scarce as the Switch's March 2017 launch nears.


"Conceptually, you could be both. When the DS launched, Nintendo announced that it wasn't ..."

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