Nintendo 3DS News


Yoshi's New Island hatches March 14

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 6:50am PST

Nintendo has announced that Yoshi's New Island will release on March 14.


"Ahhhhghh, Nintendo of Europe hasn't said a word about this and Kirby 3DS. Really hope both of ..."

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RPG-sports game Inazuma Eleven coming to North America

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 2:45pm PST

Level-5's RPG/sports hybrid Inazuma Eleven is coming to North America in the first quarter of this year, a Nintendo release calendar has revealed.


"Would love to have a 3DS package that had all the three Inazuma Eleven games on one cartridge. ..."

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Toki Tori dev cut back to two members in 'reboot'

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2014 7:30am PST

"Turns out we aren't as good at selling games as we thought!" Dutch studio Two Tribes has earnestly stated, boldly declaring "It's time for a radical change!" The developer behind games including Toki Tori and Edge has laid off all but two members--its two co-founders--and i...


"Have all their games in Steam and Rush on Wii U. Really great developer, shame they had to ..."

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New game releases of January 6-12

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2014 6:00am PST

The first full week of 2014 brings a respectable lineup of new releases, including Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's PC edition, the PS4 port of Don't Starve, Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder, an Early Access version of the Dismount series' latest wacky physics murder sim, and more.


Pokemon Bank delayed by Nintendo Network downtime

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 30, 2013 6:00am PST

The flood of people turning on their shiny new Wii Us and 3DSs at Christmas made Nintendo's online network struggle, and the company ultimately took it down for a spot of maintenance. Unfortunately, this hiccup has also delayed the launch of the Pokémon Bank and Poké Trans...


"Whaa? Does anything get transfer over to the full game when bought? "

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Bravely Default producer wants to release a game 'at least once a year'

By Steve Watts, Dec 24, 2013 8:00am PST

Bravely Default producer Tomoyo Asano says he'd like to "release a game for the Bravely series at least once a year."


"When is annualizing game development ever a good thing? (besides sports games, of course) ..."

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Edge coming to 3DS December 26

By Steve Watts, Dec 23, 2013 9:15am PST

The cubist platformer Edge will hit the 3DS on December 26 for $1.99.


New game releases of December 23-29

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 22, 2013 8:00am PST

Given that next Tuesday is Christmas Eve, it's not surprising that few games are coming out next week. In fact, it's almost surprising how many are. The two headliners are Zen Pinball 2 for PlayStation 4 and Halo: Spartan Assault for Xbox One, so we'll get a few next-gen fun...


"Humblebundle had a great sale for ZP2 (Steam) a short while ago: 22 tables for 6 bucks."

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Chibi-Robo!: Photo Finder announced for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2013 6:18am PST

Nintendo announced Chibi Robo: Photo Finder today, a 3DS game that uses the cameras to collect real-world objects for a museum curator.


"Fuck that. I want a Chibi Robo game that was like the FIRST Chibi Robo. That game was awesome."

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LEGO The Hobbit first trailer shows off movie cast

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 16, 2013 6:30am PST

With hobbits and dwarves now frolicking around the screen of a cinema near you, Warner Bros. today released the first trailer for its latest plastic adaptation, LEGO The Hobbit. As with TT Games' LEGO The Lord of the Rings, this is lifting dialogue and plot from the movies, ...


"Yeah it's kind of silly how they handle it in the LOTR game. It's like a giant gold bangle lol. "

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New game releases of December 16-22

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 15, 2013 8:00am PST

Next week brings the start of The Walking Dead: Season Two, on some platforms at least, along with the PS4 version of flOw, the HD-ified PC port of DS FPS Dementium II, Terraria and Eufloria for Vita, and oodles more Vita games. The Walking Dead may be coming to PS3 too, but...


Nintendo 3DS update adds eShop balance sharing and Miiverse

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST

Nintendo 3DS owners can finally share their eShop account balance with their Wii U, as the promised system update adding Nintendo Network ID support has arrived today. The update also brings the Miiverse social network to 3DS, to chat about games and share pictures.


"I think they said that's getting a 3ds release by the end of the year."

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The Lego Movie Videogame coming in February

By Steve Watts, Dec 09, 2013 2:30pm PST

Warner Bros. has released an "announce trailer" for The Lego Movie Videogame, revealing a February release.


New game releases of December 9-15

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 08, 2013 10:00am PST

Oh friends, not these sounds! Let us instead strike up more pleasing and more joyful ones! Joy! Peggle 2 arrives next week, see. Also on deck are The Novelist, Doki-Doki Universe, Tiny Brains for PC, and more.


"Bought Peggle 2 it seems pretty cool. Although I wish I could stop it recording clips."

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Shovel Knight digging into early 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2013 8:00am PST

We enjoyed playing Shovel Knight, but alas you hoi polloi shall need to wait a while to have a go yourselves. Developer Yacht Club Games has confirmed its retro throwback old-school etc fighty platformer will launch in early 2014, narrowing down the previous release window o...


"I was wondering what happened to this game. Now I know! Alice is so INF."

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