Entries in '3ds' (149)

PS4 overtakes 3DS XL in Japan as New 3DS continues to top charts

PS4 overtakes 3DS XL in Japan as New 3DS continues to top charts

The 3DS XL has slipped below the PS4 in the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Nintendo has confirmed that its Amiibo toys-to-life figures are only able to store information for one game at a time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 9:01AM in News
Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

PC and PlayStation may be seen as the current darlings of the indie gaming scene, but Nintendo wants to prove that it hasn’t been left out in the dark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask re-make for 3DS confirmed

Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask re-make for 3DS confirmed

After what feels like years of rumours, Nintendo has at last confirmed that N64 cult classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is being ported to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:18AM in News

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New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

The latest iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld console have been big sellers since they launched in Japan in October, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136-year online ban

Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136-year online ban

71,582,030 minutes – that’s the length of an online ban being sent out to some players of Super Smash Bros on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 11:45AM in News
Nintendo introducing pre-loads with Super Smash Bros on Wii U

Nintendo introducing pre-loads with Super Smash Bros on Wii U

Super Smash Bros will be the first game that can be pre-loaded onto a Wii U prior to its release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News

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Monster Hunter 4G and New Nintendo 3DS continue to rule Japanese chart

Monster Hunter 4G and New Nintendo 3DS continue to rule Japanese chart

Monster Hunter 4G has remained top of the Japanese software chart for a second week, according to the latest data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Did you know that the Petz franchise has sold 23m copies worldwide? Well now you do.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Yacht Club games has announced that Shovel Knight will hit Nintendo platforms in the UK in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:51PM in News

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Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Nintendo’s New 3DS consoles are off to a strong start in Japan, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo has announced it will be in official attendance at IndieCade's annual festival this weekend, showing off a batch of Wii U and 3DS indie games the company has dubbed ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Nintendo’s all-star brawler Super Smash Bros for 3DS remains at the top of the Japanese software charts for a third week running, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:00PM in News
FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

5.5m individuals tried out the demo offering of FIFA 15, EA Sports has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 6:19PM in News

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Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros has had a very strong debut in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Users wanting to run Miiverse while playing Super Smash Bros will need a New 3DS or New 3DS XL to do so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

Those with early access to the 3DS build of Super Smash Bros have spotted some extra functionality not previously revealed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

Nintendo 'New 3DS' announcement appears, at least on the surface, as a unneccessary and wasteful move from the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Activision announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze

Activision announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze

Yet another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is on the way from Nickelodeon and Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:37PM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Nintendo is offering a free CD soundtrack to those who buy Super Smash Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Xenoblade Chronicles coming exclusively to the 'new 3DS'

Xenoblade Chronicles coming exclusively to the 'new 3DS'

Nintendo has just announced a game that will only work on the 'New 3DS'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 1:45PM in News