Entries in '3ds' (645)

Free Wi-Fi for 3DS owners

Free Wi-Fi for 3DS owners

Nintendo has announced that a fresh agreement with Wi-Fi provider The Cloud will grant free access to 3DS owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 3:04PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 confirmed for DS... but not 3DS

Modern Warfare 3 confirmed for DS... but not 3DS

Activision has announced that a DS version of Modern Warfare 3 is in development at Orlando studio n-Space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 2:18PM in News
3DS price cut "only addresses part of the problem"

3DS price cut "only addresses part of the problem"

Nintendo may have taken the first step toward reversing the fortunes of its 3DS by cutting the price, but further action is needed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 11:57AM in News
Can Mario and a price cut rescue the 3DS?

Can Mario and a price cut rescue the 3DS?

Analysts and retailers say yes, but questions remain over the future of traditional handheld gaming. Christopher Dring reports on the effect the price cut and new games could have.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2011 at 11:18AM in News

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Iwata on that 3DS price crash

Iwata on that 3DS price crash

Last week Nintendo president Satoru Iwata had to handle some tough questions from investors following the firm's decision to slash the price of 3DS by a third.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 11:27PM in News
Nintendo expects strong Q4 for 3DS

Nintendo expects strong Q4 for 3DS

The tools are in place to ensure 3DS has a very merry Christmas, says Nintendo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 2:10PM in News
Iwata cuts own salary in half

Iwata cuts own salary in half

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has announced that he and other key executives are to significantly slash their wages.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2011 at 2:51PM in News
Nintendo losing money on every 3DS sold

Nintendo losing money on every 3DS sold

A report from Bloomberg Japan translated by Andriasang claims that Nintendo will lose money on every 3DS it sells once yesterday’s price cut is introduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2011 at 10:25AM in News

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Endgame Studios says 3D 'not necessary' for 3DS success

Endgame Studios says 3D 'not necessary' for 3DS success

MCV recently spoke to Grant Davies, managing director of Endgame Studios in Melbourne, about the overstated usefulness of stereoscopic 3D on the 3DS.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 29th 2011 at 9:07AM in News
November release for Mario & Sonic’s new Olympic game

November release for Mario & Sonic’s new Olympic game

As you’re no doubt aware, yesterday marked one year to the day until the beginning of the London 2012 Olympics, and Sega has used to hype to announce a release ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
Game Boy games exclusive to 3DS Ambassadors

Game Boy games exclusive to 3DS Ambassadors

Having confirmed an unexpected 3DS price cut earlier today, Nintendo has now detailed how it intends to reward those who paid out full price for the system just a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 3:04PM in News

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OPINION: An early Nintendo price cut? These are crazy times

OPINION: An early Nintendo price cut? These are crazy times

I don’t think anyone saw this coming. And if they say they did, they’re either really clever or a liar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 12:27PM in News
Mario 3DS titles renamed, dated

Mario 3DS titles renamed, dated

Nintendo had confirmed new names and release dates for the 3DS' two flagship Mario titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 28th 2011 at 11:47AM in News
Nintendo reports Q1 loss and cuts full-year profit expectation 82%

Nintendo reports Q1 loss and cuts full-year profit expectation 82%

A slow start for the launch of the 3DS has bitten Nintendo hard.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 28th 2011 at 10:57AM in News
3DS Euro price cut from August 12th, free games announced

3DS Euro price cut from August 12th, free games announced

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed it will be reducing the European trade price of 3DS to retailers by around a third from 12th August 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 10:02AM in News

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Nintendo announces AU/NZ price drop for 3DS

Nintendo announces AU/NZ price drop for 3DS

Nintendo Australia has confirmed its plans to drop the suggested retail price of the 3DS in Australia and New Zealand, starting 12th August.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 28th 2011 at 9:47AM in News
Nintendo cuts 3DS price

Nintendo cuts 3DS price

40 per cent has been knocked off the price of the Nintendo 3DS  just five months after its launch - and similar cuts are on the way for Europe and ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 28th 2011 at 9:43AM in News
Snake Eater 3DS likely to miss 2011

Snake Eater 3DS likely to miss 2011

It’s looking increasingly likely that Konami’s Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D will miss its 2011 release and slip instead to early 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 10:18AM in News
Now Namco Bandai adopts single-save 3DS games

Now Namco Bandai adopts single-save 3DS games

A month after Capcom found itself in the limelight over its decision to prevent gamers erasing game information from 3DS title Resident Evil: Mercenaries, Namco Bandai has seemingly opted to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 9:39AM in News
Amazon.com pulls 3DS from sale

Amazon.com pulls 3DS from sale

The US arm of online retailer Amazon has suspended sales of Nintendo’s new handheld the 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2011 at 12:12PM in News
Sega delays two 3DS titles

Sega delays two 3DS titles

Japanese publisher Sega has announced the delay of two upcoming 3DS releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2011 at 12:33PM in News
Pokémon 3DS game confirmed

Pokémon 3DS game confirmed

The Nintendo 3DS will get its first game based on the mammoth Pokémon franchise this October, but it’s not a traditional RPG.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 20th 2011 at 12:06PM in News
Nintendo discusses Ocarina of Time marketing campaign

Nintendo discusses Ocarina of Time marketing campaign

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D released on 30 June in Australia, and Nintendo recently spoke to MCV to talk about the marketing strategy behind this landmark 3DS ...

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 20th 2011 at 12:05PM in News