Entries in '3ds' (647)

Thousands attend HMV midnight launches

Thousands attend HMV midnight launches

Retailer HMV, who was the host of Nintendo's official launch party, has hailed last night's late night arrival of the 3DS in the UK and an overwhelming success..

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 12:00PM in News
3DS Launch Party: In Pictures

3DS Launch Party: In Pictures

Games industry professionals, stars of music and TV, and invited fans flocked to Old Billingsgate last night for the official launch party of Nintendo 3DS.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 25th 2011 at 11:15AM in News
Gadget games bonanza hits retail

Gadget games bonanza hits retail

The biggest gaming gadgets of 2011 will be released in the next six days and consumer anticipation is sky high, say media experts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 10:21AM in News
Hundreds queue at GAME for 3DS

Hundreds queue at GAME for 3DS

Staff at over 400 GAME and Gamestation stores across the country faced a light finish last night and an early start today as Nintendo's 3DS finally launched in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 9:01AM in News

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Yarnton: Today 3D goes truly mainstream

Yarnton: Today 3D goes truly mainstream

Nintendo's general manager David Yarnton has told MCV that the 3DS launch is already shaping up to be the most successful and exciting he's seen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

Today’s 3DS launch has been proceeded by one of the most strangely competitive retail battles we’ve ever seen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
Nintendo expects biggest ever hardware launch

Nintendo expects biggest ever hardware launch

On the eve of the biggest launch in its history, Nintendo has told MCV that everything is in place for the 3DS to break records this weekend and then go ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 2:07PM in News
Sky to broadcast 3DS launch

Sky to broadcast 3DS launch

The 3DS VIP launch event in London’s Old Billingsgate tonight will be broacast by Sky.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:45AM in News

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3DS launch price roundup

3DS launch price roundup

Retailers are advertising the 3DS for as low as £175 in time for the handheld’s launch at midnight tonight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2011 at 10:45AM in News
Konami undecided on Hudson 3DS cuts

Konami undecided on Hudson 3DS cuts

Hudson’s 3DS line-up may still see the light of day, says Konami.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2011 at 10:32AM in News
Now Currys cuts 3DS to £179

Now Currys cuts 3DS to £179

It's been out of the games biz for some time, but clearly Dixons Retail has spotted an opportunity to burst back into games retail with aplomb.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 10:30AM in News
Tesco cuts 3DS to £175

Tesco cuts 3DS to £175

Just when you thought the price war that has defined the launch build up for the 3DS couldn't get any more competitive, the supermarkets go and prove you wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 8:49AM in News

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3DS sparks industry creativity

3DS sparks industry creativity

The UK games industry has been getting creative ahead of next week’s 3DS launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 3:52PM in News
The true scale of Amazon's 3DS pre-orders

The true scale of Amazon's 3DS pre-orders

Having revealed earlier in the week that the 3DS had already broken pre-order records at the retailer, Amazon has now revealed the true extent of the console's impressive performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 12:57PM in News
SSFIV producer heads to 3DS launch

SSFIV producer heads to 3DS launch

The producer of Super Street Fighter IV Yoshinori Ono will be present at the official 3DS launch at HMV Oxford Street tomorrow night.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 11:43AM in News
GAME's 3DS midnight openings detailed

GAME's 3DS midnight openings detailed

As the excitement builds ahead of the launch of 3DS this Friday, GAME has announced its wide-ranging midnight opening plans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 10:52AM in News

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Hudson 3DS games in danger

Hudson 3DS games in danger

A report on leading Japanese games news source Andriasang is claiming that publisher Hudson has cancelled three proposed 3DS titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 8:29AM in News
Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

With its UK launch nearly upon us, Nintendo has said that pre-orders for the 3DS are running at double the rate experienced with Wii back in 2006.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 4:00PM in News
HMV offers £200 3DS trade-in guarantee

HMV offers £200 3DS trade-in guarantee

Retailer HMV is going all out to win as much market share as it possibly can on Nintendo's 3DS console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 2:46PM in News
3DS gets 1,200 midnight store openings

3DS gets 1,200 midnight store openings

Over 1,200 stores are planning to open at midnight this Thursday (March 24th) and start selling the Nintendo 3DS at the earliest opportunity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 1:50PM in News
iPad 2 on track for Mega Friday

iPad 2 on track for Mega Friday

iPad 2 platform holder Apple has insisted that the UK launch of the new tablet Mac will take places this Friday (March 25th) as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 12:54PM in News
Gem launches new Nintendo site

Gem launches new Nintendo site

A new Gem microsite dedicated to Nintendo products is due to go live this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 8:22AM in News
Now Amazon cuts 3DS price to £187

Now Amazon cuts 3DS price to £187

Amazon.co.uk has lowered the price of the 3DS to £187 making it the cheapest offering for consumers, along with Morrisons.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 17th 2011 at 3:21PM in News
Ubisoft banks on 3DS mainstream appeal

Ubisoft banks on 3DS mainstream appeal

The launch line-up may be packed with core-focused titles, but Ubisoft believes the 3DS will be as big a hit with the masses as the original DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 2:12PM in News
JAPAN: 3DS sells 200k in first full week

JAPAN: 3DS sells 200k in first full week

The Nintendo 3DS shifted 209,623 units in its first full week on sale in Japan, outperforming every other format combat.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 14th 2011 at 10:51AM in News