Entries in '3ds' (186)

Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Nintendo posted a huge increase in profits and raised its earnings forecast, but cheap yen is masking weak sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2015 at 10:43AM in News
Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Over 6m units of a game you’ve never heard of was sold in Japan last year. And now it’s coming to the rest of the world. What is it? Should ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros Edition on the way to 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros Edition on the way to 3DS

Forget Mario moving to smartphones – smartphone hit Puzzle & Dragons is making the move to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

The Special Edition of Majora’s Mask 3D in North America will be very different to the one released in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 11:27AM in News

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MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas.

on Dec 21st 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
OlliOlli heading to Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS next year

OlliOlli heading to Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS next year

Hit skateboarding game OlliOlli will make its way to a trio of new platforms sometime early next year, developer Roll 7 has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2014 at 6:12AM in News
French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has issued a worrying warning for parents concerning the use of 3D screens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News

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GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

US retailer has responded to the increased demand for 3DS title Cubic Ninja by ramping up the game’s price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire were the best-selling games in Japan this week, according to data provided by Famitsu. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

The game at the centre of a 3DS hacking method has been pulled from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
3DS hacker insists he wants no part in piracy as Cubic Ninja prices rocket

3DS hacker insists he wants no part in piracy as Cubic Ninja prices rocket

The man at the centre of a new 3DS exploit has said that he doesn’t want the method to open the door to new piracy on the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 2:20PM in News

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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
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
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