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3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

In what is becoming a now weekly MCV story, UK sales of 3DS consoles and 3DS Pokmon games continue to rise as the Pokmon Go obsession continues. According to retail sources quoting GfK figures, Nintendo was the No.1 boxed games publisher (both in units and value) last week. The firm …

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Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Console players are always keen on enhancing their gaming experience with the latest controller or the newest headset – and then brag about it on Reddit in an attempt to win the never-ending console war. Therefore, merchandise revolving around PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (and Wii U to a lesser …

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Unity now supports New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL

Unity has rolled out support for Nintendo 3DS XL and New Nintendo 3DS. Unity confirmed the news in a blog post, which states the announcement was made during the keynote speech at Unity’s Unite 2015 Tokyo event. Unity announced engine support for Nintendo’s Wii U console back in 2012, but …

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New 3DS XL save transfer system draws criticism

Nintendo has outlined the steps needed to transfer save data from an old 3DS to a new 3DS XL – and the press has not been especially forgiving about the process. New 3DS XL system transfer is as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, …

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Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West. Siliconera reports that Nintendo’s Japanese 3DS XL page lists all seven colour variants of the model as ending production soon”, presumably with an eye to the New 3DS XL becoming the go-to …

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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. To qualify gamers must register a new 3DS or 3DS XL and either Super Smash Bros or Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire between today (September 11th) and January 12th 2015. Once that’s …

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Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

With the New 3DS and New 3DS XL not due in the West until 2015, Nintendo has revealed three themed 3DS XL consoles due out next month in the US. The star attraction is arguably the NES-styled machine, which while perhaps not as cool as the classic NES Game Boy …

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Yokai Watch 2 and Yoshi’s New Island keep 3DS No.1 in Japan

Nintendo’s portable console still rules the roost in Japan according to the latest sales data provided by Famitsu. This is partially due to the launch of Yoshi’s New Island in Japan, but largely the result of strong sales of Yokai Watch 2, which is No.1 for the third time in …

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Nintendo touring UK with 3DS games this summer

Nintendo will be travelling around the UK and showing off its latest handheld games this summer. The platform holder’s 3DS and 2DS Made for Play tour will be stopping at five cities over the course of July and August. Fans will be able to get their hands on a number …

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Nintendo confirms Yoshi’s New Island 3DS XL for North America

Nintendo has confirmed the rumoured Yoshi’s New Island 3DS XL is heading to North America this month, but we can’t help noting one glaring omission from the package. The new 3DS XL will arrive adorned in the dinosaur’s iconic green and white colors, with Yoshi and one of its polka …

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