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Metroid and Mario & Luigi return in new 3DS titles

Nintendo’s E3 Spotlight might have been all about new titles for Switch, but those tuning in to Nintendo’s Treehouse stream will have seen a handful of new 3DS titles as well. First up was Metroid: Samus Returns, a 3DS reimagining of the 1991 Game Boy original. Co-developed by Nintendo and …

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon release date confirmed for November 17th

It might not be the Pokemon Stars title for Switch fans were hoping for, but Nintendo confirmed today that two new Pokemon titles are heading to 3DS this November. Entitled, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, these titles offer an alternate story to the original Sun and Moon titles …

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Fire Emblem Echoes DLC season pass costs as much as the game

Nintendo has detailed its DLC plans for its upcoming 3DS title, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and it turns out the season pass for all five pieces of additional content will cost as much as the game itself, or more if you buy each item individually. Five "major" DLC …

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Wii U reaches 13.56m units, 3DS hardware up 9.7% year-on-year

Nintendo’s latest financial report, for the nine months ending December 2016, show the firm’s net sales dipping, while its profits soar. According to its latest release, the Japanese platform holder’s net sales saw a 26.9 per cent decline, but its profits rose by a massive 154 per cent. The firm …

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Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

New 3DS titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have failed to match the sales of the series’ 2013 releases. Kotaku reports that Famitsu figures form the pair’s opening weekend in Japan pin unit sales at 1.905m. That’s a little short of the 2.096m sold by 2013’s Pokemon X and Y. …

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Pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon players sees 3DS banned from Nintendo servers

Nintendo has handed out a severe punishment to those who have pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon. Kotaku reports that many players who had downloaded a pirated version of the RPG that has been doing the rounds have suddenly found themselves left with an offline-only 3DS. The ban doesn’t just pertain …

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3DS sales rocket in the US

Nintendo has said that "excitement for the Pokemon brand" is behind an ongoing resurgence in 3DS hardware sales in the US. Speaking of the North American NPD sales numbers for August, the platform holder has revealed that sales of lower-price 2DS, whose current RRP stands at just $80, were up …

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