Tag Archives: 3ds

Yokai Watch gains a hyphen, makes the trip to Europe

Nintendo has confirmed plans to release the Yokai Watch series for 3DS in Europe. The series, which will for some reason go by the name Yo-kai Watch, was confirmed as being planned for the West back in August, but this is the first tiem Nintendo has been confirmed as the …

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Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Three of Nintendo’s upcoming titles have been given release dates – varying from the firm to the vague. Multiplayer Wii U shooter Splatoon will arrive on the console on May 29th. A new game mode for the title has also been revealed that sees two players competing against one another …

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There’s a new Animal Crossing coming, complete with Amiibo Cards

Among Nintendo’s numerous announcements last night was also confirmation of a brand new Animal Crossing spin-off. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, due out this autumn on 3DS, sees gamers playing as an interior decorator who must create amiable living quarters for an assortment of characters. The game will also usher …

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There’s another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

Nintendo has announced a second F2P Pokemon title – Pokemon Rumble World. The game is heading to 3DS via download next week on April 8th. Nintendo, of course, describes it not as free-to-play but instead as free-to-start – a phrase favoured by boss Satoru Iwata. The Pokemon Rumble series has …

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Attack on Titan 3DS game is coming to the West

Spike Chunsoft’s 3DS adaptation of the hit Attack on Titan manga is getting a western translation. Atlus is handling the publishing responsibilities for the game in Europe and America, with a release currently pencilled in for May. It will be known in the West as Attack on Titan: Humanity in …

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Yo-Kai Watch series surpasses 7m sales

Yo-Kai Watch developer Level-5 has revealed its RPG franchise has combined to sell in excess of 7m units on Nintendo 3DS. Gematsu reports on the figure, explaining that it accounts for both physical and digital sales since the release of the original Yo-Kai Watch in Japan. The IP has thus …

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Pokemon Shuffle reaches 2.5m downloads

Free-to-play 3DS game Pokmon Shuffle has been downloaded more than 2.5m times since launching just over a month ago. The match-three game – which lets gamers play five sessions per day – wasannounced earlier this yearamongst a slew of seemingly contrary announcements regarding Nintendo’s stance on mobile games. It hit …

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Inafune’s Kaio: King of Pirates cancelled

Following a seemingly endless string of delays, Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune’s upcoming 3DS title Kaio: King of Pirates has been cancelled. Siliconera reports on publisher Marvelous’s press release, which states the company lost 461 million – or around $3.8m – on the project gone sour. Kaio was announced back …

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Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

PS4 may have again beaten Xbox One in the monthly US hardware charts in February, but it was Nintendo that emerged as the month’s surprise winner. The launch of the new 3DS XL in the region saw Nintendo’s handheld platform win the hardware race, while The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s …

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