Tag Archives: 3ds

Mario Maker, Pikmin and Yoshi’s Woolly World are 3DS bound

The NX may be as much portable as it is home console, but that isn’t stopping Nintendo’s support of its existing handheld. The company yesterday announced a trio of top IP for the device. First off, Super Mario Maker will be making the jump from Wii U to 3DS under …

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3DS gets three new UK colours

Nintendo has announced three new colour variations for its 3DS handheld in the UK. November 11th will see the release of Pearl White, Orange & Black and Pink & White iterations of the larger 3DS XL hardware. Also announced are two new 2DS bundles. One includes RPG hit Yo-Kai Watch, …

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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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Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

UK retail buyers have told MCV that they have ‘high hopes’ for Nintendo’s new console, but only if it’s affordable. Every retailer surveyed says that a sub-200 price tag will be ‘essential’ if Nintendo hopes to stage a comeback in the console market. The games industry sorely misses a strong …

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Nintendo 3DS sales jump as Pokemon Go craze enters its second week

FivePokmon games were in the UK Top 50 All-Formats charts this week. Quoting GfK data, retailers have told MCV that Nintendo was the No.2 UK games publisher last week (in terms of software value) – almost entirely driven by sales ofPokmon titles. GfK predicts Nintendo, 3DS and thePokmon series will …

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Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Nintendo announced a western release date for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past during one of its livestream at E3. The RPG will launch on 3DS in Europe and North America on September 16th. Originally released on PSOne in 2000, Dragon Quest 7 was remade for the 3DS …

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Video: Nintendo announces new RPG Ever Oasis

Nintendo has revealed a brand new IP at E3 yesterday. Entitled Ever Oasis, it will see gamers play as adventurer Thethu to build a prosperous village in the middle of the desert. The RPG of course features its share of puzzle-dungeons, during which players will be able to switch between …

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