Tag Archives: 3ds

VIDEO: LEGO Batman 3 announced for autumn release

Warner Bros has confirmed that TT Games is working on LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. It sees the Dark Knight team up with Superman and DC chums and take to space to fight Brainiac. Over 150 characters are included as well as locations such as the Batcave, Hall of Justice …

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Ubisoft won’t be showing any Nintendo games at E3

There will be at least five games from Ubisoft at E3 next month – but none of them will be for Nintendo platforms. "We won’t be showing off any Nintendo games at E3 this year," a Ubisoft rep told Nintendo World Report. Ubisoft has been one of Wii U’s most …

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Tomodachi Life to include two extra trial codes

Nintendo has hatched a plan that it hopes will stimulate Tomodachi Life’s player base. The platform holder has said that every copy (both physical and digital) of the game sold will come with two additional download code for Tomodachi Life: Welcome Version that can be handed over to friends so …

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3DS games dominate Japanese Top Ten

Sales of Nintendo’s handheld continue to grow in Japan as the console takes hold of the Top Ten, according to Japanese sales data from Famitsu. Of the Top Ten games for the week ending May 11th, seven are for 3DS. The total number of 3DS consoles sold jumped by 4,000 …

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Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life gay marriage stance draws widespread criticism

Nintendo’s refusal to revisit the heterosexual marriage requirement in 3DS game Tomodachi Life has caused an eruption of criticism across the internet. The platform holder on Wednesday said that it would not bow to pressure to patch in the ability for players of the quirky life-sim to marry others of …

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3DS sales spike on Mario Golf launch in Japan

3DS sales leapt up last week in Japan on the back of Mario Golf: World Tour. In total 42,500 3DS consoles were sold for the week ending May 4th, well ahead of PS Vita and Vita TV, which has combined sales of 25,500. All data courtesy of Famitsu. It’s another …

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Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

A range of Mario-themed figures will use near field communication have been unveiled by Nintendo. Going under the name NFP (NFC Featured Platform or Nintendo Figurine Platform), the range will use a base station peripheral that is compatible with both Wii U and 3DS. It will use infra-red to talk …

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Nintendo refuses to add gay marriage option to Tomodachi Life

Upcoming 3DS title Tomodachi life will not allow gamers to marry others of the same sex. The platform holder went to great lengths to correct reports last month that it had patched out a gay marriage bug” in the game, stressing that gay marriage was never an option in the …

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