Tag Archives: 3ds

3DS sales spike in the UK, pushes ahead of PS3 and 360

3DS is now outselling PS3 and 360 week-by-week, Nintendo has told MCV. The spike in hardware sales has been driven by a number of hit titles including most recently Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The platform holder had eight 3DS titles in the UK individual formats Top 40, and it is …

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Nintendo to introduce 3DS StreetPass Relay in UK

3DS owners will now be able to StreetPass users using Nintendo Zone hot spots across the UK. The initiative is part of Nintendo’s greater drive to promote the social features of the 3DS console. Players will not only have access to the Nintendo eShop, but will be able to share …

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Wii U and 3DS samping tours kick off next week

Nintendo will be showcasing both Wii U and 3DS around the UK this summer, visiting various festivals and air shows. The Wii U Den Tour and Nintendo 3DS Festival of Fun will be held simultaneously for the most part, with both sampling events starting at the Sunderland Air Show from …

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Scribblenauts Unmasked swoops in this September

The crossover between Warner Bros’ popular Scribblenauts series and the DC Comics universe has been given a release date. Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure will be released for Wii U, 3DS and PC on September 27th, three days after its US debut on September 24th, according to VG247. The …

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Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Nintendo looks unlikely to respond to pressure to reverse its region-locking policy with Wii U and 3DS. "From some people’s perspective, it might seem like a kind of restriction,” Nintendo president Saturo Iwata told IGN. However, we hope people can appreciate the fact that we’re selling our products worldwide. "There …

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1st party Nintendo title Steel Diver going free-to-play

Nintendo is giving 3DS game Steel Diver a free-to-play makeover. It’s the first free-to-play game to come from Nintendo first party stable, although not the first to grace a Nintendo system – Namco Bandai outing Tank! Tank! Tank! went free-to-play on Wii U earlier this year. "There is something we’re …

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3DS brings Xbox 360’s 28-month long run of NPD wins to a halt

The Xbox 360’s iron grip on the North American market has finally been released. Joystiq reports that the latest numbers from NPD show that, despite flat sales, Nintendo’s 3DS was the best selling hardware in North America in May. That it beat Microsoft’s machine means that Xbox 360 must have …

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Nintendo reveals paid DLC for 3DS’ Street Pass

Paid DLC in a game integrated into Nintendo hardware? Wow, this really must be the future. Nintendo has announced that it is to release four premium upgrades to the popular Street Pass application that comes pre-installed on every 3DS. They are StreetPass Squad (shooter), StreetPass Mansion (puzzle) StreetPass Garden (sim) …

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