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UPDATE: Nintendo ends New 3DS production worldwide

Update: After halting production of the New 3DS in Japan, Nintendo has now confirmed that it has also ended production in North America and Europe. Speaking to Eurogamerand Polygon, representatives from Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America confirmed that the regular version of Nintendo’s New 3DS console has been …

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New 3DS XL up 138% in Japan thanks to Monster Hunter XX’s 1m sales

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has already smashed the 1m mark in Japan, according to the latest data from Famitsu, prompting a 138 per cent rise in New Nintendo 3DS LL sales compared to the previous week. Nintendo’s 2DS and New 3DS also saw a sales lift last week, growing 36 …

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Fire Emblem Warriors releasing on Switch and New 3DS, Shadows of Valentia coming in May

Upcoming Nintendo Switch title, Fire Emblem Warriors, will also be launching on the New 3DS and New 3DS XL, Nintendo has confirmed, making it the first Switch title we know of that will also receive a handheld release. Both versions of the game are due to arrive this autumn. Unveiled …

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New 3DS gets SNES downloads and special edition console

Nintendo has confirmed the long-awaited arrival of SNES games on the 3DS Virtual Console. There’s a catch though – the downloads will only be available to those with the latest generation New 3DS and New 3DS XL. There’s no cross-buy support, either, so even if you’ve already purchased the games …

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Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo is releasing a special Zelda-themed New 3DS XL alongside the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Legends. The gold-coloured console (pictured) is launching on March 24th, and features the Hylian Crest design on the chassis. It is being released as the 3DS SKU of 2014 Koei Tecmo/Nintendo collaboration Hyrule Warriors called Hyrule …

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US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

Nintendo says it could have sold more New 3DS XL units in the US were it not for an ongoing labour dispute that is disrupting West Coast shipping. The first [New 3DS] shipments to Europe and the United States sold most stock that made it to shelves in the first …

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America’s New 3DS snub was designed to make things ‘clear for consumers’

Nintendo of America’s senior marketing and licensing manager Damon Baker has explained the decision not to release the standard New 3DS in the region. The New 3DS and New 3DS XL both arrived last week in the UK but only the larger model was released in the US. Look, the …

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New 3DS sells 335k in US/Europe in week one

Nintendo has revealed that 335k units of the new 3DS and New 3DS XL were sold in the West in the week of release. The console launched in both Europe and America last week. Of that number, 175k were sold in the US and 160k in Europe. Launch sales of …

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Evolve debuts at No.1 as New 3DS boosts hardware sales 57%

2K Games’ new multiplayer shooter Evolve has entered the UKIE GfK All Formats Top 40 at No.1. Xbox One won the lion’s share of sales, edging just 400 unit sales ahead of PS4. The PC release claimed just three per cent. Note that these numbers do not include digital sales, …

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Interview: Nintendo’s hopes for New 3DS

Nintendo has launched five (count them) Nintendo 3DS-related products today. Two consoles (or four, if you’re counting special editions) and three games, including the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask and Monster Hunter 4. MCV has played on them, and we like them. But just how significant are …

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