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GAME announces new 3DS midnight openings and data transfer workaround for buyers

Around a third of GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight tonight to sell Nintendo’s new 3DS and New 3DS XL. Furthermore, it has also detailed a workaround for those wanting to trade in their old hardware that helps to bypasses the somewhat awkward data transfer requirement that …

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Hard to find Amiibos back in stock at Nintendo as Majora’s Mask 3DS arrives

The Majora’s Mask 3DS XL is at last available to buy in the UK. It costs 209.99 and is bundled with the Skull Kid statue previously only available as part of the Majora’s Mask Special Edition game in the US. The console was announced yesterday but has not been available …

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Nintendo addresses decision to hold back New 3DS in North America

There are currently no plans to release the standard New 3DS in North America. Whereas both the New 3DS and New 3DS XL will be available on February 13th in the UK, priced at 149.99 and 179.99 respectively, in the US only the New 3DS XL will be made available …

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Majora’s Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can’t be ordered in the UK

Despite the excitement surrounding its launch yesterday, there’s still no way for UK gamers to pre-order the Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL in the UK. The console, which includes a digital copy of the game, was announced to much excitement yesterday. Both the game and the hardware will …

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NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora’s Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

The rumours about New 3DS were correct – the machine will launch in the US and UK on February 13th. The console will arrive in both New 3DS and New 3DS XL flavours, and in two colours – red and black. Also arriving on the same day are The Legend …

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Retail leak suggests February launch for New 3DS in US

The New 3DS may be released in under a month, if leaked promotional material is correct. A poster shared on Neogaf dates the New 3DS XL for February 13th in the US. Kotaku has word from a number of GameStop sources that the poster is real and that the chain …

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Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West. Siliconera reports that Nintendo’s Japanese 3DS XL page lists all seven colour variants of the model as ending production soon”, presumably with an eye to the New 3DS XL becoming the go-to …

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New 3DS sales hit 230k in Japan in first week

It looks like Nintendo’s latest handheld has got off to a strong start in its traditional heartland. Famitsu data posted on Neogaf says that the New 3DS sold 230,000 units in the week ending October 12th. Of that 172,332 sales were of the larger New 3DS LL model and 61,151 …

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New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

Nintendo’s New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015. The platform holder has confirmed a November 21st launch for both devices, which will be priced at AUS$219.95 (120) and AUS$249.95 (135) and arrive alongside a …

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Super Smash Bros works with New 3DS c-stick but not Circle Pad Pro

Upcoming 3DS title Super Smash Bros will offer additional functionality on the ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS XL’. Joystiq reports that the game will support the additional c-stick found on the recently revealed hardware. However, it won’t work with the Circle Pad Pro expansion currently available for existing 3DS machines. …

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