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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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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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New 3DS XL save transfer system draws criticism

Nintendo has outlined the steps needed to transfer save data from an old 3DS to a new 3DS XL – and the press has not been especially forgiving about the process. New 3DS XL system transfer is as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, …

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Nintendo: The time is now for Monster Hunter to crack the West

Nintendo says that the launch of Monster Hunter 4 could be the moment the Japanese smash hit franchise finally cracks the West. Monster Hunter is regularly amongst Japan’s best-selling games, shifting millions of units with each new release. But has yet to catch on in the same way in Europe …

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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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