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New 3DS Ambassador Edition already being flogged on Ebay

Still not received your New 3DS Ambassador Edition invite from Nintendo? There may still be hope. The device was revealed earlier, with an unspecified number of Club Nintendo members being offered the chance to buy the machine ahead of its as-of-yet unconfirmed UK launch for 179.99. Units are expected to …

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Some Nintendo fans can buy the New 3DS right now… for £179.99

It hasn’t yet got a release date in the UK, but the New 3DS is available to buy for some punters in the UK right now. Nintendo Life reports that some Club Nintendo members in the UK are being emailed with the chance to buy what is being called a …

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New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

The latest iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld console have been big sellers since they launched in Japan in October, according to data provided by Famitsu. The New 3DS and New 3DS LL shipped 408,719 units since they launched in Japan on October 11th. Of that figure, 299,995 consoles were the …

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No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

Nintendo has offered an explanation for its decision to withhold the New 3DS and New 3DS XL from Western markets this year. The reason, boss Satoru Iwata says, is that the company does not yet believe that the current 3DS has achieved its full sales potential outside of Japan and …

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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 offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Users wanting to run Miiverse while playing Super Smash Bros will need a New 3DS or New 3DS XL to do so. CVG reports that those playing the Super Smash Bros demo on 3DS are greeted with an error message if they try to open the Miiverse, or indeed the …

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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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Nintendo’s Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range. The figures, which will interact with specific games for the Wii U, the New 3DS and older 3DS models for which users have purchased the required accessory, will retail for 10.99 each. That’s in and around the same price …

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Nintendo says New 3DS will also be region locked

Both the New 3DS and New 3DS XL will maintain Nintendo’s region locking policy. The platform holder confirmed the news to GameSpot. That means that systems will only be compatible with games bought from the same market – so no American games will work on a European console, for instance. …

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