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Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a new design for its handheld 3DS and 3DS XL consoles during its latest Nintendo Direct announcement. The ‘New Nintendo 3DS’ and ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL’ both feature coloured face buttons, as well as a new camera control nub above the face buttons. ZR and LR buttons, …

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Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has, following a prolonged period of rumours, revealed three Android-based smartphones. The X, X+ and XL all use a Microsoft-centric version of Google’s OS and offers a number of other perks, such as pre-installed Skype with a month’s free call usage. The devices also hook up …

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UPDATED: 3DS XL registers decent launch sales in UK and Japan

The launch of the 3DS XL is pivotal to the future fortunes of the Nintendo 3DS and early sales numbers for the handheld are encouraging. Although Nintendo has not released concrete sales numbers for the UK, Games Industry reports that the machine sold a little shy of five figures” (as …

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GameStop reveals its own 3DS XL trade-in deal

A second retailer is offering to sell gamers a brand new 3DS XL for just 80 if they hand over their old 3DS hardware. GAME revealed its trade-in offer earlier this week, which offered the new super-sized handheld for just 79.99 when the original 3DS – complete with box and …

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GAME reveals 3DS XL trade-in deal

Retailer GAME has become the first to go live with its trade-in offer for Nintendo’s 3DS, which is released in the UK this Friday. Those willing to hand over their old console can buy the brand new machine for 79.99. That represents a 100 saving over buying the machine outright. …

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HMV reveals new, twin-stick 3DS XL!

DISCLAIMER: HMV hasn’t revealed a new twin-stick 3DS XL. Although shoppers on one UK High Street today may well be thinking otherwise after what appears to be a marketing error from the entertainment giant. As spotted by a Nintendo Gamer reader, POS for at least one HMV outlets is carrying …

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No second stick on 3DS XL? "Live with it", says Iwata

Disappointed by the lack of a second analogue stick on the upcoming 3DS XL? Well, Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata says you’ll have to live with it”. The inclusion of two control sticks was considered for the unit, Iwata has confessed, but the idea was ultimately rejected as it would have …

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Nintendo confirms 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro

It was a surprise when the 3DS XL was revealed without a second circle pad – that it’s getting a Circle Pad Pro expansion is perhaps less of a surprise. Andraisang reports the company has confirmed such a peripheral, and that it will be released in 2012. However, considering the …

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Retail at odds over 3DS XL pricing

Nintendo won’t issue RRPs in the UK, so retail is this afternoon having its best guess regarding the price of the upcoming hardware. And the early guesses suggest no-one really knows First off, Play.com has gone with an RRP and sale price of 179.99. ShopTo is selling the device for …

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E3 2012: Nintendo says 3DS XL talk is "speculative"

Nintendo has done little to douse the fires of speculation by describing the speculative report of a new 3DS as… speculative. MCV yesterday reported that Japanese news outlet Nikkei believes that the platform holder will tonight unveil a redesigned 3DS with a bigger screen. It adds that the machine will …

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