Posts Tagged ‘3DS’

Black Friday: Target’s Sales And Offerings

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2017
This year’s Black Friday video game sales from Target, console-wise, are similar to what we saw offered from Best Buy yesterday. This is typical — most retailers will cut the prices of big-ticket items comparatively close to one another. Let’s see what we can get. The Xbox One S 500GB console is $189.99, just like […]


Nintendo Will Shut Down Miiverse This November

by Peter Paltridgeon August 29, 2017
If anything signals that Nintendo is running away from their Wii U era as fast as possible, it’s this: Miiverse is about to be shut down. The unique social messaging service was created for the Wii U gamepad and later ported to 3DS. The move was confirmed for Japan yesterday, and confirmed globally today. It’s […]

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This Ace Attorney Collectors Edition Costs Over $1000

by Peter Paltridgeon August 14, 2017
There seems to be a race as of late between the various game makers as to whom can create the most expensive “collectors edition” version of the games they sell. We’ve had a few overly expensive releases here, but the practice started in Japan, and they’ve topped us already. This obscenely decadent Ace Attorney bundle […]


The Amiibo Use In Metroid: Samus Returns Is Controversial

by Peter Paltridgeon July 31, 2017
There’s growing outrage today from Nintendo fans about the recently revealed functionality of amiibo in Metroid: Samus Returns, coming soon to 3DS and 2DS. While amiibo have been used to lock game content behind figure-triggered paywalls before, it is usually along the lines of extraneous material most gamers could live without seeing. In this case, […]

E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Gets Special Developer Diary

by Todd Blackon June 14, 2017
One of the biggest surprises of E3 yesterday was when Nintendo unveiled Metroid: Samus Returns, a remake of Metroid II from the original Game Boy, but being rebuilt for the Nintendo 3DS. Now, Nintendo has released a dev diary detailing even more about the game. This comes from producer Yoshio Sakamoto, who goes deep into […]

Two Unannounced 3DS And Switch Games Revealed In Leaks

by Peter Paltridgeon May 2, 2017
We must be getting closer to E3 if the leaks are becoming more frequent. This week two previously unknown titles — one for 3DS, the other for Switch — were discovered and uncovered. Nintendo has yet to officially announce either of them. Twitter user SciresM went datamining in the 3DS’s public server and uncovered the […]

Hey! Pikmin Not Being Created By Nintendo

by Nathan Gibsonon April 18, 2017
Hey! Pikmin, the side-scrolling action spin-off, is not being developed by Nintendo directly it has been revealed today. Instead, the duties have been handed off to Arzest, the company best known for creating the 3DS flop Yoshi’s New Island. The team have also been responsible for other handheld games, including Mario & Sonic at the […]

Layton’s Mystery Journey Coming To Mobile Devices At Initial Launch

by Nathan Gibsonon April 18, 2017
When it was first announced as Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy in 2016, it was only revealed that the game would be releasing on the Nintendo 3DS in July 2017. However, nine months and a name change later and it appears as if the original plans have shifted significantly. The latest instalment in the […]

Mario Sports Superstars Set To Release On 3DS In March

by Nathan Gibsonon January 27, 2017
Mario Sports Superstars is coming to Nintendo 3DS courtesy of the studio Camelot. They were the team behind both Mario Gold: World Tour and Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, giving them plenty of experience in handling sports games featuring the famous plumber. The game includes a number of different events, including the likes of horse racing, […]

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Gets New DLC

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Gets New DLC

by Authoron January 13, 2017
Natsume Inc. has announced three new downloadable content packs are headed for Harvest Moon: Skytree Village for the Nintendo 3DS. New bachelor and bachelorette character packs are set to arrive on January 24th, with a Harvest Sprite Statue set to be available February 14th. The new male marriageable candidate is Edmond, a grand mage, who trained […]

New Nintendo 3DS Will Be Reduced To $99 On Black Friday

by Peter Paltridgeon November 8, 2016
Here’s some nice news: Nintendo is lowering the entry cost to their most advanced 3DS model this coming Black Friday. Beginning November 25 you’ll be able to score a New Nintendo 3DS for just $100. This isn’t an offering from a specific retailer, it’s from Nintendo itself and will be available everywhere. Is there a […]

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Gets Marriage System

Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Launches on 3DS

by Authoron November 8, 2016
Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today launches the all-new Harvest Moon title Harvest Moon: Skytree Village for the Nintendo 3DS. The game is available beginning today at video game retailers including GameStop and the Nintendo eShop for $29.99. Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume, spoke about the game, saying: […]