All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nintendo 3ds’

Pokemon Games to Include “Soaring” Mega-Evolutions

Pokemon fans are in for even more new content next month when Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire arrive on store shelves. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company this week confirmed that legendary dragon/psychic type pokemon Latios and Latias are still a part of the new remakes. Normally Latios can be found in Omega Ruby while Latias can be caught …

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Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Launch Dates

The Nintendo 3DS is the console to beat this hardware generation as the handheld is continuing to see strong sales thanks to a never ending deluge of quality game releases. It helped Nintendo rake in the dough last year, and it sees 2014 as an equally exciting year for 3DS owners. Nintendo announced today that it has four 3DS games …

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‘Pokemon Bank’ Subscription App Announced For 3DS

The release of Pokemon X & Y earlier this year ushered in the first 3DS Pokemon title. Veteran Pokemon fans now have the opportunity to expand their Pokemon collections with dozens of new creature types. Today, Nintendo announced that it will be releasing a 3DS app to help Pokemon players keep track of and manage their caught Pokemon. Called the …

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Nintendo To Release Pokemon X/Y 2DS Bundles On December 6

Nintendo launched its 3DS hardware redesign – the 2DS – earlier this year to coincide with the launch of the Pokemon X and Y. At the time, I wondered why they didn’t just bundle the game with the hardware to take advantage of kids that would undoubtedly be pestering their parents for the new Pokemon game. It seems that Nintendo …

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‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds’ Gameplay, Music Previewed

Nintendo just this week announced that it managed to sell fewer than 500,000 Wii U consoles in the past six months. Those sales (and, in fact almost the total number of Wii U sales to date) were easily eclipsed by the 3.89 million 3DS consoles sold during that same time period. So with Microsoft and Sony preparing to challenge Nintendo …

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Lorule Is Hyrule’s Shadow Realm In The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

One of the core gameplay components from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past was the existence of the dark world. It was a twisted form of Hyrule that reflected the evil heart of Ganon and his desires, and really stood out as a defining feature for the early SNES title. Now the Hyrule from A Link to …

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Here Are 8 New Games Coming To The Nintendo eShop

Earlier this week, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct in which it revealed more details regarding future retail releases for both the Wii U and 3DS. It didn’t touch on any future Nintendo eShop releases though. Fans of Nintendo’s digital services will be happy to know then that the company made a lot of eShop announcements this morning. Nintendo released eight …

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‘Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies’ Launches October 24

Though Nintendo is having trouble selling its Wii U console, the popularity of the 3DS has never been higher. Along with that popularity has come a wide assortment of games for the system. Even games that might not normally get English localizations are being brought over by Japanese publishers. Capcom today announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies …

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Pokemon Direct Reveals New Mega Evolutions

We’re about a month away from the anticipated launch of Pokemon X and Y, but we still don’t know everything about the new title. Some information will undoubtedly remain a mystery until launch, but Nintendo has decided a few new tidbits with us. In a Nintendo Direct this morning, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed that the company is launching an …

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Wii U Price Cut Goes Live Sept. 20, Deluxe Set Will Retail For $300

The Wii U is in desperate need of a price cut. The $350 price tag for the Deluxe Set is just too much for the family hoping to buy a new Nintendo console this holiday season. Good thing that sweet relief is coming in just a few weeks. Nintendo announced yesterday that the Wii U Deluxe Set will have its …

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Wii U Gets A Price Cut, Game Release Dates Pushed Up

Nintendo didn’t hold a Nintendo Direct this morning, but you’d be forgiven if you thought they did. The company announced a new handheld – the Nintendo 2DS – and now it’s detailing its holiday plans for the Wii U. First and foremost, the Wii U Deluxe is finally getting a price cut. The 32GB Wii U variant launched last year …

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Nintendo Announces The Nintendo 2DS – It’s Not A Joke

The Nintendo 3DS is one of the best designed dedicated handhelds of all time. Nintendo followed it up with the Nintendo 3DS XL, and it was just as good. Now the company’s trying its hand at a new design, and it’s just hilarious. Nintendo announced today the impending launch of the Nintendo 2DS. You read that right, folks. It’s a …

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Luigi’s Habit Of Falling Asleep Anywhere Is Starting To Get Dangerous

For three videos now, Nintendo has made light of Luigi’s apparent narcolepsy. Sure, it may be a main gameplay mechanic in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, but it’s still a dangerous condition. The latest video advertising the game doesn’t do anything to address any health problems that Luigi may have. In the latest, and what appears to be last, video, …

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Nintendo Sues Hackyourconsole.com Over Piracy

Piracy is certainly a concern for both console makers and game developers. Microsoft’s failed attempt at implementing hardware-level DRM into the upcoming Xbox One is proof enough of that. However, while other console makers have battle piracy mainly through software, Nintendo has been putting out hardware that is fundamentally harder to emulate. 3DS games, for example, wouldn’t work well without …

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Nintendo to Release Black 3DS XL in August

Though Nintendo’s Wii U console is struggling to sell, the company’s handheld 3DS console is gaining even more traction than ever. While the home console market release schedule has slow down in anticipation of next-gen consoles, already this year 3DS owners have seen the release of instant-classics such as Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and Animal Crossing: New …

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Check Out This Silly Mario & Luigi: Dream Team TV Ad

Back in the N64 and Gamecube days, Nintendo was known for imaginative, and oftentimes silly, TV ads. That all stopped once the DS and Wii came out as Nintendo opted for ads showing families having fun together instead. For its latest 3DS games, Nintendo has tapped into the fun loving ads of yesteryear. Nintendo recently shared the TV ad for …

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New Pokemon Revealed In Latest Pokemon X & Y Trailer

Game Freak has been more open in recent years about new Pokemon coming to the latest games. For Pokemon X & Y, the team has been a little more conservative. They’ve been making up for it, however, by announcing some simply amazing Pokemon for the latest title. Say hello to Honedge – a steel/ghost type. He’s quite literally a sword, …

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E3 2013: New Pokemon X & Y Gym Leader, Trailer Released

Though it did not hold a huge E3 presentation like Sony or Microsoft, Nintendo did announce and preview dozens of games this week. In addition to (finally) showing off some more first-party titles for the Nintendo Wii U, the company also previewed a strong lineup of upcoming 3DS titles. The most anticipated of those titles is, undoubtedly, Pokemon X & …

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E3: New Pokemon X & Y Details, Trailers Revealed

Nintendo skipped holding a big E3 conference this year, opting to let Microsoft and Sony battle it out with their new consoles. That doesn’t mean that Nintendo wasn’t at E3, though. Instead of a flashy stage show, the company has put out a slew of new online videos, including Nintendo Directs, Developer Directs, and game trailers. The new Super Mario …

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Sonic Lost World 3DS Is Looking Really Good

The next proper Sonic game – Sonic Lost World – is a Nintendo exclusive. In other words, it’s only coming to the Wii U and 3DS. We’ve seen some gameplay from the Wii U version, but now Sega is giving us a sneak peak at the 3DS version. Sega shared gameplay of the first stage – Windy Hill – running …

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Animal Crossing Really Is A Lot Like H.R. Pufnstuf

Animal Crossing: New Leaf hits the 3DS next month. Nintendo is preparing for the launch with a new advertising campaign that features a child visiting the weird world of Animal Crossing. It’s a little like H.R. Pufnstuf, but far less creepy. Besides being the mayor of your own town full of nightmarish anthropomorphic animals, players can invite their friends to …

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Donkey Kong Goes Full 3D At Nintendo Event

Nintendo recently held an event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D that allowed people to play the game before it launched. That wasn’t all though as Nintendo also decided to terrorize small children when the life-sized DK himself burst through a promotional poster. Donkey Kong can be a pretty intimidating fellow it seems. He even made some of the adults …

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Check Out This Gameplay Trailer For Pokemon X And Y

After years of derivative sequels, GameFreak and Nintendo are finally ready to take Pokemon into some new territory with Pokemon X And Y. Nintendo has already revealed a few details about the new title, but a new gameplay trailer reveals much more. Besides the 3D visuals, the game will be bringing a number of new features to the long-running series. …

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LEGO City Undercover Prequel Headlines Nintendo Download This Week

It’s another week and that means another Nintendo Download update that brings new content to your Nintendo 3DS, DSi and Wii U. This week’s download is full of retail games and sales on some of the best eShop games the 3DS has to offer. First up is LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins, the prequel to LEGO City Undercover on …

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Did You Miss This Morning’s Nintendo 3DS Direct? Watch It Here

As has become tradition lately, the latest Nintendo Direct included a few huge announcements that made Nintendo fans go absolutely wild. Of course, you may have missed all the big announcements, like a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, or that Bravely Default is finally being localized. If you missed out on any of it, …

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Check Out Some Upcoming Nintendo 3DS Titles

During it’s Nintendo 3DS Direct today, Nintendo announced a number of new games for its handheld device. The most exciting was obviously the announcement of a sequel to A Link to the Past. Beyond that, however, the company also announced a new Yoshi’s Island, Bravely Default and the next Professor Layton title. The above games are all newly announced for …

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Nintendo Announces New Nintendo 3DS Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo 3DS Direct this morning. It was assumed that it would focus primarily on already announced titles, but the developer did announce some new games that are sure to excite casual and core 3DS players. As part of the Year of Luigi announcements, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced that the 3DS will be getting a new entry …

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Nintendo Bringing Flipnote Studio 3D To 3DS This Year

One of the more popular apps on the Nintendo DSi was Flipnote Studio. It allowed artists to create frame-by-frame animation on the handheld device, and share the animations with the world via the Web. Now Nintendo is bringing an updated version of the software to the Nintendo 3DS. During a Nintendo Direct Mini posted today, the company announced that Flipnote …

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Comes Out June 9

Today’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about the “Year of Luigi,” but a few non-Luigi games did slip through into the presentation. In particular, details on the release of the new Animal Crossing title were revealed. Fans of the laid-back, whimsical fantasy life simulator have been waiting years for a new title, but won’t have to wait much longer. …

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LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Previewed by Nintendo

Today’s Nintendo Direct was almost entirely 3DS-related, and the “Year of Luigi” theme carried through most of the presentation. There was, however, an interlude in which non-Luigi games were featured and a longer look at LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins was seen. The Chase Begins is the 3DS version of the upcoming Wii U exclusive title LEGO City Undercover. …

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