There comes a time in almost every 3DS owner’s life where they push the 3D slider down, removing the glassless 3D image, and never adjust it back. The vast majority of games for the system don’t utilize the 3D in a meaningful way, and articles about the 3DS and its games are plagued with comments from users about the gimmicky nature of the system. The 3D has become useless enough that Nintendo even released an entirely new 3DS with the 3D component completely removed, cleverly titled the 2DS.
With 2015 came another revision for the Nintendo 3DS family, but with this system, it finally feels like Nintendo made the system they wanted to release in 2011. Continue reading
The New Nintendo 3DS handheld is now available to selected Club Nintendo members across Europe, until 12th January.
Nintendo of Europe sent out a confirmation e-mail to eligible members earlier today:
“We’d like to thank you, one of our most loyal customers, for all your support. To show our appreciation, we’re offering you the chance to purchase New Nintendo 3DS now, and get it before the official European launch”
Ahead of the game’s Western release on 24th October, Nintendo’s released a demo of Platinum Games’ Bayonetta 2 via the Wii U eShop – which is available to download now in both Europe and North America. Continue reading
As we all wait impatiently for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo’s distributing a Pumpkaboo – via X & Y’s Mystery Gift – for the duration of October.
In keeping with the Halloween theme, it’ll know the moves Trick-or-Treat and Scary Face, and arrive holding the Rocky Helmet item. Continue reading
The latest Wii U firmware update has brought along a number of changes and enhancements to its operating system, on top of the usual stability updates – the most prominent being the addition of folders on the Home menu.
Simply tap an empty space and you’ll be asked if you’d like to create a folder, which can then be used to house up to sixty software titles. Which brings us to the question: how is your Wii U’s Home menu organised? Continue reading
After almost a year since its launch, Nintendo of Europe has announced two brand-new colours for the 2DS console. On 7th November, the Transparent Red and Transparent Blue 2DS models will be available as standalone systems. These will later become available as bundles following Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire‘s release on 28th November. Continue reading
During last night’s Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo finally revealed Bayonetta 2′s release date, alongisde two limited edition bundles – one of which is exclusive to Europe. Continue reading
For the first time in series history, additional characters, courses and karts are heading to Mario Kart 8, in the form of paid downloadable content. Continue reading
If you’re a fan of Super Smash Bros., and was planning on picking up a shiny new 3DS XL in time for the upcoming fighter’s release, Nintendo’s latest hardware bundle may be of interest to you. Continue reading
The number of times we’ve accidentally clicked “View Highlight Reel” at the end of a Mario Kart 8 race is uncountable. You know what we mean – you’re beating your family in a heated tournament, you’re mashing the 2 button on your Wii Remote to quickly start the next Grand Prix, when you remember that the “Next Race” button is no longer atop the post-race menu. Thankfully, tweaks to this menu, and other areas of Mario Kart 8, will be added via a software update on 27th August – the 22nd anniversary of Super Mario Kart’s Japanese release. Continue reading