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    Nintendo Details Plans to Support 3DS in 2019 and Beyond

    If you’re one of the naysayers who loves to talk about how much Nintendo apparently hates its cadre of 3DS and 2DS handhelds, prepare for a dose of reality. Nintendo is going to continue supporting the 3DS, at the very least all the way through 2019. If that’s not reason enough to...
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    Level-5 Wants To Recreate 3DS Success By Bringing All Future Titles To Nintendo Switch

    A report reveals that Level-5, the development team behind Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and Rogue Galaxy, intends to release all of their upcoming main titles on the Nintendo Switch. Gamasutra revealed the news, which was translated from an interview the Level-5 president Akihiro Hino had...
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    Captain Toad Treasure Tracker Coming To Nintendo Switch And 3DS

    Captain Toad Treasure Tracker is getting ready to make its Nintendo Switch debut this July. Capt. Toad will take players through several puzzle-based sandbox levels hunting down rare baubles along the way. The Switch version will support multiplayer, so players can have a friend back them up...
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    March Nintendo Direct Will Focus On Mario Tennis Aces, New Switch & 3DS Games For 2018

    Nintendo will be streaming a new Nintendo Direct tomorrow, March 8, 2018. The company revealed the direct is planned to last roughly 30 minutes and focus on new titles for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS that will launch this year, including new details for the recently announced Mario Tennis Aces...
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    Most Anticipated Nintendo 3DS Games of 2018

    The Nintendo 3DS seems to be entering its twilight years, but Nintendo has promised a full slate of games throughout 2018 at the very least. There are a decent amount of hits to look forward to on the handheld scattered throughout the rest of this year, thankfully, so if this is the 3DS's last...
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    SteamWorld Dig 2 Lands On Nintendo 3DS Next Week

    Fans and critics alike can't get enough of SteamWorld Dig 2, the numerical follow-up title to developer Image & Form's hit steampunk-inspired 2013 release and the fourth overall game in the SteamWorld series. SteamWorld Dig 2 first released for consoles back in September of last year, hitting...
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    Nintendo Adds Three Classic 3DS Games To Selects Library

    Fans of Nintendo's 3D-enabled handheld are no doubt by now familiar with the Selects library of games, which conveniently encompasses some of the bigger game releases in the 3DS history. It's sort of like a greatest hits label, offering up top-tier experiences at easy-to-digest prices. Well...
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    Weekend Console Download Deals for 1/12: 3DS Hits Go On Sale

    The holiday sales continue their slow trot around the home stretch, with PlayStation's Holiday Sale crawling to the finish line. Many of those games are on sale, but there are a handful of games from a few weeks ago that are not. So catch whatever's still out there. Meanwhile, Xbox One owners...
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    Detective Pikachu Is On The Case On Nintendo 3DS This March

    At long last, we'll finally be able to solve crimes with Pikachu, as Nintendo has announced the western release of Detective Pikachu on Nintendo 3DS. The game's set to receive a physical and digital release March 23, 2018, and it's about time that it finally finds a home. We've only been...
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    Even As Switch Sales Skyrocket NIntendo Is Committed To The 3DS

    Good news today for fans of on-the-go gaming! Nintendo has said that they aren’t giving up on the 3DS anytime soon. According to mynintendonews, the President of Nintendo Tatsumi Kimishima made the statement during an interview with Kyoto Shimbun. This should come as a relief to fans of...
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    Modojo @ Shacknews Nintendo 3DS Game of the Year 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns

    Nintendo has previously promised that the 3DS would continue being supported through 2018 and beyond, but it's easy to see that the company's new Switch hardware is the way of the future. As such, many of the biggest 3DS properties are jumping ship, with Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon being...
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    The Best Nintendo 3DS Cases 2017

    While there may be a sort of dangerous allure to carrying around a naked piece of technology, there's little doubt most people prefer to protect their devices from bumps and scratches by placing them into cases. This is true for things like cell phones and tablets, but also for game consoles...
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    Pokemon Crystal Rounds Out Gen 2 Pokemon Games for 3DS

    It's been a big year for Pokemon games, both new and classic. But for anyone that has yet to pick up the classic Pokemon Gold and Silver, it might be a good idea to hold off for another month. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company announced on Thursday morning that Pokemon Crystal would make its way...
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    The Biggest Improvements In Pokemon Ultra Sun And Moon 3DS

    Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have arrived, and Nintendo 3DS players once again have the chance to go explore all the charms on offer in the game's lush Alola region. The refreshed duo of games follow their predecessors by just under one year, meaning some players are left wondering whether...
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    Amazon Reveals Exclusive SNES Classic Edition 3DS XL

    The classic mini consoles for NES and SNES have done well for Nintendo, despite supply issues for the NES classic. With an Amazon exclusive, the company seems to want to see if the nostalgic styling alone will move 3DSXL units with their new SNES Classic Edition of the portable console. The...
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    Nintendo-ing the Holidays: Hands-on with the Switch and 3DS Holiday Lineup

    Nintendo is gearing up for the holiday season across both of its major platforms: The Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS. Of course, Super Mario Odyssey is set to come out next Friday, October 27 and Shacknews recently got to check that out last week. Earlier this week, however, Shacknews had...
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    Minecraft New Nintendo 3DS Edition Assembles Today

    There are very platforms that wield Minecraft these days. Wednesday's Nintnedo Direct continued with a look at one of the last holdouts, which is a holdout no more. The New Nintendo 3DS will now carry an edition of Mojang's world builder, called Minecraft New Nintendo 3DS Edition. The New...
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    This New Metroid: Samus Returns 3DS XL is Red Hot

    Metroid fans were excited by the E3 news that they would not only be getting Metroid Prime 4 for Nintendo Switch, but an eagerly anticipated 2D version called Metroid: Samus Returns for 3DS. And just to pander to the Samus fans, Nintendo is releasing a special themed 3DS XL at the same time as...
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    Monster Hunter Stories Brings a Turn-Based Twist to 3DS This Year

    Monster Hunter Stories, which offers the classic Monster Hunter mythology but introduces additional RPG elements that shouldn’t prove quite so overwhelming to the inexperienced, is due to arrive on the Nintendo 3DS in North America on September 8, 2017. It carries a current MSRP of $39.99...
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    E3 2017: Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Is Making A Splash on Nintendo 3DS

    Mario and Luigi are back again, and this time they’re starring in an update of their original Game Boy Advance RPG, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga. Announced during today’s Nintendo Treehouse livestream, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions is a brand new remake that...
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    E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Reimagines Metroid 2 for 3DS

    During its Treehouse Live stream, Nintendo offhandedly dropped a trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns, a reimagining of Metroid 2, a Game Boy title, for the 3DS family of handhelds. Metroid: Samus Returns appears to be played predominantly in 2D, switching to 3D for cinematic-style moves. The game...
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    Natsume Announces Two New River City Games for 3DS

    Natsume announced that it will publish two new River City games for 3DS this summer and winter, respectively. River City: Knights of Justice and River City: Rival Showdown will be unveiled at E3 in South Hall at Booth #2047. As you might discern from their titles, Knights of Justice and Rival...
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    Nintendo Direct 3DS Games Wrap-up

    Hey! PikminOlimar is set to return in the new Pikmin game coming exclusively to the 3DS family this summer. New Pikmin Amiibo figures will release on the same day: July 28. Ever OasisComing June 23, the action RPG Ever Oasis will be hitting the 3DS. Originally announced at E3 2016, Ever Oasis...
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    Nintendo Announces Hey! Pikmin, a 2D Platformer for 3DS

    Hey! Pikmin, the first 2D platformer in the Pikmin franchise, will launch on Nintendo's 3DS family of systems this July. Nintendo announced the game during its Direct livestream. Captain Olimar is back in Hey! Pikmin, landing on the Nintendo #3DS family of systems July 28...
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    Nintendo May Be Considering a Successor for the 3DS

    Let's mark this in the unconfirmed category right now, given possible translation issues, but it appears that Nintendo Japan is considering a successor for the 3DS, according to the Kyoto Shimbun newspaper. The report, translated by Tokyo-based gaming consultant Dr. Serkan Toto on Twitter...