Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle

Nintendo has slashed the sales forecast for Nintendo 3DS from 4 million to 2.6 million from April 2018 to March 2019. This suggests that the handheld console is finally nearing the end of its lifecycle. The following comes from video games analyst Daniel Ahmad: Big story during the holiday quarter for Nintendo was the Switch … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle

Nintendo reaffirms that it will continue supporting Nintendo 3DS

During Nintendo’s latest Financial Results Briefing, company president Shuntaro Furukawa shared the following in regard to the company's continuous support for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems: Nintendo 3DS is set apart from Nintendo Switch by its characteristics as a handheld game system that is lightweight, price-friendly, and highly portable. Affordability is the strong point that positions Nintendo … Continue reading Nintendo reaffirms that it will continue supporting Nintendo 3DS

Video: New Pokénchi trailer previews September 23 episode featuring female Meowth cosplay, water gun fights and more

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?! (Pokénchi), which is scheduled to air on Sunday, September 2, in Japan. You can check it out in the video below. As usual, the energetic hosts showcase their love for Pokémon with various games and personalities. In this … Continue reading Video: New Pokénchi trailer previews September 23 episode featuring female Meowth cosplay, water gun fights and more

Video: New Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?! trailer previews September 2 episode featuring Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, which is scheduled to air on Sunday, September 2, in Japan. You can check it out in the video below. As usual, the energetic hosts showcase their love for Pokémon with various games and personalities. In this particular … Continue reading Video: New Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?! trailer previews September 2 episode featuring Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima reiterates ongoing support for Nintendo 3DS

During a recent Kyoto Shimbun interview, Nintendo Co., Ltd. president Tatsumi Kimishima reiterated that the company will continue to sell the Nintendo 3DS family in the future and the number of sales for this financial year are as planned. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon were previously pegged as the last core Pokémon games for … Continue reading Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima reiterates ongoing support for Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon sold 1.2 million units within first three days in Japan

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon have managed to sell a collective 1,199,814 copies during their first three days of release in Japan, according to the latest Famitsu numbers. This impressive figure includes both download card and Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon bundle sales, though it does not include download sales. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon sold 1.2 million units within first three days in Japan

Special Necrozma cases revealed for New Nintendo 2DS XL featuring Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Japanese manufacturer Hori has revealed a couple new Pokémon-themed cases for New Nintendo 2DS XL. Set to launch alongside the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon games on November 17 in Japan, the new cases feature official artwork for Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma. One is a hard cover designed to snap on … Continue reading Special Necrozma cases revealed for New Nintendo 2DS XL featuring Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon