Nintendo confirms there are no more first-party games for Nintendo 3DS

Exactly one year ago from today, Nintendo held a briefing for investors to reaffirm that it would “continue the 3DS business” and that it was “preparing new software for release in 2019 and beyond.” However, during this year’s version of the same briefing, Nintendo revealed that there are currently zero first-party games on the schedule … Continue reading Nintendo confirms there are no more first-party games for Nintendo 3DS

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Eurogamer: Two new Nintendo Switch models inspired by 3DS’ split evolution

According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal tech reporter Takashi Mochizuki, two new Nintendo Switch models will be released as early as this summer. This report is supported by Eurogamer news editor Tom Phillips, who says the two models are inspired by the Nintendo 3DS' split evolution: The upcoming models will represent both a … Continue reading Eurogamer: Two new Nintendo Switch models inspired by 3DS’ split evolution

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 Holiday message features Super Smash Bros. Ultimate near Christmas tree

Nintendo has shared several holiday-themed messages for the 2018 season, featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, an Inkling amiibo, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, a Super Mario Christmas tree and WarioWare Gold. You can check them out in the embedded posts below. To view The The Pokémon Company's holiday 2018 tribute, click here. Source: Nintendo of America … Continue reading Nintendo Holiday message features Super Smash Bros. Ultimate near Christmas tree

Video: Nintendo Holiday message features Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Christmas tree

Nintendo has shared a special holiday-themed message for the 2018 season, featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, an Inkling amiibo, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and a Super Mario Christmas tree. You can check it out in the embedded video below. To view The The Pokémon Company's holiday 2018 tribute, click here. Source: Nintendo of America … Continue reading Video: Nintendo Holiday message features Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Christmas tree

Check out the new Pokémon: Team Aqua and Pokémon: Team Magma themes, available now on Nintendo 3DS

Two brand-new Pokémon themes were recently added to the official Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS. Available now in Japan, North America and Europe, the Pokémon: Team Aqua theme features Team Aqua human members and various iconic Pokémon, such as Mega Sharpedo, Mightyena, Muk, Carvanha, Grimer and Primal Kyogre. Meanwhile, the Pokémon: Team Magma theme displays … Continue reading Check out the new Pokémon: Team Aqua and Pokémon: Team Magma themes, available now on Nintendo 3DS

New Team Aqua and Team Magma themes now available on Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop in North America and Europe

Two brand-new Pokémon themes have been added to the official Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS. Available now in Japan, North America and Europe, the Team Aqua theme features Team Aqua human members and various iconic Pokémon, such as Mega Sharpedo, Mightyena, Muk, Carvanha, Grimer and Primal Kyogre. Meanwhile, the Team Magma theme displays Team Magma … Continue reading New Team Aqua and Team Magma themes now available on Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop in North America and Europe

Nintendo hopes to keep 3DS alive for at least four more years

The following excerpts come from a recent conversation between Kotaku Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo and Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime: He’s telling me that the 3DS/2DS is great “for the entry consumer, the parent with a five, six, seven year old. You’re not quite there yet. Soon you’ll be buying a 2DS or 2DS XL…” “You’ll still be … Continue reading Nintendo hopes to keep 3DS alive for at least four more years

New system menu update version 11.9.0-42U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.9.0-42U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.9.0-42U Update released: December … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.9.0-42U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family

New Team Aqua and Team Magma themes now available on Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop in Japan

Two brand-new Pokémon themes have been added to the official Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS. Currently only available in Japan, the Team Aqua theme features Team Aqua human members and various iconic Pokémon, such as Mega Sharpedo, Mightyena, Muk, Carvanha, Grimer and Primal Kyogre. Meanwhile, the Team Magma theme displays Team Magma human members and … Continue reading New Team Aqua and Team Magma themes now available on Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop in Japan