3DS XL

Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Being a Pokemon trainer can be rough, especially if you made some bad decisions throughout your journey. Sure, that Pidgey was cute, but cute doesn't matter much when that same Pidgey has to go up against something like a Dragonite. Luckily, Nintendo is here to give you an edge in battle, provided you're willing to show your support for the Pokemon franchise and purchase Pokemon Black and White 2 early.

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Nintendo 3DS XL Review

Nintendo 3DS XL Review

Reviewing a product like the Nintendo 3DS XL is a strange affair. The mobile gaming market has changed dramatically over the last several years thanks to the advent of iOS and Android, both offering games that approach the quality of what you would expect to find on a Nintendo or Sony handheld for a fraction of the price. It’s hard to look at the 3DS XL without a cynical eye either given that 3DS sales are starting to slump, with Nintendo recently reporting a decline in revenue and posting a net loss of around $220 million. Is the 3DS XL the boost that Nintendo needs in a world that’s rapidly forgetting the traditional portable gaming handheld? Let’s find out.

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Nintendo 3DS XL sells nearly 200k units in 24hrs tips report

Nintendo 3DS XL sells nearly 200k units in 24hrs tips report

Nintendo was counting on the 3DS XL to turn around its ailing fortunes and it looks like the oversized glasses-free 3D console may well do that. The Japanese company is yet to confirm actual sales following the domestic launch, but Enterbrain estimates indicate sales of the 3DS XL beat some of Nintendo's previous portables in the first few days of availability, Famitsu reports.

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Iwata explains the lack of second circle pad on 3DS XL

Iwata explains the lack of second circle pad on 3DS XL

I know I'm not the only person who looked at the recently confirmed Circle Pad Pro accessory for the Nintendo 3DS XL and wondered why exactly Nintendo didn't just add a second circle pad by default to the larger portable console. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata is now offering an explanation for why Nintendo didn't just add that second circle pad from the factory. Iwata admits that adding the second circle pad would've been possible.

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