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Nintendo working on 3DS successor

Nintendo working on 3DS successor

Many gamers seem to be underwhelmed by the Wii U so far. Nintendo did show off some titles that would be launching with the platform this holiday season, but this year's E3 presentation was met with a mixed response. Could the company be looking towards yet another handheld console to try and reignite the flames of passion? According to IGN, Shigeru Miyamoto is already focused on the successor to the Nintendo 3DS.

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Konami Castlevania 3DS game confirmed ahead of E3

Konami Castlevania 3DS game confirmed ahead of E3

As we go from the final weeks leading up to E3, to the final days, we start to make the transition from speculation to fact. Companies that are afraid of being overshadowed at the show typically tip their fare just ahead of E3. The latest tidbit to make its way to the forefront is that a Castlevania game is in the works for Nintendo’s portable 3DS system.

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Castlevania on 3DS may appear at E3

Castlevania on 3DS may appear at E3

Don't you just love this time of year? The final weeks leading up to E3 are full of speculation, leaks, and just general frenzied discussion about what the video games industry is set to be like for the next 12 months. The latest tidbit to make its way to the forefront is that a Castlevania game is in the works for Nintendo's portable 3DS system.

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Nintendo discusses 3DS Virtual Console release shortage

Nintendo discusses 3DS Virtual Console release shortage

When Nintendo announced the Virtual Console for the 3DS, gamers the world over became excited. Classic Game Boy games were pretty much the only vintage video games that had never been re-released as a standalone title or as part of a compilation in a future game system. It was literally like Nintendo was taking off the seal of a tightly locked box. But lately, there have been no new additions to the 3DS Virtual Console.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 11, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 11, 2012

This morning has its fair dose of the final impact of CTIA 2012, complete with a wrap-up of all the non-accessory CTIA devices we saw this whole week. What you've got for the rest of this morning then is impact after impact coming from the folks that decided to release news bits (or accidentally leaked news) here in the aftermath as well. Then of course there's some non-mobile news as well including open-sourced textbooks from your humble narrator's own home-town university, the U of M (Saint Paul and Minneapolis bound!) Have a peek at dive in!

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Nintendo cancels 3D TV service and Aqua Blue 3DS

Nintendo cancels 3D TV service and Aqua Blue 3DS

When Nintendo first launched the 3DS, a separate 3D TV service was announced for Japan called "Itsu no Ma ni Terebi". The service was launched in June last year and served up short video clips of 3D content to viewers for free. Nintendo has announced that they’re planning to cancel the service on June 20th, only a year after it first launched and with a million viewers served.

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Nintendo planning to release Kirby’s Pinball Land on 3DS Virtual Console

Nintendo planning to release Kirby’s Pinball Land on 3DS Virtual Console

It appears that in honor of Kirby's 20th anniversary this year, Nintendo is working to bring back a classic title that many fans of the cute pink blob have probably never played - Kirby's Pinball Land, originally released on the Game Boy in 1994. The game has been rated by the Australian game rating board, which means that Nintendo paid money to have the game certified for release on the 3DS but it does not confirm the game's existence or any sort of release date.

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Nintendo defends Kid Icarus controls

Nintendo defends Kid Icarus controls

The man at the helm of the ambitious and - for the most part - crticially acclaimed 3DS title Kid Icarus: Uprising says that if you are annoyed at the game's control mechanic, then you're playing it wrong. He didn't quite use that level of derision (this isn't Apple, after all), but he did provide tips to alleviate the frustration that has been the source of one of the biggest complaints of the game.

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