Nintendo 3DS

Fish-with-a-face game Seaman tipped for 3DS

Fish-with-a-face game Seaman tipped for 3DS

Bizarre 1999 Dreamcast classic Seaman is set to spook a new generation of gamers on the Nintendo 3DS, according to Japanese reports, though it's unclear if Leonard Nimoy will return to the franchise. The game's return is part of Nintendo's plan to bring other classics to the 3D-capable handheld in an attempt to broaden its appeal, the Nikkei reports, with Seaman being just one of the titles apparently in consideration.

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Nintendo 3DS reportedly favored over Vita among developers

Nintendo 3DS reportedly favored over Vita among developers

There is apparently a growing trend for game developers to ditch Sony's new portable platform and invest more of their efforts in Nintendo's 3DS, which itself had been previously neglected. This is an odd turn of events from the usual market standard, where developers start with the platform that's released first and then move onto the next big thing. The Vita hasn't even launched in the US yet.

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Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

The Nintendo Zone is a special gateway for your Nintendo 3DS if you happen to be in one of the thousands of special Wi-Fi hotspot locations that Nintendo has set up across the country. These hotspots are in Best Buy stores, airports, malls, and many other locations throughout the country and give gamers with a 3DS access to special content. Now, though, it's possible to gain access to that same set of content without leaving your house.

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Nintendo brings Pokemon to Nintendo Zone Wi-Fi

Nintendo brings Pokemon to Nintendo Zone Wi-Fi

If, like me, you have a Nintendo 3DS just collecting dust, there's a new push to take your handheld device out into the world and gain access to exclusive content. There are 29,000 so-called "Nintendo Zone" locations throughout the US and Canada. These special hotspots give dedicated content to anyone who pulls out their 3DS, ranging from videos to mini-games. These Zones haven't gotten much traction, but Nintendo hopes they will now that they've evoked the magic word: Pokemon.

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Nintendo Zelda sequel trailer is cool but not real

Nintendo Zelda sequel trailer is cool but not real

In this world, there are people who make games and there are insane, talented fans of those games who create their own amazing adaptations of famous series and franchises. Sadly, these two sides rarely intertwine. Take for example, a recently uploaded trailer for Zelda: The Lost Oracle - not an actual Zelda game, but we certainly wish it were.

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Nintendo Pearl Pink 3DS launching for Valentine’s

Nintendo Pearl Pink 3DS launching for Valentine’s

Nintendo has announced plans to release the pink 3DS - previous sold only as part of an nintendogs bundle - as a standalone color option, unsurprisingly hoping to cash in on Valentine's Day with the $169.99 handheld. Set to go on sale on February 10, the Pearl Pink 3DS is functionally identical to the existing consoles, which means glasses-free 3D, integrated WiFi and access to the Nintendo eShop.

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Nintendo reveals 61% profit dive; Wii U on sale by holiday 2012

Nintendo reveals 61% profit dive; Wii U on sale by holiday 2012

Nintendo's fortunes go from bad to worse, with poor sales of the 3DS and Wii between October and December contributing to a 61-percent drop year-on-year of profits, and the Wii U not expected until the very tail-end of 2012. Nintendo announced 40.9 billion yen profit for the three month period, going on to predict full-year losses more than three times greater than previously expected. In fact, Nintendo reckons it may be facing a 65 billion yen ($838m) loss in all, considerably higher than its earlier 20bn yen estimates.

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3DS to get new eShop game demos tomorrow

3DS to get new eShop game demos tomorrow

I think one of the best things to ever happen to console gaming on the Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 were game demos. I can’t tell you how many video games I have purchased over the years that just sucked. Few things are worse to a gamer than dropping money on a new game and finding out it's not fun. Thankfully, you can grab the demo and never worry about that with many games today.

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