Nintendo 3DS

Zelda 3DS special edition set for USA release

Zelda 3DS special edition set for USA release

It is finally time all you lovers of the Zelda series who've put off picking up a Nintendo 3DS for long enough, time for the Zelda 25th Anniversary 3DS to hit US shores, complete with black casing, gold accents, and Ocaria of Time 3D right there in the box. Thus far the rumors have been that this would only be an international release - and indeed up until now you'd have had to think about importing one later this month here to the USA, but what we're hearing today is that both Best Buy and GameStop will be carrying the package come Black Friday. That's the 25th of November, next week, if you're keeping track, and we're guessing you'll want to get to the store rather early the day before and tent up if you plan on being there in time to grab one.

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Nintendo 3DS set to beat DS first-year sales

Nintendo 3DS set to beat DS first-year sales

This week its appearing quite possible that regardless of doubts in its success and the whole price slash situation, the Nintendo 3DS may well surpass its DS predecessor's first year sales. It is important to note first of all that even though the price cut didn't make everyone on the streets happy, sales did rise significantly. Sales started to soar come August of this year, and now according to the NPD Group the system has passed the 1.65 million units sold mark in the USA putting the device right on track to beat out the original in the same span.

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iPhone 5 will Officially Kill Off the Nintendo 3DS

iPhone 5 will Officially Kill Off the Nintendo 3DS

Is it finally time to admit that portable 3D gaming just doesn't work?

If you’ve been following the gaming business over the last year, you know that the Nintendo 3DS, which allows gamers to play titles in 3D without the need for special glasses, has faced a difficult market. In the second quarter of this year, Nintendo sold just 710,000 3DS units worldwide. Even worse, it could only get 110,000 units into homes in the U.S.

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Resident Evil Revelations trailer leaks [Video]

Resident Evil Revelations trailer leaks [Video]

Ebullient gamer-glee this morning, as the Resident Evil Revelations trailer leaks ahead of the title's expected official debut at the Tokyo Game Show next week. Headed to the Nintendo 3DS in early 2012, the game is set in-between Resident Evil 4 and 5 in terms of in-story timeline, and will feature - going by this demo at least - a somewhat unimaginative mixture of busty ladies and skintight wetsuits.

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Nintendo 3DS sales up 260% in US post price slash

Nintendo 3DS sales up 260% in US post price slash

Nintendo has confirmed buoyant sales of the 3DS after the glasses-free 3D handheld saw a significant price slash back on August 12. According to NPD Group's figures, US sales of the Nintendo 3DS surged by over 260-percent following the reduction, in comparison to the previous 19 day period: that amounts to around 185,000 of the portable consoles.

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Nintendo 3DS “Kakuchou Slide Pad” second analog adapter leaks

Nintendo 3DS “Kakuchou Slide Pad” second analog adapter leaks

Nintendo's new 3DS analog pad adapter - which will add a second joystick to the glasses-free 3D handheld - has been leaked, revealing the gadget to be a cradle into which the 3DS slots. Images of the  "Kakuchou Slide Pad" - or "Expansion Slide Pad" - were published in the Japanese Famitsu gaming magazine, Siliconera reports, showing a smaller second stick that can be used with Monster Hunter 3G.

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Nintendo Holding Private 3DS Event in September, New Hardware Possible

Nintendo Holding Private 3DS Event in September, New Hardware Possible

For those of you already in possession of the now price-slashed Nintendo hand-held 3D gaming unit, you should know that even though Nintendo has apologized for the cost reduction to early adopters who'd payed more in the first place, Nintendo may indeed be taking a loss on every unit BUT they're not giving up yet! As evidenced by the flame red 3DS and the oncoming release of flagship game Star Fox 64 3D as well as what's been announced today: a trade event in September centered around the Nintendo 3DS gaming unit.

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Nintendo 3DS sales soar after price slash

Nintendo 3DS sales soar after price slash

Nintendo's price slash to the 3DS looks to have reignited interest in the glasses-free 3D gaming handheld, with sales in Japan reportedly flourishing after the discount took effect. According to figures reported by Famitsu, Nintendo shifted 214,821 3DS units in the week between August 8 and August 14 after having dive-bombed in the months following the device's launch.

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Nintendo 3DS Price Cut to $169.99 Today

Nintendo 3DS Price Cut to $169.99 Today

Whenever there's a price cut of such a magnitude for a device of such importance as the Nintendo 3DS, one would expect there to be a new device coming out OR for the company selling the device in question to be in some sort of big trouble. What we're looking at here instead is a price cut before a brand new color combination is released for the casing on this device. This leads us to believe that either Nintendo had always planned to lower the price to this point immediately before the Flame Red color release OR both the color combination and the price point are now in place to make a renewed move for higher sales in the face of a sinking traditional games market.

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