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Nintendo 3DS price slashed to $170

Nintendo 3DS price slashed to $170

Nintendo has slashed the price of the 3DS glasses-free 3D games console, less than four months after the handheld went on sale in the US, bringing the price down to $169.99. Launched in late March at $249.99, from August 12 you'll save $80: money that Nintendo is hoping you'll spend on one of its flagship games released in the run up to the holiday season, Star Fox 64 3D, Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7 and Kid Icarus.

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Nintendo 3DS sales frozen as Amazon investigates fault

Nintendo 3DS sales frozen as Amazon investigates fault

Amazon has frozen sales of the Nintendo 3DS, with the glasses-free 3D handheld currently listed as "under review" after customer complaints. Although sales through marketplace sellers continue, Amazon says will not be offering the 3DS itself until the issue has been rectified. The exact reason for the delay has not been specified, though some reports claim it's down to scratches on the top display from the clamshell design.

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Pokémon Rumble Blast 3D hits Nintendo 3DS on October 24

Pokémon Rumble Blast 3D hits Nintendo 3DS on October 24

Pokémon in 3D: does life get any better than this? Nintendo has announced its first Pokémon title specifically created for the 3DSPokémon Rumble Blast, complete with StreetPass support for challenging other gamers physically nearby, along with over 600 toy characters to collect. Launching on October 24, the new game will see group battles of multiple toy Pokémon all taking part at once, as well as familiar characters brought in from Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version.

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Nintendo unveils Wii Play: Motion and revamps Nintendo Download

Nintendo unveils Wii Play: Motion and revamps Nintendo Download

Nintendo is just coming off E3 where it unveiled some cool new stuff for gamers to look forward to. The gaming company has also announced a couple new things that will interest some gamers. One of the new items is a Wii Play: Motion game that also comes with the Wii Remote Plus controller. This is a follow up offering to the Wii Play that was around before Motion Plus debuted. The Wii Play: Motion will cost $49.99 and will include the controller and a game disc with 12 mini games.

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Nintendo Announces Red Color for 3DS and new Wii Sports Resort Bundle

Nintendo Announces Red Color for 3DS and new Wii Sports Resort Bundle

Nintendo just announced the 3DS will be available in new “Red Flare” on July 14, 2011. Aqua and Cosmo Black will still be available. A new software bundle was also announced for the Wii; it will include the console, the game Wii Sports Resort, the usual Wii controller, and a second controller in Aqua. The new Wii bundle will be available in white and black bundles, and is scheduled for release on the 23rd of June.

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PokeMon Black and White Announced for Nintendo 3DS Pokedex 3D in Tow – for FREE!

PokeMon Black and White Announced for Nintendo 3DS Pokedex 3D in Tow – for FREE!

During Nintendo's E3 2011 they ran through a barrage of games that included classics from the original Nintendo all the way up to the 3DS, for which they announced an enhanced version of PokeMon Black and PokeMon White, both of them including a brand new enhanced Pokedex (that being the wiki dictionary you use in the game to collect monster information.) This new Pokedex should enhance the game to a level where players of previous versions or even the first iterations of Black and White will want to move over to this device just to get a taste of the new system.

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Nintendo 3DS firmware update and eShop coming June 6

Nintendo 3DS firmware update and eShop coming June 6

The 3DS eShop firmware was previously expected to land on June 7. Nintendo has now announced that the firmware update will be hitting North America on the evening of June 6, a few hours before we expected it. The update is free and will be offered via the WiFi connection integrated into the 3DS and your home broadband network. The update will add some very cool and welcome features.

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Sony NGP speculative specs shaved to cut costs

Sony NGP speculative specs shaved to cut costs

The Sony NGP sounds like it will be a very cool portable game system. Sony is hoping that the NGP will be able to compete with the Nintendo 3DS in sales the way the original PSP was never able to compete with the Nintendo DS. Whether or not the competition will be what Sony hopes for remains to be seen. So far, we really don't know all the official specs for the NGP. We do know a few things though like the console is supposed to come in 3G or WiFi versions.

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Custom content coming to Nintendo 3DS via Best Buy and Nintendo

Custom content coming to Nintendo 3DS via Best Buy and Nintendo

The Nintendo 3DS is an interesting portable console for people to enjoy. We posted up our review of the console back in March when it first launched. We liked the 3DS, buy talented the eShop wasn't available yet. That eShop is set to launch on June 7 to allow users to buy download games and content directly from the 3DS. Nintendo and Best Buy has now announced that as of the eShop launch on June 7 they will be providing custom download content for the portable console.

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