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  • Blog Post: Nintendo Bundles Up Kid-Friendly 2DS With Yo-Kai Watch

    Nintendo has announced a new handheld bundle for this fall. This time out, the budget-priced and kid-friendly 2DS is getting a new edition. You can currently purchase the 2DS with a digital copy of Mario Kart 7. Come November 6, you’ll also have the option to purchase it with Yo-Kai Watch pre-installed... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Cuts Price Of 2DS To Under $100, Includes Mario Kart 7

    It may not have the fancy new 3D or NFC reader of the New 3DS, but the 2DS is no slouch. If you’ve been looking for an entry point to the 3DS family for you or a family member, Nintendo just sweetened the deal. The 2DS is dropping in price from $129 to $99. Don’t run out quite yet, though... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo 3DS System Update 9.3 Now Available

    Screenshot capture has been expanded as well as options related to themes. When you capture a screenshot to post on the Miiverse, you can now capture both screens as opposed to having to pick one. You can also set your 3DS so the recently added 3DS themes can shuffle when you turn off the system or when... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releasing Clear 2DS Systems Just In Time For The Holidays

    This holiday season Nintendo is widening their selection of Nintendo 2DS systems. The new Crystal Red and Crystal Blue 2DS offer clear, neon-colored variations on the on the company’s hallmark portable system. As you can see from the images, these see-through 2DSs harken back to the nostalgic days... More
  • Blog Post: [Trailer Added] Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Confirmed For Spring 2015 Release

    Nintendo has confirmed the long-awaited and oft-requested follow up to Ocarina of Time 3D. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is coming in Spring 2015. The title was originally released in 2000 for the Nintendo 64. This Zelda game is a darker approach, with Link having very limited time to accomplish... More
  • Blog Post: Children Share Their First Impressions Of The Original Game Boy

    In a new video from YouTube channel TheFineBros , kids share their thoughts on Nintendo's original Game Boy – or as they call it, "an old DS." The assorted kids gathered for the video are aged between 6-12 and they share their first thoughts as they see the Game Boy. Some are familiar... More
  • Blog Post: Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright Releases In August

    The crossover title starring two of handheld gaming's biggest heroes was announced a long time ago . Ever since, the game's exact fate outside of Japan has been ambiguous. Today, Nintendo revealed its plans to release Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright on August 29. The puzzle/courtroom hybrid... More
  • Blog Post: New 2DS Model May Launch Alongside Tomodachi Life

    Hidden within Nintendo of America's Tomodachi Life website is a hint at a possible new 2DS model. It's a mint/white color scheme that's been previously seen in a Japanese 3DS XL that also coincided with the release of Tomodachi Life. No official word from Nintendo has been released regarding... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire For 3DS

    Nintendo is bringing remakes of the Game Boy Advance Pokémon titles Ruby and Sapphire to 3DS this year. Much like Pokémon X & Y, Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire will release worldwide November of this year. Nintendo hasn't offered too many details about the game, other than this from... More
  • Blog Post: Limited Edition Disney Nintendo 2DS Coming

    This pretty-in-pink handheld is being branded with Disney's upcoming 2DS/3DS life simulation game Magical World. In addition to being pink, the unit will come with a Disney Magical World carrying case (pictured above). The pink 2DS will retail for $129.99 and will be sold exclusively at GameStop... More
  • Blog Post: The Azran Legacy Trailer Launches Professor Layton's Final Adventure

    The sixth and final Layton game with a titular Professor in a starring role released yesterday, and the game's launch trailer sets up the story. It sets it up so well, in fact, that there are technically a few spoilers in it. The largest spoilers remain hidden, thankfully, but there are a few character... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda: Four Swords On 3DS Free For Limited Time

    Nintendo has announced today that it’s giving every 3DS owner a free copy of The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition. This is an update to the multiplayer mode that was available with the Game Boy Advance version of A Link to the Past. Now through Sunday, February 2, the title can... More
  • Blog Post: Wii U And 3DS 2014 Software Lineups, Smash Bros. Confirmed for 2014

    Nintendo's recent financial results briefing revealed the lineup of games coming to Nintendo's consoles in 2014. These are the titles of the game as they appear from Nintendo. This list confirms that Super Smash Bros. will be coming this year, and its presumed true titles on both 3DS and Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Crosses The 11.5 Million 3DS Handhelds Sold Mark In The U.S. In 2013

    Nintendo's handheld business showed some impressive growth in 2013. Nintendo revealed today that as of the end of 2013, it has sold more than 11.5 million 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS handhelds in the United States. Across the eShop and at retail, more than 16 million 3DS games were purchased in 2013, which... More
  • Blog Post: Hulu Plus Now Available On 3DS And 2DS

    Nintendo has announced that Hulu Plus is now available on the 3DS, 3DS XL, and the new 2DS . The service can be downloaded now from the eShop. Hulu Plus is a paid subscription service that gives users access to television shows and movies. The current subscription rate is $7.99 per month, and it includes... More
  • Blog Post: 2DS Teardown Reveals Single LCD Panel

    Nintendo's 2DS handheld ditches the 3D functionality of the 3DS as well as its folding design. One of the benefits of those decisions is that the system costs less than its sibling – $130 versus $160. Someone's taken one of the new devices apart, confirming another way Nintendo was able... More
  • Blog Post: The 2DS Is Cooler And Smaller Than Expected

    Nintendo first unveiled the new 2DS system a few days ago, and it garnered a variety of reactions from the Game Informer staff. The $129 handheld strips out the 3D feature of the 3DS, features smaller screens than the XL, and drops the protective clam shell design. To me, the 2DS looked cumbersome and... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Confirms Release Dates For Fall First-Party Lineup

    In conjunction with the Wii U price drop and 2DS announcements, Nintendo has confirmed the dates and prices for its fall 2013 titles. Here's when you can expect both The Legend of Zelda titles, Super Mario 3D World, Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze, and more. Here's the info straight from Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Is Releasing A New Handheld Called The 2DS

    This is not a joke, nor is it a typographical error. Nintendo has announced a new handheld that strips the 3D out of its popular 3DS device. The Nintendo 2DS is a real thing, and the form factor is different than its brethren. The 2DS is a slate-like device that doesn't fold. The target of the lower... More
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