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Nintendo 2DS review
3.5 out of 5

Nintendo 2DS review

By 14 October 2013

Nintendo is making moves to remain relevant in the shifting landscape of handheld gaming. That is, to some degree, what the Nintendo 2DS handheld console is all about. Because this handheld is something of an oddity. Why? The clue's in the number of the... >>

New thinner, lighter, longer battery life PlayStation Vita due to hit your hands on 10 October

New thinner, lighter, longer battery life PlayStation Vita due to hit your hands on 10 October

By 9 September 2013

Sony recently announced a PS Vita price-drop, and now it has unveiled a new Vita that's 15 per cent lighter, 20 per cent thinner and adds an hour more battery life. All that and the Wi-Fi only version will be arriving (in Japan) on 10 October. Another... >>

Nintendo 2DS announced for 12 October release, ditches the 3D and clamshell design

Nintendo 2DS announced for 12 October release, ditches the 3D and clamshell design

By 28 August 2013

Nintendo has announced a new handheld console, the 2DS. Yup, it does sound like a step back from the 3DS but in reality, who really uses 3D without getting a headache anyway? The plan was to create a simpler, more affordable handheld console for younger... >>

Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

By 28 July 2012

Handheld gamers can now get hold of the Nintendo 3DS XL as the glasses-free 3D console goes on sale across Europe for £180.  The Nintendo 3DS has been given the XL treatment with a bigger screen, more memory and a longer battery life. The top display... >>

Nintendo 3DS XL
4 out of 5

Nintendo 3DS XL

By 10 July 2012

When we reviewed the original Nintendo 3DS in March 2011 we thought that the lack of decent launch titles and limited battery life were its two biggest woes. But its believable, glasses-free 3D display - well, for some viewers, but not all - was an interesting... >>

PS Vita sales crash in post holiday slump

PS Vita sales crash in post holiday slump

By 19 January 2012

Sony's PS Vita hasn't been out in Japan very long, launching in December 2011, however after a promising start its sales have plummeted, dropping to 18,361 in week five. Although you'd expect a steady decline in sales after any big launch the week five... >>

PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games

PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games

By 28 November 2011

We've known for some time now that the PlayStation Vita would be able to function as both a controller for the PS3 and display PS3 content via its screen, however we weren't sure of  the extent to which this new functionality would be implemented. The... >>

PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch

PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch

By 27 October 2011

Don't expect any Flash based fun on your Sony PlayStation Vita if you grab one at launch, Adobe's much derided platform will not be supported. There is cookie, JavaScript 1.7 and HTML5 support though, proving that the device will be equipped for web-based... >>

PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon

PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon

By 7 September 2011

We know that the Sony PlayStation Vita won't be arriving in time for Christmas in the western world, Sony Corp's executive vice president Kazuo Hirai told us so. But the good news is that you should be able to pick one up in time for the new year, with... >>

Nintendo 3DS Slide Pad leaks in Japan

Nintendo 3DS Slide Pad leaks in Japan

By 7 September 2011

An extension accessory for the Nintendo 3DS is about to be revealed at the forthcoming Tokyo Game Show, and it makes the current handheld console look more like the original beefy DS. Translated from Japanese as "Extension Slide Pad" (or "Kakuchou Slide... >>


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