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Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

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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... >>

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Nintendo 3DS XL

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Nintendo 3DS now in the red

Nintendo 3DS now in the red

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Nintendo has ended up in the red thanks to the 3DS. Nope, we're not talking bank balance slides due to poor sales, but rather a fetching new shade for the 3D handheld console - Flame Red. We use capitals for that colour description because that is the... >>

Nintendo 3DS could have D-pad issues

Nintendo 3DS could have D-pad issues

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The Nintendo 3DS woes continue, this time with alleged button warping on the handheld's D-pad. Pictures of the console's controls with peeling paint and buttons that looks like prunes have begun to emerge across the Internet.  The problem began as an... >>

Nintendo boss apologises to 3DS early-adopters

Nintendo boss apologises to 3DS early-adopters

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Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has apologised to gamers who paid top-dollar for the 3DS, following the decision this week to slash the cost of its retail price just 6 months after it went on sale. Speaking via a letter published on Nintendo's website (and... >>