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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... >>

Nintendo 3DS now in the red

Nintendo 3DS now in the red

By 10 August 2011

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

By 8 August 2011

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

By 5 August 2011

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... >>

PlayStation Vita delayed until 2012

PlayStation Vita delayed until 2012

By 4 August 2011

We were kind of hoping that the PlayStation Vita would launch here in October, but it seems the next-generation handheld won't now be hitting UK or US shores until 2012. The delay means no Christmas Vita action, unless you live in Japan, and also means... >>

PlayStation Vita arrives 28 October according to Blockbuster

PlayStation Vita arrives 28 October according to Blockbuster

By 1 August 2011

Blockbuster might have gone and accidentally revealed the release date for PlayStation's new portable console, the Vita, and it looks like it could be arriving sooner rather than later.  The Vita is set to be a powerful replacement for the PSP and could... >>

2012 release for MGS3 Snake Eater 3DS

2012 release for MGS3 Snake Eater 3DS

By 27 July 2011

The Nintendo 3DS launch was all but void of decent titles, with exciting games shown prior like Zelda and Kid Icarus set to ship later on in the consoles' release calendar.  By far the most exciting title displayed in the build up to the 3DS launch was... >>

Netflix hits the 3DS along with free Nintendo Video service

Netflix hits the 3DS along with free Nintendo Video service

By 14 July 2011

Netflix, the US-based movie rental and on demand service, is headed to the Nintendo 3DS. Owners of the handheld will find the Netflix app turning up in the devices e-shop from 15 July. Before you get too excited, don't expect any glasses-free 3D movie... >>

PSP 2 to be officially announced 27 January?

PSP 2 to be officially announced 27 January?

By 12 January 2011

It's been a few months since we've heard any PSP 2 rumours (the PlayStation Phone seems to have stolen all of the portable PlayStation limelight) but, if an MCV report proves accurate we could be just a couple of weeks away from an official announcement.... >>

Nintendo to rectify past mistakes with 4 million 3DS rollout

Nintendo to rectify past mistakes with 4 million 3DS rollout

By 10 January 2011

If you were concerned that the Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming console was going to suffer the same product shortages as the previous iterations of the device then fear not, as it looks as though Nintendo is making sure there will be no break in its supply.... >>