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Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

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Nintendo has announced that it will be selling its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handheld consoles in the UK and Europe from 13 February. Having already launched in Japan, prior to Christmas, the two consoles feature a number of significant upgrades... >>

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

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Nintendo of America has gone old school. The company recently unveiled three new 3DS XL designs, one of which is a Nintendo Entertainment System-themed special edition. More specifically, it is NES controller-inspired throwback that will be sold exclusively... >>

Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL to get first major refresh, wider 3D viewing angles promised

Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL to get first major refresh, wider 3D viewing angles promised

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Nintendo has announced new models of its 3DS handheld consoles, the 3DS and 3DS XL. Called "New 3DS" and "New 3DS XL", the consoles will feature more buttons than before, but their major technical enhancement comes with the 3D screen. It will have wider... >>

Nintendo ordered to pay royalties for every 3DS sold in patent dispute, $105 million so far

Nintendo ordered to pay royalties for every 3DS sold in patent dispute, $105 million so far

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A US court has ordered Nintendo to pay a royalty fee to a third-party company for every Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL sold in the handheld console's history. It is the result of a patent dispute between Tomita Technologies and Nintendo over the 3D camera technology... >>

Nintendo shuts down 3DS SwapNote messaging over internet due to mucky messages

Nintendo shuts down 3DS SwapNote messaging over internet due to mucky messages

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Nintendo has shut down the SpotPass feature of SwapNote on the 3DS because gamers were using it to send "offensive material" to each other, including minors. The messaging application - known as Nintendo Letter Box in the UK and Europe - allowed users... >>

Could gold Zelda edition Nintendo 3DS XL be the most important console launch on 22 November?

Could gold Zelda edition Nintendo 3DS XL be the most important console launch on 22 November?

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A large percentage of the gaming community will have marked down 22 November as the date the next-generation console war starts; It's  the street date for the Xbox One, but for some a far more important console launch is also happening that day. Nintendo... >>

Nintendo opens online store for UK with limited edition Pokemon 3DS XL consoles on offer

Nintendo opens online store for UK with limited edition Pokemon 3DS XL consoles on offer

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Nintendo has opened its own online store in the UK, selling hardware and games for the 3DS family, Wii and Wii U. There are also games to buy for the original DS. It aims to stock every newly-released Nintendo-published game and promises exclusives that... >>

Donkey Kong Country Returns to hit 3DS, play it on new Pikachu console

Donkey Kong Country Returns to hit 3DS, play it on new Pikachu console

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Donkey Kong Country Returns is header for the 3DS. The game put many a smile on the faces of Wii gamers the world over and we expect the 3DS version, which launches on 24 May, to do the same. Alongside Donkey Kong Country Returns is a further exciting... >>

Nintendo giving away new free games with 3DS XL purchases

Nintendo giving away new free games with 3DS XL purchases

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Nintendo has launched a special game giveaway from 21 March to 30 April. Anyone who buys a 3DS XL with a copy of Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon or Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, will get a choice of one of five games free. The free titles are Super Mario 3D Land,... >>

Kid gets Nintendo 3DS XL box full of rocks for Christmas, thanks to Walmart

Kid gets Nintendo 3DS XL box full of rocks for Christmas, thanks to Walmart

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While Nintendo itself suggested that parents should open Wii Us before giving them as presents on Christmas Day - in order to pre-install the mountain of updates needed to get the new console operational -perhaps the same advice should also have been... >>