Nintendo 3DS

  • Nintendo 3DS Hacked To Work With A Gamecube Controller To Make Smash Bros Less Blister-Inducing

    Nintendo 3DS Hacked To Work With A Gamecube Controller To Make Smash Bros Less Blister-Inducing

    The new Super Smash Bros for Nintendo’s 3DS is pretty excellent — but for anyone who grew up playing the series on a controller, the 3DS’ control layout isn’t exactly… optimal. Fear not! Someone has figured out how to get a proper GameCube controller working with the 3DS. All you need is a steady hand, some damn fine soldering skills, an Arduino, and an utter… Read More

  • Hulu Plus Lands On The Nintendo 3DS

    Hulu Plus Lands On The Nintendo 3DS

    Hulu, one of three bigreasons why you should probably cut the cable soon, has today announced that it will provide access to its library of streamable TV shows and movies to Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS owners. According to the official blog post, Hulu and Nintendo worked together to provide a solid experience across the various handheld gaming devices, one that… Read More

  • The Louvre Scores 5,000 Nintendo 3DSs To Spice Up Their Audio Tours

    The Louvre Scores 5,000 Nintendo 3DSs To Spice Up Their Audio Tours

    What’s a museum to do when they want to offer a richer art experience for guests but no one wants to use an audioguide? Why, give Nintendo a ring of course. Nintendo will be providing 5,000 3DSs to the French museum this March as part of the museum’s push to appeal to a more modern audience. Read More

  • Boingo Offering Free Wi-Fi To Nintendo 3DS Users

    Boingo Offering Free Wi-Fi To Nintendo 3DS Users

    If you’re in a Boingo-equipped airport this holiday, be sure to whip out your Nintendo 3DS for some hot head-to-head gaming. The Wi-Fi provider will be free to 3DS users on December 8 and allow them to download games and videos and access the Nintendo Zone (spoooky) via Wi-Fi. Read More

  • Today Is Cheap Nintendo 3DS Day

    Today Is Cheap Nintendo 3DS Day

    Just a reminder: today is cheap Nintendo 3DS day and, sadly, it is the end of availability for Nintendo’s unusual “ambassador” program. The device is now available for $169 – down from its launch price of $249 – and they will be launching the 3DS in “Flame” aka “Mario” Red this September. Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of Nintendo 3DS, RockMelt and NFC Chips

    Fly or Die: The Nintendo 3DS, Rockmelt, And Mobile Wallets

    s the new Nintendo 3DS all that? Does Rockmelt have a chance? Will mobile wallets ever be adopted by real people in real stores? CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I tackle these questions in this week’s edition of Fly or Die. Watch the video to find out who our surprise guest is this time after we give our verdicts on his company’s product. The Nintendo 3DS uses simple… Read More

  • Video Hands-On With The Nintendo 3DS As part of our continuing coverage of the Nintendo 3DS I recorded a quick video overview of the device prior to our full review. Here is our initial hands-on for some further context. Read More

  • Nintendo 3DS Starter Kit: Headphones, Styluses & Cleaning Cloths

    A quick “this exists” for your Monday morning. It’s a Nintendo 3DS Starter Kit, from Icon. The $20 kit contains a number of items to make your 3DS-ing all the more pleasurable come March 27 when the system is released. Rumor has it you’ll find a copy of Fernando Torres’ transfer request in there! (No you won’t.) Read More

  • Nintendo 3DS May Be Crippled By 3 Hour Battery Life

    The Nintendo Japan site disclosed the official specs on the 3DS, and while overall it looks good, there is one thing that might be a deal breaker for some. Apparently, it takes a whole lot of battery life to power a 3D screen, even one the size of the 3DS. Read More

  • Nintendo: 34 Million Wii Consoles Sold In The U.S. To Date

    Nintendo this morning announced that its DS family of portable video game systems has sold more than 47 million in the United States since the original model launched in November 2004. The company also said that, according to its internal sales figures, the Wii system has gone over the counter more than 34 million times in the United States alone. Of those 34 million, roughly 21 million… Read More