Nintendo 3DS

  • Nintendo 3DS sales up 80% year-over-year on Pokémon Go success

    Nintendo 3DS sales up 80% year-over-year on Pokémon Go success

    Nintendo had a very good month in mobile gaming, according to NPD Group’s latest data. The 3DS won in both hardware and software sales for the analyst firm’s latest tracker report, with the 3DS and its family of systems (including New 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS devices) up 80 percent for July this year versus July 2015. Pokémon Omega Red and Alpha Sapphire, the latest console titles in… Read More

  • New Pokémon in Sun and Moon include sad fish, surfing Raichu

    New Pokémon in Sun and Moon include sad fish, surfing Raichu

    Please, please let me visit the room where new Pokémon are created. I want to know exactly what was going on when the team came up with Wishiwashi, a small, sad fish that becomes a group of slightly less sad fish when it reaches a certain level. Wishiwashi is one of three entirely new Pokémon revealed today for the upcoming Pokémon Sun and Moon games for Nintendo 3DS. The other all-new… Read More

  • 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

    http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=l2YXNiMjpSUvVanaWmKuNpqZ1LTgy4AQ&version=2 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