3DS News

July2015

  • News Reggie Fils-Aime Asks for Fan Trust With Metroid Prime: Federation Force

    "There's no sugar coating" the negative reaction

    It'll be interesting to look back on the E3 reaction to Metroid Prime: Federation Force this time in 2016, when the game's landed on 3DS and initial negativity has subsided. We don't yet know whether the game itself will be fun, for one thing, but it'll be worth assessing whether attitudes soften, as...

  • News Fire Emblem Fates Storms to Number One in Japan

    Beats equivalent launch sales of Awakening

    The Japanese Media Create charts have brought positive news for Nintendo of late, and that continues this week with the arrival of the latest blockbuster from Intelligent Systems. Fire Emblem Fates - known as Fire Emblem: If in Japan - has launched in Nintendo's homeland and performed rather well. There...

  • News The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Director Defends Absence of Female Playable Characters

    "Link isn't the most masculine of guys"

    In these times of greater equality, social media and ongoing debate around gender, even a cute and lighthearted game such as The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes isn't exempt from scrutiny. That's fair enough, in this writer's view - when avatars and customisation are part of a title, it's a valid topic. Of...

  • News Disney Magical World 2 Is Happening, Folks

    Happy happy, joy joy

    Bandai Namco has confirmed that Disney Magical World is getting a sequel on the Nintendo 3DS. The game - which is known as Disney Magical Castle 2: My Happy Life in Japan - will get its full reveal on July 6th, via the official Japanese website. For the time being, you'll have to make do with the infectiously jolly teaser...

  • News ​Miiverse is Getting a Massive Redesign this Summer

    Screenshot Albums, Play Journals, Redesigned Communities, and more!

    Miiverse is Nintendo's take on implementing a social network-like platform that integrates and directly ties in with the games that people play. At the tap of a button, players can post screenshots, share thoughts and discussion, or draw pictures, and share this with the rest of the...

June2015