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News: Eiji Aonuma Confirms Minor Changes to A Link Between Worlds to Accommodate 2DS

Eiji Aonuma Confirms Minor Changes to A Link Between Worlds to Accommodate 2DS

3D is still recommended, however

Although it has a top-down perspective, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has certainly been a title with a focus on utilising the auto-stereoscopic screen of the 3DS. Nintendo has proudly shown off the fact that the title runs at 60fps (frames-per-second) with 3D enabled, and various puzzles and dungeons...

News: Get a 2DS + Animal Crossing: New Leaf for £129.99 at Nintendo UK Store

Get a 2DS + Animal Crossing: New Leaf for £129.99 at Nintendo UK Store

Not a bad price to indebt your life to a raccoon

Should you happen to be in the market for a brand new 2DS and a copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, then just sidle on into the inconspicuous tent the Nintendo UK store has set up in the town plaza. The online store is currently offering a 2DS of either colour paired up with New Leaf for £129.99, a...

News: Hey Australia! You're Getting The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Chest Too!

Hey Australia! You're Getting The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Chest Too!

Will be a free gift with pre-orders at EB Games

Earlier this week Nintendo confirmed a special musical chest would be a special bonus for those who pre-order The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on 3DS at GAME in the UK. As it turns out, the lovely little gift is actually part of a limited edition set exclusive to the retailer that also...

News: Nintendo Working on Fix for Pokémon X & Y Game Breaking Bug

Nintendo Working on Fix for Pokémon X & Y Game Breaking Bug

Provides advice on avoiding and resolving the issue in future

Update: There has now been an official English translation of Nintendo's notification, which advises that the fix in question will be an application to download from the eShop; this will then restore corrupted save data. There's also an English version of the map, showing the blue areas...

News: GAME Offers Musical Chest With Collector's Edition of A Link Between Worlds

GAME Offers Musical Chest With Collector's Edition of A Link Between Worlds

There's the rub...

Earlier this week Nintendo announced that GAME would offer a musical chest with pre-orders of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between World, and then — bizarrely — GAME backtracked and said it had nothing to announce. For those that wanted the rather fun-looking collectible, it was both confusing and disappointing. The situat

News: 3DS Tops NPD Hardware Charts Once Again, As Wii U Sales Increase More Than 200%

3DS Tops NPD Hardware Charts Once Again, As Wii U Sales Increase More Than 200%

Nintendo talks up momentum for both systems

It's NPD results time for US video game sales, and though the numbers are often debated due to their focus on physical retail, they nevertheless provide some useful data to gauge Nintendo's performance in such an important market. Nintendo has taken the opportunity to rush out of the gate to reveal its...

News: UK Retailer GAME Less Than Happy With Rivals Ignoring Pokémon X & Y Street Date

UK Retailer GAME Less Than Happy With Rivals Ignoring Pokémon X & Y Street Date

"We are seeing street date breaches occur on a frequent basis"

Last week saw the release of Pokémon X & Y on the Nintendo 3DS, unquestionably one of the year's biggest releases. Nintendo took the brave step of releasing the game globally on the same day — October 12th — which meant that everyone could experience the adventure together,...

Artwork: Increase Your Desktop Awesomeness With These Pokémon X & Y Wallpapers

Increase Your Desktop Awesomeness With These Pokémon X & Y Wallpapers

It's Super Effective, catch 'em both and so on...

Not so long ago we provided you with a rather attractive wallpaper for The Wonderful 101, which was downloaded over 1000 times. As so many of you clearly like having a high-res and snazzy wallpaper of an awesome game, it makes sense to do the same for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The two releases have...

News: Hulu Plus Now Available on the 3DS in the US

Hulu Plus Now Available on the 3DS in the US

For realsies

In October 2011 we heard that Hulu Plus was coming to the 3DS, and then we heard that it was still in the works in January 2012; then we probably wrote it off as the months drifted by. It may have been two years in the making, but Nintendo has now announced that a new Hulu Plus app will be available to download from the 3DS eShop today...

News: XSEED Aiming For November Release For Busty Anime Brawler Senran Kagura Burst

XSEED Aiming For November Release For Busty Anime Brawler Senran Kagura Burst

Download version will take up less than 2GB of space on your 3DS SD card

Publisher XSEED has revealed that Senran Kagura Burst should be out in North America some time next month, and that the 3DS eShop version of the game will have a download file size of less than 2GB. The news was posted on the company's Facebook page: November-ish on the...

News: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Heading Down Under in November

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Heading Down Under in November

Will arrive a day later than Europe

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is scheduled to arrive on next month in Europe, while North America will be able to embark on the adventure at some point in 2014. Being a PAL region, it was never really in doubt gamers in Australia and New Zealand would receive the highly anticipated puzzler at around the...

News: Refurbished 3DS Systems on Sale at Nintendo Online Store

Refurbished 3DS Systems on Sale at Nintendo Online Store

Includes discontinued Aqua Blue

Looking to save a bit of coin on a 3DS or a 3DS XL? You might want to consider a newly discounted refurbished unit from the Nintendo Online Store. Nintendo has taken an extra $10 of several varieties of its handheld. The Aqua Blue and Midnight Purple 3DSes are now $109.99 while the Blue/Black and Red/Black 3DS XL...

News: GAME Issues Update to Backtrack on Musical Chest Offer With A Link Between Worlds Pre-Orders

GAME Issues Update to Backtrack on Musical Chest Offer With A Link Between Worlds Pre-Orders

That link is now in the past

Earlier this week we shared the rather pleasing news that GAME would be offering a musical chest with pre-orders of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, a rather nifty little collectible that plays the famous "Ta-da-da-daaa" sound when opened. That was announced by Nintendo UK, yet GAME has now rather strangely...

News: Pokémon X & Y Pass 1.8 Million Retail Sales to Top Japanese Charts

Pokémon X & Y Pass 1.8 Million Retail Sales to Top Japanese Charts

Monster Hunter 4 in third, Wii U hardware sales drop further

When it comes to confirming the software number one in this week's Japanese Media Create software charts, it's a predictable task. Pokémon X & Y has stormed to the top spot with over 1.8 million sales at retail, just beating the week one sales of Monster Hunter 4. Capcom's title has...

News: Game Breaking Pokémon X & Y Bug Affecting Some Gamers in Europe and Japan

Game Breaking Pokémon X & Y Bug Affecting Some Gamers in Europe and Japan

Darn...

We're sure millions of 3DS owners are currently merrily playing Pokémon X or Y — or both if they're really keen — but some seem to be running into issues. It's being widely reported that some European and Japanese owners are running into a bug that corrupts their save and, unfortunately, prompts them to restart the game from scratch...

News: Sonic Lost World Producer Admits "There Was a Struggle in 3D Sonic Games"

Sonic Lost World Producer Admits "There Was a Struggle in 3D Sonic Games"

Takashi Iizuka tells us about moving forward on Wii U and 3DS

With its arrival in Europe this week, SEGA fans are no doubt gearing up to put Sonic Lost World through its paces, either on Wii U or 3DS. The blue blur still has a number of highly dedicated fans, and one guaranteed way to pick a fight online is to make a generic comment along the...

Poll: Did You Pick Up Pokémon X, Pokémon Y or Both?

Did You Pick Up Pokémon X, Pokémon Y or Both?

The ultimate choice...

Based on confirmed sales, social networks, the most active threads on our forums and general chit-chat, it seems that lots of 3DS owners are playing Pokémon X & Y. Of course, we write Pokémon X & Y in a way that perhaps doesn't make clear that they're separate releases, and with any new 'mon generation there's...