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News: Nintendo Provides a Handy Quick Guide to Completing a New Nintendo 3DS System Transfer

Nintendo Provides a Handy Quick Guide to Completing a New Nintendo 3DS System Transfer

Naturally it'll take you longer than 3.5 minutes

There are good odds that a large number of gamers that pick up a New Nintendo 3DS this week will be upgrading from an older model. Before selling or trading in the older system - or putting it away for safekeeping - most will naturally want to transfer their content across to the shiny new hardware...

Video: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Visuals Stand Up Rather Well in a Wii Comparison

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Visuals Stand Up Rather Well in a Wii Comparison

Shulked up

A series of videos have recently provided comparisons of visuals to show off the New Nintendo 3DS, but only one test of its visual capabilities is truly indicative of what it can do. A handy video showcases the New 3DS-exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles 3D in all of its glory, comparing its graphics to that of the original Wii version of the...

Video: New Nintendo 3DS XL Commercials Show Off Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

New Nintendo 3DS XL Commercials Show Off Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

YouTubers (we think)! Dramatic deep narrator's voice! Flashy camera shots!

Nintendo, as always, is utilising various tactics and styles of marketing to promote its next hottest products, with 13th February bringing gamers in Europe and North America the New Nintendo 3DS and some major releases. Some fresh TV commercials promoting key games and the...

News: Nintendo Quest Scores More than $40,000 at Kickstarter's End

Nintendo Quest Scores More than $40,000 at Kickstarter's End

NES game stretch goal achieved

In a digital era of eShoppery and Virtual Consolitude, do people still want to see a documentary about hunting for old, gray NES carts on a road trip? Well, yes. Yes, they do. The Nintendo Quest Kickstarter ended this past weekend with a grand total of $40,286. The goal set by the campaign was $1,000, with the project...

News: Devil's Third Director Tomonobu Itagaki Believes That Wii U Title Fatal Frame V Will Make It To The West

Devil's Third Director Tomonobu Itagaki Believes That Wii U Title Fatal Frame V Will Make It To The West

Say cheese!

The Fatal Frame series is well known for its usage of situational and atmospheric terror; walking through haunted ruins crawling with aggressive ghosts while armed with nothing but a camera and flashlight makes for quite a riveting experience. If a ghost is to attack, what are you expected to do? Look directly at the ghost, point the...

News: 'Apprentice Witch and Fluffy Friends' Aims to Take Advantage of the Yo-Kai Watch Fever on 3DS in Japan

'Apprentice Witch and Fluffy Friends' Aims to Take Advantage of the Yo-Kai Watch Fever on 3DS in Japan

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery

Today has brought news of yet another RPG title on the way with the newly announced Apprentice Witch and Fluffy Friends (translation via GoNintendo); it's due for release on 23rd April in Japan on the 3DS. The game is published by Nippon Columbia and the first screenshots drew many comparisons to...

Talking Point: The New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Network and Wii U Could Point the Way for Future Hardware

The New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Network and Wii U Could Point the Way for Future Hardware

The portable and home console gap slowly closes

The New Nintendo 3DS arrives this week, which is exciting news for eager portable games for a number of reasons. It's very much 3DS version 1.5, so the upgrade is down to the accumulation of a variety of relatively small improvements as opposed to a generational leap. It's standard Nintendo practice...

News: Fairune II is Adventuring Towards the 3DS eShop

Fairune II is Adventuring Towards the 3DS eShop

Some retro-style music is also thrown in

Fortunately for fans of the genre, reasonable and solid RPGs are a fairly common find on the 3DS eShop. With the bar set high by excellent titles such as Bravely Default, Rune Factory 4 and Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, it can be rather difficult to make an RPG that really stands out from the pack...

Video: Guess What, Super Mario Sunshine Looks Amazing Running At 60fps

Guess What, Super Mario Sunshine Looks Amazing Running At 60fps

GameCube classic is remastered by fans

We're so used to Super Mario games running in silky-smooth 60fps these days - it's hard to imagine playing Super Mario 3D World in anything less - but 2002 GameCube title Super Mario Sunshine has always been locked at 30fps - until now, that is. Industrious hackers have modded the game so it runs at 60fps via...

News: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Infographic Shows the Eon Ticket's Journey Through the UK

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Infographic Shows the Eon Ticket's Journey Through the UK

StreetPass is Super Effective!

When Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire launched last year The Pokémon Company adopted various clever tactics to get fans talking and sharing the game. In the UK there was a StreetPass relay launched for the Eon ticket, for example, a vital item in the games that allows you to travel to the Southern Island and...

Weirdness: This Video Uses Super Mario Bros. 2 to Illustrate the Consequences of Capitalism

This Video Uses Super Mario Bros. 2 to Illustrate the Consequences of Capitalism

You learn something new every day

You just never know what will show up on YouTube next - everything from education to entertainment is a mere click away and new videos go viral every day. It's always interesting to find a channel that specifically focuses on a particular topic and regularly adds videos that deepen the viewers' understanding of the...

News: Conker Creator Chris Seavor Reveals More Details On The Origins Of Rusty Pup

Conker Creator Chris Seavor Reveals More Details On The Origins Of Rusty Pup

Latest game from former Rare duo is shaping up nicely

It's been a while since we reported on The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup, a new title for the Wii U and 3DS eShops from former Rare staffers Chris Seavor and Shawn Pile. Since bringing you the exclusive news that the title was headed to Nintendo formats, things have been a little on the quiet side...

News: Super Smash Bros. 3DS amiibo Update Drops Tomorrow

Super Smash Bros. 3DS amiibo Update Drops Tomorrow

Just in time for the New Nintendo 3DS launch

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was the game which unleashed the power of amiibo on the world, but it's easy to forget that the title was preceded by its 3DS sibling - which still doesn't have support for Nintendo's interactive figures. However, that is set to change tomorrow as Nintendo is releasing a free...

News: New 3DS HOME Themes Confirmed for Majora's Mask 3D, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy+

New 3DS HOME Themes Confirmed for Majora's Mask 3D, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy+

Those that buy on the eShop get freebies

This is a week in which Nintendo wants a lot of your money, releasing the New Nintendo 3DS on 13th February and some enticing games. In Europe the date's even been given the hashtag #Nintendo3DSDay, while some key download releases are confirmed to arrive this week - it's at retail that there's the most...

News: IronFall: Invasion, Nintendo Anime Channel and Kirby Releases Coming This Week in Europe

IronFall: Invasion, Nintendo Anime Channel and Kirby Releases Coming This Week in Europe

All part of '#Nintendo3DSDay'

We've been eagerly awaiting the European Download Update as normal this morning, but in its place we've instead received a whole load of details around this week's launch of the New Nintendo 3DS (13th February) and related releases on the way. The download update will have to wait, it seems. Already long-confirmed for...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses - Master Quest Concert Song List Revealed

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses - Master Quest Concert Song List Revealed

Zelda fans are in for a treat

Following the news that the “Symphony of the Goddesses” tours were returning in 2015 on a worldwide Master Quest comes new information via NeoGAF after the concert’s arrival in Japan over the weekend. With tickets sold out, Nintendo were nice enough to broadcast it to Japanese locals via NicoNico. The good news...

Video: Watch A Bunch Of Teenagers Use The Legendary Power Glove Accessory For The First Time Ever

Watch A Bunch Of Teenagers Use The Legendary Power Glove Accessory For The First Time Ever

“I can feel the energy flowing through my veins”

The Power Glove is an iconic NES controller accessory that was originally released in 1989. For Nintendo fans, it is a love and hate relationship, helping to establish Nintendo within pop culture, paving the way for future technology, but also becoming the butt of jokes. It was most prominently...