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Out Now: Pokémon X & Y 3DS XL Models Arrive in North America and PAL Regions

Pokémon X & Y 3DS XL Models Arrive in North America and PAL Regions

Gotta collect 'em all

With the arrival of Pokémon X & Y now just two weeks away, at the time of writing, it's perhaps worth a reminder that new 3DS XL hardware has been released to celebrate the titles. The pictured systems hit stores on 27th September in North America and PAL regions, priced $199.99 U.S. / £179.99 / €199.99. As the...

News: Black 3DS XL Arrives in North America on 11th August

Black 3DS XL Arrives in North America on 11th August

Black like your former bank balance

Last week we told you about some marketing for the black 3DS XL suggesting that the model would arrive in North America at the weekend. Well, it didn't hit stores as expected, but Nintendo has now confirmed that the new colour will be available in the region from 11th August. That's the same day that Mario...

News: Luigi 3DS XL Model Dated and Priced for Japan

Luigi 3DS XL Model Dated and Priced for Japan

We'd like it too, Nintendo

Back during the April Nintendo Direct, the Japanese broadcast showed off the new Luigi 3DS XL model, and it wasn't revealed for other territories. Considering it's a special edition to tie-in with the release of Mario and Luigi: Dream Team, we're running out of time for confirmation that it's coming to the West — E3,...

News: Standalone Pink Nintendo 3DS XL System Coming To UK in May

Standalone Pink Nintendo 3DS XL System Coming To UK in May

Europe-wide release is likely

Nintendo UK has announced that a pink 3DS XL system will be available to purchase from 31st May as a standalone model in the UK. A pink version of the 3DS XL has been available in North America since late last year, whereas Europe has only had the option of purchasing the original 3DS in this colour until now. We've...

News: Fire Emblem: Awakening Battles to Third in UK Chart Debut

Fire Emblem: Awakening Battles to Third in UK Chart Debut

3DS XL Limited Edition brings major hardware bump

Fire Emblem: Awakening arrived in Europe last week, bringing with it exceptional strategy gameplay and a level of challenge to lead to plenty of chewed nails for early adopters. Critically acclaimed and already performing well in North America, the question was how well it would perform in Europe...

Hardware Review: 3DS Circle Pad Pro XL

3DS Circle Pad Pro XL

Two pads are better than one?

When Nintendo announced the 3DS XL, many were disappointed that the system lacked that all-important second slider pad. This omission was made all the more puzzling by the fact that Nintendo had already released the Circle Pad Pro for the original 3DS console, an admission that perhaps a twin-pad arrangement would...

News: Shin Megami Tensei IV Special Edition 3DS XL Coming To Japan

Shin Megami Tensei IV Special Edition 3DS XL Coming To Japan

Sure looks pretty

Shin Megami Tensei IV is coming out in Japan this May, and to mark the event lucky Japanese fans will also have the chance to pick up a rather fetching limited edition 3DS XL (or LL as it is known in that part of the world). The release date is May 23rd, to coincide with the stand-alone game. People who pick up the first-print...

Rumour: Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Chilean 3DS is the same used in North America

The spectacularly yellow limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL originally started off as a Japan-only system, but since then it's been on a bit of an adventure, making it over to European shores last December. It now appears to have found another home, with the system apparently being announced for pre-order...

News: Here's A Special Edition 3DS XL And First Trailer For Super Robot Taisen UX

Here's A Special Edition 3DS XL And First Trailer For Super Robot Taisen UX

Robot rock

Namco Bandai has released the first trailer for its upcoming 3DS title, Super Robot Taisen UX. Due to hit the portable console on 14th March 2013, the game is classed as a 2D side-scrolling action game based on the popular Japanese series - featuring plenty of anime mech battles with notable characters from the show. To commemorate the...

News: Mario Kart 7 3DS XL Bundle Confirmed for North America

Mario Kart 7 3DS XL Bundle Confirmed for North America

Rumour drifts into truth

Less than 24 hours ago we reported two fresh 3DS rumours, which involved a standard model price cut and a new XL bundle. It didn't take long for one of them to be confirmed by Nintendo, with Holiday shoppers set to be tempted by a blue 3DS XL that also includes Mario Kart 7. As previously reported, this bundle will have a...

News: Nintendo of Europe Gives Free Retail Game to 3DS XL Owners

Nintendo of Europe Gives Free Retail Game to 3DS XL Owners

Download delights

Club Nintendo is a nice extra for Nintendo gamers, though we imagine there are a few that don't necessarily bother to go through the process of logging in and completing surveys for all of their game or hardware purchases. That may change due to a handsome new promotion for 3DS XL, as Nintendo of Europe is offering a free retail...

News: Europe Is Getting White And Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL Consoles Before The Year Is Out

Europe Is Getting White And Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL Consoles Before The Year Is Out

Dreaming of a white Christmas

It seemed as if poor old Europe was on Nintendo's naughty list this year seeing as it has missed out on several limited edition 3DS XL consoles - like the Charizard and Animal Crossing models exclusive to Japan - but thankfully this is not the case as Nintendo has revealed two new colours will arrive in Europe just in...

News: Charizard 3DS XL Blasting Its Way To Japan

Charizard 3DS XL Blasting Its Way To Japan

A thing of beauty

The Pokémon Company released a special Pikachu themed 3DS XL last month in Japan; now it has another similar Pokémon-themed 3DS XL coming soon, this one featuring Charizard. You're going to need a Masterball to catch this one, as it won't be so easy to obtain. Between 3rd November and 26th November, at Pokémon Center shops...

News: Pikachu 3DS XL Now Available For Pre-Order

Pikachu 3DS XL Now Available For Pre-Order

Pokéballs on the ready

Last week, Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata confirmed that the Pikachu 3DS XL would be coming to Europe later this year. Today UK retailer GAME has tweeted to its followers that the charming yellow handheld is now available for pre-order, with a price tag of £179.99. A release date for the device is yet to be...