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  • News 3DSWare File Size May Be Bigger Than WiiWare

    Let's hope so

    WiiWare's restrictive 40MB file size has caused a few casualties in its time, with promising projects making the jump across to other formats where there's a little more room to breathe. While we still don't know much about 3DSWare, other than this fetching (if temporary) 3DSWare logo, a new interview with Nnooo's Nic Watt suggests we may see a larger limitation on the handheld's..

  • News Gameloft Announces Let's Golf 2 for 3DS eShop

    Yes, it's starting with a sequel

    We're months away from the eShop update but already Gameloft has announced the first game it'll be bringing to the 3DS console's download service: Let's Golf 2. As you've probably already guessed, the game is a conversion of an iPod Touch title and a sequel to DSiWare green adventure Let's Golf. The original version...

  • News Nintendo Likely to Retain Price Control in 3DS eShop

    Still no price cuts?

    In many other digital store fronts, the content provider gets to choose the prices, but Nintendo sets the price of all content on its WiiWare and DSiWare stores. With the company promising the 3DS eShop will be better, it appears we'll still see games priced by Nintendo, rather than the publisher. In an interview with Wired, 3DS hardware man Hideki Konno revealed it's unlikely..

  • News 3DS eShop's May Launch to Ensure it Beats Wii and DS Shops

    Needs more polish

    The 3DS eShop, one of the console's most anticipated functions, won't be available until May, and Nintendo's hardware head honcho Hideki Konno wants to assure you it's for a good reason: so it's good. Speaking to Gamasutra, Konno admitted previous digital shopfronts for the Wii and DS haven't been up to the standard required, and...

  • News Current Nintendo Points will be Useless on the 3DS

    Compatible prepaid point cards coming later

    Although the 3DS will provide gamers with a less cumbersome Friend Codes system than what is currently in place, the eShop might be a different story altogether. According to Nintendo, the 3DS will utilise a different virtual currency than the Nintendo Points we are already using for our WiiWare and...

  • News 3DS Virtual Console Will Be Available on Launch Day

    UPDATE: Or will it?

    There's been plenty of confusion lately about the launch of the 3DS's eShop, which will allow users to download DSiWare games, 3DS demos and more. At first we believed the store would be ready at launch, then Nintendo Japan's financial results claimed the 3DS eShop would launch in May. Now Nintendo America has clarified that at...

  • News The 3DS eShop and Browser Will Be Ready on Launch Day

    You'll need to update to get them, though

    Worried that the 3DS's Internet Browser and new Virtual Console and 3DSWare eShop wouldn't be available at launch? Fear not – Nintendo has spoken, and the service will be available on the same day as the console's arrival. You'll still need to run an update in order to receive the features, as consoles...

  • First Impressions 3DS Virtual Console

    Time travel meets blur-o-vision

    Virtually nothing is known about how the 3DS will handle its new eShop apart from that it will eventually offer a Virtual Console for Game Boy and Game Boy Color software, and in New York City and Amsterdam this past Wednesday Nintendo Life was able to test out a couple of games confirmed for Shop shelves: Super Mario...

  • News 3DS To Get Revamped Online Shop

    Better interface, faster menus and a new Virtual Console

    Nintendo's Wii Shop Channel and DSiWare Shop may have some great games on them, but browsing the services for content could be a bit easier. Unless you go in there knowing what you want, finding something new and interesting can be a bit cumbersome, as sifting through menu after menu can take...