Nintendo Zone News

News: Nintendo of America Keen to Boost StreetPass Participation and Explore New Ideas

Nintendo of America Keen to Boost StreetPass Participation and Explore New Ideas

The company is "looking for more creative content that we can use"

This is an official "StreetPass Weekend" in North America, in which Nintendo Zone StreetPass Relay points are not only giving 3DS owners hits from their local area, but from around the region. Nintendo of America has publicised it with a couple of short videos, including this...

News: SpillPass-Pi Could be a Clever Workaround for All The StreetPass Hits You Need

SpillPass-Pi Could be a Clever Workaround for All The StreetPass Hits You Need

Gives you your own personal Nintendo Zone

For those that haven't heard of it, the Raspberry Pi is a computer that, slowly and surely, could be a revolution in computing. It's a super-cheap computer that comes only as a circuit board with some connectors and ports, and it's up to individuals to plug it into a monitor, keyboard and internet...

News: Nintendo of America Announces StreetPass Weekend and Nintendo Zone Shake-Up

Nintendo of America Announces StreetPass Weekend and Nintendo Zone Shake-Up

You should also take your 3DS / 2DS to your New Year party, apparently

The 3DS may have blazed ahead with tasty sales figures this year of the back of major retail game releases, but it's easy to forget that it has more to offer. StreetPass is still cited by some as the best thing since bread was first sliced, and is a concept that's spawned many...

News: Improved StreetPass and Nintendo Zones Coming to North America Later This Month

Improved StreetPass and Nintendo Zones Coming to North America Later This Month

Make sure you take your 3DS with you wherever you go

Earlier today, Nintendo of America announced a handful of new improvements and features for its ever-growing StreetPass and Nintendo Zone services. You may recall that Nintendo previously enhanced all of its StreetPass and Nintendo Zone locations with StreetPass relay functionality, which allows...

News: Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension Shows Now Available via Nintendo Zone in Europe

Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension Shows Now Available via Nintendo Zone in Europe

Watch some cartoons while in the pub

Nintendo Zone, the 3DS service that connects to thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots to deliver exclusive content, is included primarily to encourage us to take our portables on the road with us — it can't be accessed via a domestic internet connection. As part of the incentive the feature includes trailers or content...

News: Nintendo Zone Launched in Europe

Nintendo Zone Launched in Europe

Free content on the go

The release of Nintendo Zone in Europe has been a slow process, compared to North America, but with today's system update the service is officially available in Wi-Fi Hotspots around the region. Once your 3DS update is complete your handheld will be primed to pick up the service, so if you haven't updated yet, what are you...

News: Sport Clips Set For a Home Run on Nintendo Zone in U.S.

Sport Clips Set For a Home Run on Nintendo Zone in U.S.

Yes, that means baseball, amongst others

Nintendo Zone is one service specifically set up to encourage you to take your 3DS on the road, with connection spots in a variety of locations around the U.S. It already offers content such as demos and even discount coupons, and the latest offering from Nintendo of America is streamed sports videos...

News: Full-Length Pokémon TV Shows Come to Nintendo Zone

Full-Length Pokémon TV Shows Come to Nintendo Zone

Time to hit the road

3DS owners in the United States and Canada will soon get access to full-length episodes of the Pokémon cartoon series via the console's Nintendo Zone application. Starting on 6th February, Nintendo Zone will feature a dedicated Pokémon section including the episodes, game information and important Pokémon-related news. The...

News: Nintendo Zone Heading to UK Airports

Nintendo Zone Heading to UK Airports

It's taking off

Nintendo UK has confirmed an agreement with the curiously-named Boingo Wireless to provide free Wi-Fi access in a number of major British airports, a move that will also bring Nintendo Zone to the UK for the first time. This is ideal news for jet-setters who fancy a bit of eShop browsing while waiting for their flight. It's important to note that 3DS consoles will only connect to..