3DS News






  • News Nintendo To Stop Repairing 2DS, New 3DS & 3DS XL In Japan

    Goodbye, old friend

    The 3DS has had a good run over the years, but it's at the end of its life now that Nintendo has concluded eShop sales and announced the shutdown of online play. Ahead of the shutdown of online play in April, Nintendo's customer support service has also revealed repairs for the system will be ending in Japan. Even though this...




  • Anniversary Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Is 10 Years Old Today

    Worlds apart

    The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on the Nintendo 3DS is celebrating its 10th anniversary today. Released in North America and Europe on November 22nd, 2013, the 3DS title represents one of few instances in which Nintendo created a direct sequel to one of its Zelda games. Directed by Hiromasa Shikata and produced by Zelda...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Hey! Pikmin

    Hey! Another brawl

    Hello everybody, and welcome to the latest edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time, we took a look at Kirby Mass Attack for the Nintendo DS. It wasn't quite as close as we were admittedly expecting, with the North American version easily beating the competition with 65% of the vote. This week, we're skipping ahead to the 3DS and the...






  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - WarioWare Gold


    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we dive into the competitors, let's take a look at what went down last time. Last week, we asked you to choose between a whopping three regional covers for Puyo Pop Fever and it ended up really rather close. It was the Japanese cover that walked away with the win on that occasion,...



  • PSA 3DS And Wii U eShop Download Codes Can No Longer Be Redeemed

    "Thank you for playing"

    Last week, after ending 3DS and Wii U eShop sales, Nintendo announced it would be extending the period to redeem a code to make up for certain technical difficulties. The new date was extended until 4th April 2023 in Japan, and that means this extra time to redeem codes has now also ended here in the west. This marks the end...

  • Video Is 3DS StreetPass Dead?

    Zion investigates

    The start of this week saw the closure of the 3DS and Wii U eShops, a sad time for all of us, many of whom spent last weekend feeling a little sentimental about all of the brilliant games that we would be losing as we attempted to download as many titles as possible (not speaking from personal experience, of course). But what does...

  • News More Indie Developers Are Giving Away Free eShop Codes For Wii U & 3DS

    Update: WayForward joins in on the fun

    Update [Sat 1st Apr, 2023 03:05 BST]: Mighty Switch Force developer WayForward has joined in on the free giveaway fun sharing codes for Mighty Switch Force 2 on Wii U and 3DS throughout the day. It seems Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games was also giving out some codes earlier this week: