Monday8th Nov 2021
Konami has to renew some licenses
If you were planning to pick up Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D from the 3DS eShop any time soon, you might have to wait. Konami has had to remove 12 different versions of Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 from multiple digital storefronts - this includes the Nintendo 3DS eShop, due to license renewels...
Sunday25th Jul 2021
"Effective from 1st April 2022"
Nintendo could be preparing to wind down 3DS and Wii U eShop game releases, according to a new rumour. YouTube channel Impact Game Station has supposedly "received a message from someone" about Nintendo's European branch ceasing the acceptance of submissions for new eShop releases on the 3DS and Wii U by early next...
Tuesday20th Jul 2021
Ends January 2022
Back in 2019, Nintendo announced 3DS and Wii U users located in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand would no longer be able to top up their eShop funds with a credit card. Japan is now a part of this - with Nintendo's customer support account on social media today confirming credit cards and prepaid cards will no longer be accepted...
Thursday17th Jun 2021
Sale live in NA, EU, and Australia
As has become a monthly tradition at this point, Kemco is back with another publisher sale across Switch and 3DS. Nine RPGs have been discounted this time around and you can find info on all of them below. The sale's live on the North American, European and Australian eShops. Liege Dragon 20% off | Nintendo...
Thursday13th May 2021
Another day, another sale
Just like Monday mornings, the sun, or an angry internet commenter hellbent on ruining everyone's day, you can always rely on a digital Kemco sale to be just around the corner. Yes, the publisher is back with yet another sale on the Nintendo eShop, this time slashing the prices of 11 RPGs across Switch and 3DS by as much...
Thursday15th Apr 2021
14 games on offer
Kemco has kickstarted yet another sale across Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U, this time discounting 14 games in total. The deals listed below can be found on the North American, European and Australian Nintendo eShop stores, with titles being discounted by as much as 50% for a limited time: Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space 25% off...
Sunday28th Mar 2021
"It’s been years"
It's been a big week for the 3DS, with the device celebrating its tenth anniversary. Yep, it's now an entire decade old. Of course, there were a number of amazing games released for it over the years and one of them happens to be HarmoKnight. The Pokémon developer Game Freak originally released this game locally back in 2013,...
Wednesday24th Mar 2021
It was nice knowing you, Mickey
Mario purge day is coming, and to add to the list of things getting taken down at the end of this month, we've got the Nintendo published 3DS title Disney Art Academy, which will be discontinued on 30th March. Nintendo's Japanese customer support shared this information on Twitter. Any user who has access to a...
Monday22nd Mar 2021
Re-Logic confirm the Journey's End update is hitting consoles later this year
Terraria's been on more platforms than we can count at this point. First launched in 2011, Nintendo fans have been able to play it on 3DS, Wii U, and Switch, and 10 years later, it's still going strong. Initially bringing us a "2D Minecraft" concept, Terrari
Sunday14th Feb 2021
Was this update tied to an exploit?
In December last year, Nintendo released a remaster update for its out-of-date 3DS messaging app Swapnote. It had a lot of fans wondering what was really going on at the time, as it didn't seem like much of a remaster at all. The
Friday8th Jan 2021
Update: Some games return
Update: Just as mysteriously as their sudden removal, some of the DSiWare games that were recently taken down from the 3DS eShop have now returned. As reported by DelistedGames, a handful of the missing titles reappeared on the North American eShop yesterday (see below). It's only a small portion of those that vanished –...
Thursday17th Dec 2020
And a bonus game, too
Serial RPG publisher Kemco has announced a brand new sale on Nintendo Switch, Wii U and 3DS which discounts ten role-playing titles (and a bonus rhythm game) for your consideration. The sale is live across the North American, European and Australian Nintendo eShops, with discounts reaching as high as 50% off for a limited...
Are you OK, Nintendo?
Remember Swapnote, the Nintendo 3DS app that you can't really use any more? Well, Nintendo's released an update for it because Nintendo. That's right, Swapnote – or Nintendo Letter Box as it was known in PAL regions – has been given the remaster treatment seven years after the company disabled its primary feature. Nintendo...
Wednesday9th Dec 2020
Up to 50% off
Frane: Dragons' Odyssey, Nintendo Switch Update: The Kemco Black Friday sale on Nintendo Switch and 3DS is ending today. If you were thinking of picking up any of the games listed below at their discounted pries, now's your last chance to do so. Original Article (Fri 20th Nov, 2020 10:15 GMT): Publisher Kemco has slashed the prices...
Sunday20th Sep 2020
Online play and the eShop will "continue to be available"
Earlier this week, Nintendo confirmed the production of its mighty 3DS line had been officially discontinued. It brings an end to all six models in the 3DS family – the 3DS, 3DS XL, New 3DS, New 3DS XL, 2DS and New 2DS XL. Fortunately, there's still some life left in this system. In a...
Friday21st Aug 2020
So buy it while you can!
One of the major downsides to the digital age of gaming is rearing its ugly head again today, as NIS America announces that Etrian Mystery Dungeon will soon be removed from the 3DS eShop in Europe. The game, which is one of many excellent RPGs on the trusty 3DS, is set to be taken down from the eShop on 30th September...
Tuesday28th Apr 2020
By 31st July 2020
Nintendo has announced it will shutdown the limited eShops for the Wii U and 3DS family of systems in certain Latin American and Caribbean countries by 31st July 2020. The brief summary on the Nintendo Support page explains how users in affected regions will no longer be able to redeem codes, redownload software, or update...
Wednesday22nd Apr 2020
Street Fighter, Resident Evil and much more
To celebrate Spring, Capcom has reduced the price of select titles across the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS in North America. These super savings apply to 32 titles and the sale runs from now until 28th April. As you can see below, pretty much every major Capcom franchise is covered. There are savings...
Wednesday1st Apr 2020
An incredible achievement
Terraria might have started out as a 2D take on Minecraft when it first launched in 2011, but since then it's morphed into its own style of game and has been ported to just about every platform possible including the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U. It looks like all the hard work for Re-Logic and 505 Games has paid off...
Thursday26th Mar 2020
But you can still get the enhanced port on Switch
If for some reason you've always wanted the action RPG Code of Princess on the Nintendo 3DS but still haven't got around to purchasing it after all these years, now is the time to take action. Next week, on 31st March, Atlus will be removing the game from the eShop. Here's the official tweet...
Saturday1st Feb 2020
If you haven't experienced the SteamWorld series by Image & Form yet, or still need to play a specific entry, this weekend is the perfect time to act on this. From now until the end of the weekend in both North America and Europe, all SteamWorld games on the Switch, 3DS, and Wii U eShop have been discounted. Some games are even...
Monday23rd Dec 2019
A survival horror
All is not lost for the trusty Nintendo 3DS, as a brand new and exclusive game is set to launch on the system this Boxing Day. Silver Falls – 3 Down Stars is a survival horror which has been inspired by the style of classic titles from the '90s and early 2000s. Ammo and recovery items are limited and every fight with enemies can...
Saturday30th Nov 2019
Great savings on Switch and 3DS games
Capcom, much like Sega, Atlus and even Devolver Digital, is hosting its very own Black Friday 2019 sale on the Switch and 3DS in America. There are savings on a variety of games across both digital storefronts, so now is the perfect time to check out series like
Friday29th Nov 2019
Discounts for Switch and 3DS
Just like Devolver Digital, the Japanese publishers Sega and Atlus have their entire eShop collections discounted across the Switch and 3DS digital libraries for Black Friday 2019. If you're a fan of Sega's offerings, this is a great opportunity to pick up recent releases like Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games...
Sunday3rd Nov 2019
Celebrating 15 years of localisation
XSEED Games has slashed the prices of its games on the Switch and 3DS eShop in North America to celebrate 15 years of localising and publishing titles within this region. There are plenty of options across both systems, and "most" games are up to 50 percent off, according to the official press release. This sale...
Friday13th Sep 2019
And much more new content
Possibly one of the last major releases for the 3DS is Shakedown: Hawaii from Vblank Entertainment. After years of waiting for this game to arrive on the system, a release date has finally been confirmed. This follow-up to Retro City Rampage will be made available for all 3DS and 2DS systems on 19th September in North...
Tuesday10th Sep 2019
Snack attack incoming
Got an appetite for more Level-5 games? Well then, be sure to save some room for The Snack World, as a western release appears to be on the way. After a rating for Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl Gold appeared on the Australian Classification Board in April, a classification has now popped up
Wednesday4th Sep 2019
The end of an era
In July, we found out the YouTube service for the 3DS would end in Japan on 3rd September. Well, it's now officially 4th September in Japan and according to Japanese Nintendo, Google has removed this app and service from the system's eShop. If you're located in this region, you'll no longer be able to download this free app for...
Tuesday27th Aug 2019
Update: Possibly thanks to new EU ruling
Update (27th Aug, 13:45 BST): Further digging suggests that the change could be thanks to PSD2, a new payment directive adopted by the European Parliament. PSD2 is said to add new levels of protection for those making purchases online and make cross-border European payment services safer, and it comes into...
Tuesday30th Jul 2019
Turning off the lights
Nintendo's website has revealed Google's YouTube service for the 3DS will end on 3rd September in Japan. After this date, users in this region will no longer be able to download the free app from the 3DS eShop. The YouTube app for the 3DS originally went live in 2013 and followed on from the YouTube update for the Wii U...