Tuesday19th Jan 2021
Just imagine 1080p, 60FPS
This year marks The Legend of Zelda's 35th anniversary. Much like Super Mario's celebrations, Nintendo could potentially revive any game in the series. With this in mind, YouTuber SnazzyAI - the same individual who showed off Animal Crossing: New Horizons running at 4K, 60FPS - has released a
Monday18th Jan 2021
New offers are available until 21st January
It wasn't that even a month ago that Capcom's last sale went live but already, a fresh round of offers has gone up across Switch and 3DS eShop. Only covering North America this time, it runs until 21st January and features the usual suspects, including Street Fighter, Okami, Phoenix Wright, Mega Man and...
Wednesday13th Jan 2021
Not bad for a dead console
If there's one thing that's true about the Japanese games market, it's that the nation is obsessed with handheld consoles – which is why the Switch is doing so well in that particular market, not just in terms of shifting millions of units but also in locking out 9 of the 10 best-selling games for 2020. However, another...
Switch led the way in both hardware and software sales
The beginning of a new year is always a good time to take stock of what's happened in the previous 12 months, and Japanese publication Famitsu has done just that in publishing a report which sums up the state of the Japanese video game market in 2020. The headline stats show that the market...
Can we get some Switch ones now?
It seems 3DS and Wii U software discounts on My Nintendo are no longer a thing, at least in certain parts of the world. My Nintendo users located in North America have noticed the removal of this icon from the store - meaning you'll no longer be able to get discounts for games associated with these systems. It...
Sunday10th Jan 2021
A stepping stone in Mario’s history that’s worth a second look
You don’t need me telling you how 2020 was a challenging year, but for dedicated Super Mario fans there were small comforts to be found. After months of rumours, Nintendo celebrated the series’ 35th anniversary in dramatic fashion and this brought about no end of content. Before...
Friday8th Jan 2021
We put a variety of games to the test
Recently, we shared a video in which we booted up several Wii U titles to see if people were still playing them online. The results were pretty surprising, with plenty of games still remaining active despite the system's age and relatively low install base. So, what about the 3DS? J
Wednesday6th Jan 2021
In what's becoming a worryingly common trend
Just days after it was discovered that a number of DSiWare games had vanished from the eShop, and following the confirmation that Netflix will soon be discontinued across Wii U and 3DS, it's now come to our attention that two LEGO City: Undercover games have also been entirely removed from Nintendo's...
Will be discontinued as of 30th June
Nintendo has now removed Netflix's video application designed for the Wii U and 3DS from both eShops. As of 31st December 2020, it can no longer be downloaded by new users. It is, however, still possible for existing users to re-download the applications at this point in time. The service for Wii U and 3DS will...
Monday4th Jan 2021
Update: Hours remain in North America
Update: As a quick reminder for our chums in North America, Capcom's current sale on Nintendo Switch and 3DS is ending later today. The deals ended in Europe a few days ago, but North American Switch owners still have a few hours left to snap them up. The offers listed below will vanish at 11:59pm PT...
Sunday3rd Jan 2021
Kate Gray explains why this dual-screen wonder will be missed
Some people remember where they were when they found out about the assassination of President JFK. I can't tell you where I was when JFK was shot, but that's mostly because I hadn't been born, and therefore wasn't watching the news at the time, but I can tell you where I was when the...
Thursday17th Dec 2020
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...
Sunday22nd Nov 2020
Second entry is a completely new start
If you were hoping the original Monster Hunter Stories game might be released on the Nintendo Switch ahead of the sequel's release, don't get your hopes up. Speaking to Gamereactor, Capcom's Ryozo Tsujimoto said the company had "no plans" to bring the original 3DS release from 2016 across to Nintendo's hybrid...
Tuesday17th Nov 2020
Final form stability
Just when you thought the 3DS was dead, Nintendo does the unthinkable and goes and releases a system update for this legendary handheld unit. Of course, at this point in the system's life, it's all about making it more stable than ever before. There are also some other "minor" adjustments to enhance the user experience. Here...
Thursday5th Nov 2020
Mario Kart still reigns supreme
Earlier today, we shared an updated list of the top ten best-selling Nintendo Switch games of all time, but how are the likes of the Wii U and 3DS doing, and even the Wii and DS before those? Well, it just so happens that Nintendo has also provided up-to-date figures for its best-selling games on those platforms. As...
Monday2nd Nov 2020
Missed any of these top games?
With the impending second lockdown heading to the UK this week, and indeed for everyone staying inside and doing their bit at the moment, there's never really been a better time to try out classic games that we missed the first time around. As such, we thought it worth reminding you that My Nintendo is currently...
Wednesday21st Oct 2020
Following its removal in Europe and NA
Rodea the Sky Soldier, an action-adventure title produced by Sonic lead programmer Yuji Naka, will be removed from the Wii U and 3DS eShops in Japan next month. The game's delisting follows similar removals in Europe and North America earlier this year, meaning the title will soon be unavailable digitally...
Friday9th Oct 2020
With up to 50% off
Kemco has kickstarted an October sale across Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U, slashing the price of six of its RPGs for a limited time. We have a full list of the games included for you below. Discounts range from 40-50% off, with each Nintendo system being treated to two deals each. Have a look through and make sure to jump on...
Monday5th Oct 2020
Mario & Sonic, Hatsune Miku, SEGA AGES and more!
Update: As a quick reminder, Sega's 60th anniversary sale is ending today. You've got just under an hour-and-a-half left to grab these deals at the time of writing, so get a move on if there's anything you fancy! Original Article (Tue 22nd Sep, 2020 16:30 BST): Sega is now hosting a pretty mighty...
Sunday20th Sep 2020
It's amazing what a sequel can do
Capcom surprised Nintendo fans this week with not one but two brand new Monster Hunter games. The second title, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, will be released on the Switch in 2021 and is a follow-up to the original 2016 3DS entry. This announcement is now seemingly fueling sales of the original M
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...
Thursday17th Sep 2020
Goodnight, sweet prince
Production of the mighty Nintendo 3DS system has been officially discontinued, Nintendo has confirmed. The news comes nine years after the handheld machine first hit the market back in 2011, introducing truly innovative glasses-free 3D tech and a fantastic library of games that would be enjoyed for years to come. The...
Wednesday16th Sep 2020
We've seen some absolutely amazing creations put together using Flipnote Studio 3D over the years, but Japanese animator ミラーパネル3 takes the biscuit with their creation of "Flipnote Warrior", a full 34-minute animation. The clip is centred around a young girl who has a life-changing event on her 3DS. All the animation was...
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...
Monday17th Aug 2020
Across Europe, North America and Australia
Japanese developer and publisher Kemco has slashed the prices of a number of its RPGs on both Switch and 3DS, giving you the chance to pick them up at up to 50% off the asking price. We've rounded up all of the offers for you below. The sale is live across the European, North American, and Australian...
Thursday13th Aug 2020
Update: See the machine come to life in 2020!
Update: And here's the machine in action! Original Story [Thu 11th Jun, 2020 12:00 BST]: Nintendo's stranglehold on the handheld gaming arena has remained in place since the early '90s, when it released the world-beating Game Boy console. Since then, the company has been at the forefront of the...
Monday10th Aug 2020
Some times for your eShop browsing diary
Nintendo has updated its network maintenance schedule with details of upcoming work that will affect its services across Switch, Wii U and 3DS. Several maintenance sessions are planned between now and mid-September, all of which have the potential to - or will definitely - impact Nintendo's network...
Monday3rd Aug 2020
Plus some of the most popular 3DS themes
The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at reduced prices. There are some pretty big names on the list this time around, with major Mario, Zelda and Animal Crossing games all available at discounted rates. As...
Monday27th Jul 2020
And Game Freak's HarmoKnight
The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at reduced prices. There are four new discounts available this time around, including good old Professor Layton and Pilotwings Resort, which remains the newest game in the series eight...
Monday6th Jul 2020
Plus Animal Crossing and Splatoon themes
The latest batch of My Nintendo game discounts for Europe has now gone live, giving players the usual chance to grab a handful of games at reduced prices. Just three new discounts are available this time, with Mario, Animal Crossing and Star Fox taking centre stage. As always, you can take advantage of these...