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  • Video Remembering The 3D Classics NES Range On Nintendo 3DS

    The "definitive way" to play these retro releases

    Remember when Nintendo got Arika to bring a bunch of NES games to the 3DS? These games were part of the short running series known as the 3D Classics line, which contained six games like Kirby's Adventure and Kid Icarus, and even had a stereoscopic 3D enhancement. The series kicked off with 3D...

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  • News Surprise, The 3DS Is Getting Another Physical Release This Year

    Andro Dunos 2 already confirmed for Switch release

    The 3DS may have turned 10 recently after fading from Nintendo's business strategy, but the console isn't quite ready to die yet, it would seem. French publisher PixelHeart has just announced that Andro Dunos 2 – which is also coming to Switch – is getting a physical release on the 3DS, too...

Friday26th Mar 2021

Thursday25th Mar 2021

  • Anniversary Nintendo 3DS Launched Ten Years Ago Today In Europe

    US anniversary also falls later this week

    Making the vast majority of the Nintendo Life team feel excruciatingly old, today sees the tenth anniversary of Nintendo 3DS' release in Europe. Yes, on 25th March 2011, the 3DS hit western shores for the first time following its Japanese launch a month prior – the North American release came just two...

Wednesday24th Mar 2021

Monday22nd Mar 2021

Monday15th Mar 2021

  • Guide Best Nintendo 3DS RPGs

    A quest for the best

    The 3DS may have been put out to pasture by Nintendo, but the retirement of a system isn't always a sad occasion – it gives you the perfect chance to look back on its impressively varied library with wonder; along with plenty of standout platformers, life sims, rhythm games, and puzzlers, the 3DS also carved out a particular...

  • News Square Enix's Spring 2021 Sale Offers Big Discounts On Switch And 3DS

    Final Fantasy! Dragon Quest! Star Ocean!

    Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate this occasion than with a new eShop sale. It's a big one this time, including discounts on some of Square Enix's heaviest hitters, including Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Star Ocean, and more. Mostly covering Switch games, there are also two 3DS games...

Tuesday9th Mar 2021

Friday5th Mar 2021

  • Video Ten 3DS Exclusives That Could Be Better On Nintendo Switch

    Potentially perfect ports

    With the likes of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe making the jump to Switch, it's pretty commonplace to see fans talking about which other titles could transition from the Wii U to Nintendo's latest system. But what about games that were originally released on the 3DS? While...

Friday26th Feb 2021

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Friday12th Feb 2021

  • Video 11 Great 3DS Games Overshadowed By The Nintendo Switch

    Now might be the time to check them out

    The 3DS is easily one of the greatest handheld systems Nintendo has ever released, but admittedly it was overshadowed in its later years when the Switch arrived on the scene and games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild became top priority. Our Kong-loving video producer Jon Cartright has taken the...