Flipnote Studio 3D News
Random Disney Animator Creates Stunning 30-Second Short Using 3DS eShop Apps
Toadally amazing tribute
As you're probably already aware — you certainly should be if you're a regular around these parts! — the 3DS and Wii U eShops are closing for new purchases next week. The closure has got many of us wistful for Nintendo's last-gen duo and the many excellent titles they hosted — games and more specialised apps alike...
Countdown 3DS eShop Spotlight - Flipnote Studio 3D
#22 - Flipping amazing
For the month before the 3DS and Wii U eShops close for new purchases on 27th March, each day we're going to highlight a specific eShop game for one of those consoles and give a short pitch as to why we think it deserves your love and attention — before it's too late. The chance to add these to your library will be gone for...
News 'Playnote Studio' Is A Brilliant DSi Flipnote Studio App For Playdate
Update incoming "to address a couple of crashes and minor UX issues"
Lovers of portable gaming and cool gadgets will no doubt have seen the reviews of Playdate go live last week. Panic's cute throwback console is a celebration of simpler gaming times and we were lucky enough to get our hands on one early — we found it to be a delightful little...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Fan Spends Four Years Making The Ultimate Tribute Animation
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...
Reminder Flipnote Studio 3D Debuting in Europe as My Nintendo Account Incentive
Register before April's end and flip away
As if anyone needed much more reason to sign up for a My Nintendo account, don't forget that European users who register before 30th April can download a free copy of Flipnote Studio 3D for their punctuality. The offer was previously announced in the European Nintendo Direct for March and has been further...
Weirdness Club Nintendo Members Attempt to Sell Flipnote Studio 3D Codes on eBay
Yeah, good luck with that...
Earlier today Flipnote Studio 3D became available to Club Nintendo members in North America, which is excellent news after numerous delays to the app. Once a code is retrieved lucky fans can finally produce some 3D animations, albeit without all of the sharing bells and whistles available in Japan. Amusingly, however,...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Now Available To North American Club Nintendo Members
The wait is over at last
After what seems like an eternity, Nintendo has finally released Flipnote Studio 3D in North America. The title is free to download for all Club Nintendo users right now. The highly anticipated application has finally made it west after months of deliberation. Originally Flipnote Studio 3D was held back in 2013, leaving...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Has Been Delayed Once Again as Club Nintendo Site Goes Into Maintenance
Now due later in February
When Nintendo announced the end of the Club Nintendo Loyalty Rewards Program, many were sad to see it go. Though it was a relic of a time when Nintendo was less up to date in its online services, it still signalled the end of an era. Regardless, most feelings of nostalgia and sadness immediately evaporated when Nintendo...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Arrives in North America This Week
Club Nintendo members, rejoice!
When Nintendo announced the closure of Club Nintendo recently, it also confirmed that members in North America would receive Flipnote Studio 3D as a free download - in Europe the app will go to those that sign-up for the replacement programme later in the year. Official details point to an offline,
News Flipnote Studio 3D Free Download Details Point to a Stripped Back and Offline Experience
You can download your own DS creations from Flipnote Hatena, though
Nintendo has recently announced the surprise discontinuation of Club Nintendo in the coming months, with a replacement loyalty programme to take its place later in 2015. While new catalogue items are promised in multiple regions to help us dispose of leftover stars and coins,...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Friends Gallery Disabled in Japan
Paid service World Gallery remains
Yesterday we reported that Nintendo had halted the Swapnote / Nintendo Letter Box SpotPass service due to some users utilising it to "exchange offensive material". The direct exchange of photos, and minors actively sharing their friend codes and photos, were both highlighted as issues that drove the decision to...
Reaction The Pokémon Bank and the Inevitability of Online Charges
Gotta buy 'em all
Today's Pokémon Direct broadcast brought 20 minutes of hype for the upcoming Pokémon X & Y, titles that will practically sell themselves regardless. There was some exciting news about limited edition hardware and, oh yes, the choice of
News Flipnote Studio 3D European Release is Delayed
Will be reanimated soon
Some of you may be wondering where the European Nintendo Download Update is, and we've been wondering the same thing. This week's details haven't been forthcoming at the usual time, and we now understand why that may be the case. Flipnote Studio 3D, which was originally due out this week in Europe, has been delayed. Nintendo...
News Flipnote Studio 3D World Gallery Priced and Detailed for Europe
Learn all about the in-app coin economy
Flipnote Studio 3D arrives in Europe next week on 1st August, with the North American release still pegged for "early August". It's already arrived in Japan, and the recent Nintendo Direct Mini is a useful video to see the free app in action, with various tools and features shown off. While we've already...
Video Flipnote Studio 3D Nintendo Direct Sketched Out in Japan
Plenty of in-app footage inside
Fipnote Studio 3D is due to arrive on the 3DS eShop next week in Europe — on 1st August — and early August in North America; it arrives in Japan today. To celebrate the occasion Nintendo has released a new Nintendo Direct video to show off the app and explain its various features. While the video is in Japanese,...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Confirmed for European Release on 1st August
Hand-drawn GIFs creep closer
Not so long ago we reported that Flipnote Studio 3D is set for an early August release in North America, as an official website was launched revealing various details on the galleries and features, including the $0.99 30-day license for access to the World gallery. Nintendo UK has launched its own website and gone a step...
News Flipnote Studio 3D to Hit North America Early August, Subscription Pricing Revealed
While Flipnote Studio 3D is set to arrive in Japan on 3rd July, Nintendo of America has now launched a new official website packed with details about the free title, including a release window and details on the optional subscription service to be offered. Though there's no precise date, it's listed to arrive in early August, while...
News Flipnote Studio 3D Sketched In for 3rd July in Japan
We doubt the Western release will be far behind
Flipnote Studio 3D is, after a fair old wait, finally coming to the 3DS eShop this summer. Like its DSi predecessor it'll be a free app that'll also include some improved features, with short animations now having up to six colours, three layers for a 3D effect and will be easy to export as AVI or GIF...
News Flipnote Hatena Data to be Automatically Switched to Flipnote Studio 3D World Gallery
Unless you opt out
As announced earlier in this year, Flipnote Studio 3D is coming to the 3DS eShop as a free app this Summer, finally taking the place of the DSiWare title that's been non-transferable to the new hardware. As explained with that announcement, the new and free app will split the online sharing component of your creations into two...
News Nintendo Reveals Flipnote Studio For The 3DS eShop
During a Japanese only mini Nintendo Direct, President Satoru Iwata announced that Flipnote Studio 3D was on the way for the 3DS eShop in Japan. It's said to be more powerful than its predecessor, and the free base application will be available from the eShop this coming Summer. The app will allow users to make 3D animations with up to...