Cyber Monday Deal: Nintendo 3DS XL Mario & Luigi Bundle

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As seekers of Cyber Monday deals scour the Web today, Nintendo has launched a new bundle to capitalize on all those searches for video game discounts. Surprisingly, the new bundle isn't for the Wii U console, which is now competing head to head against the Xbox One and PS4. Instead, the new package is a Nintendo 3DS XL Mario & Luigi bundle. Starting today, which Nintendo has dubbed "the Cyber Monday of Luigi," Nintendo has made available a limited-edition, silver-colored Nintendo 3DS XL system featuring a fun image of Luigi running with his … [Read more...]

Walmart Black Friday Ad Has Big Sales on Games, Consoles

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As much as holiday shoppers would like to call Black Friday and Cyber Monday big sales days, it’s becoming more and more apparent that late Thanksgiving night is when the big doorbuster deals really start. Retailers across the board are opening their doors late Thursday to let shoppers work off their food coma by buying electronics, games and clothes at deep discounts. But that’s not to say Black Friday ads don’t show some great deals, especially when it comes to video games. Take, for example, the Walmart Black Friday ad and sales scheduled … [Read more...]

Nintendo Ships Three Big Games, Including Super Mario 3D World

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Sony owned the gaming world last week with the launch of the PlayStation 4, and Microsoft has owned the lion's share of this week's news with today's Xbox One release. But don't forget about the other console manufacturer, Nintendo, which today released three games for its hero platforms. On the Wii U, Nintendo today shipped Super Mario 3D World, while the 3DS has gotten The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and Mario Party: Island Tour. All three games, Super Mario 3D World for Wii U, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for 3DS … [Read more...]

Hulu Plus Nintendo 3DS Functionality Now Available

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Nintendo has decided to follow Microsoft's and Sony's move toward entertainment, although it's come in a manner we didn't really see coming. The game maker today announced that Hulu Plus Nintendo 3DS functionality is alive and kicking on its handheld game systems. Starting today, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo 2DS owners can instantly stream current-season TV shows, hit movies, clips and premium commercial-free kids programming on their handheld systems with the new Hulu Plus application for Nintendo 3DS. With this new Hulu Plus … [Read more...]

Special-Edition Pokemon X and Pokemon Y 3DS Systems Now in Stores

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Now that Nintendo is selling the 3DS system in larger quantities, it makes sense for the company to start playing with limited-edition hardware. As luck would have it, when you head into your favorite game store or onto Amazon, you'll now be able to find special-edition Pokemon X and Pokemon Y 3DS systems, in limited quantities of course. Fans who are excited for the upcoming release of the Pokemon X and Pokemon Y games on Oct. 12 will get a kick out of having these special-edition Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Nintendo 3DS XL systems in stores. … [Read more...]

Skylanders Swap Force Nintendo 3DS Version in the Works

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Activision today announced that a Skylanders Swap Force Nintendo 3DS version will ship this fall alongside all the other iterations of the game. The Skylanders Swap Force Nintendo 3DS version features a unique adventure complete with its very own story, levels and special starter pack characters. Billed as a complementary experience to the console version, Skylanders Swap Force Nintendo 3DS will include three new characters: Rattle Shake, Volcanic Eruptor and Free Ranger. Although these characters are included in the other versions of the … [Read more...]

Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Wii Hacker, 3DS Hacker

Now that the 3DS is a hot commodity, Nintendo has put its game face on, filing a lawsuit today against the owner of a website known for its Wii, 3DS and Wii U hack expertise. Nintendo of America Inc. filed its lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against the owner of HackYourConsole.com, a site that Nintendo claims "blatantly promotes and sells unauthorized Nintendo games along with devices and services that circumvent the security in the Nintendo DS system and the Wii console." Going after the Wii U hacker and 3DS hacker is … [Read more...]

Disney Planes Video Game Takes Off on Wii U, 3DS

Disney Interactive's Disney Planes video game has taken off at retailers today exclusively for Nintendo platforms. The Nintendo-exclusive title marks Disney's new strategy to publish titles only on systems and with partners that make strategic sense. Naturally, the Disney Planes video game is a logical fit for the family-friendly Wii U and 3DS, as well as the Wii and standard DS. Inspired by Disney's upcoming animated film based in a world similar to Cars, the Disney Planes video game takes players on a sky-high heroic adventure and expands … [Read more...]

No Nintendo Layoffs, Though it “Might be Too Late” for Wii U

Nintendo has officially ceased development of the Wii Vitality Sensor due to lack of accurate biometric readings, a rather public (though predictable) end for the accessory that comes just six months after reducing its annual Wii U sales projections by 28%, from 5.5 million units to 4 million. Yet Nintendo layoffs are not on the table, nor is a corporate restructuring, to help bridge the financial gap, according to Nintendo leadership. Having endured operating losses for two years, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata would seemingly be under … [Read more...]

Urban Trial Freestyle for 3DS Races into Nintendo eShop

Urban Trial Freestyle for 3DS is available today for download on the Nintendo eShop in North America and Europe. The game costs £6.29 in the UK, $6.99 in North America and 6,99 € in Europe. Urban Trial Freestyle for 3DS marks the first time a Trials title has appeared on the Nintendo handheld system. In addition to the base game, Urban Trial Freestyle for 3DS features a Track Editor, which is a console exclusive for the Nintendo platform and allows players to create their own levels with unlimited possibilities. If you want to purchase … [Read more...]