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RIP 3DS
[Update: Nintendo's official response is as follows: "Nintendo has nothing to announce about the production status of Nintendo 3DS."] We have reason to believe Nintendo of America has completely ceased production of the origi... read feature

Nice

Nintendo channels Game Boy Color with translucent 2DS


$100, red and blue
Nov 11
Need something to match your Pokemon X and Y 3DS? Need something to play Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire? Want to relive 1998 without the Y2K scare and having to hear "My Heart Will Go On" until you're sure that ... read
Nintendo

Nintendo reveals new see-through 2DS for Pokemon


Two more 2DS bundles
Sep 23
Nintendo has announced two new 2DS bundles for the UK, coinciding with the release of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. They'll come in red and blue colors respectively, and will feature a transparent design -- whic... read

Here's Nintendo's big ol' list of upcoming third-party games


For 3DS and Wii U
Aug 29
Tons of new games are coming down the line for the 3DS and Wii U, with more than 60 of them slated to release before the end of the year. This morning, Nintendo sent along a handy list of what we can expect this Fall. Skimmin... read

Nintendo announces five new Fall hardware bundles


Wi U and 2DS bundles
Aug 29
Nintendo announced five new hardware bundles for this Fall season this morning. The Super Mario 3D World Deluxe Set launches in mid-September. For $299 you'll get the Wii U Deluxe Set, Super Mario 3D World, and Nintendo Land.... read
2DS

Europe is getting a white/red 2DS with New Super Mario Bros. 2


On July 4
Jun 03
Nintendo has announced yet another 2DS bundle. This one is white and red, and includes New Super Mario Bros. 2 pre-installed on a 4GB memory card plus all of the Coin Rush DLC -- that's 30 more levels, some of which are going... read
Pokémon 2DS

Pokémon 2DS bundles soon to populate Australian store shelves


Gotta catch 'em all, again
May 29
Australian gamers who have yet to pick up Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be able to purchase one of two new Nintendo 2DS system bundles on June 26. Both bundles offer the 2DS Black + Blue system for AU$179.95, and... read
Nintendo 2DS

This Sea Green 2DS is another I want to add to my stash


Sea Green or Peach Pink? I can't choose!
May 23
Hey, Nintendo. Listen up. I'm going to need you to stop releasing new 2DS colors for just one moment, please. Because I haven't gotten the Peach Pink 2DS just yet, and now you're showing off this gorgeous color scheme. I coul... read
Nintendo 2DS

Celebrate Kirby: Triple Deluxe's European release with Pink + White 2DS


I think it could fare to be pinker
May 16
Kirby: Triple Deluxe has landed in Europe, and Nintendo wants you to celebrate the event with the Pink + White 2DS, an adorable slice of fluff that's Kirby pink. Oh, and it's not available in the US. And it doesn't come with ... read
Nintendo 2DS

Pick up a 2DS now through May 17 for just $99


I don't care if it's 'for kids,' I still kind of want one
May 14
Looking for a reason to pull the trigger on a 2DS but can't bring yourself to because of the price? Nintendo has tweeted a special deal via Target just for you. Starting right now through May 17, pick up the curiously-shaped... read
Tomodachi Life

Apparently, Tomodachi Life is for little girls


Also, this TV commercial is awful
May 13
Still not sure if you're going to pick up Tomodachi Life? That Nintendo Direct video really sold it to me, so I recommend you watch that if you need further convincing. Or do you prefer cringeworthy trailers for tweens? If t... read
Kirby 2DS

Check out the brand new Kirby 2DS portable


Pink+White
Apr 02
Guess what guys -- there's another 2DS/3DS variant coming out! Not that I'm complaining of course, but Nintendo of Europe has just revealed a Pink + White 2DS variant that will be released alongside of Kirby: Triple Del... read

Peach Pink 2DS is a GameStop exclusive


Comes with a cute Mickey case
Mar 28
GameStop has revealed a new exclusive 2DS system, slated to hit their shelves on April 11, priced at $129.99. It is colored Peach Pink, and comes with a super cute Disney Magical World zip-up carrying case. But not with the g... read
Deals

Free Pokemon X/Y with purchase of 2DS/3DS XL and game


And the applicable games aren't bad at all
Feb 20
Let me take another stab at this without pesky character limits: an upcoming promotion will give out a free download code for Pokemon X/Y for folks who purchase either a 2DS or 3DS XL and one of six games: Animal Crossing: Ne... read
You'll want to set some time aside for this...
Originally set for release in North America in late December, the Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter apps have only today become available for download from the 3DS eShop. (Europe, Australia, and Japan have had their launches ... read feature

Pokemon X and Y 2DS bundles coming December 6


While supplies last
Dec 04
Nintendo sends word that two new 2DS bundles are coming our way on December 6. Both Pokemon X and Pokemon Y get paired with red and blue 2DS systems, with the combo priced at $149.99. The game will be pre-installed on a SD card in each bundle. The coloring also points to which retailer will stock each bundle, with Target getting the red one, and Toys R Us selling the blue one.  read
Nintendo

Nintendo 3DS reigns supreme in USA yet again in October


Pokemon and 2DS keep good times rolling for Nintendo
Nov 14
The Nintendo 3DS chronicled its sixth consecutive month atop hardware charts in the United States last month, Nintendo of America has announced. The portable sold upwards of 452,000 units in October, doubling the previous mon... read

This is how Nintendo explains to parents what a 2DS is


But parents just don't understand!
Oct 26
Nintendo has released a new video introducing the Free World to its 2DS system, suggesting the company feels the need to elaborate on its previous advertisements for the portable. The short depicts young children and familie... read
Luigi 2DS

Luigi 2DS spotted! It looks better than the Luigi 3DS


Year of Luigi rolls on
Oct 24
Kotaku received some pictures of what appears to be a Luigi-themed 2DS. I want it. It's a simple white with green trimmings (buttons and so on) and a Luigi etched into the back. It's a lot cleaner than the cool, but busy Luig... read
Link Between Worlds 2D/3D

Link Between Worlds adapted to 2DS, 3D still encouraged


Nice try!
Oct 21
According to Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma, speaking to GameSpot, the team developing A Link Between Worlds was not aware that Nintendo would be releasing the 2DS until after development started. This posed a pr... read
Nintendo 2DS

This is what it costs to fix a broken Nintendo 2DS screen


Tragedy strikes close to home
Oct 20
The Nintendo 2DS is a sturdy little piece of machinery. It eschews the gossamer hinges of its stereoscopic predecessor, and in their place vaunts a strong, unified, monolithic frame. Though abandoning the clamshell design mak... read

Hulu Plus now available on 3DS (and 2DS)


Watch TV on the little screen
Oct 17
Are you a Hulu Plus subscriber? And a 3DS owner? You're in...well, something. You can now watch Hulu Plus on your 3DS system.  The new Hulu Plus app is available on the Nintendo eShop today. It offers full touchscreen na... read

Here's what that big-ass 2DS screen looks like


2DS cracked open to see the magic inside
Oct 15
Just a bit after its announcement, we learned that the 2DS screens are really just one big screen with some facing plastic and software doing the trickery. Those clever kids at Nintendo never fail to surprise.  Rose Colo... read
Nintendo 2DS

2DS commercial reminds you it has some pretty good games


Other than that, it's kind of boring
Oct 15
This commercial for the 2DS gets straight to the point -- Nintendo has some solid titles for its handheld systems. Dropping heavy-hitting names like Pokemon X/Y, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and Mario and Luigi: Dream Team, th... read
Oh, yeah, the 2DS is out now!
In this pleasant little video from Family Gamer TV, nine Nintendo handhelds are battery tested including the brand new 2DS. The results aren't terribly surprising -- the 3DS line all kick off fairly close to one another, at ... read feature

A bunch of things from Zelda's Eiji Aonuma at New York Comic-Con
Lots of tidbits for you Zelda fans over the weekend. Longtime series producer and director Eiji Aonuma gave a long talk at New York Comic-Con, which you can catch above. Immediately after, he sat down to an interview with Po... read feature

Too legitty to quitty!
With Pokemon X and Y now out for public consumption, you're probably curious as to what the best Pokemon are for your silky pleasures. Fortunately, Jim Sterling is here to drop knowledge bombs in yo' face, and tell which Pokemon are the most legit.  I know lots of things about Pokemon. Let me talk to you about Pokemon. read feature

Lorule

Link runs into a wall: Link Between Worlds story trailer


Lorule? Lol-rule.
Oct 11
Lorule. Get it? I'm still curious when and why Nintendo decided to lift the stick to walls mechanic from Sideway New York. Not that they've lazily infringed, or anything. It just seems like an arbitrary rider on a bill. Mayb... read

Pokemon X and Y launch event comes to NY Nintendo World


Also a 2DS launch event
Oct 08
Be among the first to purchase Pokemon X and Pokemon Y at Nintendo's launch event, set to come to Rockefeller Plaza this Friday, October 11. The Nintendo World store will be throwing a shindig with costumes, gameplay kiosks, ... read

Nintendo at New York Comic-Con: 2DS, Aonuma panel, more


Big plans for NYCC
Oct 02
Nintendo has big plays for this month's New York Comic-Con. On top of bringing a bunch of Wii U and 3DS titles, they'll also have the new 2DS system to show off as well as a speaking session of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Bet... read






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