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Super Mario Maker is also skipping 3D support on 3DS

With the knowledge that the 3DS port of Super Mario Maker won't let creators upload their levels online (they're just sharable locally), this latest omission -- a lack of 3D support -- feels insignificant. That said, I know some people can ...   read

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New NES emulator displays classic games in 3D

3DNES, a new web-based emulator for the Nintendo Entertainment System that displays games as if they were made in 3D, has been publicly released in beta form. As you can see in the video above, it isn't always perfect, but man does Dr. Mar...   read

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Looks like Jynx was 'purplewashed' for the Pokemon Yellow 3DS re-release

For whatever reason, a lot of characters from Japanese games and cartoons who have dark, decidedly human-colored skin in their original designs are given inhuman, almost tumorous-looking purple skin when their visages are localized for outs...   read

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The Egg gets hotly anticipated sequel starring Mel Gibson

Cool 3D Worlds' smash hit The Egg announced a follow up project earlier this week, The Egg 2. The great success of the original doesn't seem to have worried Cool 3D Worlds, which is going full bore into The Egg 2, ramping up production to i...   read

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3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2's trailer confirms Tails co-op support

Sega has released a trailer for 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on the Japanese eShop (which is posted above, courtesy of NintenDaan), and it evidently confirms two-player co-op in the shop listing and at the end of the video itself. Note that you...   read

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Hollowpoint gives co-op shooting a fresh perspective

Update: Cross-play for PS4 and PC will not be a feature for Hollowpoint.It feels like you can't go anywhere without seeing another co-op shooter set for release or being announced for the first time. Since the success of titles like Left 4 ...   read

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3D platformer The Last Tinker hits Steam in May

Mimimi Productions has announced a May 12 Steam launch for its 3D platform adventure The Last Tinker: City of Colors, a game described as being influenced by such titles as Banjo-Kazooie and Jak and Daxter. Yep, that description will get m...   read

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Fan recreates Earthbound with HD visuals

To say that Earthbound, or Mother as it's referred to in Japan, is a much loved and admired game, is an understatement. From fans creating charity drives, to organized campaigns to get the game on Nintendo's virtual console -- this quirky a...   read

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Hadron's Forge features asteroid mining, real elements

Minecraft in space isn't exactly an original idea. StarForge showed up last year with impressive technology to back up that basic conceit and a greater focus on combat. Hadron's Forge starts with some of the same ideas: collect minerals, b...   read

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3D Sonic 1 on eShop

3D Sonic The Hedgehog coming to 3DS eShop in Japan

It's been a while since any region outside of Japan received a new 3D Classics touch-up on the 3DS eShop. You may think that the only difference between the originals and their 3D remakes is the added stereoscopic effect, but the changes of...   read


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ATV Wild Ride 3D

ATV Wild Ride 3D is on sale this week

Despite the fact that I had a fairly lukewarm experience with ATV Wild Ride 3D, the fact of the matter is it delivers for racing fanatics, and has a working online component. So if you've been eying it recently, you can grab it for the disc...   read

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Deadly Premonition PS3's pre-order bonuses detailed

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut comes out next month (4/30) on PS3 and it will offer retailer-specific pre-order bonuses, which is a little bit of an oddity for a game getting its unexpected second life. Almost takes the sting out of ret...   read

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3D Super Hang-On

Japan gets to rev its 3DS with 3D Super Hang-On

The Sega Genesis classic Super Hang-On is getting a 3D makeover for the 3DS, due out on Nintendo's eShop on March 27 for 600 Yen. Following on from Sega's first 3D re-release of 3D Space Harrier, you can play Super Hang-On using the gyro-se...   read

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Nintendo must pay $30M due to 3D patent infringement

Today, a federal jury found Nintendo guilty of infringing on a former Sony employee's glasses-free 3D tech with the release of the 3DS handheld. Nintendo is looking at a payout of $30.2 million in compensatory damages. Inventor and former S...   read

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Deadly Premonition

Talking Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut with SWERY

Destructoid’s love affair with the inimitable, idiosyncratic Deadly Premonition is a point of public record. Jim’s infamous, glowing, 10/10 review turned a lot of people onto the game -- myself included -- and for that we are as...   read


CES: Latest Oculus Rift prototype makes an appearance

At CES, Oculus is showing off the latest Rift prototype from the factory of the Kickstarter developer kit that is expected to ship soon. While the latest version of the handmade prototype is being demoed off here, the fancy looking dev kit ...   read


NYCC: Puppeteer looks amazing in 3D

I got a fair bit of hands-on time with Puppeteer at New York Comic-Con this weekend, but the best of what I've seen of the game so far was still hands off. And in 3D. Sony was kind enough to give us a peek at a boss fight from later in the ...   read


Sony: consumers decided 3D is not important now

Back in 2009, it seemed everybody was jumping on the 3D bandwagon. Mouthpieces were declaring it the future, publishers were clambering over each other to praise it, and Sony went all-in with 3D PlayStation 3 support. It's safe to say the o...   read


TGS: Gaming with Sony's HMZ-T2 3D headset

I had the chance to go face-on with Sony's new HMZ-T2 3D headset at Tokyo Game Show this week, putting it to the test as a face-worn gaming display. Sony dedicated a good sized portion of their booth to it this year in a push to get it in f...   read


Kingdom Hearts AR Cards now available at Club Nintendo UK

It looks like the "US versus UK" Club Nintendo wars are about to enter another chapter, as our Euro friends are getting a chance to pony up 200 Stars for Kingdom Hearts 3D AR cards.The cards are actually just physical unlock codes...   read


God of War, inFAMOUS, Ratchet all getting PS Collections

You already knew that Ratchet & Clank was getting an HD Collection of its very own, but Sony has waved a magic wand and conjured new teets on the milky udder of re-releases. On August 28, not only will you be able to pick up R&C, yo...   read

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QuakeCon Preview: Going to hell in Doom 3's Lost Mission

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] In 2004, Doom 3 was a disappointment. It neither captured...   read


Iwata: 3D not quite as popular as it once was

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said that the 3D fad might be dying down a little bit, and that while the visual effect makes for better graphics, it will only be a minor part of future gaming generations.  "I think when we launche...   read


E3: Star Trek hands-off event was NOT like Disney World

It's kind of unfair to compare Star Trek to Star Wars 1313, and I know I'm only furthering the Star Wars vs. Star Trek rivalry, but there's no way I could not think about my hands-off LucasArts session. Whereas the Star Wars 1313 video was ...   read


CES: Gaming with Sony's goofy-ass 3D space visor thing

We saw an early version of Sony's wearable visor television thing at last year's CES and laughed loudly and rudely in Sony's face. Now that silly space visor is a real thing, called the Personal 3D Viewer, model number HMZ-T1, priced at $79...   read

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