dark        
 
 

#nubageddon


Circle Pad Pro XL photo

3DS XL Circle Pad Pro to hit UK this March

Nubageddon came and went, and Nintendo survived the impending doom, only to go on and reach great heights with the 3DS. But one question remained -- would the Circle Pad Pro XL ever see a release outside of Japan? It appears as if the UK wi...

 
 
 photo

Japan will nab the XL Circle Pad Pro on November 15th

Hey dog, I heard you like Circle Pads, so Nintendo made a giant Circle Pad to put on your giant handheld so your handheld is even more giant-like. Nintendo will unveil the XL Circle Pad Pro on November 15th at 1,500 yen, forever c...

 
 
 photo

Want a second 3DS XL analog nub? Iwata says tough titty

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently addressed the issue of the 3DS XL's lack of an analog nub. The feather-haired warrior, ever-ready to deflect criticism, had his list of reasons all planned out, with the ultimate message being that y...

 
 
 photo

3DS XL goes XXL with Circle Pad Pro XL this year

When Nintendo announced the new 3DS XL last week, the Nubageddon foretold by YouTube users and backseat videogame industry analysts everywhere was officially averted... for now. While that came as good news to current 3DS owners who weren't...

 
 
 photo

PSA: Nubageddon has finally arrived!

Fear it, sinners! Nubageddon is finally upon us! Lock your doors and hide your women -- Nintendo's 3DS hardware add-on releases today at GameStops across the nation to coincide with Resident Evil Revelations. Keep in mind that in addition t...

 
 
 photo

Hands-on with the Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro

September 6, 2011. A day that will live in infamy. Nubageddon. The day Nintendo announced the “Slide Pad Expansion,” the second nub’s cradle attachment. Now officially known as the Circle Pad Pro, presumably because&helli...

 
 
 photo

Is the dual-stick controller a game design crutch?

It has been nearly two months since Nintendo unveiled the 3DS Slide Pad Expansion (Circle Pad Pro in the West). Despite the initial cries of "Nubageddon," the fervor has since died down, allowing everyone to reflect upon the news with an op...

 
 
 photo

Nubageddon UPDATE: Gaijin Games feels bad about slide pad

The phenomena dubbed by prophets as "Nubageddon" continues to rock the videogame world. Foretold as bringer of the end of Nintendo's world sometime 2012, the 3DS slide pad attachment is perhaps the most controversial&nbs...

 
 




Got news? [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Nine Parchments"More like six"

 

Halloween"You can teach an old slasher new tricks"

 

Return of the Obra Dinn"My favorite game about being an insurance agent"

 

Starlink: Battle for Atlas"Sorry Olivia Newton-John but this is the one time we should not get physical"

 

Soulcalibur VI"Get 'em Geralt"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 5"In the pipe, five by five"

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4"No campaign, no problem"

 

Dragalia Lost"Micromanagement found"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Boxed Swine

If you accidentally hire a sidekick instead of a psychic, youre But if you hire a psychic instead of a sidekick, youre all good - theyll know you made a mistake ahead of

 
Plaguemaniac1346

Watched Hell of a trip, twas a really bizzare and also deeply captivating Need to chew on it more

 
Neronium

Just experienced the reason why a local Japanese restaurant I love going to put up a bunch of policies not too long People can be real More in the

 
Count Parismeow

how does rocket launchers in blops 4 blackout not have splash damage kill? Its a rocket launcher, i shot it at their feet!

 
PatOogieBoogieman17

Man, continuing my run of emotionally brutal games, just finished The Gardens Between (thanks to Gameplay was simple, delightful most of the way, not what I was Thoughts in

 
ScionVampire

I hadnt played Hollow Knight in a few months, so I decided to remedy I kinda forgot where I was going, and I still suck at the Watcher Knight, but thats a good Also, False Knight was spared, because he did nothing

 
Aurachad

Dead by Daylight: Halloween Edition for Chads Five Dollar

 
Cloudman Sam

So I just found out that the developer who made the excellent Project Warlock is actually almost half-a-decade younger than I Really puts my life choices in

 
taterchimp

Whoa - Wilford Brimley and Keith David together on screen? Mind explosivo

 
Adzuken

My first playthrough of Undertale ended prematurely when I went through a period of, er, emotional This time I finally finished it, dealing with a fever for the Its bound to be linked with illness, but the game still speaks to

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals