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Nintendo announces impending National StreetPass Weekend

How many of you crazy kids still StreetPass? I haven't done it in quite some time, despite the fact that I love just about every minigame on the plaza. It's mostly due to the fact that my friends kind of fell off with it, but Nintendo has s...   read

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Nintendo is running another StreetPass Weekend for the holiday

Although I wasn't thrilled with the StreetPass functionality on the 3DS at first (literally no one I knew had one), the popularity of the system has increased my enjoyment of it tenfold. This also goes for the StreetPass events and special ...   read

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Pokemon Rumble World

Pokemon Rumble World is ditching its F2P scheme with retail release

Well this is kind of cool. While I thought Pokémon Rumble World was rather fair with its free-to-play scheme, it will be getting a full retail release in Japan on November 19. It'll run you 3,700 yen (roughly $30 US), and will n...   read

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One thumb way up!
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Man creates robot to automate 3DS StreetPass so he can eat a sandwich

With over 1,000 puzzle pieces available for the Nintendo 3DS' StreetPass Puzzle Swap game, it takes a considerable amount of time to collect them all. Now one man has invented a robot to automate the process of pressing A multipl...   read

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Battleground Z

Battleground Z could be a standalone beat-'em-up

StreetPass is a strange obsession. Ever since the days of having only Puzzle Swap and Find Mii, I have been fascinated with the functionality. I carry my 3DS around with me everywhere, and when I pull it out of my pocket at t...   read

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Ultimate Angler

Ultimate Angler is the new relaxed StreetPass game

StreetPass is a strange obsession. Ever since the days of having only Puzzle Swap and Find Mii, I have been fascinated with the functionality. I carry my 3DS around with me everywhere, and when I pull it out of my pocket at the end of the d...   read

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Ultimate Angler

New StreetPass game Ultimate Angler gets dark for a brief moment

The two new 3DS StreetPass games came out yesterday. I downloaded them last night but didn't get a chance to play either until this morning. Wanting to start out with the lighthearted fishing game Ultimate Angler before taking on the zombi...   read

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Review: Pokemon Rumble World

Nintendo has been dipping its toes in the water of DLC and free-to-play with mixed results. Although it has done a great job creating worthwhile add-ons that don't feel like rushed day-one cash grabs, the whole amiibo situation has caused a...   read

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3DS StreetPass

Two new 3DS StreetPass games will have you fishing and fighting zombies

On April 16, the 3DS eShop is about to get a whole lot busier. Two new StreetPass games will debut, both of which feature completely different themes. First up is Ultimate Angler, which sees players fishing and visiting different islands. T...   read

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Pokemon Rumble World

Pokemon Rumble World free-to-play for 3DS April 8

Pokémon Rumble World is the next installment in the Rumble series and features over 700 Pokémon. Unlike the arena based combat in Pokémon Rumble U,  Pokémon Rumble World is more of an action a...   read


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Pokmon remakes

We'll have to StreetPass to catch Latios and Latias in the Pokmon remakes

In order to reach and catch Latios in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Latias in Pokémon Omega Ruby, we'll need an Eon Ticket. And to get one of those, well, it's kind of a pain in the ass. Here in the US, The Pokémon Company...   read

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Also ran
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Mega Man 5 hits Wii U, Mega Man StreetPass puzzle hits 3DS

Rehashing is not new for Capcom. Still, does it feel like, just maybe, the excitement over Keiji Inafune's two not-Mega Men has spurred Capcom to release a bunch of Mega Man stuff this month? Maybe. Mega Man 5 is up on the W...   read

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Mega Man

Japan has an awesome Mega Man StreetPass puzzle now

The marriage of Mega Man and Nintendo continues past Smash Bros. as the classic NES hero now has his own 3DS StreetPass puzzle. It features classic Mega Man imagery, including an old school 8-bit feel, Wily, Proto Man, Eddie, and ...   read

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'StreetPass Weekend' is a thing happening soon

Nintendo has informed us that National StreetPass Weekend is happening on December 14 and 15 and yes, this is a serious holiday. While I'm content sticking to StreetPassing each year during PAX and calling it a day, this should be a nice l...   read

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StreetPass relay system will now allow six tags at once

Remember when Nintendo announced that the 3DS' StreetPass function would be improved so that you would get tagged whenever you passed through a Nintendo Zone location? The way the system works, two 3DS owners don't have to be present at the...   read

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Those four new StreetPass games earned $4M in a month

The four new StreetPass games added to the 3DS Mii Plaza seem to be taking off. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told Tokyo Keizai Online that they've generated $4 million in around a month's time. The titles -- Mii Force, Flower T...   read

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StreetPass Enhancement

Here's how the 3DS StreetPass enhancement will work

In just a few weeks, everyone with a 3DS will be able to reap the benefits of the enhanced StreetPass program, which utilizes Nintendo Zone locations to allow your portable to "relay" StreetPasses. What this basically means is that you can ...   read

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PSA: Those new 3DS Streetpass games are out in America!

Rejoice! That fabled 3DS Streetpass DLC update that hit everywhere but North America is finally available in...North America. In the dead of night with no press release or fanfare whatsoever, Nintendo released a conspicuous system update, ...   read

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3DS gets backup save feature, more StreetPass games

In addition to a feature allowing users to back up their save data for downloadable 3DS games and most Virtual Console titles, Nintendo's newest 3DS firmware update has added premium StreetPass games. Look for all four of them available fo...   read


3DS' November update adds 3D video recording

Come November, the 3DS will get one more piece of the puzzle that will be the system we were promised prior to launch: 3D video recording. You'll be able to capture 3D video of damn near anything you want and share it sans 3D glasses. That'...   read

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Lets see how many streetpasses I got at E3

For those of you that don't know, the 3DS has a feature called Streetpass that allows you to swap some data with people you pass by who are also carrying their 3DS. You can collect other people's Miis, rate them, use them to battle monster...   read

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