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Nintendo 3DS XL

Nintendo 3DS XL review

The other day I was lucky enough to get a nice offer from Nintendo PR. They said that after the launch of the New Nintendo 3DS, I could swap my XL for the new version so I could enjoy its shiny newness, tweaked design and extra features. Of course I accepted and I must say, this is quite the improvement! Of course, this isn’t a brand new handheld, just a remodel of the current system. The New Nintendo 3DS XL comes in at the same size as the old XL, but, like its smaller cousin, has a brand new button...

Kid Icarus Uprising

Kid Icarus Uprising review

After 25 years of wait, Pit is back. His last starring game was back on the NES, with guest appearances in Smash Bros. Now at long last, he has flown into the 21st century with a lick of 3D paint. The big question, is Kid Icarus worth the 25 year wait? The short answer is, oh hell yeah! The game is split up into on-rails flying and shooting sections, think Star Fox with Angels. The other part of the game is on foot, almost fps-like sections. The storyline involves the evil Medusa’s attempts at world domination, what it lacks in...

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Nintendo 3DS Christmas Games for 2011

Despite the Nintendo 3DS having a slower start than expected, Ubisoft are predicting Christmas 2011 will see it flourish. Ubisoft have already released launch titles for the game including remakes of their Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell and Rayman titles and their UK boss Rob Cooper has been quoted saying Ubisoft are a big supporter of the handheld. Personally, I can’t wait for Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 3DS to come out in a couple of weeks. Buy Nintendo 3DS now New: Buy Nintendo 3DS from Amazon.com Related: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS list of games, Nintendo...

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Nintendo 3DS accessories

So you’ve just spent a small fortune on a shiny new Nintendo 3DS and some games but you may have forgotten that there are plenty of other little nick-nacks that may come in useful. Here are five handy and cheap accessories that you can buy to make your Nintendo 3DS experience that little bit better. Official Nintendo 3DS protective filter We’ve already mentioned that the Nintendo 3DS is expensive. So how would you feel if someone went and scratched the gorgeous new 3DS screen? Angry enough to physically explode? To make sure that doesn’t happen I may have to protect...

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Nintendo 3DS firmware update

The Nintendo 3DS isn’t even out yet in the Western world and already they’ve released the first firmware update for it. The update tweaks some things since manufacture including a general system stability update, better network functionality and a brand new 3D music video featuring Koji Kondo playing the Mario Bros theme on a piano. Preorder a Nintendo 3DS now New: Buy a Nintendo 3DS from Amazon.com Related: Nintendo 3DS release date, Nintendo 3DS list of games

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Nintendo 3DS list of games

The Nintendo 3DS is just around two months away for those of us in the US and Europe. You may have heard that the 3DS comes bundles with some built in augmented reality games, whilst these will be fun and a great way to show the 3DS to your friends, they probably will not keep you occupied for too long. Luckily from release day until the end of June Nintendo have promised a wealth of games you can look forward to. Here are the ones we’re most looking forward to playing in the first half of 2010 on Nintendo 3DS:...