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  • Nintendo unveils their E3 2014 plan, no press conference for second year in a row

    For the second year in a row, Nintendo won't have a press conference at E3 2014, however this doesn't mean that they are skipping E3 2014. Today, via a developer diary and press-release Nintendo revealed their plans for E3 2014.

    E3 2014Nintendo's event are highlighted as "Digital Event", it will take place on June 10 exactly at 12PM ET/9AM PT, and this is where fans can expect to hear announcement of new games from Nintendo.

    You can read some important snippets from press-release below:

    Over the last few years, Nintendo has repeatedly reinvented its approach to E3 by creating unique ways to break news and get fans at home involved in the fun, while also offering great experiences for on-site attendees. That mission continues in 2014 as Nintendo offers a series of new channels to communicate news directly to its key audiences, including fans, media, analysts, investors and business partners. This includes a new format for unveiling news: the Nintendo Digital Event; a Super Smash Bros. tournament; a full slate of live, in-depth game demos from the Nintendo booth; and an opportunity for fans to play Super Smash Bros. for Wii U for the first time at their local Best Buy.

    "We demonstrated last year that we are never afraid to reinvent a proven tactic or to break completely new ground if we believe it will provide the best experience for our fans, followers and partners" said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's president and chief operating officer. "So, whether you're attending E3 in person or joining online, there's an amazing lineup of games, experiences and events coming your way."

    Watch developer diary of Nintendo below for complete details on Nintendo's E3 2014 plan.

  • Smash Bros 6 coming to Wii U and 3DS in 2015 hints job listing from Namco Bandai

    A job listing at japanese recruitment website Tenshoku EX. has hinted something called as "Smash Bros 6" for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with release year as 2015.

    Smash Bros 6The job listing is from Namco Bandai who is working on a brand new Smash Bros game in collaboration with Nintendo. The firms are looking for a game programmer for Smash Bros 6, according to the details in the job listing. You can read full details below, "Translated via Google Translator".

    Tomorrow, Nintendo will hold a Direct broadcast and it will focus on upcoming Super Smash Bros. We can expect to hear some official words from them on "Super Smash Bros 6", which seems to be a working title or codename because Super Smash Bros is only the 4th installment in the franchise.

    Wanted ] background
    Is released in 2015 " Smash Bros. 6" has been produced to Wii-U and 3DS for at Bandai Namco and Nintendo . It consists of about 120 people present, the project is scheduled to increase the number up to 200 people . I have been led to the recruitment of this accordingly.

    [ Job description ]
    In game development project of "Smash Bros. 6" , you will be engaged as a programmer .

    [ Specifically ]
    Teams are divided finely development portion of the game .
    Character in charge of production
    Stage production in charge
    Stage mechanism responsible
    · 3D program personnel
    Motion control charge
    Game mode charge
    Mini- game in charge
    Menu screen charge
    Menu around in charge of the UI
    Such as, in charge is divided finely Besides, it is the image that I am in charge of a good business .

    [ Chance Add to Bandai Namco is only now
    These days when "social game" is we have raised , recruiting consumers ( deferred) game it is with the situation very little . I think under such circumstances, I think that for any future opportunity to be involved in the development project of Smash Bros. more than 10 million copies world total , and the timing of Bandai Namco's the solicitation of consumer game programmer and , whether now or never .
    ※ It becomes the adoption of the "BANDAI NAMCO studio".

  • 3DS Is "PowerHouse, Best Day Still To Come" Says Nintendo, "Worldwide Sales 35 Million" And More

    Nintendo has just revealed the lifetime sales figure of their handheld console 3DS, and the numbers are pretty impressive. As per the details announced, 3DS sold over 11.5 million units alone in United States.

    Worldwide sales of 3DS as of now stands at 34.98 million, this means US alone makes 1/3rd of the overall 3DS sales. But the important thing to notice here is that Nintendo has included "2DS and 3DS XL" sales numbers in these figures.

    Nintendo 3DSIn addition to this, Nintendo also revealed that over 16 million games for 3DS was sold in 2013 (includes both packaged and digital copies) in North America alone. Worldwide sales of 3DS games as of now stands at 122 million.

    Speaking at the sales figure event, Nintendo of America marketing executive Scott Moffitt describe 3DS as the Powerhouse. He said: "Nintendo 3DS is a powerhouse with games and experiences that appeal to all kinds of players,"

    Scott later added that "BEST DAYS" of Nintendo 3DS are yet to come in 2014.
     
    Really an impressive performance of Nintendo 3DS both worldwide and in North American region.

  • IronFall 3DS Tech Demo Released

    Nintendo has released IronFall Tech demo for 3DS. This is a TECH DEMO, just a demonstration and Youtube compression has brought the video down to 30fps

    Nintendo 3DSThis is is no way indicative on the final release, the dev's have stated they are working on trying anti-aliasing/better textures/effects. How Good or Bad it looks?, we left it to you to decide.

    Take a look at the demo below.

  • Pokemon X and Y Limited Edition Nintendo 3DS confirmed for Japan

    Gamers in Japan will be getting a special Pokemon X and Y limited edition 3DS later this yea, according to reports coming out from NintendoLife. Sadly for western gamers, this limited edition 3DS is confirmed only for Japan (so far).

    PolAccording to this report, there has been no other confirmation that the system will make it out of Japan.

    Would you like to see Pokemon X and Y Limited Edition Nintendo 3DS launch in Europe and North America?. Let us know in the comment section below.

  • 3DS Firmware 6.0.0-11 Live Now, All Changes Detailed

    Nintendo has just released a new 3DS firmware. The update is now available for download for all 3DS owners across the globe, it upgrades the device to v6.0.0-11.

    3DSAs per the details we have received from few of our readers (United States), 3DS firmware 6.0.0-11 adds ability to back up and save date for 3DS download software and most Virtual Console titles.

    Furthermore, Nintendo confirmed that 3DS firmware 6.0.0-11 also improves system stability and make minor adjustments.

    Our readers from Japan and Europe reveals that the update all new Mii Plaza features.

    Did you download this latest firmware for 3DS?, let us know in the comment section below the changes you observer after installing it.

  • 3DS firmware update 5.1.0-11U released, fixes issues with previous update

    Nintendo has just released brand new firmware update 5.1.0-11U for 3DS. You can download the update now via settings app on 3DS.

    Nintendo 3DS3DS firmware update 5.1.0-U11 fixes the following issues:

    • Resolves an issue that may prevent access to the System Settings or other features.
    • Some users received an error during the system update and were then unable to access the System Settings, Nintendo eShop, or Game Notes. This update prevents this from occurring again. If you are currently experiencing this error, please click here for related troubleshooting.

     

  • 3DS XL "Black and Blue" model revealed by Nintendo

    Nintendo has revealed a brand new color model of 3DS XL and this time around its "Blue and Black" edition. This special edition of 3DS XL will be coming exclusively in Japan.

    Price, release date and other details of this new edition will be revealed in coming days. In the meantime you guys can check out the image of this 3DS XL Black and Blue edition below.

    Click on the image below to ENLARGE:

    3DS XL: Black and Blue Edition revealed

  • 3DS touches 19 million hardware sales mark, DS software sales just under 1 billion

    Nintendo has just shared life-to-date sales figure details of their current platforms. These details were part of firm's Q1 earnings. According to the details revealed by Nintendo, DS and Wii saw a massive increase in software sales.

    NintendoTill today Wii sold 826.93 million games, whereas DS sold 908.79 million games. 3DS hardware sales currently reads 19 million units, while software sales reads 52.81 million since the handheld released last spring.

    These are some excellent sales figure for Nintendo. More details in the image below.

    Nintendo Sales Figure Details

  • GameStop Trade-In Incentive for 3DS to 3DS XL revealed, "In-Store Data Transfer"

    According to report from GoNintendo, GameStop is offering in-store data transfer incentive to gamers who want to trade-in 3DS to 3DS XL.

    3DS vs 3DS XLThe site reports that this information comes directly from a GameStop Manager.

    • Stores will be offering a better upgrade incentive for those trading in a 3DS towards a 3DS XL
    • In-store data transfer for those trading 3DS to 3DS XL

    If this is TRUE than its definitely a great news for gamers who want to trade-in their 3DS with 3DS XL. Official confirmation is still awaited in this regard.