Nintendo 3DS

  • Nintendo giving out Celebi Pokemon

    After the broadcast of Nintendo Direct,Pokemon fans are in for a super treat as Nintendo is giving out Celebi Pokemon as a gift to those players who will access Pokemon bank before 30th of September 2014.

  • Nintendo 3DS: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy to launch on February the 7th

    We will get to see Japanese role-playing game Bravely Default: Flying Fairy’s free demo in Nintendo eShop on 2nd of January and the full game will be launched more than a month later that is on 7th of February. The demo will consist of game's side-stories, item packs and 3DS Street Pass tags. These tags can be transferred to the main game and used to increase the number of fighters. Side games include the town’s restoration. In addition to the game launch, a collector’s edition having the full game, 34 augmented-reality and music CD of Bravely Default: Flying Fair will also be launched on 7th of February.

    Bravely Default: Flying Fairy

    Bravely Default: Flying Fairy will have a new Sleep Points system which can be collected every hour of 3DS sleep time. Sleep Points will allow players to heal or attack, change articles during battle, or strengthen fallen party member. There can be a maximum of 3 Sleep Points at a time. If a certain player does not want to wait for sleep hours he can purchase them through Nintendo eShop to refill those 3 sleep points.

    Bravely Default: Flying Fairy will feature at a launch price of around $39.99 where as the collector’s edition will cost approximately $49.99 at, GameStop and Best Buy. 

  • Nintendo Direct broadcasting today!

    According to twitter announcements, Nintendo Direct will be launching today. It does not seem to be anything like what we have seen in the previous games. Nintendo Direct is expected to have brand new things. The primary focus will be on Wii U and 3Ds.

    Masahiro Sakurai, the series director of Super Smash Bros, tweeted “Nintendo Direct is, it starts suddenly at any time. 23:00 today.(PT)” (Translated). Possibilities are that there will be some insights about Super Smash Bros.for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS during the Nintendo Direct presentation.

    Nintendo Direct

    Broadcast timimgs will be:

    Australia - New South Wales – Sydney Thu 01:00

    China - Beijing Wed 22:00

    India - Delhi - New Delhi Wed 19:30

    Japan - Tokyo Wed 23:00

    U.S.A. - New York - New York Wed 09:00

    United Kingdom - England - London Wed 14:00

  • 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 firmware 4.5.0-10U Live Now

    Nintendo has released a new 3DS firmware 4.5.0-10U. The update is now available for download, and it won't take too much time to download and install (it took only two minutes to complete everything).

    3DS firmwareNintendo has not provided any changelog of this 3DS firmware 4.5.0-10U, but as per the details we have received from few readers, it improve stability and enhance the user experience.

    Let us know in the comment section below the changes you see or observe after downloading 3DS firmware 4.5.0-10U.

  • 3DS XL "1:1 Pixel or Native Resolution Mode" confirmed, details revealed

    Here is the third reason to buy newly announced Nintendo 3DS XL. The handheld features larger screen and also possess better battery life as compare to 3DS, but the standout feature in comparison is 1:1 Pixel Mode.

    3DS XLHere is the details about 1:1 Pixel Mode of 3DS XL. When gamers play DS game on its 3DS, it does not scale perfectly due huge difference between resolutions of 3DS and DS (the exact difference figure is DS resolution: 256 x 192 and 3DS resolution: 400 x 240).

    This issue won't creep up while playing DS game on 3DS XL, since the later have perfect pixel mapping for older games all because of larger screens. In 3DS XL the dot pitch is 0.2657mm as compared to 0.1922mm of 3DS.

    This dot pitch helps a lot because the higher the figure the better pixel mapping will be and better old games will look on 3DS XL.

  • 3DS Firmware 4.0 goes live, introduces Folders

    Nintendo has just released new firmware 4.0 for 3DS. The update is now available for download and it introduces functionality to the Home Menu as previously confirmed in Nintendo Direct event.

    This new firmware also made some significant changes to 3DS eShop. After installating firmware 4.0 on 3DS, gamers will see two shelves on touch screen, and brand new overall presentation.

    Search mechanic also been updated with the addition of new filters. So all 3DS owners across the globe, download new firmware 4.0 and enjoy this new functionality.

  • Super Mario 3D Land: First 3DS game to cross 5 million mark

    Nintendo has announced that Super Mario 3D Land is the first Nintendo 3DS game to cross five million sales figure mark. The firm confirmed that since launch Super Mario 3D Land shipped 5.03 million copies worldwide.

    Super Mario 3D LandMario Kart 7 is not far behind, and has shipped 4.54 million globally. Other Nintendo 3DS game that registered great sales is Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (2.49 million copies).

    These sales figure is still way behind best selling games for DS. Take a look at few examples here, New Super Mario Bros sold 28.74 million copies since its launch, and Mario Kart DS has sold 22.3 million units.