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.
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 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 Amazon.com, GameStop and Best Buy.
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 has just released brand new firmware update 5.1.0-11U for 3DS. You can download the update now via settings app on 3DS.
3DS 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.
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.
Here 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.
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.
Mario 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.