Category Archives: Nintendo DS/3Ds

News: Nintendo Abandons Virtual Console Trademark

Nintendo games consoles date back over 20 years and have a rich library of games that still warrant a place in today’s gaming culture.

Hence, the Virtual Console was born. For those not in the know, the Virtual Console …

News: Huge 3DS Emulator Breakthrough; Boots Ocarina of Time, Screens Inside

Emulation is a great way to play the older games of yesteryear, but there are always those who will strive to emulate current consoles.

The Nintendo DS is still pretty popular around the world yet there are multiple emulators …

News: The Smurfs Will Get You Chopping Wood, Flying Planes & More On Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS will be getting a new game in the form of The Smurfs, according to a new rating by the ESRB.

Those loveable rogues will be getting up to their usual antics on the Nintendo 3DS, …

Feature: 15 Last Minute Gaming Deals You Can’t Afford To Miss This Christmas

Black Friday has been and gone with many gamers snapping up all the gaming deals like there’s no tomorrow. Well, there is a tomorrow and in fact, post Black Friday is probably the best time to be on the …

News: Hyrule Warriors New DLC Shows Link as a Postman, Zelda’s New Weapon & More

There’s a new batch of screenshots for the second download content pack for Hyrule Warriors, aptly titled the Twilight Princess pack.

The new images show both princess Zelda and boy-hero Link in some new costumes with Link looking particularly

News: New Mega Pokemon Confirmed For Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is just over a month away and we’ve got some new info on some new Mega’s that will be in the game.

The Pokemon Company and Nintendo have confirmed that Latios and Latias

News: Ubisoft Has No Problem Taking Inspiration From Other Games

Have you ever played a game and got the overwhelming sense of familiarity, even though the game you’re playing is brand new? I know I have, quite a lot actually, even more so over the last couple of years.

News: 3DS Themes Added In Latest Update

The latest system firmware update for the Nintendo 3DS has some cracking new features, the biggest being 3DS themes.

The update includes access to five free 3DS themes letting players choose between red, blue, black, pink and yellow. So

News: Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Demo Incoming, New Trailer Inside

Nintendo is giving players to chance to try out Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire before buying the full game when it releases, even allowing players to transfer some of their demo-played Pokemon to the full release.

The

News: Unannounced Super Smash Bros. Characters Revealed

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It seems we didn’t really know the complete line up of fighters for Super Smash Bros. 3DS, as Japanese gamers who have been live-streaming the title before its official launch date have revealed a few extra playable characters

New: New Pokemon Alpha Sapphire & Omega Ruby Trailer Released

There’s a new trailer for the upcoming Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Pokemon Omega Ruby, courtesy of The Pokemon Company.

It’s not just a quick teaser trailer either, it’s a good three and a half minutes of Pokemon goodness, …

News: Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Trailer Released

Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the Nintendo 3DS has a brand new trailer for you to feast your eyes on.

The new trailer in question features a short pre-rendered intro and then some gameplay footage from the game itself, …

News: Nintendo’s New 3DS Has More Power, More Buttons

Nintendo has officially announced that they will be releasing a new model of the Nintendo 3DS and the Nintendo 3DS XL.

Announced during the Nintendo Direct broadcast, the details were given that the new and improved models will be

News: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Busts Bricks This November

Warner Bros. has announced that LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will be smashing its way onto shop shelves this November 14th.

The Caped Crusader and friends will be, as the games title suggests, traipsing beyond the familiar setting of

Rumour: Super Smash Bros. 4 Leaker Found, Fired & Sued

Nintendo has been having a run of bad luck lately, especially in keeping things under wraps where Super Smash Bros. 4 is concerned.

The upcoming brawler has been hit with leaks detailing the games playable characters and such. Nintendo

News: LEGO Marvel Superheroes Confirmed For PS4 & Xbox One

lego marvelTT Games’ upcoming super-hero packed fun-a-thon, LEGO Marvel Superheroes, will indeed be seeing a release on the next-gen consoles, according to publisher Warner Brothers.

In addition to being released on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo

News: ‘First Look’ At EA’s Star Wars Plan This E3

eastarwarsFrank Gibeau of EA recently confirmed that during this years E3, EA would be showing off their plans for the Star Wars license that they have recently acquired.

According to Fran Gibeau’s post on the EA’s Beat blog, the

News: Sonic: Lost World Coming To Wii U & 3DS, Nintendo Exclusive

Sonic: Lost WorldSonic: Lost World has been announced for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems, and will remain a Nintendo exclusive.

The announcement comes from the Nintendo Direct Broadcast where Nintendo President Saturo Iwata revealed that Sonic: Lost World

Great News: EA Kills, Buries & Mourns The Online Pass

EAOnlinePassRecently all news regarding EA has been bad news. Lay-offs, cancelled games, acquiring the Star Wars license, it’s all be terribly sad as of late.

So it’s with much joy that we get to report that EA has decided

Bad News: EA Given Exclusive Rights To Star Wars Games

star wars: battlefront III was nearly finishedIf you thought the Star Wars franchise died with The Phantom Menace, or even Kinect Star Wars, or maybe the day Disney flashed it’s skirt at George Lucas, revealing wads of lovely cash, you were wrong.

It

News: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time Release Date Confirmed, Trailer Inside

plantsvszombies2The follow-up to the highly successful and completely unavoidable Plants vs. Zombies is set to release this summer with Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time.

EA has released a trailer for the upcoming strategy game as well

News: GameStop Expo To Allow Gamers Some Hands-On Time With PS4

ps4If you’re itching to get your hands on the PS4 then you’ll want to check out this years GameStop annual expo as they’ll be letting members of the general public get some hands-on time with the upcoming PS4.

The

Feature: Call of Duty Announcement May 1st: Our Predictions

Call-of-Duty-ghostsYesterday UK retailer Tesco leaked the box art for Call of Duty: Ghosts, pretty much confirming that the next entry in the very long running series will indeed be Call of Duty: Ghosts. 

We’ve previously heard from Activision

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts Box Art Leaked Via Tesco

callofdutyghoststescoOops… More leaks… Yay!

This time it’s UK retailer Tesco who’ve done the dirty and leaked the box art for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The image appears to show a man pulling on the fan-favourite’s iconic skull mask

News: FIFA 14 Announcement Brings Details & Screens

fifa14-1Every year a new FIFA football game gets released, this year is no different with today’s announcement from EA confirming that FIFA will be returning with FIFA 14 on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC, though we fully

Opinion: Batman Arkham Origins

batman-arkham-origins-gameRiddle me this:
What happens when the “Worlds Greatest Detective” is not met with steady rock?

The announcement of a new Batman game developed butterfly’s in my stomach and that giddy feeling you get, much like a middle-aged woman

News: Batman Arkham Origins Confirmed, PS Vita & 3DS Getting Separate Title

batman-arkham-originsHoly smokes Batman, there’s a new Batman game coming!

Seriously, it’s true. As we suspected and predicted, Batman Arkham Origins is due to release later this year alongside Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate, a handheld 2.5D game specifically for

Monday Bargains: The Latest Cheap Games

tomb-raider-bowAs promised, we’re going to start letting you know the best prices for cheap games, hopefully saving you a few pounds/dollars/euro in the process.

Every Monday without fail you’ll find a list of cheap games available to buy as

News: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Includes Easier Mode For Newbies

gaming_donkeykongcountry3dThe Donkey Kong Country remake for the Nintendo 3Ds will feature an easier mode to help out those new to the game or players that just want an easier ride, giving players who opt to play the easier mode