In a world where mobile phone and tablet gaming is quickly becoming more and more popular, traditional handhelds continue to push on, even if their future isn’t so clear right now with the growth of competition from devices like iPhones, Android devices and the iPad. At least for the foreseeable future though you will probably continue to see Nintendo do quite well- especially since they are popular among younger audiences that hopefully don’t have or need a smartphone.more →
For those of you who are wondering about that “Nintendo Network” logo which appeared on a dummy box for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, it’s certainly a reality and it has now become official. The Nintendo Network is the new name for the company’s online service on the 3DS and it will also be available on the […]more →
The 3DS has received a new update that allows video recording, what is interesting is that the video footage is actually in 3D. The update also allows recording in stop-motion mode.more →
Nintendo’s Mario Kart 7 will be rolled out in December, but another video accessory maker is grabbing the limelight. Hori has just recently announced that it will be releasing a 3DS compatible steering wheel which is officially licensed by big N.more →
Let’s put this into perspective. Let’s say that you decide to buy one of the many Rock Band games for your Xbox 360, but you’re not at all interested in the plastic instruments. So, you figure out a way to play Rock Band using a regular Xbox 360 controller. What’s the point? By the same accord, let’s say that you can play Dance Central for Kinect by tapping the buttons on a Street Fighter arcade stick. Again, what’s the point?more →
The next Sony PSP or Nintendo DS you buy may be fully equipped with 3G wireless capabilities, according to rumors surrounding Japan’s largest mobile phone company. Whispering fairies say NTT DoCoMo is negotiating with both Nintendo and Sony, makers of the DS and PSP mobile gaming consoles, and that could only be for one very specific thing – to take mobile gaming to the next level of online multiplayer action. Connected anywhere, anytime, by 3G.more →
It seems that the next generation of Nintendo handhelds are entering a whole new dimension and it could be much more innovative than that bigger-screened Nintendo DSi XL. That’s because the Nintendo 3DS will feature a 3D display and you won’t even need some goofy goggles to make use of it.
This not just a rumor. Nintendo Japan has officially announced the Nintendo 3DS. If you’re expecting Avatar-style 3D where the objects leap off the screen, you’re going to be sorely disappointed. That’s not the 3D you’ll be getting here, from what I can tell.more →