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Latest Smash Bros Nintendo 3DS Glitch Turns Players Into Giants

There’s been a few amusing bugs in Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS, but the latest has to be the best yet. The bug, which you can see in the video above, happens when you’re confronted by a number of enemies. If you choose to play as Yoshi and continuously lay eggs it makes your opponents bigger and bigger until eventually they take up the whole screen and decimate you with a smash.

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Super Smash Bros 3DS Is Currently Number One In Best-Sellers On

Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS is currently sitting at number one in the best-sellers charts. The chart is updated hourly so it could well change, but it appears as though there’s plenty of demand for the Nintendo 3DS version which will arrive on October 3rd. We are still waiting for a release date for the Wii U version which should also do rather well.

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Nintendo Japan Reveals These Fantastic 3DS Background Themes As New Site Launches

3ds_background_theme_zeldaWith the New Nintendo 3DS launching in Japan in a mere few weeks, Nintendo has revealed a whole host of new 3DS background images to feast your eyes upon. Scheduled to arrive in a new firmware update for all 3DS consoles, current handheld users will be able to purchase an array of background themes and custom menu features for a small price on the Nintendo eShop. Nintendo of Europe has already confirmed the Nintendo-led themes will be available during October, but in the mean time Nintendo of Japan has launched a new website detailing each theme.

There are almost 50 background themes to choose from in Japan, so you may just be spoiled for choice. Though the themes may vary for western users, you can take a look at the new website, here, as well as check out the list and their Japanese prices, which all range between 100 and 200 Yen. Which 3DS background theme do you have your eye on? Let us know in the comments below.


New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates Promo Site Opens Featuring Japanese TV Advert

Nintendo of Japan has opened a promotional site for the New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL. Set to arrive on October 11, the New Nintendo 3DS will feature improved 3D screen technology, along with a C-Stick button and higher performance rates on new 3DS titles. Additionally, the new consoles will include the ability to interchange the plain faceplates to Nintendo-themed faceplates, including characters such as Mario, Peach and Yoshi.

Along with the promotional site, where you can view all the upcoming cover plates, along with a teaser for the Kawaii Kisekae plates here, a new eye-popping, bubblegum Japanese TV advert aims to have consumers running to retailers for the New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL. You can take a look at Mario, Pikachu, Kirby, and many more jumping into the cosplay action in the video embedded above.



UK Charts: Fantasy Life Enters At 10, Hyrule Warriors Slips To 15

This week’s UK charts are now in courtesy of GFK Chart-Track. It’s an unsurprising victory for FIFA 15, which claims the first four spots in the chart, while Destiny follows closely behind. Level-5’s Fantasy Life – a cross-over between life simulation and RPG – has managed to nab a place at the tail-end of the individual top 10. For those still uncertain on the game’s potential, make sure you take a look at our Fantasy Life review, which garnered a solid 8 score.

While Fantasy Life grabs a top 10 spot, Hyrule Warriors slips down from last week’s 4 to 15, with Tomodachi Life not far behind at 17. EA’s FIFA 15 makes a surprising debut at 23 for the Nintendo Wii and beats the PC entry which lands at 28. Elsewhere, Mario Kart 8 gears up for a small flurry of movement up the chart and sits at 26. You can take a look at the individual top 40 below.

1. (NE) [PS4] FIFA 15
2. (NE) [360] FIFA 15
3. (NE) [XBO] FIFA 15
4. (NE) [PS3] FIFA 15
5. (01) [PS4] Destiny
6. (02) [XBO] Destiny
7. (03) [360] Destiny
8. (08) [360] Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
9. (06) [PC] The Sims 4
10. (NE) [3DS] Fantasy Life
11. (07) [PS3] Destiny
12. (09) [PS3] Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
13. (05) [360] Disney Infinity 2.0
14. (11) [PS4] The Last of Us: Remastered
15. (04) [WIIU] Hyrule Warriors
16. (12) [PS4] Watch Dogs
17. (14) [3DS] Tomodachi Life
18. (NE) [VITA] FIFA 15
19. (19) [PS4] Call of Duty: Ghosts
20. (16) [360] Grand Theft Auto V
21. (10) [PS3] Disney Infinity 2.0
22. (18) [XBO] Call of Duty: Ghosts
23. (NE) [WII] FIFA 15
24. (22) [360] Terraria
25. (23) [360] Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare
26. (28) [WIIU] Mario Kart 8
27. (24) [360] The LEGO Movie Videogame
28. (NE) [PC] FIFA 15
29. (35) [XBO] Forza Motorsport 5
30. (32) [DS] Frozen: Olaf’s Quest
31. (25) [PS4] Infamous: First Light
32. (26) [XBO] Titanfall
33. (33) [360] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
34. (29) [360] Skate 3
35. (21) [360] Watch Dogs
36. (31 [PS4] Metro Redux
37. (27) [PS3] Watch Dogs
38. (34) [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V
39. (RE) [360] Call of Duty: Ghosts
40. (13) [PS4] Disney Infinity 2.0