YouTube channel RedSunGamerTV has pitted the original Nintendo 3DS XL against the soon to be released, New Nintendo 3DS. As you can see from the video embedded above the New Nintendo 3DS seems a little more speedier than the Nintendo 3DS XL. You can also watch a download speed test between both systems in the video.
The latest edition of Japanese publication CoroCoro magazine has revealed that there’s a new version of Yokai Watch 2 coming to the Nintendo 3DS on December 13th. The latest version of the game is dubbed the full version and will feature some additional goodies. We are still waiting for the Yokai Watch franchise to come to the west.
Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine has announced that FuRyu is developing a Nintendo 3DS title based on the Terraformars Manga. The new title is called Terraformars: Akaki Hoshi no Gekitō (Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet) and is a 3D action game. The game is coming to Japan next spring and will cost 5,980 yen.
Xeodrifter is the story of an interstellar drifter traveling the stars on a simple mission of exploration. We join our nomad as he embarks on the investigation of a small cluster of four planets in the omega sector, after a collision with a rogue asteroid damages his warp core.
A scan of the neighboring planets reveals a number of energy signatures, which may provide the special material needed to replace the damaged warp core and get back to cruising through the cosmos. However, what began as a routine away-mission to fix his engine quickly spirals into a dangerous game of search, shoot, and survive.
Blast your way through alien landscapes, seek out valuable secrets, and defeat ancient guardians to unlock powers from a legendary supreme culture in this exciting journey of mystery and adventure.
Strong launches in the Americas, Europe and Australia have propelled the cumulative sales total for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS to more than 2.8 million sold worldwide. This first-ever portable installment of the game has resonated both with fans and critics, and its initial sales set Nintendo up for a strong holiday season.
“Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is already in the hands of more than 2.8 million people worldwide, and the road ahead looks great,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “Nintendo’s holiday software lineup is more than impressive, and our amiibo figures start a new chapter in the world of Nintendo interactive entertainment. With so many great experiences available, this holiday season is going to be an amazing time to be a Nintendo fan.”
Nintendo has released a new system update for Nintendo 3DS. Version 9.0.0-20U allows users to customize the design and sounds of the handheld’s HOME Menu. Five themes are pre-installed and additional themes can be purchased from the Theme Shop. Themes can be changed by using settings located within the HOME Menu settings. The latest update also adds a feature that allows users to capture screenshots of their HOME Menu. In addition, the Nintendo eShop Title Information page has been updated to provide easier access to any available videos, demos, user reviews and other information.
During its third week on sale, Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS is currently sold out in Japan. The reason is due to stock shortages which Nintendo will have tried hard to avoid. So far Super Smash Bros is at 1.37 million copies sold in Japan. It launched in the US and Europe today, so I’m sure most of you will be playing it.
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