Have a New Nintendo 3DS but have yet to purchase Xenoblade Chronicles 3D for it? Well, now is the time! Fry’s, the American retailer, is currently selling the critically acclaimed JRPG for $19.95 with promo code. It should be noted though that this game is only for the New Nintendo 3DS which was launched back in February 2015. It simply won’t work on a standard Nintendo 3DS console.
Nintendo Japan has given us a look at three brand new Nintendo 3DS themes which are now available to purchase if you own a Japanese Nintendo 3DS. There’s a gorgeous new theme which is based on the charming Yoshi’s Woolly World and another theme that is full of cute dancing Pikachu. The third theme features an iconic Pikachu themed wallpaper. There’s no word as to when these are coming to the west, but they would certainly make a nice addition to the lineup.
HAL Laboratory and Nintendo have confirmed the news that some of you may have been waiting for. Yes, Picross 3D 2 is in development for the Nintendo 3DS and will be released in Japan on October 1st. The latest version will include 300 3D puzzles. These puzzles will be based upon various themes including food, animals, buildings and many more. Picross 3D 2 features a number of additional difficulty levels for more experienced players. For those of you who are new to the series there will be optional hints you can turn on. You will also be pleased to learn that there’s amiibo support included so you can scan in the following figures:
- Meta Knight
- King DeDeDe
If you are looking for something to play on your Nintendo 3DS today and you are in North America then you may want to check out the eShop. There’s currently a Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX demo that you can play 30 times. There’s two songs available which are “Senbonzakura” and “LOL – Lots of Laugh –”. If you are unfamiliar with the title then you may want to check out this video. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX will launch in North America on September 8th.
SEGA has confirmed that the beloved Gunstar Heroes will be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS eShop on August 20th. The 2D shooter for the Sega Megadrive launched way back in 1993 to plenty of critical acclaim. SEGA also says to watch out for a developer interview blog post which will be posted next week.
This week’s edition of Japanese publication Jump is reporting that Dragon Quest VIII for the Nintendo3DS will feature a brand new alternate ending which should satisfy fans. The game also features a number of new additions including a camera mode which allows you to take special booth-like pictures. Details regarding the alternate ending remain a mystery, but the magazine promises that it includes “a surprising development,” “a furious King Clavius,” and “a depressed protagonist.” The magazine also says that there’s a brand new dungeon to explore once players have beaten the game called “The Ultimate Trial.” In this special dungeon you will be able to obtain a special “purple treasure chest.”
Capcom has confirmed during Gamescom that it will be releasing the Nintendo 3DS version of Mega Man Legacy Collection in early 2016. The remastered games will be available digitally on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on August 25th in North America and Europe. The collection was originally intended to be digital only, but the company says that after receiving a strong reception they will be releasing a physical edition for the aforementioned platforms in 2016.