Here’s The First Picture Of Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro

Nintendo released the first image of the Nintendo 3DS XL's Circle Pad Pro, which adds a second circle pad and two buttons to the handheld. In the picture above, the handheld on the left is the Nintendo 3DS XL, and the one on the right is the original Nintendo 3DS. Both Circle Pad Pros are … Continue reading Here’s The First Picture Of Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro

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Amazon Finally Selling Nintendo 3DS XL

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is now selling Nintendo 3DS XL consoles. The Nintendo 3DS XL launched in North America on August 19th but today, a month later, is the first day the online retailer is selling the handheld. Amazon is still not selling, however, the original Nintendo 3DS, and you can't pre-order a … Continue reading Amazon Finally Selling Nintendo 3DS XL

Nintendo 3DS XL Doesn’t Have Original’s Screen Scratching Issue

Early Nintendo 3DS models have an issue where the top screen gets temporary blotches from the lower screen - when the system is closed. Nintendo admits that this is due to manufacturing and offers to fix the problem, if it disrupts a user's gameplay. Nintendo has apparently fixed the design flaw in the Nintendo 3DS … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS XL Doesn’t Have Original’s Screen Scratching Issue

Nintendo: 3DS XL’s Increased Battery Life More Important Than Second Circle Pad

According to Nintendo UK’s Ben Taylor, Nintendo was going to add a second circle pad to the Nintendo 3DS XL but ultimately decided that the increased battery life was more important. The increased battery life of the Nintendo 3DS XL would have been affected if a second circle pad was fixed onto the system. Would … Continue reading Nintendo: 3DS XL’s Increased Battery Life More Important Than Second Circle Pad

Check Out This Cool Picture Of A Transparent Nintendo 3DS XL

A picture of a transparent Nintendo 3DS XL was showcased during a recent Iwata Asks interview. The Nintendo 3DS's top screen is small and requires a black frame to enhance the 3D effect. Because the Nintendo 3DS XL's top screen is considerably bigger than the original's top screen, it does not require a black frame to improve … Continue reading Check Out This Cool Picture Of A Transparent Nintendo 3DS XL

New Console Looks Very Similar To Nintendo 3DS & Wii U GamePad

Chinese company Jin Xing has announced a new handheld gaming device, the JXD S5100, which will be powered by Android 2.3.4. It was revealed a week after Nintendo confirmed that they will be releasing a Nintendo 3DS XL. As you can see from the picture above, the JXD S5100 shares a strikingly similar resemblance to a 3DS and a Wii … Continue reading New Console Looks Very Similar To Nintendo 3DS & Wii U GamePad

Nintendo Is Probably Working On New 3DS Revisions

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata claims that the reason Nintendo developed the Nintendo 3DS XL is because consumers wanted it. According to Iwata, “When Nintendo introduced a larger screen version of the Nintendo DSi in the past, it was very much appreciated by consumers, and the Nintendo DS market expanded.” Iwata was asked if Nintendo will be … Continue reading Nintendo Is Probably Working On New 3DS Revisions

Nintendo Explains The Differences Between 3DS XL & 3DS

IGN recently asked Nintendo to explain the differences between the upcoming Nintendo 3DS XL and the original Nintendo 3DS. Although the 3DS XL’s screens are bigger than the 3DS’s screens, Nintendo hasn’t made any changes to the 3DS XL’s displays, which “are made of the same materials as the 3DS.” The 3DS XL’s speakers may seem … Continue reading Nintendo Explains The Differences Between 3DS XL & 3DS