Posts Tagged ‘3DS’

Photo Courtesy of www.Pokemon.com

Photo Courtesy of http://www.Pokemon.com

We have a new Pokémon event! This time, we have two really classic characters: a Heracross for Pokémon X and a Pinsir for Pokémon Y. The distribution is occurring over the internet and is free to anyone who owns the game. Keep reading to learn more about the individual characters:

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The highly anticipated Japanese RPG for the Nintendo 3DS, Bravery Default, was released today in North America. This game is very similar to the Final Fantasy franchise, making it a must-have for any RPG lover.  Stay tuned for an upcoming review!

As an avid Kingdom Hearts fan, I think I can speak for everyone when I say that we have been waiting far too long for the next installment of Sora’s journey. Even though Dream Drop Distance doesn’t come out for a little less than a month, Nintendo has kindly put up a demo of the game on the Nintendo 3DS’ eShop. But is it any good? Read on to find out! (more…)

Super-Size Me: The 3DS XL

Posted: June 22, 2012 by Jon Erik Christianson in Gamenomics - Video Games, Nintendo
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During the Nintendo Direct broadcast last night, IGN broke news confirming the rumors behind a brand new installment in the 3DS line: the 3DS Big Mac XL!

Differences between the 3DS XL and the original 3DS include:

  • 90% larger screens on both the top lid and bottom
  • Increased battery life (3.5-6 hours compared to the 3DS’ 3-5 hours)
  • Two colors in the United States, red and blue.
  • Comes with an AC adapter and a 4GB SD card

It costs $30 more than the original 3DS.

As a current 3DS owner, all I can say is that…I’m confused.

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Tweet courtesy of @NintendoAmerica

I think Nintendo described the 3DS conference perfectly in this tweet from @NintendoAmerica.  Many of the other conferences took time explaining features available to the console (such as expanding Miiverse, PS Wonderbook, etc.), but Nintendo only talked about the games for the entirety of their conference.  Well done!  Although a debatable too much time was spent with gameplay of certain games, I am very satisfied with what Nintendo brought to the table.  Although my socks were not knocked off by this conference, I think they did a great job showcasing the upcoming games and showing that a Nintendo 3DS is a worthy investment.  If you missed the streaming online, here are the highlights:

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I have mixed feelings about the E3 Nintendo conference.  Here is my recap of what I am looking forward to (game trailers included):

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