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Category Archives: 3DS

Japanese Nintendo 3DS Direct Incoming (8/29/14)

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Nintendo will be hosting a Japanese Nintendo 3DS Direct tomorrow at 7 AM ET, 4 AM PT (meaning I won’t be covering it live). The official page can be found here. 

Miyamoto Lays down the law, Nintendo Sticking with Dedicated Hardware for the long term

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Nintendo Games boss Shigeru Miyamoto feels that Nintendo is at its best when it creates unique hardware to suit their software. For that reason, Nintendo will not be dropping out of the dedicated hardware business anytime soon.

Rumor – North America is Getting a Different Smash Bros 3DS XL Bundle

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I already reported that there will be a Super Smash Bros. for 3DS bundle coming which turned out to be true. However, only Europe has a confirmation of that bundle being released. However, a new rumor from a tipster that has gotten previous bundles right before, says that North America will be getting a Super Smash Bros. for 3DS bundle, but it will be “bluer”. Jack Grey on Twitter has stated that we should be get an announcement of this bundle two weeks before Smash Bros launches in the US.

Final Fantasy Explorers will Feature ‘Legendary Character’ Transformations – Cloud Strife Confirmed

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Final Fantasy Explorers got a lot more attractive with this new update. According to Famitsu, Final Fantasy Explorers will feature ‘Legendary Character’ transformations. Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Strife is the first announced character, but more will be revealed leading up to release. Yeah…. now I’m getting this game no matter what.

Azure Striker Gunvolt – More Gameplay

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Azure Striker Gunvolt is launching this Friday on the 3DS eShop. Check out more gameplay footage from the fast paced 2D shooter below.

The Final Bosman – The News is Ruined (Smash Bros. leaks)

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Kyle Bosman discusses the leaks from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. Not the actual characters in the roster, but the fact it was leaked.

What if Nintendo Played Fair Against Sega & Atari? #CUPodcast

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Pat & Ian discuss what would have happened if Nintendo had played fair against Sega & Atari during the early NES days.

Shigeru Miyamoto says Nintendo is Focused on core Gamers now, Admits Casuals have Left to Smartphone Gaming

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Nintendo game boss Shigeru Miyamoto has stated the firm is now focused on core gaming again, rather than the expanded audience. In a recent interview with Edge, Miyamoto explained how Nintendo will focus on core gamers. He also touched on how the expanded audience that was there for the DS and Wii, are now gaming on smartphones.

CGR Undertow Review – Teen Titans for the GameCube

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Derrick from Classic Game Room Undertow reviews Teen Titans for the GameCube. This is actually one of my favorite shows on Cartoon Network. My daughter and I love this show.

Media Create Sales: 8/18/14 – 8/24/14 – Yokai Watch 2 and 3DS lead

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This week’s Media Create sales charts are in. Software and hardware is down across the board. Yokai Watch 2 took the top spot selling 77,465 units. While the Nintendo 3DS lead hardware with over 35,000 units sold. The Wii U dropped a bit, but was still the top home console sold with 8,985 units sold. Get the full charts past the link. 

Shovel Knight Update Hits Wii U Today, Full Patch Notes Below

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Yacht Club Games has just released a brand new patch for Shovel Knight today on Wii U. Patch 1.1 has a variety of fixes and tweaks to enhance your Shovel Knight experience. Get the full details below.

Smash 4 Leaks and MK8 DLC Leaks! JEZUZZZZ – Nin10doUltra – Comedy

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Nin10doUltra, one of my favorite YouTubers, goes full on Kevin Hart mode when talking about all the recent Nintendo news.

The Juice is Loose! Ep #11: Smash leak Discussion (Terminator Juice Calls me out)

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This week’s Juice is Loose podcast talks about the latest Mario Kart 8 tournament. Terminator Juice also calls me out for not adding the spoiler to the Smash Bros leak.

Downfall of Gaming Journalism #6: Zoë of the Indies – The Rageaholic

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Why fixate on bedroom drama when the facts are so much more damning? Warning, suggestive language…

Capcom Slaps Koei Tecmo with a Patent Infringement Lawsuit

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I usually don’t report on initial lawsuits, but this one is kind of big. Capcom is suing Koei Tecmo over patent infringement. Get all the details below.

‘Shocking’ Pokemon Announcement is Going down Today

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With all the leaks going on in Smash Bros right now, some might have forgotten there is a big Pokemon announcement today. The Pokemon Company is set to live-stream the reveal today at 9 PM EDT/6 PM PDT/3 PM CEST. More details on where you can watch the show here!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS – More Rumored Characters Emerge

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According to a post on the Smash Boards. There are even more rumored characters to come. Hit the link to see who else could possibly be joining the roster.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS – Over 70 Additional Screenshots

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Nintendo has released over 70 new/old screenshots of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS. See all of them below. 

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS – Online Spectator Mode Detailed

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Masahiro Sakurai has detailed the upcoming spectator mode for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS. Check out the post below.

Super Smash Bros – Leaked 3DS Character Videos Discussion (Bowser Jr, Shulk, & more) – GameXplain

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New video has been leaked showing what could be gameplay of Bowser Jr and Shulk in Super Smash Bros for 3DS. Is this enough evidence to show that the leak is real or is it all an elaborate ruse. We talk about all of the possibilities of this leak and more in our latest Smash Bros discussion!

Rumor – Nintendo has Found, Fired, and Sued the Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS Leaker

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Nintendo sent the Anbu Black Ops after the person who leaked video footage, and pictures from Super Smash Bros. for 3DS. Apparently the leak came from within NOA, full details below. 

What Game Should I play on PE Plays next?

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I’m having a hard time figuring out what game I should play on PE Plays next. So I figured I could ask you guys and girls what you want to see. Vote in the Straw poll below.