Monday, April 11, 2011 2:21PM - By Rothtana Ouch
The initial sales of the Nintendo 3DS looked really strong, the new handheld sold over 750k in the United States just in five days. Now, it appears that the 3DS isn’t the success that we all thought it would be, and the Wii might also need to cut prices to maintain competitiveness in the console market. Are Nintendo’s days of console and handheld dominance over?
Thursday, March 24, 2011 2:03PM - By Joseph Oliveto
The Nintendo 3DS has had fans of portable gaming excited for some time now. While it’s been out in Japan since February, European and North American customers have had to wait another month to get an opportunity to try out the new system. With tomorrow, March 25 marking the European release date, we thought we’d compile a few of the best reviews to let you know whether or not the system lives up to expectations.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3:32PM - By Rothtana Ouch
Hackers might not be in “love” with the Nintendo 3DS, but newly released North American advertisements for the 3DS feature massive levels of gadget happiness. The ads have popped up on Youtube showing off a collective grinning and gawking at the device. No new information is being imparted by these ads, but the wild and animal like snarling of the actors make for a good laugh.
Monday, March 7, 2011 2:30PM - By Justin Massoud
Nintendo’s new 3DS handheld was released in Japan on February 26th, and it was hacked quickly. Apparently, some people would rather play old DS games and tool around with myriad homebrew applications than play legit new titles in 3D sans glasses.
Unsurprisingly, Nintendo isn’t too keen on such unauthorized use of its DS successor. The company’s own Terms of Agreement warns against tampering with the system and playing pirated games. A retailer put out a warning to gamers: modify the machine, and it will be bricked via firmware.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 5:43PM - By Justin Massoud
Video game AI has improved dramatically in recent years thanks to the skilled brains and tireless fingers of video game developers. The closer computer-controlled opponents perform when compared to their flesh and blood counterparts, the better. “Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition” for the Nintendo 3DS features a helpful option for new players and veterans alike – touch-screen hot keys which unleash a special move or super combo.
A warning for long-time players: the following video might trigger repressed memories of fighting an artificially-controlled Guile who would, miraculously, perform his patented “flash kick” without telegraphing it via the normally required two seconds of crouching.