Nintendo 3DS News

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Nintendo launches new 3DS messaging app Swapdoodle

Free-to-download with paid-for doodle guides.

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Catch up with today's 3DS Nintendo Direct here

UPDATE: Pikmin! Mario Maker! StreetPass! More!

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Five years on, Nintendo 3DS passes 60m sales milestone

Far less than DS, but far more than Vita.

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Nintendo eShop half-price sale for fifth anniversary

Zelda! Pokédex! Metroid Prime Trilogy!

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Nintendo Direct broadcast scheduled for Thursday

Twilight Princess HD announcement please.

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Nintendo Direct broadcasts will continue

But return date and presenter still uncertain.

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Tributes pour in for Nintendo's Satoru Iwata

Contemporaries and competitors unite.

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Miiverse getting redesign this summer

Screenshot albums! Journals! Communities!

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Nintendo dates E3 Digital Event

World Championships return after 25 years.

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Nintendo "optimistic" on ending region locks, starting with NX

But no change for 3DS and Wii U, Iwata suggests.

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Nintendo to launch five smartphone games by March 2017

Amiibo shipments reach 10.5m worldwide.

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Nintendo records first annual profit in four years

Wii U lifetime sales crawl to 9.5m.

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Modders turn 3DS into PC remote desktop

World of Warcraft works - just about.

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New 3DS StreetPass games coming as part of International StreetPass Week

Relay activity at GAME, plus special Mii and home theme freebies.

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EGXEGX 2015 tickets now on sale

80,000 expected at largest ever UK games event.

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Nintendo to release games on phones and tablets

UPDATE: What does this mean for the company's future? Watch Chris B, Tom and Wes discuss.

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Nintendo kills 3DS browser exploit via new firmware update

No more Pokémon Shuffle or ROM injection hacks.

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New Nintendo 3DS sold 335k during EU/US launch week

5.7m Amiibo shipped, most popular figures revealed.

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Surprise! New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Edition goes on sale

UPDATE: Nintendo "unable to disclose" criteria for eligibility.

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Nintendo kills NINJHAX 3DS homebrew exploit

Coder warns users not to download new firmware update.

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3DS homebrew loader built, requires obscure puzzle game

Cubic Ninja sales soar after discovery, then pulled from eShop.

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Nintendo's New 3DS and 3DS XL make strong start in Japan

Monster Hunter 4G rockets to 1.6m copies.

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3DS system update adds themes, image share tool

Basic designs cost 89p, or decorate with Nintendo characters for £1.79.

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New 3DS and New 3DS XL out in Australia this year

While Europe and North America must wait until 2015.

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Nintendo shows off NES Edition 3DS XL

UPDATE: Nintendo has no plans to launch these in Europe.

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Iwata: Nintendo must harness smart devices, no restrictions for dev team

"Even not ruling out the possibility of making games."

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Nintendo boss Iwata halves pay, Miyamoto's wage cut too

Latest Wii U and 3DS shipment figures announced.

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Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

UPDATE: Iwata apologises, will stay in office to see company return to profit.

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Miiverse, cross-platform account system headed to 3DS

Mario Party: Island Tour for 3DS dated.

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Nintendo's now-discontinued Letter Box service used by alleged child predators

Men targeted young girls through their 3DS, report states.

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Now you can StreetPass the previous visitor to a location

3DS adds support for StreetPass Relay.

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Nintendo adds paid DLC games and hats to 3DS StreetPass app

UPDATE: Nintendo "investigating" widespread crash reports.

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3DS and DS sales roughly equal after same time period

Latest Nintendo numbers show Wii sales drying up.

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3DS sales "weaker than expected" despite Japan success

Nintendo revises yearly forecast, now expects slimmer profit.

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Eye-catching Mario, Animal Crossing 3DS XL designs announced

Zelda, Mario 3DS games coming to Japanese eShop.

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UK 3DS XL sales total almost 10,000 in one day

Steady start, but nowhere near Japanese haul.

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Nintendo: 3DS profitability "improving" despite overall losses

UPDATE: 3DS no longer being sold at a loss, as of today.

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Nintendo 3DS XL UK price round-up

UPDATE: GameStop to match GAME trade-in deal, includes older DS variants.

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Nintendo: 3DS XL pixel size increase won't look "awkward"

"Many customers appear to be worried."

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HMV store advertises 3DS XL with second Circle Pad using internet mock-up

"Just one particular store being a little over-enthusiastic," HMV explains.

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Nintendo: 3DS XL not big enough to fit second circle pad

"It's a call we had to make and people will have to live with it."

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Nintendo: UK retailers to set 3DS XL price

UPDATE: Zavvi, Play, ShopTo price tags vary between £179-£249.

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Nintendo 3DS Ambassador GBA games out Friday

Zelda: Minish Cap! Fire Emblem! F-Zero!

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Sainsbury's slashes PS3, 3DS, Wii prices

Supermarket serves up Christmas deal platter.

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3DS eShop to get DLC and demos

Accessible from PC, smartphones.

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November 3DS firmware update details

10 mins vid recording, YouTube uploads.

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3DS Nintendo Video European date

Watch 3D films and telly tomorrow.

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3DS June firmware update detailed

UPDATE: Europe e-Shop contents confirmed.

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3DS Splinter Cell, Driver bundles outed

UPDATE: Ubisoft claims report "untrue".

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Nintendo 3DS e-Shop and browser delayed

UPDATE: 7th June launch confirmed for EU.

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First 3DS firmware update detailed?

eShop unlocked, no sign of web browser.

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Nintendo 3DS off to a "smooth start"

Global sales just over 3.6 million.

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Nintendo dismisses 3DS headaches story

"Recent reports are incorrect."

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Nintendo announces UK 3DS sales figures

Fastest-selling Nintendo console ever in UK.

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Is Nintendo 3DS a UK record breaker?

Shops break sales silence.

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Nintendo explains "garage" dev claim

"We embrace independent spirit."

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CEX will buy your Nintendo 3DS for £215

UK shop offers astonishing cash price.

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Nintendo guarantees 3DS won't sell out

"You'll get one no matter what."

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Where has 3DS stock this weekend?

Eurogamer canvasses the shops.

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Tesco flattens 3DS price to £175

Currys drops tag to £179.

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GAME's 3DS launch outnumbers HMV's

482 midnight openings to 100.

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Nintendo: 3DS demos worth resources?

"I'm not sure," mulls Hideki Konno.

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HMV reveals £200 3DS trade-in guarantee

UPDATE: Specific trade-in prices detailed.

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13 3DS VIP store openings planned

Nab a free taxi ride home.

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3DS sets Amazon.co.uk pre-order record

Will probably be popular.

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Nintendo 3DS price drop at Morrisons

Pre-order to get it for £187.

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"Large-sized" 3DS AR Card revealed

A Club Nintendo reward.

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Nintendo 3DS logs flash cart use?

UPDATE: Nintendo responds, stays cagey.

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SEGA reveals Game Gear 3DS VC lineup

Sonic! Shinobi! Columns! More Sonic!

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Nintendo 3DS can't run Unreal Engine 3

"There's nothing against Nintendo."

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Miyamoto: 3DS is an "eloquent orator"

Pre-installed software will spread the word.

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UK 3DS: "Seems to be enough stock"

But any more excitement and it'll sell out.

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Rolando publisher slams NGP, 3DS

NGP "dead on arrival", 3DS "gimmicky".

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Nintendo: 3G fees will hold NGP back

Will "decrease the customer base".

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Nintendo 3DS GAME midnight openings

Huge push for UK console launch.

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Nintendo 3DS sells 400,000 in a weekend

Dimension that shelves are refilling?

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GAME's £190 Nintendo 3DS trade-in price

If you trade it in by 25th April.

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Nintendo: Low app prices threaten industry

Games worth more than $2, says Reggie.

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3DS eShop not launching until May

Iwata clears up confusion.

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Why Nintendo 3DS gives Coins for walking

At "forefront of active gaming" - Fils-Aime.

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New worldwide Wii and DS total sales

Plus: Nintendo predicts 3DS numbers.

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GAME, HMV pin 3DS price at £229.99

UPDATE: ShopTo now asking £199.85.

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European 3DS release date

25th March. No price.

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Nintendo: Why the 3DS is region-locked

It's "tailored" for different countries.

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Experts: 3DS won't harm toddlers

Kids, it might actually be good for you.

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Is a 3DS cart bigger than a DVD?

Word on the street pins it at 8GB.

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N64 videos simulate 3DS screen

Pop a pair of glasses on and see.

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Retailer admits to 3DS date/price guess

€169.95 "pure speculation" - Nintendo.