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Nintendo unveils a Pokémon themed New 2DS XL

Plus new Ultra Beasts confirmed for Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. By Martin Robinson Published 13/09/2017 Nintendo has announced an all-new Pokball-themed 2DS XL that will launch alongside this autumn’s Pokmon Ultra Sun and Pokmon Ultra Moon. Alongside the announcement of the new hardware, some slim details were revealed about ...

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Surprise! Minecraft is coming to New 3DS today

But not the old 3DS. By Jeffrey Matulef Published 14/09/2017 A 3DS edition of Minecraft was just announced, and then revealed to be launching later today on the eShop. The surprise unveiling happened during a Nintendo Direct livestream tonight. Word of warning though, Minecraft will only run on the New ...

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Nintendo's cowboy armadillo Dillon is back in a new game

The Dead Heat Breakers announced for 3DS in Japan. By Tom Phillips Published 14/09/2017 For the three people who, like me, played 3DS eShop exclusive Dillon’s Rolling Western, last night’s Nintendo Direct in Japan held a welcome surprise. The Dead Heat Breakers is a new action tower defense title for ...

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Metroid: Samus Returns review


Metroid is back. For real, this time. After the odd detour of last year’s Federation Force, a serviceable co-op adventure but a horrendously misjudged comeback for the series after an eight year hiatus, we have this. Metroid: Samus Returns is a remake of 1991’s Metroid 2, a side-scrolling action game ...

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Monster Hunter Stories demo due next week

RPG spin-off offers series’ 3DS swan song. By Jeffrey Matulef Published 31/07/2017 Monster Hunter Stories, the turn-based RPG spin-off of Capcom’s beloved creature killing series, is getting a demo on 10th August. Like all the most recent series entries, Monster Hunter Stories is exclusive to the 3DS. Unlike other titles ...

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Nintendo's making a SNES-themed 3DS XL


Nintendo has announced yet another collectable 3DS variant, and it’s the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition, skinned to resemble the stylish European and Japanese versions of the 90s console. It doesn’t stop on the outside – open the clamshell and you’ll notice that the A, B, X and Y buttons ...

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