Nintendo's really done it this time. In the latest commercial for the more powerful New Nintendo 3DS, the company roped in stylish superstar Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to give its characters a fresh look. Kyary is the perfect person to show how players can customize their new portables with swappable faceplates, and you'll definitely want to see the makeovers she provides after the jump.
Last month Nintendo announced plans to release New Nintendo 3DS, a more powerful version of its popular portable. With the Japanese launch set for October 11, a commercial is here to tout some of its features after the jump.
Nintendo has a bunch of game-streaming action planned for later this week, with a live Nintendo Treehouse event set for Friday, September 12. 8 hours of gameplay will be streamed via Twitch, chief among them the final version of Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo 3DS. Hit the jump for more.
New hardware, old policy. Nintendo has confirmed that, contrary to earlier rumors, the new Nintendo 3DS as well as the new Nintendo 3DS XL hardware will still feature region locks, meaning that games released across Japan, Europe, and North America will only be playable in those territories. More after the jump.
Paired nicely with the confirmation of Shulk joining the Super Smash Bros. roster, Monolith Soft is bringing its 2010 Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles to Nintendo 3DS. That's the NEW Nintendo 3DS model, specifically, because it won't work on the current crop of systems. See a first look at the game after the jump.
This morning's Nintendo Direct event came packing a handful of announcements that we'll be getting into today, starting with the reveal of two new, more powerful Nintendo 3DS models. The New Nintendo 3DS will be available in standard and XL versions, and is set to debut in Japan on October 11. Read on for more.