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Nintendo Unveils New Galaxy Style New 3DS XL

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Nintendo announced on Twitter today the release of a new Galaxy Style New 3DS XL. The specially-designed 3DS will be available starting this week for $199.99 USD. The announcement tweet also included a trailer featuring Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime as he shows off the new color design. Fans can check out the trailer below. Read More

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Nintendo 3DS Sales Reach No. 1 Thanks to Pokémon

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Here’s a startling fact. Nintendo 3DS handhelds are flying off the shelves thanks in large part to Pokémon – and there’s not even a new 3DS Pokémon game out yet! Smartphone app Pokémon GO’s incredible popularity has sparked a massive resurgence in the brand, which has lead to increased sales for both the hardware and older Pokémon games. Read More

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Review

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Platform: 3DS

I love Animal Crossing. Maybe it’s better to say I LOVE Animal Crossing. I spent lots of time playing the original GameCube version and went on to play Wild Word for literally a year. I just finished playing through the latest in the series, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. It’s the first time I’ve talked to a character in an Animal Crossing game in a long time. Hearing the delightful high-pitched jibber jabber was the first thing that sucked me back into the world I’ve loved for so long. But this game is a different take on the traditional Animal Crossing formula, and I didn’t quite know what to expect. However, despite some minor irritations, I ended up liking what I played quite a bit. Read More

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How To Decide Which Video Game System Is Right for Your Family

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If you’re thinking about buying a video game system, what are your best choices this year? It’s hard to say; there are so many good systems! But we’re going to go out on a limb here and say for most family gamers, we think it boils down to eight choices (in alphabetical order): a computer, the Nintendo Wii U, the Nintendo 3DS, the PlayStation 3, the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation Vita, the Xbox 360, and the Xbox One. Many gamers buy more than one system; some gamers buy them all. Read More