Trailer for Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn Reveals New Features

Nintendo has revealed the newest trailer for the upcoming 3DS port, Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn, revealing many of the games newer features, such as Ravel Abilities that can be used to power up Kirby, and new mini-games featuring characters such as King Dedede and Meta Knight. There’s also new furniture to decorate Kirby’s Home, and even a new Devilish mode for those looking for an extra challenge with the game.

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn hits shelves for the Nintendo 3DS on March 8th.

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Phoenix Wright Trilogy Headed to Consoles

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Capcom has announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, the HD remaster collection recently released for the 3DS, is headed to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in Japan this February. Additionally, a Steam release for the PC is in the works, as well, but will hit at a later date.

No word on a North American release, but Phoenix Wright has traditionally done well here, so expect to hear news of a release, soon. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy releases in Japan on February 21st, 2019.

WarioWare Gold Demo Now Available on European 3DS

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Nintendo UK has announced that an official demo for WarioWare Gold has been added to the 3DS eShop, so we should expect to see a demo on the North American eShop shortly for the game, as well.

WarioWare Gold releases for Nintendo 3DS in Europe on July 27th, Japan on August 2nd, and North America on August 3rd.

Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee And Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu Domains Registered

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Pokémon Let’s Go! Pikachu and Pokémon Let’s Go! Eevee have been registered as domain names by CSC Corporate Domains, Inc., according to Serebii. The same company previously registered the domain names for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, only a day before the reveal of the games. A potential but unverified logo for Let’s Go! Pikachu has also surfaced, which can be seen above.

Rumors about updated versions of Pokémon Yellow have been swirling for quite some time, with a return to the Kanto region taking place, as well as the Follow feature returning from the classic game. Visually, it is said to be a more HD version of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.

Dragon Quest XI Headed to the West

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Oh, what a day! We finally have official confirmation that Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is headed westward to North America with a full English voice cast on September 4th. The catch? It will only be available on PlayStation 4, and PC. The Nintendo 3DS version will not be made available stateside, and the Switch version will come much later.

That’s some disappointing news on the Nintendo front, but at least fans of the series will have an option to begin with, as many were beginning to worry. You can hit the jump to check out the details on the English release, as well as the opening cinematic, and English gameplay.

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Watch The Full Nintendo Direct Here

Nintendo went ahead and broke the internet with a new Nintendo Direct this afternoon, revealing a ton of new titles and incredible announcements on a random Thursday. Crash Bandicoot is no longer exclusive, with the release of the N-Sane Trilogy. Splatoon 2 is getting its first bit of paid DLC, and plenty more.

The biggest news comes with Nintendo’s “One More Thing” at the end of the video, with the announcement of a new Super Smash Bros. Check out the video above for the full Nintendo Direct.

Medabots Classics First Trailer Hits

Growing up, Medabots was one of the more underrated classics if you lived outside of Japan, and that’s plainly obvious with the debut of the new 20th Anniversary Medabots Classics Collection for the Nintendo 3DS. Medabots Classics features Medabots, Medabots 2, Medabots 3, Medabots 4, and Medabots 5. It includes a new feature that allows you access to all parts from the start, as well as mythical parts you can’t receive from the main story, after beating the game.

Medabots Classics releases in Japan on December 21st, 2017 for Nintendo 3DS. The 20th Anniversary Edition comes with both Kabuto Kuwagata versions of Medabots Classics along with a soundtrack CD and a book containing 520 illustrations.

PokéBall Edition 2DS XL Hitting November 3rd

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced a special PokéBall Edition 2DS XL hitting stores on November 3rd. The new edition features a raised, 3D PokéBall design on the top of the case, and a red interior with black buttons.

If you’re interested, pre-orders should open soon, and trust me when I say this is going to go fast.

UPDATE: As you can see above, Japan is continuing to get all the best 2DS color variations, as their Direct announced not only the PokéBall edition, but that amazing Pikachu face version, as well.

Mario Party: Top 100 Announced

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, the studio announced a new Mario Party of sorts for the Nintendo 3DS- Mario Party: The Top 100! The new game features the top 100 Mario Party mini-games of all time, from every entry into the series.

The game will be available on the Nintendo eShop November 10th, for the Nintendo 3DS. Are there any particular mini-games you’re hoping will show up in the game?

Nintendo Announces Samus Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL

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To celebrate the upcoming release of the much-anticipated Metroid: Samus Returns for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo has announced a new “Samus Edition” of the New Nintendo 3DS XL that will hit select retailers on September 15th, alongside the game.

The new system features dueling front and back faceplates featuring iconic artwork of Samus aiming her plasma cannon. Hit the jump to get a full look at the system, and the box art.

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Nintendo Ends 3DS Production

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Nintendo has officially ceased production on the New Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The official Japanese site for the smaller-sized New Nintendo 3DS clearly states in Japanese that “production has ended,” as the little box reads 生産終了 (seisan shuuryou). This applies to both the white, and black, as well as all Special Edition models of the New 3DS.

However, fear not! The New Nintendo 3DS XL remains in full production, as it appears Nintendo has positioned the larger handheld to replace its smaller counterpart completely.

Kirby’s Blowout Blast Launching in July

Nintendo has announced that Kirby’s Blowout Blast, the expanded version of the sub-game of Kirby: Planet Robobot will be hitting the 3DS eShop in less than a week. Players are tasked with absorbing enemies and launching blaster bullets across stages to wipe out even more enemies, which you can see in action in the above trailer.

Kirby’s Blowout Blast releases in Japan on July 4, North America and Europe on July 6, 2017 for Nintendo 3DS via eShop.

Metroid: Samus Returns Gets Legacy Edition in Europe

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Be prepared to despair, and throw a fit, and be very disappointed with the world. While North America is getting a Collector’s Edition of Metroid: Samus Returns, Europe will be enjoying the spoils of this newly announced Legacy Edition.

The version of the game includes the game, soundtrack, art-book, collector coin, morphball keychain, and a retro-inspired steelbook. Look at that steelbook! I would spend at least $80 on this edition. Metroid: Samus Returns releases on September 17.

Atlus Announces Three JRPG’s for North America

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Atlus has announced a barrage of Japanese RPG’s for fans of the genre on the Nintendo 3DS. Due out late 2017/early 2018—Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth, Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, and Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux will be hitting the handheld.

You can hit the jump for a few trailers, as well as the official descriptions for all three titles.

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Pokemon Gold and Silver Coming to Nintendo eShop

It would seem Nintendo had one more Pokemon related surprise for us today, with the announcement that Pokémon Gold and Silver are both coming to the Nintendo eShop for 3DS and 2DS the same day that Pokkén releases, September 22nd.

Like other Virtual Console Pokémon releases, players will be able to trade and battle wirelessly, as well as load their caught Pokémon to the Bank for other versions of the game.