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Got A Nintendo 3DS? Get Free Demos!

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Starting today, Nintendo will release free demos of 3DS titles on the handheld’s eShop.  Among the first demos 3DS owners can download are Capcom’s horror title Resident Evil: Revelations and Sega sports game, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games on Jan. 26.  Other titles, including Ubisoft action game Rayman Originsand Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D from Konami, will also have demos for 3Ds.  Nintendo also says they’ll regularly update the eShop with fresh demos as they become available.

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Nintendo Adds Hulu Plus to Wii & 3DS

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Nintendo is expanding the selection of video-streaming services available for its Wi-Fi-equipped Wii and portable 3DS gaming systems with the addition of a Hulu Plus subscription by the end of the year. The company also plans at the end of November to add new capabilities to the 3DS, including ability to capture short 3D videos. Users will be able to record up to 10 minutes of 3D video and create 3D stop-motion animation videos. Other updates planned for the end of November include new feature to several games.

Nintendo DS May Get an Upgrade

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011




When the Nintendo 3DS launched earlier this year, its lack of two thumbsticks was cited by critics as a major flaw. Two thumbsticks, like those employed in traditional game controllers, typically allow for more appealing gameplay by offering users better control over characters. Nintendo is planning on moving forward and actually create a new Nintendo 3DS with an additional right joystick for easy playability.

Nintendo has hit a bump recently, reporting less than expected profits, but as always, they continue to reinvent themselves.  Be on the look out for new Nintendo products as well as alterations to their existing hand-held units.