Earlier, we here at Attack of the Fanboy reported on a rumor regarding the possibility of the New Nintendo 3DS being region-free. The rumor didn’t live long, as Nintendo has now confirmed to GameSpot that the upgraded system will, in fact, be region-locked. This continues the…..
One of the biggest announcements of Nintendo Direct is that Xenoblade Chronicles is coming to 3DS. The sad news is that you need to buy the new consoles in order to play it. As previously reported, Nintendo unveiled two fresh new 3DS models. They have…..
The Nintendo 3DS has been through a lot of different models over the years. It looks like Nintendo hasn’t stopped as two new models have just been announced. At Nintendo Direct, the company announced they will be releasing two new 3DS models. One is called…..
Bandai Namco will be releasing a cool looking The Avengers game for the Nintendo 3DS later this year over in Japan. A Western release should hopefully follow. The game is called “Disk Wars Avengers: Ultimate Heroes”. Unlike with The Avengers movie franchise, Spider-Man is allowed…..
Dan Adelman, the Head of Digital Content and Development, has left Nintendo after nine years with the company. Adelman was a key proponent in Nintendo’s indie game department, pushing for more games from smaller developers on Nintendo platforms. In his position he handled outreach and support…..
Rose Colored Gaming is all about taking old games and gaming systems and making them new again. Their past projects include a Yoshi themed SNES, tons of different colored Game Boys and Game Boy Colors, and special The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventure themed Game Boy…..
Sony successfully introduced their cross buy promotions with their PlayStation home consoles and handhelds in recent years, and it looks like Nintendo will be taking a stab at a similar system for the Wii U and 3DS. A new title, Squids Odyssey is currently available…..
At Nintendo’s 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders this week, investors voted to retain company President Satoru Iwata and eight others who were up for re-election as Directors of the company. Among the eight was legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, as well as Genyo Takeda, Tatsumi Kimishima, Shigeyuki Takahashi, Satoshi…..
After an extremely successful Kickstarter the retro-platformer Shovel Knight will hit Wii U, 3DS, and PC on June 26th. The game has been a fan sensation at various conventions, such as PAX and Minecon. The release has had many delays since the original Kickstarter ended in April 2013,…..
WB Games debuted a trailer today for the latest entry in the LEGO Batman series. Due in autumn 2014, Beyond Gotham will hold true to its title with action IN SPACE for the first time in franchise history. Brainiac is out to destroy Earth and…..
Fans of strategy RPG games for the Nintendo 3DS may have another title to pick up in the near future. XSEED’s executive vice president, Ken Berry, has announced that he would definitely be interested in publishing AQL Japan’s Forbidden Manga in North America. “It’s still early in…..
Nintendo’s 3DS continues to do well for the company, as the latest sales figures confirm that the handheld was the top selling console on the market. Beating the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and PS Vita in August, the 3DS has been on a hot…..
Yes, you read that correctly. The Nintendo 2DS. Nintendo will introduce the new console on October 12th, the same day that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y launch, for a retail price of $129.99. The aim of the console is that it’ll be capable of playing ALL standard 3DS game…..
Nintendo is at the top of the charts for the third straight month with their 3DS handheld. The portable outperformed both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation in the United States. According to data from the NPD group, the 3DS has outperformed both Sony and…..
Pokemon fans in Japan have a reason to rejoice. With Pokemon X&Y being the first Pokemon games being released on the same date worldwide, Japanese gamers could no longer claim early access to the beloved RPG franchisee. Nintendo has now announced two Pokemon X&Y special…..
Region locking has been hot topic among Nintendo fans in recent memory. While Sony and Microsoft have ditched region locking on the Xbox and PS4, Nintendo is holding steady with their practices. Following E3 2013, fans have organized a number of petitions urging Nintendo to…..
The smash-hit free-to-play mobile title Puzzles & Dragons is heading to 3DS later this year. However, the game will feature a number of differences from the mobile game. Instead of just grinding from dungeon to dungeon and leveling your characters, the 3DS version will…..
Nintendo has revealed their E3 2013 line-up in a very untraditional way. Skipping their yearly press conference, the company opted to deliver their message via Nintendo Direct. While live presentation is now over, you can find the archived version of the video, above. In it,…..
Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that new Smash Bros Wii U details will arrive at E3 2013. More specifically, during next week’s Nintendo Direct broadcast on Tuesday June 11th. We’re not sure just how far along we’ll see the new game, or when it’s due to…..
“Let’s Play” videos have become quite popular over the last few years. For whatever reasons that push fans to YouTube to watch other people play games, the sheer number of views on popular “Let’s Play” channels is mind blowing. Recently, when Nintendo took aim at…..
For the first four months of 2013, Nintendo has seen an increase in 3DS software sales of over 50% in the United States only. While their Wii U platform might be facing some headwinds against the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and next-generation hype, their handheld…..
Nintendo will host a Nintendo Direct live-stream which is set to focus on the upcoming titles for the Wii U and 3DS. On May 17th at 9 AM CST, the company will stream directly to their usual channels via uStream. This broadcast is an important…..
Capcom has no plans to bring the popular Monster Hunter franchise to the PS Vita. While fans over on the Capcom forums are asking for the game for the handheld, a Capcom Community Specialist told fans that there are no plans “at the moment”. “Sorry,…..
The Wii U got off to a good start in 2012, but a lack of software stifled any opportunity that Nintendo had to maintain the positive launch of the new console. With Nintendo reporting their most recent financials earlier today, the company has revealed that…..
At the end of today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, the company announced a new Legend of Zelda title coming to the Nintendo 3DS handheld. The new Zelda title will be set in the A Link to the Past universe, a portion of the franchise held in…..
It’s been nearly ten years since the last chapter closed in the original Shin Megami Tensei® role playing game (RPG) series, but the long wait is nearly over. Developed by the award-winning ATLUS team, Shin Megami Tensei IV (SMTIV) features powerful new demons, expansive dungeons,…..
Nintendo announced this morning that they will be releasing Luigi themed DLC for New Super Mario Bros. U that provides alternate versions of the original game world. Even better news, this means you’ll have a good reason to dust-off NSMBU and head back into the…..
Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon will feature local and online multiplayer when it releases on the Nintendo 3DS this March. It was a rumored inclusion when leaked by an online retailer, but Nintendo has gone ahead and confirmed and detailed the new online functionality and Download…..
Nintendo has recently outlined a long list of games heading to the Wii U and 3DS in the coming months, confirming release dates for LEGO City: Undercover, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion, and others. While some may have considered the Wii U to have…..
Nintendo will soon merge its console and handheld divisions, according to reports out of Japan which claim that the company is looking to the future for new innovations. Reported by Nikkei, the company plans to streamline the development process on their new consoles and handhelds……
Nintendo is dominating Sony in Japan. Ever since the company slashed the price of the 3DS handheld in 2012, sales have skyrocketed in the country. With two 3DS models on the market and the recently released Wii U, Nintendo now holds the top three spots…..