Due to the overall sales failure of the Wii U, Nintendo has had some rough times in the past few years. After the fleeting success of the Wii, Nintendo found themselves struggling to retain customers, and turning in rare quarterly losses. However, Nintendo is looking…..
Nintendo has just announced its latest financial report and the Wii U is selling comfortably, although not as high as the 3DS console. As of December 31st, 2014, total hardware sales for the Wii U and 3DS have been impressive. Nintendo has managed to sell…..
The first big announcement in this morning’s Nintendo Direct was a pretty big one for long-time Nintendo fans. A new Fire Emblem game is coming to Nintendo 3DS. The game doesn’t really have a title just yet, simply being referred to as “the next game…..
Nintendo has had their ups and downs since the release of the Wii U. Given this, fans have speculated a wide array of situations that could occur for the gaming giant. While nothing has happened to affect worldwide operations, it seems something has occurred in…..
In case you haven’t heard of it before, Puzzle & Dragons is a ridiculously popular free-to-play mobile puzzle game in Japan. The game has been downloaded millions of times, making it one of the most popular smartphone games in Japan. Its popularity looks to increase…..
UPDATE: Gamestop is now taking additional pre-orders in a new bundle that includes the strategy guide. You can order it by clicking here. While this may be pricey, it is less than what the limited edition is going for currently on eBay. They have already sold…..
It’s time for another update from across the sea, with this week’s Japanese hardware sales figures. The holidays are keeping the numbers high all around, but we’re starting to see some drops for certain systems. Of course, handhelds are still dominating the charts, with the…..
One of the more surprisingly fun features of the Nintendo 3DS has been StreetPass, which allows you to tag other 3DSes in your vicinity. Unfortunately, one of the down sides to this is that other 3DS owners have to actually be within your vicinity to…..
Nintendo Japan has announced via its official website that it is stopping production for the 3DS XL in Japan. Retailers in Japan are still selling the 3DS XL, but Nintendo will no longer be producing more units for this particular model. Production for the model…..
The PS4 has had a tough time getting started in its home country of Japan. While sales have been passable, there was never a huge surge like previous PlayStation consoles saw, and the system lagged behind the competition. That competition even included the Wii U…..
Nintendo has announced that the next Nintendo Direct will take place tomorrow, November 5th at 2pm PT, 5pm ET. The presentation is said to focus on giving updates about upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Heading into the holiday season this should be…..
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate sure has been getting a lot of attention lately. Mega Man is the newest addition to the ever growing list of collaborations which include Samus from Metroid, Link from Legend of Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog, Animal Crossing and Taiko Drum Master……
The Nintendo 3DS has had themes for a little while in Japan, but they will be coming Stateside in the latest update. System update 9.0.0 will add in the option to alter your entire home screen with various themes. Five will be given away for…..
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,…..