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September 30, 2010

Three New DSi XL Colours in Europe DS

by Karlie Yeung - 7:59 am PDT
Total comments: 7 Source: http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/article...., (ONM UK)

Green, blue, and yellow launching next week.

The Nintendo Conference DS software line-up video opened opened by showing several colours of DSi models.

Three of these colours will be available in Europe from October 8. The green, blue and yellow colours will be released additions to the DSi XL range.

Nintendo of Europe also released an updated schedule for the holiday season.

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September 29, 2010

Fish On Announced for 3DS

by James Jones - 7:56 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: http://www.4gamer.net/games/121/G012160/, (4Gamer)

ASCII Media Works brings the gaming world its first 3D fishing experience.

ASCII Media Works has announced Fish On for the 3DS. As the name would imply, Fish On is a fishing game.  It allows players to fish for various real-world fish using a selection of lures.

The screenshots released show underwater images of various fishes, fishermen in boats, and various structures that the player will presumably be able to fish around.

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Zoo Keeping on 3DS in Animal Resort 3DS

by Karlie Yeung - 7:48 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: (Andriasang), http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/29/animal...

Care for your camels, elephants, and more.

One of the original titles announced for Nintendo 3DS today, Marvelous Entertainment/AQ Interactive will release Animal Resort in spring 2011.

In this zoo life simulation, you find yourself inheriting a zoo from your grandfather. Starting with one elephant, you build up your zoo to attract more and more visitors each day. Eventually, over 100 animal species will be available for your care.

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Iwata Explains 2011 Release Date for 3DS 3DS

by James Jones - 6:46 pm PDT
Total comments: 14 Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTOE68S029201009..., (Reuters)

The planned 2010 release for Japan was moved forward.

At their press event Wednesday, Nintendo announced that the 3DS would be launching February 26, 2011 in Japan and in March in Europe and North America. Many analysts had predicted a 2010 release for Japan, and possibly for other regions. Nintendo president and CEO of Nintendo Co. Ltd. said the 2011 date was chosen due to supply constraints.

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Table Pen Sports Doubles Up for 3DS

by Karlie Yeung - 5:52 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: http://www.4gamer.net/games/121/G012149/2010092905..., (4 Gamer)

Dual stylus action for these 3DS sports.

Coming up from Namco is Table Pen Sports, a Nintendo 3DS title that requires you to play with two styluses at the same time and coordinate your actions for sports such as archery and soccer goal shooting.

The action is displayed on the top screen while the bottom screen is used for controlling the action. The double stylus control means that the handheld must be placed on a desk while playing.

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Konami's 3DS Titles Announced

by Karlie Yeung - 3:26 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: http://game.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20100929..., (Game Watch)

More games in development for 3DS.

Konami's announced titles for Nintendo 3DS are now at a total of four for today.

Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater was revealed at E3 2010. In addition to that, Asphalt 3D, Project Love Plus for Nintendo 3DS, and Professional Baseball Spirits were announced for 3DS.

Asphalt 3D is a racing game from... Read more...

GoldenEye to Feature Wii Remote Control Scheme sans Pointer Wii

by Neal Ronaghan - 3:02 pm PDT
Total comments: 14

Scheme uses the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, and is similar to GoldenEye 64's controls. 

GoldenEye for Wii is going to feature an accessible control scheme that echoes the original game's controls. In the scheme, you use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, but you don't use the sensor bar.

It works by having all of the character movement done on the Nunchuk. The control stick functions the... Read more...

Nintendo Conference 2010 Summary 3DS

by Pedro Hernandez - 1:26 pm PDT
Total comments: 8 Source: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/n10/conference2010/prese...

The Japanese 3DS launch date, price, and titles were finally unveiled at the event.

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata began the event by stating that Pokemon Black and White has reached a new sales record, with 2.55 million copies in its first week, and that based on Club Nintendo register data, adults as well as high school students are enjoying the title.

In honor of Super Mario's... Read more...

TV and WiFi 3DS Connectivity Features for Japan

by Karlie Yeung - 1:10 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/n10/conference2010/prese...

Nintendo is partnering with Japanese communications companies to bring connectivity.

Along with the news of StreetPass, the 3DS version of Tag Mode, and SpotPass, which allows for automatically receiving updates from WiFi hotspots, Nintendo have announced partnerships to make these features more widely available.

SpotPass will download rankings, ghost data, new free software, notifications... Read more...

3DS to Launch with Pre-Loaded Software

by Karlie Yeung - 1:09 pm PDT
Total comments: 23 Source: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/n10/conference2010/prese..., (Nintendo)

A set of six cards will be included for launching pre-installed software.

The Nintendo 3DS will come packed with the console, a charging cradle and AC adapter, a telescoping stylus, a 2GB SD card, and also a set of six cards that are used to activate pre-installed augmented reality (AR) games from the 3DS.

As seen with the Target Shooting demo at E3, by training the camera... Read more...

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