Nintendo 3DS

  • ​While most of the Nintendo buzz lately has focused on the Switch, the company hasn’t completely dropped its other portable gaming line. The New Nintendo 2DS XL sports a larger screen and better processor than the existing 2DS, a clamshell design, extra thumbstick and built-in Amiibo functionality.
  • While the Nintendo Switch is a successor to the Wii U​, its portable nature also makes it a logical follow-up to the 3DS. We know the Switch is much more powerful, but let's see how it compares to the 3DS XL​ in other ways.
  • The long-speculated Switch (formerly NX) now revealed, it looks like Nintendo has finally learned some lessons from its previous gaffes. While we didn’t get too much info from the trailer, so far the Switch looks like the console that may let Ninty do its quirky dance without tripping over.
  • It's been less than three years since the Wii U first arrived on shelves, but Nintendo is already gearing up for a new hardware release. What form might the system take – and can it successfully combine both home console and portable gaming into one machine?
  • Nintendo has announced a handful of new titles, and revealed a couple of key release dates during its E3 event. Read on for the biggest game announcements from the E3 Nintendo Direct broadcast.
  • Gizmag recently spent a week with the awkwardly-named New Nintendo 3DS XL to see if its promise of super-stable 3D, a bit more grunt under to the hood, and a new button setup can keep the 3DS valid in the age of smartphone and tablet portable gaming.
  • Nintendo has revealed a significant hardware revision for its popular 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming systems.The update adds several new physical controls to the device, while switching storage type and adding NFC functionality.
  • Korg has announced plans to release new software on Nintendo’s 3DS handheld. Known as the DSN-12, and inspired by the classic MS-10 analog synthesizer, the software features a step sequencer, a 3D oscilloscope, and allows users to share their sounds.
  • With Microsoft’s relentless schedule of Xbox One updates, some big game and release date reveals, updates on next-gen resolutions and a certain online retailer getting in on the action, there’s a lot to keep track of. Read on for all the important gaming news.
  • If you're looking for a new game console this holiday season, you have more choices than ever. How do you decide among some of the biggest and best consoles you can buy today? Join Gizmag, as we break down the features and specs of the flagship gaming consoles of the 2013 shopping season.
  • This holiday season, Warner Bros. launched the first portable entry in the Batman: Arkham series. Does the franchise survive the leap to the Vita and 3DS unscathed? Read on, as Gizmag reviews Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.
  • Set for an October release, the Nintendo 2DS will sell as a cheaper alternative to the regular 3DS. To save on costs, the new portable system drops a few key features of current handheld consoles, most notably the clamshell design and the glasses-free 3D screen.
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