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Nintendo is shaking up its color-coded Wii U system by introducing a white 32GB Premium set to Japan. Starting July 13, the Premium set will be available in both black and white in the country. The new set is priced the same as the original black one at ¥31,500 (around $313), and comes with th...

May 30th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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In Japan-always-seems-to-have-the-coolest-3DS-skins news, the country's getting a new Metallic Red 3DS as well as - and we admit we're particularly jealous of this one - a very limited edition 3DS XL skin based on Eevee, the adorable critter from the Pokémon series. The striped 3DS XL, whic...

May 15th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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A new, pink 3DS XL glams up the UK on May 31. As Official Nintendo Magazine reveals, it isn't the same as the pink-and-white number which recently re-toured North America.There's no word yet on other regions. While Nintendo recently announced the Animal Crossing and Pikachu 3DS XLs for the west, fo...

April 22nd 2013 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Starting today, Nintendo is offering the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro through its online store. The listing suddenly appeared two days ago, so we asked Nintendo if this was a mistake. A company representative confirmed with Joystiq today that, "yes, the posting is accurate and the accessory will begin shi...

April 19th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS XL will be released in Europe and North America, Nintendo revealed during separate regional Nintendo Direct presentations. The system retails for $219.99 and comes with a copy of the game pre-loaded on its 4GB SD card.The system, which bears a tiled pattern of Tom...

April 17th 2013 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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UK retailer ShopTo is listing the same Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS XL bundle that came to Japan when the game arrived there last year. The site's description says it includes a 4GB SD card, and prices the polka-dot bundle at £190, which is the same price the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Fi...

April 16th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Pika! It's been a long time coming, but the much-traveled Pikachu 3DS XL is on its way to North America, and it arrives next weekend on March 24. The yummy yellow edition comes with a 4GB SD memory card, and is priced $199.99.Nintendo is also incentivizing a buy with one of the two 3DS games coming...

March 14th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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If you live across the pond and have heavily considered bringing a 3DS XL into your life, you might want to do so within the next 10 days. New 3DS XL units registered with the Nintendo Network between now and Tuesday, January 15 can download any one of the following five eShop titles for free: S...

January 5th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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A new 3DS XL bundle offered in North America starting December 2 will include a pre-installed copy of Mario Kart 7. The new "limited-edition bundle" contains a stock blue/black system with a free copy of last year's online-enabled kart racer loaded onto the SD card.The set is priced at $199.99, the...

November 28th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Gilt is a site that allows members access to special sales on clothing and other fashion items. The latest fashionable accessory available through the site: the pink and white 3DS XL. Gilt is the first retailer to offer this 3DS XL color in North America, bundling it with either Professor Layton an...

November 2nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments