3DS firmware 4.1.0-8U now available
May14

3DS firmware 4.1.0-8U now available

The 3DS has just received an update to it’s firmware. No word on what it does right now, but you can download it in the system settings menu. I’ll update this post when we find out what it does. Because we got no announcement before hand, the update probably does more behind the scenes things such as security fixes, but there is a chance that something significant will come out of it. Update: The only new feature a Wikipedia article...

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Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance is about halfway done
Jul14

Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance is about halfway done

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine in Japan revealed some information on the new Kingdom Hearts game for the 3DS. Tetsuya Nomura revealed that Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance is 40-50% complete. Apparently Nomura was dropping some hints about the game in Famitsu, but they seem really cryptic. Andriasang wrote that Nomura said, “XXX and XXX in Traverse Town!” It’s supposed to be surprising so prepare to be surprised, I guess! It...

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Tekken 3DS interview and footage (60 FPS in 3D)
Jun10

Tekken 3DS interview and footage (60 FPS in 3D)

Tekken 3DS was one of the new 3DS games announced at E3. Gamespot got an interview with Harada-San of Tekken fame, and they discussed the new Tekken coming to Nintendo’s handheld. During the interview, Harada-San said that the Tekken 3DS demo being shown at E3 was just a tech demo, but it should be used as a general idea of what the game will look like. As far as the character roster goes, Haradan-San has stated that all the usual...

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Heroes of Ruin features four-player online co-op and voice chat
May28

Heroes of Ruin features four-player online co-op and voice chat

So here I am, just flipping through this months issue of Nintendo Power when I spot a very familiar piece of artwork. I actually posted this art today thinking that this was a part of the big reveal of Heroes of Ruin, a game resulting from the collaboration of Square Enix and n-Space. n-Space announced the game through their Facebook page. Shortly after announcing it, n-Space deleted the post but the damage was done. Turns out that...

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Nintendo Power reveals Mutant Mudds for the Nintendo eShop (first scans)
May28

Nintendo Power reveals Mutant Mudds for the Nintendo eShop (first scans)

It seems like it’s been all bad news for the Nintendo eShop lately. First Nintendo’s May update got a delay to June, and then Capcom announced that Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version, previously announced as a launch game for the service, was also receiving a delay. Today I’m happy to report some good news for the eShop from the latest issue of Nintendo Power. Renegade Kid, comprised of the people that brought you Dementium (I and...

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