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Nintendo has good reason to not develop for iOS

ZDNet (blog) - Ricardo Bilton - 13 Aug, 2011
Summary: Nintendo's investors may want the company to develop games for iOS, but is the move really the best one for the company or its customers? With the 3DS struggling and Wii sales plummeting, ...

Target offers another 3DS trade-in deal

Washington Post (blog) - Hayley Tsukayama - 13 Aug, 2011
Target is letting users trade in their old Nintendo handhelds for up to $100 off the 3DS. (Tomohiro Ohsumi - BLOOMBERG) On Thursday, I shared one great deal on the Nintendo 3DS. It turns out Target is also getting into the spirit of ...

Nintendo slashes price of 3DS / Deep markdown may help put portable game ...

The Daily Yomiuri - 13 Aug, 2011
Nintendo Co. has slashed the price of its 3DS portable video game device from 25000 yen to 15000 yen, following sluggish sales of the hand-held game console since its release in February. The poor sales performance of the 3DS is seen as partly due to a ...

Nintendo 3DS now available for $169.99

CNET - Jeff Bakalar - 13 Aug, 2011
Just a friendly reminder to all would-be Nintendo 3DS owners out there: the first-ever glasses-less 3D portable gaming system can now be had for just $169.99, a whopping 32 percent off the original retail price. Since its mostly underwhelming launch ...

Investors Believe Nintendo Should Develop for Smartphones

PCWorld - Pete Davison - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
At present, iOS and Android are home to some great games, but outside of Angry Birds, there are relatively few titles which can be described as truly iconic to the same degree as Nintendo's titles. ...

Weekend Nintendo 3DS sale: $99 for GameStop rewards members

Washington Post (blog) - Hayley Tsukayama - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
GameStop Pro rewards members can trade in their older DS handhelds for a $99 3DS this weekend. (Junko Kimura - BLOOMBERG) Want a Nintendo's 3DS, but think it's still too expensive for you " even with the upcoming price cut? ...

Game Rant Minute: 3DS Price Drop

YouTube - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
Game Rant Minute takes one hot topic in gaming and discusses it for about a minute. This installment dives into the 3DS price drop. More info on the Nintendo 3DS here: http://gamerant.com/tag/3ds/

Nintendo Plays Risky Game

Wall Street Journal - Juro Osawa, Daisuke Wakabayashi - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
TOKYO"Nintendo Co.'s decision to slash prices this week on its new 3-D hand-held game device, follows a miscalculation on the machine's appeal. It also sends a clear message to skittish game developers that the ...

Free games offer for 3DS owners ends tonight

USA Today - Brett Molina - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
The Ambassador program that grants owners of the Nintendo 3DS 20 free downloadable games ends tonight at midnight. Handheld owners who connect to the Nintendo eShop by 11:59 pm ET tonight will get the free titles. ...

Nintendo 3DS Flame Red Launch Video

YouTube - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
Nintendo Life - This is the new 3DS Flame Red, available 9th September all across North America. Is it just us, or does Reggie Fils-Aime look even more tanned than usual?

Nintendo 3DS will cost just £115 tomorrow

Inquirer (blog) - ‎Aug 11, 2011‎
THE LOVE IT OR HATE IT handheld 3D console, the Nintendo 3DS will cost as little as £115 from tomorrow in a fresh price war in the UK. Advertisements have hit the UK promoting massive price cuts for the glasses free 3D gaming console. ...

Nintendo 3DS price cut carries special offer

Kansas City Star - Gieson Cacho - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
Nintendo is cutting the price of its 3DS game system from $249.99 to $169.99. The system can play several varieties of Nintendo games and browse the Internet. So you just found out that the Nintendo 3DS got a price cut. ...

Flame Red Nintendo 3DS, New Mario Games Coming

RollingStone.com (blog) - Scott Steinberg - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
Despite flagging sales, which have led to a recent $80 price drop on the glasses-free handheld video game system, a new Flame Red Nintendo 3DS is coming on September 9. Selling for $169.99 and shipping alongside new sci-fi arcade outing Star Fox 64 3D, ...

Nintendo Outs 'Flame Red' 3DS, Walmart Drops Price Early

TIME - Matt Peckham - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
If you haven't snatched up a 3DS yet (if not, we wouldn't blame you, given the dearth of interesting games) Nintendo's sweetening its upcoming price drop with a 'Flame Red' version. If red's your thing"as opposed to ...

Reggie Fils-Aime On Where The 3DS Launch Went Wrong, Lessons Learned For Wii U

MTV.com (blog) - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
In two days, Nintendo will officially lower the price of the Nintendo 3DS to $169.99, down from $249.99 at launch. Satoru Iwata, the President and CEO of Nintendo, recently released a letter, addressed to early adopters of the 3DS, explaining why the ...

Free Nintendo 3DS Games, Lower $170 Price Deal In Place at Walmart

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman, Chloe Albanesius - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
If you're in the market for a new Nintendo 3DS, you might want to hustle down to Walmart today, or Target. On July 28, Nintendo said that it would drop its 3DS price to $170, starting August 12. But the gamers who buy a 3DS from ...

Nintendo 3DS turns Flame Red for the holidays, but will it put sales in the black?

ZDNet (blog) - Gloria Sin - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
Summary: The 'Flame Red' Nintendo 3DS will be available September 9 for $170, just ahead of the launch of franchise hits like Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 for the 2011 holiday season. ...

Nintendo announces 'Flame Red' 3DS

Washington Post (blog) - Hayley Tsukayama - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
The red 3DS will retail for the handheld's new price, $169.99 (Courtesy of Nintendo - Nintendo) Nintendo announced Wednesday that it's releasing a “Flame Red” 3DS on Sept. 9 to coincide with the release of StarFox 64 3D. ...

Nintendo 3DS Coming In Flame Red, Release Dates For 'Super Mario' And 'Mario ...

MTV.com (blog) - Russ Frushtick - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
UPDATE: Nintendo reps initially gave us specific release dates for "Super Mario 3D Land" and "Mario Kart 7." Those dates have since been deemed "unofficial." Currently the only official release time-frames are November for "Super Mario 3D Land" and ...

Flame Red Nintendo 3DS Press Release (US)

YouTube - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
The new Flame Red colored 3DS is coming to North America! On September 9th along with the release of Star Fox 64 3D the Flare Red 3DS will be released.

Flame red Nintendo 3DS will tip up on 9 September

Inquirer (blog) - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
JAPANESE GAMING LEGEND Nintendo will bring out a Flame Red version of its Nintendo 3DS in the US on 9 September. The new colour of the console is just the latest in a number of announcements aimed at getting customers to jump on the 3DS band wagon. ...

3DS Price Drop Comes Early, Still Allows 20 Free Games

PCWorld - Justin Haywald - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
The recent 3DS price drop (from $250 to $170) may have been one of the quickest course corrections Nintendo has made in quite some time, but they were equally quick to cool the potential ire of early adopters: anyone who ...

Nintendo announces 'Flame Red' 3DS, new games

CNN International - Doug Gross - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
"Pokemon Rumble Blast," due out October 24, is one of the titles Nintendo hopes will reinvigorate flagging 3DS sales. Software release dates: "Star Fox 64 3D" on Sept. 9, "Pokemon Rebel Blast" on Oct. 24 (CNN) -- Two days before the ...

Nintendo's Fils-Aime talks 3DS price cut and mistakes, fixes

USA Today (blog) - Mike Snider - ‎Aug 10, 2011‎
Mistakes were made with the launch of the new Nintendo 3DS handheld system earlier this spring, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime says. With an $80 price cut kicking in on Friday -- Amazon.com and Walmart have ...

Nintendo 3DS gains free WiFi access

Inquirer (blog) - ‎Aug 9, 2011‎
JAPANESE GAMING LEGEND Nintendo has announced a partnership with The Cloud to offer 5000 free WiFi hotspots to 3DS owners. Nintendo 3DS console users will be able to connect to any of The Cloud's WiFi networks, which cover shops, pubs and restaurants ...

Retailers Slash Nintendo 3DS Prices to Under $100 through Incentive Program

BuzzFocus.com - 13 Aug, 2011
By Bags H. : August 12, 2011 Not many new gamers may remember the 80s commercial jingle for the Atari 2600, but this gamer does. Today, Nintendo's portable 3DS system hit a retail price value of $169.99, $80 less than the original price tag of $249.99. ...

Nintendo Getting Investor Pressure To Make iPhone Games [Following Nintendo's ...

TFTS (blog) - Kevin Schram - 13 Aug, 2011
A new Nintendo console was once the thing that every kid wanted for their birthday, but in recent years the younger generation has flocked to the iPad and iPhone and the touch-friendly iOS games. Nintendo has continued to say that they will continue to ...

This weekend's the perfect time to score a 3DS and some games for hella cheap

Guyism - 13 Aug, 2011
As previous noted, today is the day in which the price of the somewhat trouble Nintendo handheld gets a price cut. Though this weekend might be an especially good time to get it cheaper than what Nintendo is asking! First off, as some of you might have ...

3DS Ambassador Program registration period extended

Myona News - Micheal Kelly - 13 Aug, 2011
Previous reports have indicated that Nintendo of Australia decided to extend the registration period for the Ambassador Program, and according to Nintendo3DSBlog, the same will be happening in Europe ...

Star Fox 64 Nintendo 3DS pre-order sales up amid price drop

Punch Jump - 13 Aug, 2011
Pre-order sales for Nintendo Co.'s Star Fox 64 for the Nintendo 3DS climbed this week at Amazon.com Inc. amid building demand for the remaster SKU. This week, Star Fox 64 held a 28 percent sales increase to rank at No. 170 in Amazon's Video Games ...

 

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