Market-research firm IDC and app-tracking company App Annie have a report on mobile and handheld gaming for Q3 2013.
Sega is also planning to release several other games for 3DS with stereoscopic support
Miiverse heads to 3DS in December, and Nintendo is changing how the network functions to better accommodate the influx of new community members.
Nintendo fans lined up on the same night when the Xbox One launched.
The new Pokémon titles also helped boost sales of the 3DS hardware.
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Pokémon X and Y sold 1.7 million copies combined in October.
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Nintendo released a launch trailer for Pokémon X and Y that shows off live-action pocket monsters and trainers.
Who would have thought a tale of monster attacks could be so touching?
Charizard’s new Mega Evolution is feeling a little blue.
Except to see Super Mario 3D World, A Link Between Worlds, and more on Tuesday morning (otherwise known as ”tomorrow”).
EA will still charge full price for the game despite a lack of improved features.
Nintendo is also holding a contest that has Pokémon fans tracking down hidden codes from around the web.
Nintendo also introduces some new creatures, Mega Evolutions, and character customization for its popular handheld title.
The new systems launch two weeks before the latest Pokémon games hit retail.
Nintendo will drop some more details regarding its upcoming 3DS Pokémon title.
The trailer shows the Dark Knight sneaking, fighting, and gadgeting his way through Blackgate prison.
Wii U deluxe price goes from $350 to $300, adds new Zelda software bundle.
Nintendo’s frenetic fighting game gets another confirmed stage.
Nintendo hopes to shut the site down before it can sell a device that enables piracy on the 3DS.
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D also sold well.
The trailer also has several gameplay tidbits features characters like Pikachu and Mewtwo.
The company reports a profit mainly on the strength of 3DS software sales.
Nintendo will add a StreetPass relay feature to its Nintendo Zone retail locations.
Gamers can grab the new StreetPass titles for $5 each or $15 for all at once.
Join community writer Tristan as he journeys into the streets of Geebung, a town where anthropomorphic animals roam and a seedy turnip trade threatens to throw the new mayor over the edge.
Nintendo’s biggest casual franchise could go free with microtransactions in the future.
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Retro Studios, which made Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii, is back as the developer.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes carries the Lego-game torch of clever parody mixed with geek-worthy team-ups from across the Marvel Universe, but the gameplay itself feels too gentle for most grown-ups.
Animal Crossing is the best evidence in the argument against free-to-play games.
A company called Gateway might have just opened the 3DS to piracy.