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Pokemon Shuffle Special Rewards + No Hearts Needed Trial + Oranguru & Passimian 3DS, Android, iOS

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New Alola Pokemon are now available and with that there are Special Rewards:- You can get special login rewards! You can receive your reward by logging in. The rewards changes each day at 06:00 UTC… Read More
New Alola Pokemon are now available and with that there are Special Rewards:- You can get special login rewards! You can receive your reward by logging in. The rewards changes each day at 06:00 UTC…
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[Nintendo 3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - £9.99 - TheGameCollection

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds introduces an all-new set of puzzles and dungeons! This time, Link can move across walls as if he were painted on them. This changes your point of view compl… Read More
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds introduces an all-new set of puzzles and dungeons! This time, Link can move across walls as if he were painted on them. This changes your point of view compl…
BuzzDuraband Avatar2d, 3h agoFound 2 days, 3 hours ago14 Comments
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Heat. This is one of the very best games on the 3DS, not to mention one of the best in the Zelda canon. For £9.99 it's a total no-brainer.
Diggity123
Can you play this on 2ds?


Yep! All all 3DS and DS games can be played on 2DS, you are just missing out on any 3D effects and New 3DS exclusives.
Heat - another zelda game i'll never complete !! :-)
Can you play this on 2ds?
best 2d zelda game, perfect controls
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7th Dragon Code VFD - 3DS - £26.99 - 365games

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£26.99 @ 365 Games
Looks to be around £30 everywhere else (but happy to be corrected). This isn't as rare as it once was but this is an excellent price for a niche 3DS release. Shin Megami Tensei 4: Apocolypse is al… Read More
Looks to be around £30 everywhere else (but happy to be corrected). This isn't as rare as it once was but this is an excellent price for a niche 3DS release. Shin Megami Tensei 4: Apocolypse is al…
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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers - 3DS - NIS Europe (£16.99 + 2.49 del - £19.48)

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£19.48 @ Nisa Europe
This game was on sale at NIS around 14 months ago so it's a good time to pick it up if you missed out last time. I've done a quick check of the major sites and can't see this game for less than £24 s… Read More
This game was on sale at NIS around 14 months ago so it's a good time to pick it up if you missed out last time. I've done a quick check of the major sites and can't see this game for less than £24 s…
Mccy_McFlinn Avatar2d, 16h agoFound 2 days, 16 hours ago4 Comments
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cheaper digital obvs since the permanent atlus eshop price drop. The other posters are right though if you want to collect sub £20 is good.
PrimusInterPares
Good price for a physical copy :D if you would like the game digital I believe it's £10

I'd forgotten about that. Thanks, I'll add it to the post.
Good price for a physical copy :D if you would like the game digital I believe it's £10
It's a sweet game, just don't ruin it for yourself by getting all the top gear in the casino!
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Fire Emblem Echoes Shadow Of Valentia Limited Edition 3DS Game Grainger Games £69.99

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£69.99 @ Grainger Games
Cheapest I've Found The Pre Order Read More
Cheapest I've Found The Pre Order
sonicsez95 Avatar3d, 14h agoFound 3 days, 14 hours ago5 Comments
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Bravely Second Special Edition was also available for a long time in Game.
allthepugs
HXCMARC
Usually these things sell out very quickly, but this edition doesn't seem to be very limited.
The last Fire Emblem special edition sold out so quickly because it was 3 games for £70. This one just has the same old collectors edition tat that will sit on a shelf/be stuffed in a draw somewhere.
That's true, but most Nintendo limited editions sell out very quickly.
HXCMARC
Usually these things sell out very quickly, but this edition doesn't seem to be very limited.

The last Fire Emblem special edition sold out so quickly because it was 3 games for £70. This one just has the same old collectors edition tat that will sit on a shelf/be stuffed in a draw somewhere.
Usually these things sell out very quickly, but this edition doesn't seem to be very limited.
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Monster Hunter Generations £10.00 / Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley £5.00 3DS @ Smyths

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£10.00 @ smyths toys
Monster Hunter Generations Do battle with fierce beasts, acquire powerful new abilities, and team up with other hunters in local and online* multiplayer for up to four players. The new Hunting Styl… Read More
Monster Hunter Generations Do battle with fierce beasts, acquire powerful new abilities, and team up with other hunters in local and online* multiplayer for up to four players. The new Hunting Styl…
FantasyDeals Avatar6d, 13h agoFound 6 days, 13 hours ago11 Comments
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funkeymunkey
FD really likes his hardly any stock anywhere smyths deals X)
They don't call me 'FantasyDeals' for nothing.


Change it to FalseDeals. :)
FantasyDeals
funkeymunkey
FD really likes his hardly any stock anywhere smyths deals X)
They don't call me 'FantasyDeals' for nothing.
People tend to call you FD more than FantasyDeals though ;)
funkeymunkey
FD really likes his hardly any stock anywhere smyths deals X)
They don't call me 'FantasyDeals' for nothing.
FD really likes his hardly any stock anywhere smyths deals X)
Loving the deals but i do feel that perhaps this is turning into another 'Tesco 2/3DS' hunt. Stock seems very spares on Smyths deals
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[3DS] Ever Oasis Pre-Order £28.99 @ 365Games

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£28.99 @ 365 Games
Best price around. 365Games take payment at the time of order so if you'd rather not do that, the next best is Shopto - £32.86 Ever Oasis - Official Game Trailer Read More
Best price around. 365Games take payment at the time of order so if you'd rather not do that, the next best is Shopto - £32.86 Ever Oasis - Official Game Trailer
CoolDude0123 Avatar1w, 7h agoFound 1 week, 7 hours ago4 Comments
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This looks pretty neat.
Does this include the Liam Gallagher DLC?
Oh wow this looks good, never even heard of it lol!
Grow weapons? haha

Looks like a better version of FF Explorers but more interesting
HOTTY!!!!
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[3DS] Hey! Pikmin Pre-order £28.85 @ Base

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£28.85 @ Base.com
£1.01 cheaper to my previous deal at Shopto (which is £29.86). 365Games is £28.99 if anyone would rather this retailer instead. Everywhere else are still £35. Nintendo Direct trailer for He… Read More
£1.01 cheaper to my previous deal at Shopto (which is £29.86). 365Games is £28.99 if anyone would rather this retailer instead. Everywhere else are still £35. Nintendo Direct trailer for He…
CoolDude0123 Avatar1w, 9h agoFound 1 week, 9 hours ago8 Comments
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ohh i enjoyed "Yoshi's New Island"
This game is not made by Nintendo so I would wait for reviews. It is from the team that did Yoshi's New Island Arzest I think they are called and that was not great. A pikmin game without Miyamoto overseeing it very risky.

Miyamoto said Pikmin 4 is almost complete expect to see it at E3 if thats the case


Edited By: The.Mole on Apr 20, 2017 13:27
Love pikmin but not got my hopes up for this one :(

How about a pikmin game for the switch Nintendo? Pretty please! :)
https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t34.0-12/17965080_1276043415849038_1353635205_n.jpg?oh=2498c98b81ba07118e10c7030d40da34&oe=58FA86F4
SUPERCOOLWILLOW
be intresting to hear more about this one


Yep after seeing this im going to wait till reviews before buying

"Hey! Pikmin, the series' upcoming 3DS spin-off, is not being developed by Nintendo.

Instead the game is being made by Arzest, the studio behind poorly-received 3DS side-scroller Yoshi's New Island."
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New Nintendo 3DS Splatoon Cover Plate / Pokemon Retro - £4.99 Each - Go2Games

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On New Nintendo 3DS only, you can customise the exterior design of your system with interchangeable cover plates and match your look with your mood! Cover plates come as sets of front and back plates,… Read More
On New Nintendo 3DS only, you can customise the exterior design of your system with interchangeable cover plates and match your look with your mood! Cover plates come as sets of front and back plates,…
BuzzDuraband Avatar1w, 16h agoFound 1 week, 16 hours ago9 Comments
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Thomplaysguitar
Have they started making these for the new 3ds xl yet?
good one.
Thomplaysguitar
Have they started making these for the new 3ds xl yet?

never seen any
Have they started making these for the new 3ds xl yet?
adamstockley92
Got the Pokemon one from TGC and it is great, the sprites bring back so much memories from Pokemon Red
Thanks ;) I've been thinking about whether to get this and you've helped me decide
*my original was Pokemon Blue ;)

Edited By: jco83 on Apr 19, 2017 17:02
pokemon is £4.95 @ the game collection so 4p cheaper http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/new-nintendo-3ds-cover-plate-classic-pokemon-4-95-delivered-game-collection-tgc-2662396 but apart from that this deal is good
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YO-KAI WATCH [3DS] £15.19 Prime / £18.07 Non Prime @ Amazon

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£15.19 @ Amazon
Keep an eye on the price as its on a downslope For Non Prime member its £16.48 @ Gameseek https://www.gameseek.co.uk/pd/VideoGameshnnnbx48yg/Yo-Kai-Watch With the power of the Yo-kai watch, f… Read More
Keep an eye on the price as its on a downslope For Non Prime member its £16.48 @ Gameseek https://www.gameseek.co.uk/pd/VideoGameshnnnbx48yg/Yo-Kai-Watch With the power of the Yo-kai watch, f…
westy90 Avatar1w, 4d agoFound 1 week, 4 days ago9 Comments
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Been waiting for the right price to pull the trigger on, purchased :)
Great price for a very good game- it took me a little while to get into Yo-Kai Watch, mainly because I was playing it like a Pokemon game- once you get over the fact that it's very different game to Pokemon, you'll have a blast just bimbling around the game world finding side quests. I've clocked around 30hrs so far, but there's still loads to do and loads of new features have opened up after you've completed the main story.
voyager123
ANC1
voyager123
There all gone now, wonder if they had account banned or suspendrd , shame for them as it looks like they had account hacked.
He was doing it for a reason and just tried to explain it but post was removed.
Yep managed to read it and someone else sent a message, if thats the case I take my hat off to them for doing it espiacally if the mods finally ban G2A.
His been banned http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/xbox-one-s-500gb-with-fifa17-ghost-recon-209-99-instore-tesco-2666076
Which is a bit strange as this type of thing only usual gets a suspension. Some connection between G2A and hotdeals?
I noticed on one of those G2A posts that oukturkey had been suspended which also seems strange as he's one of the best contributors on HUKD. Weird goings on aplenty here today...
ANC1
voyager123
There all gone now, wonder if they had account banned or suspendrd , shame for them as it looks like they had account hacked.
He was doing it for a reason and just tried to explain it but post was removed.
Yep managed to read it and someone else sent a message, if thats the case I take my hat off to them for doing it espiacally if the mods finally ban G2A.

His been banned

http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/xbox-one-s-500gb-with-fifa17-ghost-recon-209-99-instore-tesco-2666076

Which is a bit strange as this type of thing only usual gets a suspension. Some connection between G2A and hotdeals?


Edited By: voyager123 on Apr 15, 2017 22:58: Edit
voyager123
There all gone now, wonder if they had account banned or suspendrd , shame for them as it looks like they had account hacked.
He was doing it for a reason and just tried to explain it but post was removed.
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[3DS] Hey! PIKMIN Pre-order @ Shopto - £29.86

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Best price so far as only three websites have it up at the moment (as far as I know). Argos - £34.99 GAME - £39.99 Nintendo Direct trailer for Hey! PIKMIN Read More
Best price so far as only three websites have it up at the moment (as far as I know). Argos - £34.99 GAME - £39.99 Nintendo Direct trailer for Hey! PIKMIN
CoolDude0123 Avatar1w, 5d agoFound 1 week, 5 days ago6 Comments
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Is this the Russian version of Pac Man?
mmk1125
had no idea pikmin is coming out on the 3ds!
I've updated the OP to add in the direct video if you want to see it. :)

Darkamlight
I want my bundle with the amiibo. Hopefuly its 30 quid as well! :D
I'm not really an Amiibo person but that is one beautiful Amiibo! If they can bundle it for that price I would be all over it too. X)
I want my bundle with the amiibo. Hopefuly its 30 quid as well! :D
Could have been amazing if it would have been a real pikmin.
mmk1125
had no idea pikmin is coming out on the 3ds!
There is new amiibo coming too, it was on Nintendo Direct 2 days ago.
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Limited Edition (3DS) £69.99 @ Grainger games

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Just thought this would help people out looking for this and it's cheaper than amazon were offering this for. Read More
Just thought this would help people out looking for this and it's cheaper than amazon were offering this for.
Gamerofgames Avatar1w, 5d agoFound 1 week, 5 days ago16 Comments
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hope amazon will price match this since i have a 5 pound voucher and you get 2 pounds off with prime
Pikachu
Hiltron09
This seems to be popping up in stock everywhere. Good price but not exactly sure it's 'Limited' run. Heat for the price though mate. Fiver cheaper than my preorder.
I think Echoes won't be as demanded than Fates. With Fates Limited, its the only way to get both campaign on 1 cartridge. Also steelbooks are more collectable. The Echo amiibos can be bought separately.


3 not 2 campaignes.
Pikachu
Hiltron09
This seems to be popping up in stock everywhere. Good price but not exactly sure it's 'Limited' run. Heat for the price though mate. Fiver cheaper than my preorder.
I think Echoes won't be as demanded than Fates. With Fates Limited, its the only way to get both campaign on 1 cartridge. Also steelbooks are more collectable. The Echo amiibos can be bought separately.

Some good points there. Cheers.
klac88
when do they take payment?

I find it a bit strange that it sold out really quickly on amazon and nintendo store but still up on game :{


Sorry for being late but they take payment straight away.
when do they take payment?

I find it a bit strange that it sold out really quickly on amazon and nintendo store but still up on game :{
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Kirby: Planet Robobot 3DS £19.99 @ Argos Shop Ebay

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Brand New With a 12 Month Argos Guarantee Kirby's back on the Nintendo 3DS in Kirby: Planet Robobot. This time invaders have mechanised Dream Land to restore his home to it's orignial form. Kirby m… Read More
Brand New With a 12 Month Argos Guarantee Kirby's back on the Nintendo 3DS in Kirby: Planet Robobot. This time invaders have mechanised Dream Land to restore his home to it's orignial form. Kirby m…
westy90 Avatar1w, 6d agoFound 1 week, 6 days ago1 Comment
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this was real fun
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Xenoblade Chronicles - 3DS - £19.99 @ Argos (ebay)

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£19.99 @ eBay
Also: Metroid: Federation Force for £11.99 - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Metroid-Prime-Federation-Force-3DS-Game-From-the-Official-Argos-Shop-on-ebay-/361856104690?hash=item54404df8f2:g:zHIAAOSwzgBY4X4… Read More
Also: Metroid: Federation Force for £11.99 - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Metroid-Prime-Federation-Force-3DS-Game-From-the-Official-Argos-Shop-on-ebay-/361856104690?hash=item54404df8f2:g:zHIAAOSwzgBY4X4…
shadrach Avatar1w, 6d agoFound 1 week, 6 days ago3 Comments
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excellent!! cheers!!
I see Argos are really dealin' it.
Hot, I think it has been £14.99 in the past?
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Bravely Second - Nintendo 3DS - £22.99 @ Argos (ebay)

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£22.99 @ eBay
At Argos' ebay store. Limited stock available, according to the listing. I don't think this is has been much lower online. I've seen some deals for the collector's edition, but they never last long… Read More
At Argos' ebay store. Limited stock available, according to the listing. I don't think this is has been much lower online. I've seen some deals for the collector's edition, but they never last long…
shadrach Avatar1w, 6d agoFound 1 week, 6 days ago4 Comments
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Just bought, ta :)
shame, good old argos though. We've had some decent 3ds game deals past year or so from them.
Out of stock :(
Thanks ordered
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Mario Sports Superstars + Amiibo Card - £19.75 @ The Game Collection

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This newest sports game set in the Mario universe combines the four classic sports -football, baseball, tennis and golf -and adds horse racing to the mix. This edition comes with a random amiibo card Read More
This newest sports game set in the Mario universe combines the four classic sports -football, baseball, tennis and golf -and adds horse racing to the mix. This edition comes with a random amiibo card
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callofdute1
just got a new 3ds xl new Pokemon edition £117 new amazon.co.uk
I've just bought it too, at least Amazon have my back.

My order is saying delivery from China post between 19th April and 3rd May. Amazon say not to worry. How about you?
callofdute1
Jonnyblock
callofdute1
kdk
Good luck but you aren't getting it. 100% feedback from 4 items in 2011 and 1 item in 2015 but now suddenly they have 96 limited edition 3ds xl for sale? Not going to happen.
I just had something similar happen but for books. I don't know if older Amazon stores have recently been hacked or if Amazon has changed its payout system (so the hackers can get their money before we can claim the item hasn't arrived) but this sort of problem really seems to be on the rise in the last few months.
item has dispatched using china post even though it clearly stated seller sends from United Kingdom . phoned amazon they dont know where the seller is from.
If it actually turns up though a Chinese 3ds will still work of a UK charger right?
no idea also no idea if it was fake getting refund form amazon anyway.

Just think, you might a 3ds and a refund :)
Jonnyblock
callofdute1
kdk
Good luck but you aren't getting it. 100% feedback from 4 items in 2011 and 1 item in 2015 but now suddenly they have 96 limited edition 3ds xl for sale? Not going to happen.
I just had something similar happen but for books. I don't know if older Amazon stores have recently been hacked or if Amazon has changed its payout system (so the hackers can get their money before we can claim the item hasn't arrived) but this sort of problem really seems to be on the rise in the last few months.
item has dispatched using china post even though it clearly stated seller sends from United Kingdom . phoned amazon they dont know where the seller is from.
If it actually turns up though a Chinese 3ds will still work of a UK charger right?
no idea also no idea if it was fake getting refund form amazon anyway.
callofdute1
kdk
Good luck but you aren't getting it. 100% feedback from 4 items in 2011 and 1 item in 2015 but now suddenly they have 96 limited edition 3ds xl for sale? Not going to happen.
I just had something similar happen but for books. I don't know if older Amazon stores have recently been hacked or if Amazon has changed its payout system (so the hackers can get their money before we can claim the item hasn't arrived) but this sort of problem really seems to be on the rise in the last few months.
item has dispatched using china post even though it clearly stated seller sends from United Kingdom . phoned amazon they dont know where the seller is from.

If it actually turns up though a Chinese 3ds will still work of a UK charger right?
seller is in china having murder with amazon. seller name frizzylizzy88 also seller Richard Billington also outside uk
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NEW Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate - Classic Pokemon £4.95 Delivered @ The Game Collection (TGC)

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£4.95 @ The Game Collection
seemed cheap for this one other ones include NEW Nintendo 3DS Multi-colour Yoshi Cover Plate £4.95 Delivered @ The Game Collection (TGC) http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/new-nintendo-3ds-multi-c… Read More
seemed cheap for this one other ones include NEW Nintendo 3DS Multi-colour Yoshi Cover Plate £4.95 Delivered @ The Game Collection (TGC) http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/new-nintendo-3ds-multi-c…
SUPERCOOLWILLOW Avatar2w, 15h agoFound 2 weeks, 15 hours ago3 Comments
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So much heat! I remember all those old sprites for Pokemon Red
Was £7.95 iirc
Heat
That looks pretty cool - have some heat
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Rhythm Paradise Megamix - 3DS - £18.85 Shopto.net

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Can't seem to find it cheaper anywhere else. A great game for under £20, well worth it for anyone who missed out on the DS and Wii games. Read More
Can't seem to find it cheaper anywhere else. A great game for under £20, well worth it for anyone who missed out on the DS and Wii games.
Mccy_McFlinn Avatar2w, 15h agoFound 2 weeks, 15 hours ago3 Comments
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Amazing game!!! A must own on 3DS.
r0chey
I do want this but im feeling more of a tenner before i pull the trigger.
I share your desire but not your optimism. Doubt it'll ever be below £15 - if only because Nintendo are notorious for not printing many copies.
I do want this but im feeling more of a tenner before i pull the trigger.
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Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS) - £19.85 @ ShopTo

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FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS focuses on cooperative play with friends and utilizes a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 new and familiar jobs, including the Knight, Monk, Black Mage Read More
FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS focuses on cooperative play with friends and utilizes a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 new and familiar jobs, including the Knight, Monk, Black Mage
gortsi Avatar2w, 16h agoFound 2 weeks, 16 hours ago1 Comment
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no comments? dang. It semi tanked on release but its still worth £20. have some heat and some words!
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TheGameCollection Easter Sale

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£0.00 @ The Game Collection
Highlights PS VR £324.95 1-2 Switch 29.95 Nier Automata (PC) 29.95 Pokemon Sun/Moon Fan Steelbook Edition 29.75 GTA V (XBOX One) 24.95 Yokai Watch 2 24.95 Dead Rising 4 19.95 Mario Party Sta… Read More
Highlights PS VR £324.95 1-2 Switch 29.95 Nier Automata (PC) 29.95 Pokemon Sun/Moon Fan Steelbook Edition 29.75 GTA V (XBOX One) 24.95 Yokai Watch 2 24.95 Dead Rising 4 19.95 Mario Party Sta…
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Salfordgirl1
The best deal in this entire site is Nier for £29.95. Surprised no one has highlighted that - £10 cheaper than other places.

You're right, it is a great deal. Added it now.
pazuzu17
Best deal on the list, ALBW. Coincidentally it just so happens to be the best game on the list.
Also £11.99 on Argos. It's been around £12 for a year or so, to be fair.
Best deal on the list, ALBW. Coincidentally it just so happens to be the best game on the list.
Salfordgirl1
The best deal in this entire site is Nier for £29.95. Surprised no one has highlighted that - £10 cheaper than other places.

Probably because it's PC. I bet that if it were console, everyone would have went nuts about it!
The best deal in this entire site is Nier for £29.95. Surprised no one has highlighted that - £10 cheaper than other places.
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Mario Kart 7 3ds preowned £16.47 @ Musicmagpie

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Price comes after 20% off. Read More
Price comes after 20% off.
nihir Avatar2w, 1d agoFound 2 weeks, 1 day ago2 Comments
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Was probably only one in stock
Out of stock :(
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Fire emblem echoes limited edition - £74.99 @ Nintendo Store

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Pre-order available - Wilsh88
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prankster101
Snooze you lose and all that...
Bought one to resell.
And no, I bought it before I even came to check this site.
Just curious as to why you chose to share that you've ordered one to sell?
What was the point?
Someone got triggered... Sour grapes much?
Not at all. Just wondered why you chose to tell us about it.
I only told the people that didn't get their orders in time...

Hahahahahhaha pathetic
The preorder is now available again on the store, if anyone's interested
I ordered from game too. Hope they honour the pre orders. I always miss Nintendo somehow, and I would have done again. Ordered last week though and also surprised it's still available for preorder. In the past game have never failed me.
Was going to pre-order but have ordered from Game. Hoping Game can fulfil the pre-order...
foxxes
BIGUSHEADUS
Dont forget to add either "NESKEYRING" or "MARIONOTEBOOK" for free gift!
Excludes preorders :(
Worked for me, huh, thats weird.
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Super Mario Maker 3DS at 365Games for £24.99

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You also get £1.25 back in points if you have an account with 365games. Read More
You also get £1.25 back in points if you have an account with 365games.
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Hope they bring this to the Switch.
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Animal crossing amiibo festival £12.99 wii u at Game online and instore

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seems like a good price. Comes with game, amiibo and amiibo cards Read More
seems like a good price. Comes with game, amiibo and amiibo cards
fredd772 Avatar2w, 3d agoFound 2 weeks, 3 days ago1 Comment
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£7 in store at Smyths.
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Zelda twiilight princess HD collectors edition wii u for £15.00 at Game instore (Dundee)

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Went to Game to get the hyrule warriors 3DS limited edition posted earlier and to my surprise Zelda HD twiilight princess collectors edition on the wii u was also sale at £15. Includes wolf link amiib… Read More
Went to Game to get the hyrule warriors 3DS limited edition posted earlier and to my surprise Zelda HD twiilight princess collectors edition on the wii u was also sale at £15. Includes wolf link amiib…
fredd772 Avatar2w, 4d agoFound 2 weeks, 4 days ago49 Comments
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Thanks, got one from Leeds Headrow, still one in stock if anyone wants one too :)
Still in stock at Hammersmith in London. Just picked mine up, had to ask behind the counter though.
Boooo. Called Portsmouth store this morning as they had one in... but no-one picked up. Chanced it and went down but someone else had reserved it. They even said they heard the phone ringing early this morning... that was most likely me! :( Ahh well. Hopefully next time. Bet the other person saw it on here too! :)
Thanks for posting this just picked one up! Didn't know it came with the soundtrack too.
Just went to Derby Intu and asked on the off chance. Guy was like, I highly doubt it but I'll check. His colleague went into the back, heard an "oh". Walks out with it. Guys face dropped when he saw the price
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Metroid Prime Federation Force (3DS) £9.85 @ ebay via boss deals

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This is the cheapest Ive ever seen this go for. Hope it helps someone out.
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Didn't rate this game. Heat for price though.
OOS
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Hyrule Warriors Legends Limited Edition 3DS £19.99 @ GAME

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Hyrule Warriors Legends Limited Edition for 3DS were in GAMEc (in-store) and is apparently national. - Wilsh88 Read More
Hyrule Warriors Legends Limited Edition for 3DS were in GAMEc (in-store) and is apparently national. - Wilsh88
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back in stock online

Can't see it anywhere now.
Edit sorry, can only find it through the link posted above.

Edited By: Jonnyblock on Apr 13, 2017 23:08
back in stock online
Still 2 left in the Walsall store.
Nice ordered online earlier and already been dispatched.
that is real nice. great game
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Lego City Undercover (3DS) £10.85 @ Simplygames

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Not bad price for new physical copy. CEX will give £8 in vouchers for this.
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Cripes!

Heat!!
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Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) £27.99 @ 365games

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This has finally started to come back regularly in stock and now has a decent price. Hope it helps someone out.
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Seanspeed
If you're patient, this has gone on sale for like £10 a few times on the eShop.
reality check needed.

Edited By: otterboxer on Apr 10, 2017 09:56
Title mess up? For a moment I thought they released SMT: IV in physical form.
Seanspeed
If you're patient, this has gone on sale for like £10 a few times on the eShop.


That's Shin Megami Tensai IV. IV: Apocalypse is a sequel to that game.
If you're patient, this has gone on sale for like £10 a few times on the eShop.
ADIDASADDICT
I fancy this but no idea how it plays . It is a turned based rpg like final fantasy? Action based like zelda? Or visual novel style like many ps vita games Cheers
Action rpg with classic shin megami tensei battle system. watch any youtube vid. I think 4 is still cheapish on the eshop? 8 quid odd or at least it usually is if you want a taste of the gameplay. Apocalypse is a superior game though. Over long imho but worth the (now) sensible price tag.
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RPG Maker Fes (3DS) £29.85 preorder @ Base

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Gotta say this looks really interesting. Being able to build RPGs and play a bunch of them made using this sounds awesome.
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This looks amazing and just a heads up for 3ds owners - there will be a free app for this game and for free you will be able to download and play all the created RPGs using this game and I expect some amazing deep and long rpgs will be created and accessible for free so if you aren't very creative just get the free app and play other people's creations
Ah I didn't know that, thanks. I thought it was available only for people with the game. Looking forward to the app coming on the 3DS.

In an interesting move they are making all the created content for free which I think will mean many might try the created RPGs before buying...

Mock posted a special edition of this that looked awesome but I think I'll test what the RPGs look and feel like first

Still heat for this price and hopefully creative types lap It up... could be some cracking and creative RPGs coming and it looks like it's bursting with options in the vids i watched
joanddan7
This looks amazing and just a heads up for 3ds owners - there will be a free app for this game and for free you will be able to download and play all the created RPGs using this game and I expect some amazing deep and long rpgs will be created and accessible for free so if you aren't very creative just get the free app and play other people's creations


Ah I didn't know that, thanks. I thought it was available only for people with the game. Looking forward to the app coming on the 3DS.
Cool, 2 quid better than Shopto are doing it <3
This looks amazing and just a heads up for 3ds owners - there will be a free app for this game and for free you will be able to download and play all the created RPGs using this game and I expect some amazing deep and long rpgs will be created and accessible for free so if you aren't very creative just get the free app and play other people's creations
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Nintendo 3DS) £29.99 New (pre-order) delivered @ Grainger Games

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£10 cheaper than Amazon, £5 cheaper than GAME, and £3 cheaper than 365 games. Releases on 19/05/2017.
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One dumb question: since it is from Grainger games, will it be sealed? I know it is a pre-order and it might seem stupid that a seller would trouble himself to open the seal before ship the items, but haven't seen any sealed 'brand new' games from Grainger, which makes me really worried if Graiger Games might somehow receive the game cases and discs separately from the upper level distributor...
I haven't pre-ordered from Grainger games before so I can't say for certain, but I believe the reason many 'new' games from them are unsealed is because they are sent from the retail stores, who separates the games from the boxes as a security measure. I would hope that because this is a pre-order it will be sent sealed, but again I don't know for sure.
One dumb question: since it is from Grainger games, will it be sealed? I know it is a pre-order and it might seem stupid that a seller would trouble himself to open the seal before ship the items, but haven't seen any sealed 'brand new' games from Grainger, which makes me really worried if Graiger Games might somehow receive the game cases and discs separately from the upper level distributor...
Such a shame that this isn't on Switch too.
If this is anything like the other 3ds fire Emblem games, it will keep its price really well.
hot
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Pokemon Omega Ruby (Nintendo 3DS) £19.99 preowned @ Grainger games

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Good price for this since pokemon games have been holding their price for a while now.
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It's also £20 in CEX and you can get Alpha Sapphire for the same price.
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Virtue's Last Reward (3DS) £10.00 used instore @ CEX (+£2.50 delivery)

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Great price for one of the best VN out there.
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otterboxer
little bit criminal this didn't get hotter.


Life is simply unfair don't you think? (Zero time dilemma reference).
little bit criminal this didn't get hotter.
otterboxer
has it been cheaper digitally? I cant remember but either way for a physical copy, its a steal.


I think the cheapest its been digitally for 3DS anyways is £9.99.
has it been cheaper digitally? I cant remember but either way for a physical copy, its a steal.
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Chibi Robo 3DS with Chibi Robo amiibo £5.00 @ Smyths Delivered (Plus others back in stock)

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Other games back in stock online. Be quick! Mario Ultra Smash Tennis Wii U £10 http://www.smythstoys.com/uk/en-gb/video-games-tablets/c-743/nintendo-wii-wii-u/p-14137/mario-tennis-ultra-smash-wii-… Read More
Other games back in stock online. Be quick! Mario Ultra Smash Tennis Wii U £10 http://www.smythstoys.com/uk/en-gb/video-games-tablets/c-743/nintendo-wii-wii-u/p-14137/mario-tennis-ultra-smash-wii-…
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Mine turned up today. slightly disappointed that Xenoblade Chronicles X was not sealed and has sticker residue all over the box...but guess I can't complain for £10...
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devil_tez
delivered? says 4.99 delivery am i missing a code or something?
Bit late for a response but no, you're not, nothing at Smyths is Delivered free unless you Spend £20+, otherwise delivery is £4.99
Yeah, my bad. I didn't actually buy this so I assumed it was free delivery.
devil_tez
delivered? says 4.99 delivery am i missing a code or something?
Bit late for a response but no, you're not, nothing at Smyths is Delivered free unless you Spend £20+, otherwise delivery is £4.99
yomanation
All sold out, even Dragon Quest VII. Damn.
That has been OOS for a while, it certainly wasn't in stock when I posted this deal, if that makes you feel better :D
All sold out, even Dragon Quest VII. Damn.
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Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D (3DS) £12.55 (Prime) £14.54 (Non-prime) Delivered @ Sold by GAMES PLAY and Fulfilled by Amazon

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*** Please note the cover has Italian language, however the game plays in standard English. Only 11 in stock at this price. METAL GEAR SOLID: SNAKE EATER 3D is set during the Cold War of the 60…
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This Is Hard To Come By New These Days
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mixmixi
Someone just bought all 11 of them oO Gonna ask a mod to expire! oO
maybe they have 11 kids X)
Maybe. Surprisingly MusicMagpie also added a listing there which was not there before, lol. They are now selling Italian copies too. oO
Shh!
didn't know this existed on the 3ds. my favourite of the series, boss :'(
Not all I bought 1 just before they all sold.
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mixmixi
Someone just bought all 11 of them oO Gonna ask a mod to expire! oO
maybe they have 11 kids X)
Maybe. Surprisingly MusicMagpie also added a listing there which was not there before, lol. They are now selling Italian copies too. oO

nintendo logoThe Nintendo 3DS in a Nutshell



The Nintendo 3DS has a wide range of new or improved features that its predecessor didn't have. These include the Nintendo Network powered SpotPass and StreetPass tag modes; augmented reality - enabled through its 3D cameras- as well as Virtual Console, a feature which allows for the downloading and playing of games which were originally released on older Nintendo video game systems. The Nintendo 3DS also comes pre-loaded with various other applications such as the Nintendo eShop - an online distribution store - an Internet Browser, YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu Plus video services, a social network service named Miiverse, Nintendo Video, a messaging application called Nintendo Letter Box (or Swapnote in the US and Asia), and the Mii Maker.



Nintendo 3DS: 3D Video Game Technology in a Handheld Console



Nintendo has been experimenting with stereoscopic 3D video game technology since the 1980s. The company has previous attempted to create consoles that utilised this form of technology, such as the Famicom 3D System, released in Japan in 1988, and the Virtual Boy, a portable, table-top version of the hugely popular Gameboy, which was released in 1995. Unfortunately, both of these devices were commercially unsuccessful due to the expense of the necessary technology.



The Nintendo GameCube, released in 2001, was another 3D capable system, but the appropriate peripheral technology at the time was too expensive for it to be utilised fully, so Nintendo never marketed its capabilities to the public. Only one game, Luigi's Mansion, was ever released using the GameCube's full 3D capacity.



In 2009, as speculation began to ramp up regarding the successor to the hugely popular Nintendo DS, the company had made significant progress in the development of 3D technology that was much more affordable for the consumer and commercially viable for Nintendo itself. When the Nintendo 3DS was first released in March 2011, sales were at first much slower than anticipated. So as a result, Nintendo slashed the price just six months after its released. This new pricing policy was a resounding success and within two years the Nintendo 3DS went on to become one of the company's most successful handheld devices ever.



Following the success of the 3DS, there have been several additions to the 3DS family. In July 2012, the Nintendo 3DS XL was released with a 90% larger screen, the "entry-level" Nintendo 2DS, which utilised similar technology and software though without the 3D capacity, was released in October 2013, and one year later they the New Nintendo 3DS, and an accompanying New Nintendo 3DS XL, featuring a more powerful CPU amongst various other features. The Nintendo 3DS family has so far sold over 61.57 million units worldwide, significantly more than its closest competitor in the handhelds market, Sony's PS Vita, and it looks set to remain a firm fixture in the video game world for some time to come.

Nintendo 3DS Trailer: Mom´s Helping

Let's Get Technical



Here's a brief overview of the technical specifications of the different members of the Nintendo 3DS family:

  • Original Nintendo 3DS 

Operating system: Nintendo 3DS system software

  • CPU: Dual-Core ARM11 MPCore, single-core ARM9
  • 
Memory: 128MB FCRAM, 6MB VRAM

  • Storage: 1GB internal flash memory

  • Removable storage: Included 2GB SD card
  • 
Upper display size: 76 x 46 mm / 2.99 x 1.81 inch LCD widescreen display
  • 
Resolution: 800 x 240 pixels

  • Lower display size: 61 x 46 mm / 2.4 x 1.81 inch LCD Touch Screen

  • Resolution: 320 × 240 pixels
  • 
Size height: 74mm
  • Length: 135mm
  • 
Depth: 20mm (when closed)

  • Weight 230g (including battery, SD memory card, and stylus)

  • Power source: Battery pack, AC adapter
  • 
Charge time: Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • 
Graphics: Digital Media Professional PICA200 GPU

  • Sound Stereo speakers with pseudo-surround support
  • 
Camera: One user-facing and two front-facing VGA cameras with an active pixel count of approximately 300,000 pixels

  • Input/Output: Game Card slot, SD Card slot, charging cradle terminal, stereo headphone output jack and an AC adapter connector

  • Connectivity: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, Infrarednintendo 3ds



Nintendo 3DS XL



The Nintendo 3DS XL was intended as a complement to the Nintendo 3DS, rather than a replacement and, accordingly, the majority of the tech specs for this one are the same as the 3DS. The 3DS XL does have a slightly longer battery life and the buttons and circle pad are larger and thicker than on the 3DS but, as the name suggests, the biggest difference is the size of the screen and the overall size of the device. 



  • Upper display size: 106 x 64 mm / 4.2 x 2.5 inch Widescreen LCD display
  • 
Resolution: 800 x 240 pixels
  • 
Lower display size: 106 x 64 mm / 4.2 x 2.5 inch LCD Touch Screen

  • Resolution: 320 × 240 pixels
  • 
Size height: 93mm
  • 
Length: 156mm
  • 
Depth: 22 mm (when closed)

  • Weight: 336g (including battery, stylus and SD Card)



Nintendo 2DS 



Intended as an entry-level version of the 3DS, the Nintendo 2DS comes with similar functionality, almost entirely identical hardware, and compatibility with Nintendo 3DS software. One main difference was the 2DS's slate form, as opposed to the clamshell design used for the 3DS and 3DS XL. The most crucial difference was that it lacked the signature Nintendo 3DS autostereoscopic 3D display.



  • Operating system: Nintendo 3DS system software

  • CPU: Dual-core ARM11 MPCore

  • Memory: 128MB FCRAM, 6MB VRAM

  • Storage: Included (1) 4GB SD card, (2) 1GB internal flash memory, (3) Cartridge save

  • Upper display size: 77 x 46 mm / 3.1 x 1.8 inch LCD widescreen display

  • Resolution: 400 x 240 pixels

  • Lower display size: 61 x 46 mm / 2.4 x 1.8 inch resistive LCD touchscreen 

  • Resolution: 320 × 240 pixels

  • Size width: 144 mm
  • Height: 127mm
  • Depth: 20.3mm
  • Weight: 260g
  • 
Power source: Battery pack, AC adapter

  • Charge time: Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes

  • Graphics: Digital Media Professional PICA200 GPU

  • Sound: Mono speaker, Microphone

  • Camera: One user-facing and two front-facing VGA cameras with an active pixel count of approximately 300,000 pixels

  • Connectivity: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, Infrared
  • 
Power: 1300mAh lithium-ion battery

New Nintendo 3DSnew nintendo 3ds

Released in Europe in early 2015, the New Nintendo 3DS featured a number of improvements upon the previous systems. These improvements include increased RAM, upgraded processors, an analogue pointing stick (named a C-Stick), face detection for the optimisation of the autostereoscopic 3D display and two additional shoulder triggers (ZL and ZR). It also included a built-in NFC, a 4GB microSD card and a few minor changes to the design, such as face plates for the smaller model and coloured face buttons.

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Operating system: Nintendo 3DS system software

  • CPU: 804MHz ARM11 MPCore quad-core
  • 
Memory: 256MB (of which, 64MB is dedicated to the Operating System), 10MB VRAM

  • Storage: Included (1) 1GB internal flash memory, (2) 4GB SD card, (3) Cartridge save

  • Upper display size: 85 x 51mm / 3.3 x 2.0 inch 3D-enabled LCD widescreen display
  • 
Resolution: 800 x 240 pixels
  • 
Lower display size: 68 x 51 mm / 2.7 x 1.8 inch resistive LCD touchscreen
  • 
Resolution: 320 × 240 pixels

  • Size width: 142mm
  • 
Height: 81mm
  • Depth: 22mm
  • Weight: 253g
  • Power source: Battery pack, AC adapter

  • Charge time: Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes

  • Graphics: Digital Media Professional 804 MHz

  • Sound: Stereo speakers, Microphone

  • Camera: One user-facing and two front-facing VGA cameras with an active pixel count of approximately 300,000 pixels

  • Connectivity: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, Infrared



New Nintendo 3DS XL



As with the "old" 3DS and 3DS XL, the New Nintendo 3DS XL was meant as a complement to the New Nintendo 3DS, coming with the same hardware, as well as functionality and software compatibility, all in a larger size.

  • 

Upper display size: 106 x 64 mm / 4.2 x 2.5 inch 3D-enabled LCD widescreen display

  • Resolution: 800 x 240 pixels
  • 
Lower display size: 85 x 64 mm / 3.3 x 2.5 inch LCD Touch Screen
Resolution: 320 × 240 pixels

  • Size width: 160mm / 6.1 inch
  • Height: 93 mm / 3.7 inch
  • 
Height: 93mm / 3.7" inch
  • Depth: 22mm / 0.8 inch (when closed)

  • Weight 329g (including battery, stylus and SD Card)

Introducing the New Nintendo 3DS XL





Choosing the Best Nintendo 3DS System For You



When it comes to choosing which member of the Nintendo 3DS family is best for you, a host of considerations need to be made. The price is, naturally, one of the biggest considerations for most of us. Since the launch of the New Nintendo 3DS, the price of the original system has been cut by many retailers, so if you're counting the pennies, then this may be something to keep in mind.



If you're buying a system for children to use, then many parents are opting for the Nintendo 2DS. With less moving parts, the 2DS's tablet form means that it is more difficult to break than the hinge-based clamshell design of the 3DS, very valuable for parents concerned about over-excited children damaging the item.



If the 3D capability is the biggest draw of the Nintendo 3DS for you, then the New Nintendo 3DS (or 3DS XL), with its super stable 3D technology may be the best choice for you. It uses its front-facing camera to track the user's face and it automatically adjusts the 3D to the angle that the 3DS is in relation to your face. In practice, this improved 3D technology is far better than that of its predecessor and it has made it much easier to play games with the 3D turned on when you're on the move. Previously, it would have been difficult to use your 3DS with the 3D turned on if you were using it on a moving train or a public bus, for example. The 3DS capability is, of course, far from perfect and, because it is tracking the user's eye and head movement unless you hold it perfectly still, the 3D isn't quite spot on for those wearing glasses. Nonetheless, when it gets it right, the 3D is crystal clear and displays far richer colours than the original 3DS.



Screen Size Matters



Given that the XL versions of both the original Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS have the same features as their smaller counterparts, choosing between the regular sized and larger systems is mostly a matter of cosmetic tastes and of comfort.



Due to the fact that the XL version, by very definition, is larger, it has more room to space out the features and controls, meaning it could be more comfortable for many gamers to use. The stylus on the XL is longer and fatter, which again, could make it more user-friendly. If your hands are on the large side, the bigger form might also mean that it's easier for you to manage in general.



If it's looks and style that you're in search of, then the regular sized 3DS is by far the more aesthetically pleasing of the two system sizes, simply by being smaller and sleeker. 



Probably the size that matters most, however, is the display screen size. When put next to each other, the XL looks enormous next to the regular Nintendo 3DS. The display size has no effect on the screen resolution. The image is simply stretched across a larger screen. This can be sometimes noticeable, in particular with text and 2D images. However, there is a pay off with the larger screens, in particular when playing polygonal games. When referring to the New Nintendo 3DS systems, the super stable 3D functionality looks much better on a larger screen.



Any Colour You Like



Colour is one of the most cosmetically distinctive and personal considerations for when it comes to selecting a 3DS system. All members of the Nintendo 3DS family have been produced in a wide range of colours. However, unless you're looking for a discontinued colour, a limited edition, or you're prepared to shell out the extra money paying for a Japanese import (Nintendo has produced by far the widest range of colours for the Japanese market), 3DS users in Europe are confined to a range of around five or six colour combinations, depending on which particular system it is. Naturally, this is a matter of personal taste. If you're not too fussed about the colour, of course, this leaves you open to finding a better deal.



Accessorise, Baby!



As one can imagine, there are plenty of accessories for all the different members of the Nintendo 3DS family. There is, of course, the usual line-up of cases, protectors, carriers, speakers, headphones, and wallets, as well as cleaning kits, which are probably worth buying, simply to save from, or at least delay, any future hassle from dust building up inside the system and dirt becoming engrained on the buttons or screen. 



Nintendo 3DS vs. Sony PlayStation Vita



Every big brand needs its arch rival, especially in the world of video games. In the 1980s, it was the Commodore 64 vs. the ZX Spectrum. In the 1990s, it was the Super Nintendo vs. the Sega Megadrive. For the Nintendo 3DS, their closest rival is the Sony PS Vita. The chances are, if you play a handheld video game today, it'll be either the 3DS or the PS Vita. So, how do you choose between the two? Here's a handy guide of the technical specifications of the PS Vita:



  • Height: 84mm
  • Length: 182mm
  • 
Depth: 19mm
  • 
Weight: 279g
  • 
Display: 960 x 544 @ 221 ppi
  • 
Processor: ARM cortex A9 Quad-core 800Mhz
  • 
Graphics: Quad-core
 33m polygons per second

  • RAM: 512MB 

  • Storage: PS Vita card (not included)

  • Wireless: WiFi 3G and WiFi

  • Battery life: 3.5 hours
  • 
Backwards compatibility: Digital only



As you can see, while the Nintendo 3DS is lighter and smaller, meaning it's more portable, the PlayStation Vita has a sharper display, more processing power, better graphics and more RAM. However, the real deal-breaker here for many could be the issue of backwards compatibility. For PS Vita owners, if you want to transfer your favourite game, it'll mean having to buy a new digital copy. That's not so with the Nintendo 3DS. Also, the PS Vita contains no internal storage and the special storage card must be bought separately, meaning the Vita incurs additional costs.



It's also worth bearing in mind that the two systems are aimed at different audiences. The PlayStation Vita is more geared towards hardcore gamers, whereas the Nintendo 3DS has many more child-friendly games. Having said that, adults will also find plenty of fun games for the Nintendo 3DS.



Where to Buy

 the Nintendo 3DS

There is a whole host of places where you can buy a Nintendo 3DS both in-store and online. Most of the biggest names in retail including Amazon, Curry's, Argos, John Lewis, and, of course, the Nintendo Store itself. Especially ones that are as popular as the Nintendo 3DS, so it's definitely worth having a shop around before you make an actual purchase, just to make sure you get the best deal that you possibly can.



When to Buy



If you know where to look, you can pretty much always find really good deals on Nintendo 3DS systems, whatever time of year it is. There are, however, particular times of year that are better than others. It goes without saying that you can find a good bargain on a handheld device like the 3DS during the January Sales. But the best time to pick up a Nintendo 3DS for a huge discount is the last weekend of November when the international shopping phenomenon that is Black Friday arrives. Black Friday hails the beginning of a weekend long orgy of price slashing on top-of-the-range goods and products of all and every kind. That weekend, which finishes with Cyber Monday, marks the semi-official start of the Christmas shopping period. During this time, in late November and onwards, retailers are all competing for your cash. This makes it the perfect time to get a 3DS at a dramatically reduced price.



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If you're looking for a great deal on a Nintendo 3DS of any size or model, be sure to keep up to date with the latest and best online offers, discounts, promo codes and more here at HotUKDeals. Why pay more when you can get a really great deal?