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The New Nintendo 2DS XL: All the Tech, Zero Depth

On April 27th, Nintendo unveiled the latest product in the “3DS Family”, the New Nintendo 2DS XL, a cheaper, slimmer version of 2015’s New Nintendo 3DS XL without the 3D display. In October 2013, Nintendo released the original 2DS exclusively in North America, a cheaper version of the smaller 3DS without a 3D display or clamshell design. The 2DS was intended for younger and more ...

Rumor: Possible Smash Bros. roster leak

We are almost a month away from the release of the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros, which means any last roster reveals from Masahiro Sakurai or Nintendo could pop up soon. However, that hasn’t stopped an anonymous poster from sharing what he or she claims to be the full Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U roster. According to a well-documented thread on NeoGAF, several forum members have posted ima...

Complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages to be revealed on August 12th

Hot off the recent reveal of three characters (two new and one returning) for the fourth and fifth iterations of the Smash Bros. franchise, a Japanese publication titled CoroCoro will offer more insight to the full roster. According to the publication, they will have a full exclusive of the complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages on August 12th. Now, the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Br...

Miyamoto interested in console and handheld cross-play

Shigeru Miyamoto recently sat down for an interview with Kotaku to speak on various topics related to Nintendo’s future. One of the topics reflected on the possibility of Nintendo’s future titles running on both a home console and a handheld. While Miyamoto didn’t specifically confirm the existence of said project venture, he did state that they are interested and would explore t...

Weekend Discussion: What did you think of Nintendo’s E3 showing?

Another E3 has come and gone, and we here at Infendo are happy to have shared countless posts on Nintendo’s latest games and projects. Now comes the hard part: waiting for many of the announced or previously announced titles to make their way to our living rooms. Well, that and catching some rest from all the E3 coverage we posted here on Infendo. Nintendo’s E3 presence has received a ...

Debut trailer of Pac-Man in Super Smash Bros.

As posted earlier on Infendo, Nintendo and Masahiro Sakurai confirmed during an E3 roundtable this evening that Pac-Man will be a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The roundtable was a closed door affair with video and photography not permitted, so details were scarce for the moment. Now, Nintendo has released an official trailer for Pac-Man joining the Smash Bros. roster....

Pac-Man confirmed for Smash Bros.

Nintendo has announced during their closed Super Smash Bros. E3 roundtable that Pac-Man will be a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. No character models or screens yet, but we’ll have more as it develops.

NFC detailed for Wii U and 3DS. Dubbed amiibo

We’ve all known for weeks that Nintendo had plans to unveil the full details on their NFC options for the Wii U and 3DS, but the company has finally pulled back the curtains on how it will work. In the video above, Bill Trinen of Nintendo of America shares how the new NFC figurines (now called amiibo) will interact with various Wii U and 3DS titles. The first title Trinen mentions is Super S...

The calm before the storm: Infendo’s E3 2014 predictions

E3 2014 is upon us, which is a blessing (and a curse for the stress and writing workload) for many game journalists and bloggers like us at Infendo. In a span of a few short days, Nintendo will be unveiling new games for the Wii U and 3DS and possibly some other surprises along the way. The excitement and anticipation alone has made myself included continue to dub E3 “Gamer Christmas.” We have alr...

Fire Emblem’s Ike returns to Smash Bros.

Ike from Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn will be making a return to the Super Smash Bros. roster. Nintendo confirmed this news with today’s Smash Bros. posting on the game’s website. This will be Ike’s second foray into the Smash Bros. universe, with his first outing coming in Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii. He will also join fellow Fire Emblem returnee, Marth. Super Smash Bros. is...

Ubisoft will not have any Wii U or 3DS games at E3 2014

What was deemed the last true major third party publisher to support Nintendo this generation has now pulled the rug from underneath them. In a statement today from the French multinational game publisher, Ubisoft will not be showing any games for the Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS at this year’s E3. “We won’t be showing off any Nintendo games at E3 this year,” a Ubisoft represe...

Nintendo apologizes for excluding same-sex marriage in Tomodachi Life

Nintendo has not had the best of moments this past week, but thankfully, the company is admitting to some mistakes. After reporting financial losses for the third straight year, the company was met with backlash from gamers, media, and the LGBT community on the exclusion of same-sex marriages in the upcoming North American and European release of the  3DS life simulator, Tomodachi Life. Now, Ninte...