If you don’t care about 3D anymore—and even Nintendo’s interest in it seems to be fading—then the New Nintendo 2DS XL is the absolute best model in Nintendo’s line of portable gaming hardware. It’s a shame the company makes adding new devices such a burden.
The newly announced New 2DS XL looks sort of like an iPhone attached to a 3DS bottom, as you can see in the above video, which Kotaku boss Stephen Totilo and I shot at a Nintendo event in New York City this week.
Few video game systems have had as strange a journey as Nintendo’s 3DS. The spunky portable console flopped, got a massive price cut, gradually built up a spectacular library of games, and received several bizarre (and confusing) hardware models throughout its six years on store shelves. And now, it’s ditching its…
As Nintendo prepares to relaunch the 2DS in Japan in five colours, it’s also getting ready to launch special limited editions of the handheld. Like this very kid-friendly Pokémon unit. It’ll be out on December 8.
The Nintendo 2DS is getting re-released in Japan this month. It will be available in five colors, priced at 9,800 yen (US$95), and is being aimed at kids as their first game machine. The 2DS was previously released in Japan last year, bundled with Pokémon, but is currently not on sale.
Meet the Nintendo 2DS, the 3DS's kid-friendly little brother. It plays 3DS games, but it looks and feels totally different.
You bet your Pokemans it does.
I like to drop my extensive video games knowledge on my tween stepson anytime I can. For instance, I keep him informed on new games releases, explain to him how to determine if a game is worth renting or buying, and share with him my philosophy on why we shouldn’t buy consoles on release date. As a parent, it’s my…
Here's Francis, proving that in addition to fury, he can also make videos of a more helpful nature. In this case, a handy instructable on how to build your own Nintendo 2DS.
Wondering how Nintendo's newest piece of portable hardware stacks up to their older pieces of portable hardware?
Nintendo will be launching a new portable gaming system in October. It's called the Nintendo 2DS. It's a 3DS without the 3D, and it's shaped like a thin piece of cake.