With the Nintendo DSi XL not even in stores yet, Nintendo is already "upgrading" it's hardware unit. Nintendo Japan has revealed the next step for Nintendo gaming and that's 3D gaming with the Nintendo 3DS. There's not much detail that can be revealed about the system at the moment, though it was revealed that more details would be announced at this years E3.
The 3DS will be fully revealed at E3 and some basic information known is that it's the first time you'll be able to get into full 3D gameplay without the use of glasses.
The 3DS will have full backwards compatibility with DS and DSi games. Plus, Nintendo plans to release the handheld sometime this fiscal year which means anywhere between now and March 2011.
If you're still headset on getting the Nintendo DSi XL, then you're wait be just till this weekend.
A new Nintendo patent was discovered today showcasing a new catridge slot for the Nintendo DS. Could Nintendo be planning on ressurecting the Gameboy Advance slot they killed off from the first DS? Or could this be used for a new Micro SD Card slot? one can only guesstimate at this point. The application read:
"The broken lines showing of an electronic game machine is for illustrative purposes only.”
The newest issue of Nintendo Power Magazine was uncovered by GoNintendo today and revealed that Scribblenauts 2 will be announced and will be coming to store shelves this Fall. Here are some bullet point details.
-10,000 more words
-120 new and improved levels
-adjectives play a big role
-fleshed out level editor
-par system removed
-new hint system
-coming this fall
The first game sold over a million units last Fall, which isn't surprising considering how quickly the DS audience took to the game by storm. Will we hear more details when PAX East arrives later this month? Or will we have to wait until E3? Only time will tell and I'm sure we'll be seeing a press releasing from 5th Cell popping up next week. Gotta love the internet, huh?
A new trailer was revealed for the Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks releasing exclusively for the DS. For the first time Link will be pairing up with Zelda for the brand new adventure for the first time in 23 years.
Those that have purchased the new Nintendo DSi received free 1,000 DSi Ware points to purcahse games on the DSi Store. However, that time limit is coming up fast. After October 5th the offer will expire and any Nintendo DSi's purcahsed after that date will not come with 1,000 DSi Points.
The Nintendo DSi Shop is already home to a mix of fun and entertaining downloadable software. In all, more than 35 games and applications are now available. These include:
Paper Airplane Chase™ (200 Nintendo DSi Points)
Art Style™: PiCTOBiTS™ (500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Dr. Mario™ Express (500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Guitar Rock Tour® (500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Minis March Again! (800 Nintendo DSi Points)
There are a host of applications and games for people to purcahse so those that are interested in getting a DSi should get one before October 5th.
The official website for the DS exclusive title, Scribblenauts has an official website today.
Scribblenauts is a completely original game play experience that anyone can play, offering fun for all ages with two styles of game play and more than 200 levels. In Scribblenauts, players use the Nintendo DS™ touch-screen to help their character Maxwell acquire the Starite in each level by solving a series of puzzles armed with their stylus, notepad and imagination.
Everything just seems to be getting an official release date and Scribblenauts! isn't missing out. The exclusive Nintendo DS puzzle/platformer will be releasing in North America on September 15th. The game is being published by Warner Bros. Interactive and developed by 5th Cell.
Scribblenauts is a completely original gameplay experience that anyone can play, offering all-age fun fun for all ages with two styles of gameplay and more than 200 levels. In Scribblennauts, players use the Nintendo DS™ touch-screen to help their character Maxwell acquire the Sstarite in each level by solving a series of puzzles armed with their stylus, notepad and imagination. Players jot down the word for any object that comes to mind in order to reach the goal. Every object behaves as it would in the real world, and players can combine countless objects to create completely new scenarios. Every level has more than one written object to use as a solution, opening up the game to extensive endless replay.
Developers are promising an almost infinite amount variety to help you solve puzzles.The game will retail for $29.99.
Eat up these new Cooking Mama 3 screenshots. The game is still in development and after 2 titles in the series, already it's no wonder the game has taken off in sales. With the game originally releasing in 2006, the game has shot up in popularity. Check out what the third has to offer.
After a blossoming outdoor spell in the hugely successful Gardening Mama, our favourite celebrity chef is back in the kitchen tantalising taste buds and testing cooking skills with a whole new cooking adventure. As well as boasting over 80 recipes, 200 mini-games, four player multiplayer (using single cart DS Download play) and classic Mama game play, Cooking Mama 3 now offers two totally new game modes. ‘What dish can you make’ lets you choose two ingredients from a list and Mama will come up with a tasty recipe containing them both for you to cook. ‘Lets go shopping’ challenges your memory as Mama sends you out to the shops with a list of ingredients to buy, but watch out for confusing food signs and forgetful shop assistants who will try to sell you the wrong items!
Cooking Mama 3 is being developed by 505 Games for the Nintendo DS and a release date has yet to be determined. Check out more screenshots below.