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September 12, 2011

Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011 Live-Blog

UPDATE: It’s over! Thank you all for joining us! You can read the recap of the event below. Stay tuned to NintendoFuse for the latest info!

Nintendo is holding a conference in Japan called the “Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011”. It will take place at 12 pm on Tuesday, September 13th in Japan… which is 8 pm on Monday, September 12th in the US… which is TONIGHT!!! The official site for the conference has links to some live-streams that Nintendo will be providing: Ustream and NicoNico video. I’ve posted the official live-stream from Ustream below as well for your convenience.

While the event is being live-streamed, we don’t [...]

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September 6, 2011

CONFIRMED: 3DS Circle Pad Attachment Revealed

A while ago, there was a rumor that the Nintendo 3DS would be getting a second Circle Pad via an attachment to the system. At the time, it seemed ridiculous but I posted it because the source was 01net, the French site that leaked details on Wii U before its reveal. Fast forward to today and Famitsu has begun to leak, and we now have confirmation that the rumor is true… it’s called the “Expansion Circle Pad”.

As you can see from the picture above, the attachment is a replacement for the current charging cradle for the 3DS. The second Circle Pad is to the right of the ABXY buttons and it also features R1, R2, and L2 shoulder buttons (the original [...]

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August 23, 2011

Nintendo Conference on 3DS in Tokyo on September 13th [UPDATE: Big Game Announcement?]

Nintendo will be holding an event called the "Nintendo Conference" on September 13th in Tokyo, days before the Tokyo Game Show (which Nintendo is not attending). The event will be open to folks in the industry, analysts, investors and journalists...
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August 22, 2011

RUMOR: Right Analog Stick Attachment for 3DS, New Handheld (With Less 3D Emphasis) In 2012

First things first… this is a RUMOR. And a HUGE one. Quite honestly, this sounds ridiculous to me and I don’t believe it. Having said that, the source is the French site 01net and they were spot on with their Wii U rumors and apparently on some PlayStation Vita rumors as well. So because of their track record, I thought I’d post this here, but of course… take this with a massive grain of salt.

01net is claiming their source says Nintendo is working on an attachment for the 3DS that will bring a second Circle Pad to the system for approximately $10. How this will work is beyond me, but that’s what they’re claiming. They are also [...]

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