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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 18, 2013 10:30AM PDT

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team features all the lovable qualities of its predecessors. Most importantly, the combat system is just as lively as ever, integrating platforming and timing mechanics into an accessible turn-based RPG combat system. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 18, 2013 10:00AM PDT

A Link to the Past was one of the finest 2D Zelda games, but what really sets it apart is the vertical nature of its dungeons, Nintendo's Bill Trinen said. So, the 3DS sequel will be "taking advantage of elevation" in a big way. Read more

The Nintendo 3DS's Circle Pad Pro was a curious accessory, a clunky thing adding a second analogue nub and two extra shoulder buttons to make the handheld less rubbish for console-y action games. It's mostly forgotten, only supported by a few games and incompatible with the updated 3DS XL. But hey, if you do own the big 3DS and want in on the analogue fun, Nintendo is finally releasing the XL version in North America this week. Read more

During today's Nintendo Direct, the company announced that Level-5's next compilation of games is coming to North America. It includes small projects from Keiji Inafune, Kazuya Asano and Takemaru Akibo, and Kaz Aayabe. Read more

According to Nintendo executive VP Scott Moffitt, lifetime 3DS game sales now surpass 20 million in North America--and that figure becomes "significantly larger" if you include digital. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Apr 17, 2013 9:15AM PDT

Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be coming to 3DS on June 9, and Nintendo has announced a new 3DS XL bundle coming out on the same day as the game. Read more

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is coming to North America in 2014, Nintendo announced today. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 17, 2013 8:40AM PDT

Nintendo announced today that it will be publishing Bravely Default in North America. The RPG from Square Enix will be coming in 2014. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 17, 2013 8:15AM PDT

Nintendo announced at its last Nintendo Direct presentation that Capcom's two vintage Legend of Zelda games from the Gameboy Color would be coming to the 3DS via Virtual Console, and used today's to date them. The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages will hit on May 30. And now you know. Read more

Nintendo announced a direct successor to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past at its Nintendo Direct conference today. The game is coming this holiday season for the 3DS. Read more

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