Category Archive: Nintendo

Jan 09 2015

New Nintendo 3DS XL Unboxing & Preview

It’s been a while since I’ve written regularly but I am back! Anyway, to kick things off again I want to share an unboxing of the latest refresh of Nintendo’s handheld console in the form of the New Nintendo 3DS XL. I had a whole stack of vouchers that I had collected during the year which …

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Dec 01 2013

The Legend of Zelda – A Link Between Worlds

I have been on a bit of a game purchasing fest recently and I had the opportunity to buy a digital copy (as opposed to a physical copy) of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for AU$45 which seemed to be a good deal given that the RRP for physical copies is around …

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Nov 29 2012

Nintendo DS and 3DS Game Case Solution

I am slowing amassing a stockpile of Nintendo 3DS games and I didn’t fancy having to carry around the containers for each separate game as they just end up taking up more space in my backpack. I was also wary of just chucking the cartridges in my backpack to float around and potentially fall out …

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Oct 21 2012

Another Milestone – One Thousand Articles and Counting

It’s been a big week and a big year for the blog. Not too long ago the blog racked up 1000,000 visits and well over 100,000 pageviews in the process which was quite pleasing for something that started out as a way to keep me in the rhythm of writing in between university semesters and …

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Sep 22 2012

An Easier Way to Friend People on Nintendo 3DS

Here’s a quick tip for Nintendo 3DS gamers out there. Friend codes can be a pain to swap particularly if you’re in a hurry but there is a quicker way to friend someone if they are in the immediate area. Just do the following: Tap the smiley face up the top of the dashboard screen, …

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Sep 08 2012

How to Perform a Nintendo 3DS System Transfer

Recently, I decided to upgrade to a Nintendo 3DS XL and trade in my original Nintendo 3DS but in order to keep all of my downloaded content I had to performance system transfer. In doing so, I thought I’d record a video to show others how to undertake the process. Before you start though, it’s worth …

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Aug 26 2012

Play Nintendo DS Games at Native Resolution on the 3DS

Here’s a quick tip. The Nintendo 3DS  and 3dS XL are compatible with nearly all Nintendo DS games however one drawback is that the graphics are stretched to fill the higher resolution screens on these later consoles. This can make the graphics look a little distorted or grainy. Anyway, if you want to play a …

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Aug 25 2012

Nintendo 3DS XL Unboxing and Preview

The larger sibling to the original Nintendo 3DS just hit the shelves yesterday and I just couldn’t help myself from getting one. However, that left me in a situation where I would have two 3DS consoles when I really only needed one so I decided to trade in my original Nintendo 3DS to take care …

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Aug 19 2012

Nyko Power Grip Recharging Problems

A while ago I noticed a comment on my YouTube channel about problems regarding issues experienced with the Nyko Power Grip for the Nintendo 3DS. I’ve been evaluating this over the last couple of months and while I haven’t noticed  much in the way of degradation of the battery I did run into an odd …

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Jul 15 2012

Ouya – The Open Source Game Console

Okay, I have a confession. I have had an itch to pledge for another project on Kickstarter and I gave in far too easily but I reckon this is quite an exciting development for the gaming industry as a whole, if not, for gamers in general. Ouya will be a game console based upon Android …

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