Nintendo Unveils The 3DS XL
"Your handheld gaming experiences will be more intense and more engrossing than ever before," said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Amie in a pre-recorded video that was made available Thursday night. He is referring to Nintendo's new handheld called the 3DS XL (known as the 3DS LL in Japan). Announced as a co-sessor to the 3DS, much like the DSi XL before it, it will be the same hardware you know and (possibly) love from the 3DS, but with bigger screens -- 90% bigger screens to be exact.Read on...
Did Nintendo Announce the 3DS So That It Wouldn’t Leak?
There is a compelling argument to be made. News of the 3DS was oddly timed already, coming as it did a few days before it's predecessor, the DSi XL (above), launched. Announcing the replacement for a device that hasn't gone on sale yet doesn't seem like sound strategy.
CNBC talked to analyst Billy Pigeon, “Apparently, the Japanese press was all over it and talked with suppliers there and Nintendo just wanted to get out ahead by breaking the news to prevent a leak... Does it clash with the DSi XL? Yes it does."Read on...