Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow are due to hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop as Virtual Console titles in commemoration of the franchise's 20th anniversary, Nintendo confirmed in a Nintendo Direct presentation this week.
Nintendo announced that it has released Nintendo Badge Arcade for the Nintendo 3DS, a microtransaction-driven app that allows players to outfit their system themes with unique customization items earned via gameplay.
Publisher Natsume confirmed that Nintendo is killing off Game Boy releases for the 3DS Virtual Console as it shifts its focus to porting legacy Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance games on the Wii U.
Indie developer Yacht Club Games has delayed the retail version of its throwback platformer Shovel Knight to November, and a previously announced Xbox One edition is now 'in limbo' due to Microsoft's publishing policies.
A newly released patch for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of Nintendo's crossover brawler Super Smash Bros. adds more playable levels on both platforms, along with a collection of new Mii character costumes.