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Who needs a Switch? These 25 games prove there's fun to be found on 3DS

The 3DS is home to a large library, including some of the greatest games Nintendo has ever published. We've compiled this list of some of the best Nintendo 3DS games currently available.
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Nintendo eye-tracking patent hints at 3D gaming on the Switch

A recently renewed patent application for glasses-free 3D technology on traditional television sets hints that Nintendo could have plans for 3D gaming on the Switch. Gaming in 3D is already possible on the 3DS.
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Nintendo isn’t abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo chose to ignore its 3DS system during the company's E3 2018 presentation, but that doesn't mean the handheld is dead and buried just yet. More games are planned for it in the future.
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Nintendo is hiring a level designer for Zelda, but will it be for a new game?

Nintendo posted a job listing for a contract level designer position for the Zelda series. The company released The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild a little more than a year ago to rave reviews.
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‘Super Smash Bros.’ and ‘Splatoon 2’ DLC lead a crammed Nintendo Direct

The latest Nintendo Direct stream teased Super Smash Bros., debuted a single player Splatoon 2 expansion, revealed Mario Tennis Ace's launch date, and showed off a slew of ports, including South Park: The Fractured But Whole.
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Solve crimes adorably when ‘Detective Pikachu’ launches this March

A new trailer has been released for Detective Pikachu, showing off the little Pokémon's crime-solving skills. The game is out on March 23 exclusively for Nintendo 3DS, along with a new Amiibo.
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Even with Nintendo Switch mania in full swing, 3DS sales remain strong

The Nintendo 3DS managed to have its best sales month in three years in December 2017, even with the Switch continuing to sell like hotcakes. Software support isn't slowing down in 2018 either.
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Nintendo brings plenty of Zelda on Black Friday with Switch and 2DS bundles

Nintendo is offering great Zelda bundles on both its Switch system and the low-priced 2DS this Black Friday. Breath of the Wild will be bundled with a guide and map for the same price as the standard game.
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SNES-themed New 3DS XL is a thing of beauty, comes with ‘Super Mario Kart’

North America will receive its own SNES-themed New 3DS XL system in November, complete with Super Mario Kart. Versions of the system were previously released in both Europe and Japan.
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'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' will be series' last 3DS games

Following the release of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Game Freak will be shifting its focus away from the handheld 3DS. A "main" entry in the series is already in development for Nintendo Switch.
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‘Monster Hunter World’ hits PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January

Monster Hunter World is out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this January, with a PC release following later on. A $150 collector's edition will release alongside the game on both consoles.
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Missed the latest Nintendo Direct presentation? Here are all the highlights

A Nintendo Direct event on September 13 included new information on Super Mario Odyssey, a Switch-exclusive role-playing games, and a few big first-person shooters from publisher Bethesda.
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How to save your Wii U and 3DS Miiverse posts before they are gone for good

Nintendo is shuttering Miiverse, a social network for Wii U and 3DS on November 7. All content will be wiped, so if you want to save your Miiverse posts, you'll need to do it soon.
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Say goodbye to your memes — the Miiverse shuts down this November

Nintendo's bizarre social network Miiverse will shut down on both Wii U and 3DS this November, but you can still save your favorite posts. The service was given an homage in the recent game Splatoon 2.
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Nintendo Switch sales: nearly 5 million sold — and nearly all players own ‘Zelda’

Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 million Switch consoles since its launch in March, and Zelda: Breath of the Wild is its most popular game. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe isn't too far behind.
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Quickness is key in ‘Kirby’s Blowout Blast’, launching July 6 on the 3DS eShop

Kirby's Blowout Blast, the second Kirby: Planet Robobot minigame to become a stand-alone title, launches July 6 on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo has not revealed a price point at this time.
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Explore and blast baddies on Nintendo 3DS in ‘Metroid: Samus Returns’

Metroid: Samus Returns is a remake of the Game Boy game Metroid II, and it's coming to 3DS this September. It will be joined by the Switch-exclusive game Metroid Prime 4 next year.
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Nintendo’s E3 2017 spotlight goes live at 12 p.m. ET, 9 a.m. PT — watch it here!

Nintendo is forgoing a traditional E3 press conference again this year, and will instead present a prerecorded Nintendo Direct video. The focus will largely be on the Switch and Super Mario Odyssey.