Report: Black Nintendo 3DS XL headed to North America

A black version of the Nintendo 3DS XL handheld could be headed to North American retailers, according to its appearance in a recent commercial and in a Canadian print ad. As reported by Go Nintendo, an ad apparently from Real Canadian Superstore shows that a black 3DS XL will be available this Friday, July 26, alongside its red and blue counterparts. IGN reports that a black 3DS XL also shares some screen time during a commercial for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team currently airing on Cartoon Network. Earlier this year, a yellow Pikachu-themed Nintendo 3DS XL appeared in a commercial for Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity before its retail release. Last month, Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Aime said that the comparative lack of color variety in North American handhelds has...


Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity trailer hails infinitely randomized dungeons

A new trailer for the latest Pokemon Mystery Dungeon shows off the game's randomized dungeons and augmented reality features. Players can use the 3DS' camera and sensors to find different round objects in the real world, which will then unlock different dungeons in the game. These dungeons will be randomized, giving a player's Pokemon a virtually unlimited number of zones in which to adventure. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity comes out March 24 for the 3DS.


Special Pikachu Nintendo 3DS XL appears North America bound (update: confirmed for $199.99)

A U.S. release of a special edition Nintendo 3DS XL bearing Pikachu's likeness appears imminent, based on a handful of teases from Nintendo of America. Nintendo began hinting at the release of the bright yellow 3DS XL in a recently released commercial for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, which hits North America on March 24. The official Pokémon Twitter account offered its own tease today, posting an image of the famous Pokémon and writing, "We've got some exciting news for Pikachu fans coming up tomorrow!" The news may have been spoiled at retail, however, as a member of the CheapAssGamer forums posted a photo of a shipment of the 3DS XL, claiming a March 24 release date. Polygon has reached out to Nintendo seeking specifics on the Pokémon-styled 3DS XL. The limited...

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity gameplay trailer shows off dungeons

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity's latest trailer offers a look at dungeon exploration and battle gameplay. Check out the trailer above to see Pokémon partner up, scamper through dungeons and take down enemies. Unlike most Pokémon games, Gates to Infinity takes place from a Pokémon perspective. Players can choose from Pikachu, Snivy, Oshawott, Tepig or Axew to explore more than 20 dungeons and collect treasure. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity will be released on March 24 in North America for Nintendo 3DS. Players will be able to download the first DLC pack for free until April 30.


Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity DLC will be released in North America

Nintendo will release additional downloadable content for Nintendo 3DS title Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity in North America, the company announced today. Previously announced only for Japan, add-ons for Gates to Infinity will be available beginning at launch on March 24 and released in packs on the 3DS eShop. Until April 30, all players can download the first piece of DLC for free, the Poké Forest Mystery Dungeon bonus level. Three DLC packs will be available on launch day, with additional packs scheduled for release between launch day and April. These packs include additional dungeons of varying difficulty, new equippable items for Pokemon and new Pokemon for player use. Currently there have been 12 additional content packs released for the game in Japan, ranging from...


Three more DLC packs released for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates To Infinity

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, released in Japan as Magnagate & The Infinite Labyrinth, Gates to Infinity in November 2012, recently received three new downloadable content packs. For 150 yen, players can purchase the Pokapoka Mountain pack, which includes fire Pokémon Tepig, Flareon and more. Pokapoka Mountain also adds exclusive items such as the Twisted Headband, Pass Scarf and Friend Bow. Sweets Road, priced at 200 yen, is a dungeon where players can level and search for dessert items. The third pack, Ultimate Desert, is meant for more experienced players. It includes 99 floors to explore and players are only allowed to bring one Pokémon at a time. Any levels the Pokémon gains will be lost upon exit. Those who best the Ultimate Desert dungeon will be awarded a...


Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity hitting 3DS on March 24

The latest Pokemon Mystery Dungeon title for the Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, is coming to North America on March 24, publisher Nintendo announced today. Released in Japan as Magnagate & The Infinite Labyrinth, Gates to Infinity is the first Mystery Dungeon title to include online multiplayer via the 3DS WiFi connection. Nintendo has promised to share more information on the exact use and functionality soon. Players can choose to play as Pokemon Pikachu, Snivy, Oshawott, Tepig or Axew as they trek through over 20 dungeons collecting treasure, fighting Pokemon and winning others into their circle of friendship. The labyrinthine dungeons of Gates to Infinity along with the nature and location of hidden goods and Pokemon encounters will change form each time...

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Releases
North America
  • Nintendo 3DS
    • Released 03/24/2013
    • Publisher The Pokemon Company
    • Developer Spike Chunsoft
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