NINTENDO ANNOUNCES A NEW MEMBER TO THE NINTENDO 3DS FAMILY

Aug 29, 2013 / News

Zelda, Mario, Donkey Kong, Professor Layton and more Nintendo system favourites will be paving the way for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS in the lead up to Christmas!

Nintendo today introduces a new member to the Nintendo 3DS family - Nintendo 2DS*, which will arrive in Australia and New Zealand on 12th October 2013 with a SRP of AU $149.95/NZ $179.95**. Offering you additional variety and value in your handheld gaming options, the Nintendo 2DS is a streamlined version of the Nintendo 3DS that will play games available for Nintendo 3DS, as well as Nintendo DS in 2D.

The Nintendo 2DS retains many of the same hardware features as the Nintendo 3DS including the same Nintendo 3DS gameplay controls, backwards compatibility with the vast existing library of Nintendo DS games, as well as wireless connectivity features such as access to Nintendo eShop as well as StreetPass and SpotPass functionality. However the console takes on a new distinctive fixed, slate-form design, and will play all packaged and download Nintendo 3DS games in 2D. The new console is designed as an entry point into, or a new way to enjoy the Nintendo handheld experience and will be available at launch  in two colour combinations, White + Red and Black + Blue, with a Nintendo 2DS Carrying Case (in either Red or Blue) that can be purchased separately.

The end of year games line-up for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS is going to feature a vast array of games coming exclusively to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS this year, ensuring all can enjoy a choice of some of the best known and most loved franchises Nintendo has to offer. From Pokémon to Donkey Kong, Mario to  Zelda, Nintendo will be offering unforgettable gameplay experiences in the months ahead.

Take a look ahead at some of the games coming soon from Nintendo and third party publishers for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS.

 

Wii U Software

Publisher

Release date (2013)

Rayman Legends

Ubisoft

29th Aug

Just Dance 2014

Ubisoft

1st Oct

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

Nintendo

5th Oct

Sonic Lost World™ Deadly Six Edition

(Limited Quantity)

Nintendo

19th Oct

Skylanders SWAP Force

Activision

16th Oct

Batman: Arkham Origins

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

25th Oct

Wii Party U + Wii Remote Plus (White)

(Limited Quantity)

Nintendo

26th Oct

Wii Party U + Wii Remote Plus (Black)

(Limited Quantity)

Nintendo

26th Oct

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

Ubisoft

31st Oct

Call of Duty: Ghosts

Activision

5th Nov

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes™

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

13th Nov

Watch_Dogs

Ubisoft

21st Nov

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Nintendo

Nov

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Nintendo

Dec

SUPER MARIO 3D WORLD

Nintendo

Nov

Wii Fit U

Nintendo

2013

 

Accessories

Publisher

Release date (2013)

Nintendo 2DS (White + Red)

Nintendo

12th Oct

Nintendo 2DS (Black + Blue)

Nintendo

12th Oct

Nintendo 2DS Carrying Case (Red)

Nintendo

12th Oct

Nintendo 2DS Carrying Case (Blue)

Nintendo

12th Oct

 

 

 

Nintendo 3DS Software

Publisher

Release date 2013

Etrian Odyssey™ IV: Legends of the Titan

ATLUS

30th Aug

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

ATLUS

20th Sept

Harvest Moon: A New Beginning

MAQL Europe

Sept

Moshi Monsters Katsuma Unleashed

Activision

16th Oct

Pokémon X

Nintendo

12th Oct

Pokémon Y

Nintendo

12th Oct

Sonic Lost World

Nintendo

19th Oct

Skylanders SWAP Force

Activision

16th Oct

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Activision

23th Oct

BEYBLADE™: Evolution

Rising Star Games

24th Oct

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

25th Oct

Angry Birds Star Wars

Activision

30th Oct

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

Nintendo

9th Nov

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes™

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

13th Nov

Mario Party: Island Tour

Nintendo

Nov

Ben 10 Omniverse™ 2

NAMCO BANDAI

Nov

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo

Nov

LEGO Friends

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Q4

Bravely Default

Nintendo

End of 2013

 

 

*Nintendo 2DS purchase includes: Nintendo 2DS System, Nintendo 2DS stylus, Nintendo 3DS AC Adapter, SDHC Memory Card 4GB (Nintendo 3DS comes with 2GB card), 6 AR Cards, User’s Manual.

** New Zealand price is based on currency exchange as at 29th August 2013. Please refer to stores for best possible price.


 

 

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