3DS Review – Mario Kart 7

Once again, it’s time to get in the driver’s seat and get racing in the latest entry in the Mario Kart franchise, Mario Kart 7! The Mario Kart series finally makes its way to the Nintendo 3DS, and just in time too – following after Super Mario 3D Land and a plethora of other 3DS … Continue reading

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Nintendo Sending Spotpass Notifications About GBA Ambassador Titles

It is said that Nintendo will be sending out SpotPass notifications to users that are eligible for the Ambassador Program, to let them know when their Game Boy Advance games will be available for download. Apparently some people have already got their notifications. Have you? Let us know! Related Articles 3DS Ambassador Program – Have You Downloaded Yet? (nintendoscene.com) … Continue reading

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Mario Kart 7 Steering Wheel Pictures

First pictures of the Mario Kart 7 steering wheel add-on have emerged. No plans yet to release this outside of Japan, but should be a given if it’s a success.Slot your 3DS into it and enjoy gyro controlled racing in the palm of your hand. Pretty neat idea! It’s due for release in Japan on … Continue reading

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New Mario Kart 7 Trailer Shows Courses From Previous Titles

It was revealed yesterday that Mario Kart 7 will feature 32 courses and you will be able to catch most of them in this new trailer which you can watch below. New features which were not shown in the new trailer include ghost data delivery through SpotPass updates and a separate Mario Kart channel to manage all your … Continue reading

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StreetPass, SpotPass and Online Multiplayer Details for Mario Kart 7 Revealed

In the latest Iwata Asks, Nintendo’s Hideki Konno and Global President Satoru Iwata discuss the new online features in Mario Kart 7, including StreetPass, Communities, and more. There are some great details revealed regarding SpotPass and Online Multiplayer too. First, Iwata reveals that development on the new game is nearly complete and that he took … Continue reading

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Mario Kart 7 New Features Explained

In a great new video, Hideki Konno explains the new features of Mario Kart 7, launching on 3DS on the 2nd December. He provides information on new courses, old courses with new flying and underwater opportunities, new power-ups, the new playable characters and details on StreetPass and Spotpass, including automatically downloading ghost data and the … Continue reading

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Heroes of Ruin (3DS) Preview

We at Nintendo Scene do love a good RPG, and so we were excited to hear that Square Enix (who has become a sort of ambassador for the Japanese role-playing genre) are bringing out a brand new RPG adventure for the 3DS. The story of Heroes of Ruin surrounds four mercenaries, teaming up to find … Continue reading

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Getting to know… Tales of the Abyss

Japanese game stores are full to the brim of excellent RPGs that will never see the light of day on European or American shores. Luckily Tales of the Abyss is not one of those, and as it is currently scheduled for an EU release later this year. Handheld systems have always been home to some … Continue reading

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The Cloud to Provide Free Wi-Fi to 3DS Owners

Nintendo have announced that they have agreed a new deal with Wi-Fi provider, The Cloud. This agreement will provide free access to the network’s 5000 Wi-Fi hotspots for 3DS owners and allow them to use the devices online capabalities such as the web browser. Connection should automatically happen without any need for an update. The … Continue reading

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Nintendo announces DLC coming to 3DS

Nintendo has announced that paid-for Downloadable Content (DLC) will be coming to the 3DS in future. What this means is that developers will be able to offer additional content for their games to buy on the Nintendo eShop. Up till now, Nintendo has shied away from DLC, probably because many see it as controversial. In … Continue reading

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