New Pikachu 3DS revealed and Mario Sports Superstars release date

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by T-hug, Jan 24, 2017.


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    Today Nintendo revealed a new Pikachu themed Nintendo 3DS XL. Here is the PR:
    New3DSXL_Pikachu_box (1).jpg

    Nintendo also announced the release date for the upcoming Mario Sports Superstars for the 3DS, releasing March 24th.

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    Here's Ninty:
    :arrow:Source: GBAtemp Inbox
     
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  1. ItsMetaKnight

    ItsMetaKnight GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'm totally getting the Pikachu N3DSXL over the Nintendo Switch! Oh wait, I'm already using one for months.
     
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  2. TheVinAnator

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    Oh damn, it looks so good X.X! I got the O3DS Pikachu design. :P
     
  3. Sliter

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    I have saw this pikachu version before SM release in the japanese, haven't noticed that it haven't a western release :v

    Hope the tennis there be better than the lasts mario tennis :/ I missed the good and with content ones :v
    ok, GC haven't THAT content but had awesome movies opening XD a nice gameplay... 3DS was ok but no one wanted to play with me .A. and never found someone online :v I never really played much of the GB or even played the GBA one but the rpg think looked nice, they let die a lot of potential xp
     
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  4. BORTZ

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    0/10, no pikachu nipples

    Also, what the hell is an Amiibo card?
     
  5. Imacaredformy2ds

    Imacaredformy2ds Smartass

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    WHYYYYY
    WHY DID I HAVE TO GET THE SOLGALEO LUNALA ONE I SHOULD HAVE WAITEDDDD
     
  6. DarkenedMatter

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    Have you not seen the Animal Crossing cards?
     
  7. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Or the Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card.
     
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  8. mgrev

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    sure i'd buy this but i also need a neon switch
     
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  9. WiiUBricker

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    A proper Smash Soccer/Football with online MP would be gold.
     
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  10. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    remember last time when nintendo released a special edition DS right before they abandoned it for the 3ds? :creep:
     
  11. Saiyan Lusitano

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    If the football game in this is anything like the one from Mario & Sonic 2016 Olympic Games then it'll be simplistic as it can be. The definitive Mario Smash Football game still is the one on GameCube.
     
  12. Sliter

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    I remember western nintendo launching special 3DSXL versions while n3DS was already launched in japan and Australia ...
     
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  13. Clydefrosch

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    at this point, it feels like they should cut another 20 to 30 bucks from the retail price. would probably do them good
     
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  14. osaka35

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    *sigh*
    *unzips wallet*
     
  15. RemixDeluxe

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    Nintendo first started to do Amiibo cards with that Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer game. It also works with the game on Wii U. 400 cards in all to collect.

    I'm not into limited edition game systems but the Pokémon Sun/Moon system looks better to me. The novelty of the design will wear off eventually and you may change your mind.

    I'm glad I own a standard new 3DS that has removable cover plates.
     
  16. Fil o_O

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    pika pika is japanese and means 'shiny' ピカピカの
     
  17. elBenyo

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    I loved my Yellow GBC, that's pretty dope. Something about unique colored factory shells I like. They should have made every color of GBC as 3DS's at launch.
     
  18. el_gonz87

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    Since I go the dough, it's time to buy and resell at a hiked price! :evil:
     
  19. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Video games for non-businessman/woman shouldn't be about making an investment but if they do sell out and the buyer doesn't backtrack then no one can really say otherwise. I've pre-ordered two Limited Edition Zelda BotW sets so that I'll resell the statues/games individually and use that $ towards covering the cost of the Pro Controller or whatever.

    It's Nintendo's fault for overcharging.
     
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