Nintendo 3DS may be in its twilight, but software sales are still relatively strong

Ever since the launch of Nintendo Switch almost three years ago, the 3DS has been in a gradual decline. Not only is the 3DS aging – it was first released in 2011 – the Switch is now the de facto Nintendo handheld. Still, the system has clung to life. According to Nintendo’s most recent financial … Read more

Nintendo will continue to support 3DS into 2020

Nintendo 3DS has lost steam ever since the launch of the Switch. Nintendo shifted first-party development to the console-handheld hybrid. Third-party publishers have done the same. So far this year, Nintendo has only released Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey, Yo-Kai Watch 3, and Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn on the 3DS. … Read more

Bowser named president of Nintendo

After 15 years as president of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring. His replacement? Bowser. Okay, so it’s not that Bowser. The new president’s name is Doug Bowser. He is Nintendo of America’s current Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a former executive at Electronic Arts. Of course, Reggie’s departure is bittersweet. … Read more