A brand-new trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire went online today, revealing Mega Evolutions for Salamence, Altaria and Lopunny. Check out the footage below.
Sega revealed this week that Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal (developed by Sanzaru Games) will launch for Nintendo 3DS on November 11.
The Wii U version of Sonic Boom – Rise of the Lyric - will be released a week later.
Courtesy of NintendoLife, you can see just how much the graphics and visual design have been enhanced between Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire on the Game Boy Advance and their 3DS re-makes, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.
Check out the side-by-side comparisons of several Hoenn landmarks and battle scenes after the break. Continue reading
As you may have noticed, the layout and design of 3DStination has recently changed.
The redesign was past due to say the least; this theme not only looks nicer than the last, it is also more flexible on the backend.
You probably have not noticed any shifting in ‘direction’ for the website, but the primary focus of content will soon shift from standard reviews and reporting daily news to unique, original content such as editorials, blogs, lists, and random posts about specific or obscure topics.
The goal is to be simplistic and ‘punchy’.
There will still be plenty of news posts, video and screenshot updates, and reviews of 3DS games. The goal is simply to cut out some of the extra ‘fluff’ and cut to the chase.
This website is dedicated to 3DS games, and therefore caters to a niche audience – it seems unnecessary to approach any content without assuming the reader is decently informed.
Let us know what you think. Tell us if the new look is terrible, or if there is anything that can be done to improve the site in any way. Any feedback is appreciated.
As most of you are probably already aware, Nintendo’s offerings at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles were pretty much the talk of the show.
This year’s presentation largely expanded the upcoming Wii U library, but plenty more was announced for the Nintendo 3DS, including information about key titles such as Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, as well as upcoming eShop titles.
Unfortunately, I was unable to keep up with any sort of posting during the E3 week, and missed out on most of the big headlines. As a result, I am going to do my best to post a few of the highlights and resume consistent posting from this point forward.
Stay tuned for some of the big release date announcements, trailers and new information about E3′s biggest Nintendo 3DS games.
Not much has been revealed about the upcoming Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire games, at least nothing substantial enough for the die-hard fans such as myself to feel satisfied.
This looks to change very soon – apparently there will be “a large scoop” about the “third-gen” Pokemon re-makes via Pokémon Get☆TV on June 15.
Pokémon Get☆TV (as well as the Japanese magazine Coro Coro) have been consistently focused sources of legitimate information on the Pokemon series, so I expect that we should see something interesting in just over a week – perhaps even a few screenshots, or information about what exactly sets these games apart from past Pokemon titles.
Capcom confirmed Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS not long ago, promising an updated version with a few exclusive weapons.
Unfortunately the game won’t arrive in the west until early 2015, so fans of the series will have to be patient.
For now, check out this new trailer, which goes over some of the basics – and includes plenty of gameplay footage, from a distance:
For those lucky enough to live in Europe, Square-Enix’s 3DS-exclusive RPG, Bravely Default, is just over a week away from launch. I feel like I have been waiting for this Final Fantasy “reboot” for ages; I was absolutely thrilled when it was confirmed for western regions earlier this year.
Although Bravely Default still isn’t coming to North America until February 2014, it looks like the extensive wait might be worth it all along: early reviews from across the pond are particularly positive, with impressive scores to match the raving critiques. Continue reading after the break for some of the early impressions and the first European review scores published on the ‘net.
The upcoming Kirby game for the Nintendo 3DS was given its official subtitle - Kirby: Triple Deluxe.
No other details about the game were mentioned during yesterday’s Nintendo Direct presentation, but I am looking forward to seeing what Kirby can do on the 3DS, so I will post any updates once they are available.
It has been a few weeks since I last posted anything on 3DStination.com; I apologize for the lack of updates and news, especially if you are a frequent visitor to the site.
Getting back on track has been pretty difficult over the past few weeks – I was without an Internet connection for a few days, not to mention I was spending almost every waking moment of free time playing Pokemon Y. The extended absence was unexpected, but I was looking forward to launch day all year, and I just couldn’t help myself.
After passing the 100-hour mark, I have decided to take a bit of a break and address other matters – such as returning to regular updates on 3DStination.com. I have missed out on some big news in the downtime; it kills me not to go back and publish some of the articles I think are the most important, but I think it works out better to move forward and get back to my daily routine starting on Monday.
That being said, I will have a full review for Pokemon X & Y posted sometime this afternoon. I am looking forward to getting that finished and moving onto the rest of what 2013 has to offer (Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds), not to mention getting my “Best of 2013″ article started.
In other news, I have been playing through Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - I plan to have that review posted pretty soon, in addition to the Pokemon review. I wish I could say I was as enthusiastic about that one; unfortunately the game just didn’t stack up as well as I hoped when I wrote about my most anticipated 3DS games of the year.
I do not want to ruin anything, but if you are on the fence about picking it up, you should know that it plays more like a handheld Batman: Arkham game with “Metroidvania” influences, not so much the straight-up Metroid/Castlevania clone that was originally being teased. In fact, it reminds me a lot of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate…but I will get to that in the full review.