Nintendo Announces Pikachu-Themed New Nintendo 3DS & More

Nintendo Announces Pikachu-Themed New Nintendo 3DS & More

In a recent press release, Nintendo outlined several things Nintendo 3DS fans can expect in 2017, including a new model of the New Nintendo 3DS XL, upcoming 3DS games, and new amiibo cards.

Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL

If you haven’t picked up a New Nintendo 3DS yet and you like Pikachu, this might be the handheld for you. This Pikachu-themed New Nintendo 3DS XL will be available on February 24 for $199.99.


Upcoming Games

Here are a few of the games 3DS players can expect in the months ahead:

  • Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – February 3
  • Tank Troopers – February 16
  • Mario Sports Superstars – March 24
  • Pikmin game for Nintendo 3DS – official name and release date not yet announced


Amiibo Cards

When Mario Sports Superstars comes out on March 24, you’ll also be able to pick up new Mario Sports Superstars amiibo cards to unlock bonuses in the game. The game will come with an amiibo card for a limited time, and additional cards can be purchased in packs of five for $4.99. They will be available on March 24.


New Nintendo Selects

Finally, a couple more 3DS games will be joining the list of Nintendo Selects. Kirby Triple Deluxe and Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will be re-released as Nintendo Select titles sometime in February.


In Conclusion

Of course, we know there are a few other Nintendo 3DS games still on the way, such as Lady Layton and Ever Oasis, but this is a nice look at what we can expect relatively soon. What 3DS releases are you looking forward to most in 2017?

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1 Comment

  1. nice looking pikachu n3dsxl 🙂 . I am interested in Tank Troopers, might give it a try when it releases. Amiibo Cards for Mario Sports Superstars looks cool as well. Hoping that game is full of content.

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