Nintendo DS: Most Popular Articles
A definition of the term 'Lavender Town Syndrome'
Though it may be unbelievable, Nintendo has good reason to keep its properties off smartphones and tablets.
Learn how to register a Friend Code on your Nintendo 3DS.
Instructions on how to recover or reset your personal identification number (PIN) for the Nintendo 3DS's Parental Control settings.
Frequently asked questions about the Nintendo 2DS. What is it? How does it differ from the Nintendo 3DS? How is it the same? Find out.
Can the Nintendo 3DS or 3DS Xl play Game Boy Advance titles?
Kirby is infamous for looking angry on North American box art. But why's he so irritated? And has he always been like this?
Are you undecided about whether you should purchase the Nintendo DSi or the older Nintendo DS Lite? This list outlines the key functions of both handheld systems, and will help you make up your mind.
Gary, the player's rival in Pokemon Red/Blue, has a Raticate on his team that disappears. What happened to it?
Need to free up some room on your 3DS SD card? Here's how to delete application and game data.
Nintendo's Wii U sure looks like a portable game system, but is it actually in the same family as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS?
Learn how to use your Nintendo 3DS as an MP3 player
Choices, choices--should you buy the Nintendo DSi or the Nintendo 3DS? This comparison of both systems' features will help you decide.
Got a short memory? Here's how to retrieve your Nintendo Network ID and / or password.
Did your Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL system update fail to download? Are you locked out of the eShop as a result? Here's how to fix the problem.
Learn how to buy and download digitally distributed games (including retro games) on the Nintendo 3DS's eShop.
Learn how to apply patches and updates to the games you buy on the Nintendo 3DS eShop.
Do you find yourself afflicted with nausea and headaches whenever you try to play video games, especially 3D video games? You may be a sufferer of video game-induced motion sickness, but cheer up--there are ways to deal with it.
Learn how to set up a Wi-Fi Connection for your Nintendo 3DS.
Can you buy 'Pokemon' games for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or any smartphone or tablet?
A definition of the term 'Pokemon Lost Silver'
Can you play Nintendo DS games on the Nintendo 3DS? How do you boot Nintendo DS games at their normal resolution?
How long can the Nintendo 3DS XL battery keep going before it needs to be recharged?
How long can the Nintendo 3DS battery keep going before it needs to be recharged?
What's the difference between downloading a Nintendo 3DS eShop game
Can you play Nintendo DS games on the Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL?
Wondering if you can afford the Nintendo 3DS? Learn more about how much the 3DS cost including what games are preloaded.
Does the Nintendo 3DS or 2DS come with a built-in alarm clock?
Somewhere out there, there's a Nintendo DS that's just right for you. This guide breaks down each iteration of the Nintendo DS based on the hardware features gamers generally look for.
Learn how to access and download games from the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Learn how to turn off Parental Controls on the Nintendo 3DS.
Learn how to download Nintendo 3DS game demos from the eShop.
How does the Nintendo 3DS project 3D images without the need for the user to wear glasses or headgear?
Here's a quick overview of the Nintendo 3DS and its capabilities.
Quick and easy instructions on how to transfer data between Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL SD cards.
There are a lot of role-playing games (RPGs) available on the Nintendo DS. RPGs are fun, but they can be time consuming. You'll want to save your best efforts for the most fulfilling adventures. Use this handy list to help you identify the best RPGs on Nintendo's handheld system.
Were you given a free download code for a game on the Nintendo 3DS eShop? Here's what you need to do with it.
Here's how to get the most out of your Nintendo 3DS's StreetPass feature.
Learn how to delete a Friend Code from your Nintendo 3DS's Friend List.
Is the Nintendo 3DS region free, or is it region locked?
If setting up Wi-Fi on your Nintendo DSi has you a bit intimidated, this step-by-step guide will help you out.
Tips and information about The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for the Nintendo 3DS. What's different from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past?
Is it possible to play Nintendo 3DS games on the Wii U?
Is the Nintendo 3DS XL region locked?
Nintendo recommends that children 6 and under should play the 3DS with the 3D turned off. Here's how to disable the 3D through the Parental Controls menu.
What sets the Nintendo 3DS apart from the Nintendo DS Lite and the Nintendo DSi? Here's a breakdown of the available numbers and features, accompanied by explanations that are easy to understand.
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Is there any credibility to the legend of the White Hand .gif in Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue?
Once in a while, you'll be asked to perform a system update for your Nintendo 3DS. Here's how you can do it.
Is the Nintendo 2DS right for you? We break the system down point-by-point.
Learn how to register your Nintendo DS games and systems with Club Nintendo so you can protect your consoles and earn exclusive rewards.
New to Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Here's a list of great tips that will help you get settled in.
Should you buy the Nintendo 3DS? Read our full review of the system.
Everything you need to know about the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program.
A full review of the role-playing game 'Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story' by Nintendo
A few hints, tips, and suggestions for succeeding at Bravely Default for the Nintendo 3DS.
Can the 3D images projected by the Nintendo 3DS harm a child's eyesight, or cause eyestrain?
Here's what you need to know about the Nintendo DSi and how it's different from the original style Nintendo DS and the Nintendo DS Lite.
The Nintendo DS experience goes beyond the store shelf. Learn about the ten best homebrew games for the DS.
How long can you play your Nintendo 2DS before it needs to be recharged?
When you pick up your Nintendo 3DS at the store, what comes home with you? Here's a list.
If your Nintendo 3DS has locked up, here's how to perform a hard reset.
It takes a lot of cash to fund the public works projects in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Here are some tips to help you earn lots of bells.
A breakdown of the restrictions you can apply through the Nintendo 3DS Parental Controls menu.
Has your Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL suffered some screen scratches over the course of its life? There are a couple of things you can do about it.
Play Coins are digital currency that you earn when you walk with your Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL. 100 steps earns you one coin for a daily total of ten.
Likely you're here because you just need to know--what is the Nintendo DS, anyway? Here's a detailed profile that gives you all the specifics about the first iteration of the Nintendo DS.
A step-by-step guide on setting up Parental Controls on your Nintendo 3DS.
A definition of the term 'action game'
A list of the Special or Limited Edition Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL systems that you'll love to add to your collection -- if you can! Page 2.
Thinking of picking up a Nintendo 2DS? Here's what you can expect to find inside the box.
The Nintendo DSi XL has large screens, but what else is different? Here's everything you need to know about the fourth iteration of the Nintendo DS.
What's the Nintendo Image Share Service, and how do you use it?
Does the Nintendo 3DS XL come packed with an AC adapter? That depends on where you live.
An explanation of the difference between the Nintendo 3DS's SpotPass and StreetPass features.
Is the Nintendo 2DS able to play Nintendo DS games?
Here's how to find a hot spot and set up Wi-Fi on your Nintendo 3DS XL.
Can you play with your Nintendo 3DS even while the battery recharges?
Shigeru Miyamoto suggested Nintendo is re-focusing its attention on core game players. But is it smart to dismiss casual game players?
If your Nintendo 3DS's touch screen isn't responding properly, or if it isn't working at all, it may need to be calibrated. Here's how to do it.
A step-by-step guide on how to transfer your DSiWare, photos, and sound recordings from your Nintendo DSi to your Nintendo 3DS.
How does the Nintendo DSi XL compare to other members of the Nintendo DS family? Is it worth the asking price?
The Pokemon designs in modern games are subject to heavy criticism, but are they really less interesting than the critters we started with?
Does the Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL come packed with a game? Well, yes and no.
It's a showdown! The Nintendo DS, PSP, and iPhone/iPod Touch are all great handhelds, but here are five good reasons why the Nintendo DS is your best choice.
The Nintendo 2DS versus the Nintendo 3DS - which one should you buy? This guide will help you make an informed choice.
Everything you need to know about SwapNote, the Nintendo 3DS's messaging application.
Is your Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL hinge about to give up the ghost? Here's what you need to do.
Nintendo will let players go hands-on with select titles during 2013's E3.
A complete list of the Nintendo 3DS colors available around the world.
How does the Nintendo DS Lite differ from the original style Nintendo DS? Here's a detailed profile that gives you all the specifics about the second iteration of the Nintendo DS.
: The Nintendo eShop is a digital marketplace that's accessible through the Nintendo 3DS. The eShop sells
Is The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for the Nintendo 3DS a worthy successor to A Link to the Past? Our review lays it all out.
Here's how to access Miiverse from outside a Wii U or a Nintendo 3DS.
A full review of the adventure/simulation game Animal Crossing: New Leaf by Nintendo.
Step-by-step instructions on how to make a Nintendo Network ID on your Nintendo 3DS.
A full review of the action/platforming title Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo has a special Torchic waiting for Pokemon X and Y owners. Here's how to retrieve it.
Your Nintendo DS is there for you when it's time to kick back, but you might be surprised to learn that you can use it to organize your life, too. Here are five essential homebrew applications for the Nintendo DS.
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Rusty's Real Deal Baseball for the Nintendo 3DS is a mini-game collection that lets you bargain for low prices. Here's how to haggle for the best deals.
A definition of the term 'Nintendo Zone'
Break open your piggy bank: Here's the Nintendo 2DS's asking price.
Learn how to buy and redeem Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi using a credit card.
Learn how to shoot 3D pictures with your Nintendo 3DS.
A definition of the term 'RPG/role-playing game'
Here's how to brighten or dim your Nintendo 3DS screens.
A definition of the term 'Adventure Game'
What is the Masuda method, and how does it apply to Pokemon?
A review of Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS.
Learn how to make a game Wish List on the eShop.
A full review of Pokemon X and Pokemon Y for the Nintendo 3DS and 2DS.
Can the Nintendo 3DS play movies?
Everything you need to know about Mega Evolution in Pokemon X and Y (3DS), including how to get Mega Stones and a list of Pokemon capable of Mega Evolving.
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the five best superhero games available for the Nintendo DS.
What Are Shiny Pokemon? Are They Stronger Than Normal Pokemon?
Everything you need to know about the Pokemon PokeDex iPhone/iPad app.
You've had enough
A full review of the adventure role-playing game 'The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time' for the Nintendo 3DS.
Having trouble getting the Nintendo Network and Miiverse to connect? Here are some causes and solutions.
A review of 'Super Mario 3D Land,' a 3D platforming game for the Nintendo 3DS.
An explanation of the Nintendo Network on the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS.
A full review of Hyperkin's 3DS PowerPlus battery life expansion pack for the Nintendo 3DS
A few hints to help you get through Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy.
Curious about the Pokemon TV app for iOS and Android? Here's what you need to know.
A full review of the multiplayer-exclusive game 'LOL' by Agetec.
A side-by-side comparison of the prices for the different iterations of the Nintendo DS, and the Nintendo 3DS.
During E3 2014, Nintendo offered a demo of Super Smash Bros for the Nintendo 3DS at select Best Buy stores. Here's how it plays.
A full review of Paper Mario: Sticker Star, an RPG by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems.
What's under Cubone's mask in the Pokemon games? Is it a baby Kangaskhan? Is it something else?
Here's how to take care of the battery behind your Nintendo DS/Nintendo DSi so that it'll never abandon you in a time of need.
What's the purpose of the Nintendo DSi Transfer Tool?
A 'Pokemon' game is coming to iPad. It's interesting news, to be sure - but at the same time, not all that surprising.
See the Streepass feature but don't know what it is or what it does? Here is an explanation of the StreetPass feature for the Nintendo 3DS.
If you're a collector, you'll want to take a look at some of the limited edition Nintendo DS Lites that have been made available at retail over the months.
A list of ten of the best computer and console emulators for the Nintendo DS that will please the retro-gaming enthusiast.
If a specific Nintendo 3DS app or game is freezing up on you repeatedly, you can try fixing it with the Nintendo 3DS software repair tool.
Wait a second--is the Nintendo 2DS a whole new system, or just another type of 3DS?
Kid Icarus: Uprising can be credited with flinging the initial hype for the Nintendo 3DS sky-high. When
A preview of 'Castlevania: Lords of Shadow--Mirror of Fate' for the Nintendo 3DS (information courtesy of the June 2012 edition of Nintendo Power)
A summary of what Nintendo has coming for the Nintendo 3DS over the next few months.
A definition of the term 'SpotPass'
Learn how to shoot 3D video with your Nintendo 3DS.
Going on a trip? Here are ten excellent games that should prove to be good travelling companions.
A definition of the term 'Pokemon'
A listing and explanation of the software that comes pre-loaded with the Nintendo 3DS.
: The Nintendo 3DS is a dual-screen portable game system developed and distributed by Nintendo. It was
Is the Nintendo 3DS just another upgrade of the original Nintendo DS?
Has your brain been feeling flabby? Here are seven great games that will exercise your mind.
Here's how to link a Nintendo Network ID from your Wii U to your Nintendo 3DS.