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There's a lot of reasons to love the Nintendo 3DS, but StreetPass will always hold a special place in my heart. This function allows you to swap Miis with other 3DS users who pass you by, and then use them in cute minigames. The anticipation of new passes made a lot of things more tolerable for me, especially one of my boring part time jobs.

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The release of the former Wii U exclusive Yoshi's Woolly World to the Nintendo 3DS demonstrates once again that gaming menus are best when they're lists. Nothing fancier is needed. We don't need to be able to wander every which way through them.

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Yesterday's Nintendo financial report revealed that Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U sold 3.43 million fewer copies than the same game on the 3DS. It's a surprising discrepancy considering that Smash 4 is the franchise's first handheld incarnation and the game has traditionally been played on a home console.

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Nintendo just announced that the latest installation of Fire Emblem, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, will be released on May 19th for the 3DS. The new game is inspired by Fire Emblem Gaiden, which was released only in Japan in 1992.

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A couple of months after Sun and Moon's release, one monster has appeared on 40 per cent of the best-performing teams in the competitive Pokemon scene: Celesteela, the ultra beast. Celesteela's schtick: Becoming a "wall" against opponents, and surviving attacks for very a long time. And yet, for all her popularity, Celesteela's antic of slowing matches to a crawl can be a frustrating for players and spectators alike.