Happy birthday 3DS – here are six games you may have missed

The 3DS was released in Europe two years ago today. If it were a child it would be entering the notorious ‘terrible twos’, sporadically having tantrums in public and throwing bits of mashed up banana at passers by. Right now though the 3DS’s future is looking anything but terrible. This wasn’t always the way. The …

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Ridge Racer 3D

Namco’s contribution to the 3DS line-up starts off with a loading screen. There’s nothing bizarre about this but the fact they didn’t include a Galaxian mini-game, à la the PlayStation original, to distract from the fact that it has to load seems like a missed opportunity. Perhaps the reasoning behind this is that Namco wanted …

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StreetPass is class

So, you’re out and about walking around town with your Nintendo 3DS tucked in your pocket in sleep mode. You get home and, hey presto, a flashing light is emitting from the 3DS. No, not the small amber flashing light – that’s to indicate wireless. The light we’re talking about is a very special one. …

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