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Joystiq Weekly: Amazon buys Twitch, Madden 15 review, Early Access feature and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. PAX Prime 2014 is already underway, but as fun as joining...

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Nintendo unveils 'new' 3DS, 3DS XL [update]

Nintendo announced 'new' models of the 3DS and 3DS XL during this morning's Direct stream for Japan. The new versions feature a small "C-stick" analog pad on the right hand side above SNES-like colored face buttons. During the presentation, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata compared the pad to the...

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Super Smash Bros. 3DS XL pack is black, white and red all over

A limited edition Super Smash Bros. 3DS XL pack is due out on October 3 in Europe, Nintendo of Europe announced this morning. The pack includes the special 3DS XL with the Super Smash Bros. crew on the front, and the game pre-installed. There's no word on a price or stateside launch for this ruby...

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Disney Magical World 3DS XL coming to Walmart [update]

If you like Disney but you prefer your 3DS systems big and less "peach-pink" - such a thing is possible - then you'll be pleased to hear the Disney Magical World 3DS XL that Japan got last year is also headed for North America. New promo photos reveal the "Mickey Edition" handheld launches...

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Persona Q, Pokemon Trozei 3DS XLs revealed for Japan

It's kind of fun to anticipate special edition 3DS XL designs, except for when they don't end up reaching Western audiences. Two new XL handhelds were shown off this week, wearing the influences of the upcoming Pokemon Battle Trozei and Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, respectively. Serebii...

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Yoshi's New Island 3DS XL confirmed for North America

Yoshi is the latest Nintendo mascot to get his own 3DS XL, and of course it's a lime-green-and-white number. The delighted dinosaur and a single egg lead the way on the front, and on the back there's a wee procession of eggs bringing up the rear. A word of warning: While it's launching...

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Report: Yoshi's New Island 3DS XL bundle planned for March 14

Yoshi is getting a special 3DS XL bundle for his third shift of babysitting, Yoshi's New Island, according to a report by IGN. The report expands on UK retailer Base's listing for such a bundle - while IGN confirms the bundle's existence for North America, the report notes that Base's listing...

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Theatrhythm: Curtain Call brings another gorgeous 3DS XL to Japan

Oh, to live in Japan and have enough yen to buy all the 3DS XLs. Square Enix adds to the handheld's library of super-sized stunners with a black and gold number for Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, the follow-up to 2012's Final Fantasy rhythm game mash-up. The limited-edition unit is...

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Nintendo 3DS software sales increased in 2013, sold 11.5 million hardware units in US

Avoiding a conversation about its other child, Nintendo announced this morning that the lifetime hardware sales for the 3DS have surpassed 11.5 million units in the US. The 3DS family includes the original system, along with 3DS XL and 2DS. The company plans to announce its third quarter earnings...

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Today's gaming deals from Steam, Square-Enix, Target [update]

Steam's Thin Wallets 2013 Campaign holiday sale continues today with a fresh batch of discounted games you surely have time to play. For the next 24 hours, the Darksiders series, season pass and all, is available for $9.99. Sleeping Dogs is down to $4.99, season passes for Telltale's The Wolf Among...

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