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Final Fantasy Explorers ditches 3D, uses new 3DS' C-stick

Final Fantasy Explorers will not use the 3DS' stereoscopic 3D functions, Siliconera reported. The game will make use of the new 3DS and 3DS XL's buttons and C-stick, however, controlling the third-person game's targeting and lock-on mechanics. It will also be compatible with the Circle Pad Pro,...

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3DS mod adds smashing GameCube controller support

With the launch of the exceptional Super Smash Bros. for 3DS looming, some might still be miffed that the game won't support the Circle Pad Pro add-on. Though the game will make use of the new 3DS and 3DS XL's C-stick, some may want a separate controller entirely for optimized Smash Bros. usage. A...

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Super Smash Bros. supports new 3DS C-stick, not Circle Pad Pro

The portable version of Super Smash Bros. will not support the Circle Pad Pro accessory for 3DS, according to a support page on Nintendo of Japan's website, as translated by NeoGAF. With the recent announcement of a new 3DS and 3DS XL, the upcoming entry in the Super Smash Bros. series will...

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Hori's 3DS accessory gives one hand a second circle pad

One of the bigger issues with playing a Monster Hunter game on the 3DS is the hand cramping that accompanies the game's camera controls. As discussed in our Deja Review of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the Circle Pad Pro add-on is essential for the 3DS version of the game, and now Hori is taking the...

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3DS XL Circle Pad Pro on sale through Nintendo store, ships Apr. 19

Nintendo's North American online store is now selling the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro peripheral, which has been exclusive to Japan since late last year. Nintendo will start shipping the $20 add-on April 19. We've contacted Nintendo to find out if this is exclusive to their online store or indicative of...

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3DS XL Circle Pad Pro gets big in Japan Nov. 15

Japanese gamers looking to expand the experience (and form factor) of the 3DS XL will only have to wait until November 15, when the revised hardware will receive its own, extra large Circle Pad Pro add-on. The peripheral will cost ¥1,500, or about $20. Revealed by Nintendo back in September,...

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First image of 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro appears, makes 3DS XXL

Yup, that's pretty chunky. After being outed earlier this year, the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro now has its first image on the Nintendo Japan website. With its latest attachment, the console has somehow become even bigger. We can only hope Nintendo goes down the Genesis route and tries to create as many...

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Nintendo 3DS XL getting supersized with Circle Pad Pro extension

Sure, Nintendo could've made the 3DS XL even larger by attaching a second analog stick to it, but what fun would that be? Instead, Nintendo's launching an evolved Circle Pad Pro attachment for the larger 3DS "some time this year," according to Famitsu (via Andriasang). The attachment was outed in...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising gets left-handed mode with Circle Pad Pro

The Circle Pad Pro is expanding its leftward reach to include Kid Icarus: Uprising on the 3DS. Without the Circle Pad Pro, Uprising players will use the stylus to aim and rotate the camera (generally with their right hands) and the 3DS' built-in circle pad to move Pit on land. The Circle Pad Pro...

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3DS Circle Pad Pro features spacious interiors, little natural light

The 3DS Circle Pad Pro, available next February at GameStop, has plenty of room inside for a family of four. Imagine the dinners you'll serve once you install appliances in the cavernous interior, lovingly photographed by ldblog. Given the $20 peripheral's guts, let's all agree now to act...

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