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Pokemon StreetPass game coming to Japan, tied to movie

The Pokemon Company officially unveiled The Thieves and the 1,000 Pokemon for Japan, a 3DS eShop game that intertwines the series' critter-capturing with the system's StreetPass functionality. Players find and collect sticker-like versions of Pokemon using StreetPass, and then use their army of...

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Nintendo declares National StreetPass Weekend on Dec. 14-15

Make sure your Nintendo 3DS is charged up and ready for some passive data-sharing action this Friday and Saturday, as Nintendo has declared December 14 and 15 to be the first-ever National StreetPass Weekend in North America. Over the weekend, Nintendo will shuffle around relayed StreetPasses...

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3DS StreetPass relay points upgraded, content distribution events planned

Nintendo's 3DS StreetPass relay point functionality will soon be improved, allowing players to access data at Nintendo Zone locations from more 3DS owners at once, Nintendo announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. "Starting in a few days," players that pass through Nintendo Zone...

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PSA: StreetPass relay points across the US aren't doing their jobs

Joystiq has received numerous reports that Nintendo's 3DS StreetPass relay points aren't functioning. The relay points are physical Nintendo Zone locations across the globe that temporarily store user data from passers-by like Miis and select profiles from games, then transfer that data to players...

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PSA: New 3DS firmware out today, adds StreetPass 'relay' functionality

The latest firmware update for the 3DS is available, bringing new StreetPass functionality along with it. 3DS owners with firmware version 6.2.0-xU or higher will now be able to access StreetPass data from other users that previously passed by Nintendo Zone locations. Nintendo Zone locales now...

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Nintendo 3DS StreetPass roundup: A Ghostly Warrior's Flower Force

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Nintendo served up a collection of new StreetPass games for the Nintendo 3DS earlier this month, offering players new opportunities to exploit their 3DS-owning friends to earn new Mii hats and outfits. Like the...

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Here's the deal with those new 3DS StreetPass games

If you need a new way to get practical use out of the existence of strangers you inevitably pass every day, here's a trailer detailing how to do so using Nintendo's four new StreetPass games: Mii Force, Flower Town, Monster Manor and Warrior's Way....

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New 3DS StreetPass games say hello to North America

North Americans can now welcome the quartet of new 3DS StreetPass games, which came to Europe and Japan last month, albeit with different monikers. The system update out now adds shoot-em-up Mii Force, gardening sim Flower Town, spooky puzzler Monster Manor, and strategy game Warrior's Way to a new...

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate will use StreetPass

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, the 3DS title in development by Mercury Steam, will incorporate Nintendo's StreetPass feature, allowing players to swap game data simply by walking past one another. Mercury Steam and Konami confirmed its integration today at E3. Mercury Steam...

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PSA: 3DS firmware update is live

I just updated my 3DS, and other users are reporting that they've been asked to do so as well. This is the delayed "November update" meant to add DLC capabilities, 3D video recording, and more. Looking around my system, I see a new "Nintendo Zone" app for interfacing with "participating...

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