Nintendo Discontinuing Original 3DS in US/UK

Various reports are coming in from retailers that Nintendo is slowly discontinuing the original 3DS system. Instead, it seems as if the newer 3DS XL and 2DS systems are being highlighted on the shelves. Places such as Best Buy, Gamestop, Target, Toys”R”Us, and Walmart all have contacted gaming site Desctructoid on the matter. Each one confirming that this looks to be the case. The official Nintendo website also doesn’t give gamers an option to buy the original.

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Animal Crossing Plaza Officially Closes

The charming and interactive Miiverse plaza for Animal Crossing New Leaf has sadly been discontinued. The announcement came earlier last year, but it wasn’t until now that the app for the Wii U has officially been taken down. The service ran from 08/07/2013 to 12/22/2014. Although no new posts will be allowed, all the old ones are still there to be viewed and enjoyed by fans.

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