3DS XL's Circle Pad Pro Gets a Release Date in Japan. This Is It!

The 3DS XL add-on circle pad got its first public airing at this year's Tokyo Game Show. I checked it out—and it was pretty good! Nintendo, however, didn't give a release date for the peripheral. Until now. » 10/05/12 1:50am 10/05/12 1:50am

Hands On with the Brand New Circle Pad Pro for 3DS XL

Nintendo has once again made an add-on second Circle Pad for the 3DS. And, you know what, it's not half bad. Actually, it seems like the Circle Pad Pro for the XL could be pretty good. » 9/20/12 10:33pm 9/20/12 10:33pm

3DS XL Forced on the Circle Pad Pro

While you probably wouldn't want to do this yourself (it certainly doesn't look comfortable!), one Japanese gamer apparently forced the recently released 3DS XL on the Circle Pad Pro and got it to recognize the larger 3DS—which makes sense!


Nintendo will release a Circle Pad Pro for the larger 3DS. If you don't like… » 7/31/12 7:10am 7/31/12 7:10am

The 3DS Circle Pad Pro Busted Open. Look at It!

A few years ago, a Nintendo Wii rip-off, called the Vii, appeared in China. A couple Chinese dudes purchased one and then filmed themselves opening it up to see what was inside. There was a tiny, sole circuit board. They broke out laughing. » 12/16/11 1:30am 12/16/11 1:30am

In America, the 3DS' Second Circle Pad will be a GameStop Exclusive

The Circle Pad Pro, a $20 add-on that adds a second analog input to the Nintendo 3DS—acting as a right analog stick—as well as two shoulder more shoulder buttons, will be sold in the U.S. exclusively through GameStop stores and the GameStop website, Nintendo revealed today. » 12/13/11 9:50am 12/13/11 9:50am

Resident Evil: Revelations —and the 3DS Circle Pad Add-on—Coming to…

The next portable installment of Capcom's survival-horror action series looks like it'll be hitting Europe first, along with the dock that's bringing additional control inputs to the Nintendo 3DS. » 11/30/11 9:00am 11/30/11 9:00am