There’s a lot of reasons to love the Nintendo 3DS, but StreetPass will always hold a special place in my heart. This function allows you to swap Miis with other 3DS users who pass you by, and then use them in cute minigames. The anticipation of new passes made a lot of things more tolerable for me, especially one of…
The glowing signal from a piece of tech wants your attention. It tells you something is waiting for you. So every time I open up the case to my 3DS and I see that little green light I get excited. I’m a big fan of StreetPass.
A new update to the 3DS’ StreetPass Plaza will let you finally skip a lot of the chatter that slows down clearing out your StreetPass queue—but it’ll cost you. The update will also let you hide StreetPass games you no longer want to play. That one’s free.
While recovering from a corrupted SD card on his 3DS, YouTuber Anthony Schwader discovered a means to delete Nintendo-issued mii visitors and respawn them endlessly. It's actually pretty simple.
Making Miis and watching them grow is the best part of Tomodachi Life. So why not share some of that joy with the rest of the world? What's that you say...because doing so is unnecessarily confusing?
Luigi's Mansion recreated in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. By Rae Broom of StreetPass Princeton. Her town's Dream Address is 7300-3355-9805.
One of 2013's best surprises was the release of four unusual games for the Nintendo 3DS, all experimenting with a new style of multiplayer game little seen in the long history of interactive entertainment. The games were made by four Japanese studios, all overseen by Nintendo. Where did the games come from? Why were…
Move over, Christmas. Step aside, Hanukkah. There's a new holiday to celebrate this December: Nintendo's National StreetPass Weekend that—hmm—spreads across two nations.
You may have missed it this year amid all the arguing about whether Nintendo should bail out of making gaming hardware and just stick to making games.
Hear that? It's rural America's sprawling masses roaring their approval for Nintendo's latest 3DS update, allowing North American owners to exchange StreetPasses for games via one of the country's more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone locations instead of sitting in the empty mall cradling their console and crying.
Oh you beautiful green light, how I've missed you.
At their E3 analyst briefing yesterday, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed the company's plans to revitalize sales of its handheld 3DS system in the US and Europe by fundamentally changing the way its StreetPass feature works.
Jordan White, the founder of StreetPass NYC (a 3DS meetup organization) sends along these four Mii QR codes from Wreck-It Ralph, which released on Friday. If you want to trick out your Mii like one of the film's characters, there's Ralph and his adversary Fix-It Felix, plus Sgt. Tamora Calhoun from Hero's Duty and the…
Kirk says Call Me Maybe has expired. I disagree. What do you think?
I love Shinobi, the original 1987 arcade game, more than almost any other video game created since. Yes, I'm serious. So I'm probably atypically excited that Joe Musashi from Sega's arcade classic is unlockable in Griptonite's Shinobi for 3DS.
While at E3 waiting to play the new Nintendo Wii U, reader Dustin and his buddy killed time with their Nintendo 3DS handhelds. Then a nice fellow from Nintendo asked them if they wanted to fill their Pokédex with more Pocket Monsters.
Nintendo's glasses-free 3DS portable gaming system isn't selling as well as the company expected because people don't understand how great the gadget is or how to properly use it, the president of the company theorizes.
A feature tucked away in Nintendo's upcoming portable game console tracks the musical zeitgeist of 3DS owners.
Street Pass is the new, always-on wireless connection for the Nintendo 3DS through which multiplayer gaming is possible. The idea is, a couple of perfect strangers, both with 3DSes, will be buzzed when they're near each other, inviting them to connect. A 3DS StreetPass group is forming, a week before the device's…