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The Nintendo eShop for the Wii U and 3DS id back up and running after being down. Nintendo has confirmed that it is back up and that they will continue to monitor the situation. This is what Nintendo had said on their facebook page regarding to the doen time;

"Thank you very much for your patience while we perform maintenance on the Nintendo eShop and Nintendo Network. We sincerely appreciate your ongoing support. We wanted to share some details on what is causing this downtime, and update you on the current outage in service.

The initial outage was primarily caused by a one-time surge in demand over the recent holidays, compounded by the following:

1) An influx of new Nintendo Network accounts being created and accessing the Nintendo eShop.
2) Existing Nintendo 3DS account information being moved to new Nintendo Network accounts.

We are continuing to adjust our network to meet the needs of all our services and applications. To ensure our global audience has an expected level of consistency in service, we took the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS offline. We expect to have it back online no later than 4 a.m. ET on Dec. 29, but may have to perform more maintenance in the future.

We truly apologize for the inconsistencies in our online services. We are working hard around the clock to fully restore these functions, and will continue to keep you updated on our progress."

Best deal yet for getting your hands on a Nintendo 3DS XL. Originally priced at $199.99 the handheld is now going for only $149.99 all week at Target.

Nintendo of America tweeted the following:

" Score! All Nintendo #3DS XL systems are $149.99 in-store at @Target this week!"

Last night Cranky Kong was just recently announced and was confirmed as a playable character for the upcoming Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Nintendo 3DS. Now there's supposedly a fifth playable character. During an interview Reggie hinted at the fifth playable character by stating:

"We're not going to reveal a fifth for you."

After being asked if there will be another hidden character. Could he mean that they will reveal it later on or will we have to play it ourselves to find out?

Masahiro Sakurai, series creator, revealed on Miiverse that Majora’s Mask will appear as an assist trophy in the upcoming Super Smash Bros on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

"Here’s a new Assist Trophy–the Skull Kid! I repeat, it’s an Assist Trophy, not a new fighter. The characters announced on the website are the fighters."

Reggie is opened to the idea of including him in the next Super Smash Brothers game. He has recently tweeted:

" My #FinalSmash in Super Smash Bros. would be the MY BODY IS READY SLAM #Regginator"

Reggie has also said that the series creator, Masahiro Sakurai, might consider adding him if the petition gets 100,000 signatures.

The petition has already reached over 34,000 signatures.
Reggie's final smash would be called “MY BODY IS READY SLAM.”

Square Enix has registered some recent trademarks involving the Dragon Quest series. The trademarked titles are "Luminaries of the Legendary Line" and "The Seeds of Salvation". Could this finally be the western release of the Dragon Quest VII that everyone has been expecting?

One Piece: Romance Dawn has been announced for North America. The game will be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS on February 11th of next year. You will be able to purchase the game through the Nintendo 3DS eShop or through retailers.

Nintendo has opened the site for The Legend if Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. They have already released brand new gameplay footage and additional information on the dungeons and the items that we will be seeing in the game.

According to an investment site states that Nintendo will be forced to discontinue their latest home console, the Wii U, sometime next year. Says they are even still losing money from every console sold. With competition by the likes of Sony and Microsoft approaching with their latest home consoles aren't going to help Wii U sales this holiday season.