Circle Pad Pro

3DS XL Circle Pad Pro now available in the US

Nintendo of America has made the 3DS XL’s Circle Pad Pro accessory available on its online store, the very first time the over-sized peripheral has been officially offered for sale in North America. It’ll set you back $20, but what price accuracy in games that really work better with twin analog, like Monster Hunter and […]

Circle Pad Pro headlines

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns to 3DS - Nintendo Direct

    Two Nintendo Directs aired simultaneously in Europe and North America today. The big news? Western release dates for Animal Crossing New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for 3DS.

  • 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro hits Japan in mid-November

    The #DS XL version of the Circle Pad Pro – which adds a second analog stick to Nintendo’s latest portable – will began retailing in Japan on November 15. Siliconera spotted the date on Nintendo Japan’s website, where the peripheral is priced at ¥1,500. No word yet on western launch but with Monster Hunter 3 […]

  • 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro extension gets a redesign, first image here

    3DS XL still doesn’t have a second analogue nub, which still annoys a lot of people. But if you really must have a second stick on your handheld, then you can grab the new Circle Pad Pro extension from Nintendo. We’ve got the first pic below.

  • 3DS XL to receive Circle Pad Pro later this year, will support data transfer

    Although many gamers were disappointed that the 3DS XL design does not include a second Circle Pad, a 3DS XL version of the Circle Pad Pro accessory will be released for the console later this year in Japan.

  • Circle Pad Pro looks to be a GameStop exclusive in the US

    Like Xenoblade Chronicles before it, it looks as though Nintendo’s optional 3DS accessory Circle Pad Pro will launch in the US as a GameStop exclusive. Launching in the country on February 7, the peripheral will run you $19.99 and works as an additional shoulder button attachment for games such as Resident Evil Revelations and METAL […]

  • Report - 3DS Circle Pad Pro provides 480 hours of gameplay on one battery

    A report over on Andriasang states that the Circle Pad Pro for 3DS will last for 480 hours of gameplay using just one AAA battery. Nice to know, since the battery is protected by a cover-plate that requires a screw driver to remove it. Still, that is a bit inconsequential, since the battery will last […]

  • 3DS Circle Pad Pro add-on out January 27 in Europe

    Nintendo confirmed today that Circle Pad Pro, the 3DS add-on which grants the handheld an extra thumbstick, will release alongside Resident Evil: Revelations in Europe on January 27

  • Nintendo trademarks Circle Pad Pro

    Speaking of strapping stuff to your 3DS, a new trademark suggests the big N has finally settled on a name for its second analog circle attachment.