Nintendo 3DS Release Info Revealed

first_imgNintendo held a press conference in New York today to detail info about its much discussed upcoming portable gaming console, the 3DS. The company’s North American president, Reggie Fils-Aime, took the stage to shed some light on the still semi-mysterious device, including, release date and price: the 3DS will bit hitting our shores on March 27th, priced at $249.99.At launch, the device will be available in blue and black (though, knowing Nintendo, a number of other options will be available in the near future). March 27th will see a number of titles released for the console. Nintendo itself will be offering Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Pilot Wings Resort, Nintendogs and Cats, Kid Icarus Uprising (the title announced at the device’s unveiling, back in June), and Steel Diver.Third party titles include Super Street Fighter IV 3D, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, Madden Football, Dead or Alive Dimensions, and Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D. In all, 30 titles will be offered between launch and E3 2011.The system itself comes pre-loaded with Mii Maker, an Internet browser, a pedometer (Nintendo is really pushing the whole “get out of the house” thing), and Nintendo 3DS Sound audio software.after the jump, check out some videos from Gearlog’s hands-on time with the device at ces the other week.last_img

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