Nintendo 3DS media blowout

Screenshots aplenty from the newly announced Nintendo 3DS. Over 20 titles to feast your eyes on!

Page 1 – Nintendo 3DS specifications
Page 2 – Animal Crossing, Kid Icarus Uprising and Mario Kart
Page 3 – nintendogs + cats, Paper Mario and Pilotwings Resort
Page 4 – Star Fox 64 3D, Steel Diver, The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D
Page 5 – Battle of Giants Dinosaur Strike, Chocobo Racing 3D, Dead or Alive 3D, DJ Hero 3D, Hollywood61, Kingdom Hearts and Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D
Page 6 – Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle, Resident Evil, Ridge Racer, Samurai Warriors 3D, Sims 3, Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition, Tom Clancys Ghost Recon and Tom Clancys Splinter Cell Chaos Theory

NOTE – Thumbnails may look a little weird, but when opened they are fine.

3DS Hardware

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First up is the actual hardware itself, here are the specifications:

  • Size (when closed):   Approximately 5.3 inches wide, 2.9 inches long, 0.8 inches tall.
  • Weight:    Approximately 8 ounces.
  • Look:     Final design is TBA.
  • Top Screen:    3.53-inch widescreen LCD display, enabling 3D view without the need for special glasses; with 800×240 pixel resolution (400 pixels are allocated for each eye to enable 3D viewing).
  • Touch Screen:    3.02-inch LCD with 320×240 pixel resolution with a touch screen.
  • Cameras:    One inner camera and two outer cameras with 640×480 (0.3 Mega) pixel resolution.
  • Pre-Installed Software:   TBA
  • Nintendo 3DS Game Card:  2 GB Max. at launch.
  • Wireless Communication:  Can communicate in the 2.4 GHz band. Multiple Nintendo 3DS systems can connect via a local wireless connection to let users communicate or enjoy competitive game play. Systems also can connect to LAN access points to access the Internet and allow people to enjoy games with others. Will support IEEE 802.11 with enhanced
    security (WPA/WPA2). Nintendo 3DS hardware is designed so that even when not in use, it can automatically exchange data with other Nintendo 3DS systems or receive data via the Internet while in sleep mode.
  • Game Controls:   Touch screen, embedded microphone, A/B/X/Y face buttons, + Control Pad, L/R buttons, Start and Select buttons, “Slide Pad” that allows 360-degree analog input, one inner camera, two outer cameras, motion sensor and a gyro sensor.
  • Other Input Controls:    3D Depth Slider to adjust level of 3D effect (can be scaled back or turned off completely depending on the preference of the user), Home button to call system function, Wireless switch to turn off wireless communications (even during game play), Power button. The telescoping stylus is approximately 4 inches when fully extended.
  • Input/Output:    A port that accepts both Nintendo 3DS game cards and game cards for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems, an SD memory card slot, an AC adapter connector, a charging cradle terminal and a stereo headphone output jack.
  • Sound:     Stereo speakers positioned to the left and right of the top screen.
  • Battery:    Lithium ion battery details TBA.
  • Languages:   TBA
  • Parental Controls:    Parental controls similar to the Nintendo DSi system will be included.

Now onto the games which can be found on page 2 onwards.


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