Virtual Handheld Confirmed for 3DS

Not a joke this time

For years, gamers have been clamouring for a VIrtual Console-style system for the DS, allowing them to download and play their favourite GameBoy titles. You just have to read the comments on this spoof article to know how keenly awaited the service was. Now, with the 3DS, Nintendo has answered your calls, as it's announced it's bringing a range of old school classics to the system.

Although no real specifics have been announced, it's likely the first titles released will be classic franchise outings such as Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and Super Mario Land.

Not only will the original games be released in exactly the same way you remember them, Nintendo also announced that it would also make available classic games in 3D. What these games will be and how the 3D revamping will work, but we can't wait to find out.

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