Nintendo of America just confirmed its new 3DS console will launch on March 27 for $249.99, available in Cosmo Black or Aqua Blue.

Nintendo claims 30 games will accompany the console on or near (before the end of June) launch. The list of titles confirmed as in development for 3DS includes:


  • Animal Crossing (Nintendo)
  • Kid Icarus Uprising (Nintendo)
  • Mario Kart 3DS (Nintendo)
  • nintendogs + cats (Nintendo)
  • PaperMario (Nintendo)
  • PilotWings Resort (Nintendo)
  • StarFox 64 3D (Nintendo)
  • Steel Diver (Nintendo)
  • Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo)

Third Party Games:

  • Super Street Fighter® IV 3D Edition (Capcom)
  • Resident Evil®: The Mercenaries 3D (Capcom)
  • Madden NFL Football (EA)
  • The Sims™ 3 (EA)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D (Konami)
  • LEGO® Star Wars® III: The Clone Wars™ (LucasArts)
  • Ridge Racer® 3D (Namco)
  • Dual Pen Sports™ (Namco)
  • Super Monkey Ball™ 3D (SEGA)
  • Thor™: God of Thunder (SEGA)
  • CRUSH™ 3D (SEGA)
  • BUST-A-MOVE™ UNIVERSE (Square Enix)
  • Samurai Warriors® Chronicles (Tecmo)
  • Dead or Alive® Dimensions (Tecmo)
  • Asphalt™ 3D (Ubisoft)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon® Shadow Wars (Ubisoft)
  • Combat of Giants™: Dinosaurs 3D (Ubisoft)
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 3D (Ubisoft)
  • Rayman® 3D (Ubisoft)
  • Rabbids® Travel in Time (Ubisoft)
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked (Atlus)

Here's what your dollars will get you inside the box:

  • Nintendo 3DS system
  • Nintendo 3DS charging cradle
  • Nintendo 3DS AC adapter
  • Nintendo 3DS stylus
  • SD Memory Card (2GB)
  • 6 AR Card(s) (view the cards using the outer cameras to play supported AR games)
  • Quick-Start Guide
  • Operations Manual (including warranty)

Our man Jonathan Wahlgren is at the New York 3DS event and will have more updates for you later on today. Keep your eyes on our 3DS live text for new updates as and when they happen.