Nintendo recently held an event in Japan known as Nintendo World, with most of the news being 3DS-centric. The launch lineup was divulged, new videos, and some screens of what might be 2011′s biggest industry mover were announced.
Get the full quencher past the break.
3DS’s Japan Launch Lineup:
-Nintendogs + Cats (¥4,800)
-Winning Eleven Soccer 3D (¥5,800)
-Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition (¥4,800)
-Samurai Warriors Chronicle (¥6,090)
-Puzzle Bobble 3D (¥4,980)
-Ridge Racer 3D (¥6,090)
-Battle of the Giants: Dinosaurs 3D (¥5,040)
-Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracles (¥5,980)
Shorter than what was previously expected, but good enough.
First Party Release Lineup:
With Nintendogs + Cats announced as a launch title, Nintendo’s gone on to introduce some other games from its first party times, including timelines.
We can expect Steel Diver, Pilotwings Resort and the 3DS version of Zelda: Ocarina of Time are down for spring. Star Fox 64 3D and Kid Icarus: Uprising are all pinned down for summer.
Mario Kart 3DS, Animal Crossing 3DS and Paper Mario 3DS are yet To be announced.
The Quencher Continues: 3DS Battery Life Made Known, Lasts 3-8hrs, Takes 3.5 Hours To Charge
Via Nintendo’s official Site, a full spec list of the 3DS was divulged, included therein was the handheld’s battery life and recharging time.
It’s battery will last anywhere from 3-8hrs (a wide margin, we know), and takes up to 3.5hrs to charge. Thanks, Kotaku. The battery life varies, according to Nintendo, depending on the system’s backlighting. If it’s turned on, then expect the battery to last much less than if it were off.
Video Thirst: Packaging, Trailers, TV Ads, Gameplay And More
Here’s what your 3DS packaging will look like when you pick it up this year:
As for what will be inside the packaging, you’ll find:
2Gb SD Memory Card
Six AR cards
Quick Start Guide
Here’s a trailer for the 3DS detailing the handheld:
Here’s an ad promoting the device:
Dead Or Alive 3DS Gets Gameplay Trailer:
Gameplay Trailers Of Resident Evil: Mercenaries, Kid Icarus And Mask Of Miracles Oust
Some Other Titles Landing On The Machine This Year:
A Strategy RPG Project from Imageepoch in 2012
Haku Ouki 3D from Idea Factory – 2011
Karasu 3D from Milestone – Summer 2011
Tetris Axis from Hudson -Summer 2011
Daisenryaku from SystemSoft Alpha – Summer 2011