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Nintendo 3DS launches in U.S.

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 27 Mar 2011 1:43

Nintendo 3DS launches in U.S. The Nintendo 3DS gaming handheld has launched today in the U.S. with some places having launch parties at midnight.
Nintendo is selling the console for $250 in Cosmos Black and Aqua Blue bundles that include a free charging dock and a 2GB SD card. Each 3DS comes with the games Face Raiders and AR Games pre-installed.

Gaming on the 3DS is notable because new games can be playable in 3D without the need for special glasses.

Nintendo released the console in Japan last month and in Europe on Friday.

The launch titles are as follows:

Three of the titles will be Nintendo-published, and all titles have an MSRP of $39.99:

- Pilotwings Resort
- Steel Diver
- nintendogs + cats

And third party published:

- Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition from CAPCOM
- The Sims 3 from EA
- Madden NFL Football from EA SPORTS
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
- LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars from LucasArts
- RIDGE RACER 3D from NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
- Super Monkey Ball 3D from SEGA
- BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE from Square-Enix, Inc.
- Asphalt 3D from UBISOFT
- Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D from UBISOFT
- Rayman 3D from UBISOFT
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars from UBISOFT

(Article pic from outside of Best Buy launch party event in NYC)

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