The Japanese gaming titan has officially unveiled a software launch line-up that is composed of 18 games, having expectations to build up for the retail release of Nintendo’s groundbreaking glasses-free 3DS portable console.
The stereoscopic 3DS will be released on stores in the United States this coming March 27. It will be supported by first-party offerings like the aerial adventure Pilotwings Resort, pet stimulator Nintendogs + Cats, and submarine action title Steel Diver.
The entire first-party titles of Nintendo will price $39.99 USD each, over five dollars than the most expensive Nintendo DS game.
Reminder: Potential 3DS buyers in Australia will not get Pilotwings and Steel Diver during launch this coming March 31 as Nintendo has so far to verify their own street dates.
The 3DS release will furthermore consist of an inspiring selection of third-party makings from publishers for instance Ubisoft, Sega, Namco Bandai, Konami, Electronic Arts (EA) and Capcom.
Those titles are guided by the resembling of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D, The Sims 3, Madden NFL Football, Super Street Fighter IV 3D, Ridge Racer 3D, Super Monkey Ball 3D, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars.
Stimulated Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said in a statement, “Seeing 3D visuals without the need for special glasses is just one aspect of Nintendo 3DS.”
He added, “The real test of any system is whether the games and applications draw you in and keep you engaged. Through the launch window and beyond, Nintendo 3DS delivers.”
Further than the apparent plea of its 3D graphics, the Nintendo 3DS comes prepared with an engorged upper screen, a rear-facing dual camera able of snapping 3D photos, six enlarged actuality cards, support for 3D movie playback, and backward compatibility with accessible Nintendo DS games.
Additional major 3DS releases predictable to appear previous to the close of 2011 comprise Kid Icarus: Uprising, a new Mario Kart, and 3D editions of classics such as The Legend of Zelda: StarFox 64 and Ocarina of Time.