Code-name no more, the official moniker for the Nintendo 3DS is...the Nintendo 3DS.

The NINTENDO 3DS is the Kyoto-base game company's successor to its wildly popular Nintendo DS line. It is Nintendo's fourth general handheld gaming system after the Game Boy, the Game Boy Advance and the Nintendo DS.

Here is what we know:

The Nintendo 3DS is black and blue, red and black as well as black and, well, black.
As promised, this is a glasses-free 3D device
Two cameras on the outside of the device for 3D picture taking
3D depth slider on the side of the device
Round numb analog stick called the "Slide Pad"
Bottom screen is a touch panel
Below the touch screen are Select, Home and Start buttons
Underneath the A, B, X, Y buttons is the handheld's power button
Motion sensor and gyroscope
Compatible with Nintendo DSi
A camera facing the player above the portable's 3D screen
The ability to play 3D Hollywood movies, like Legends of the Guardians from Warner Brothers
The 3DS launch game will be Kid Icarus: Uprising
It is a powerful system, featuring improved graphics
The 3DS periodically searchs for WiFi spots and other 3DSs
Easy online navigation
No monthly fee for Nintendo's 3DS online access
Nintendo is developing 3D Nintendogs
More than twenty companies have signed on to develop for the 3DS
The top screen is 3.5 inches
Release date is TBA
Price is TBA
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