Nintendo 3DS announced, hits stores March 2011

The Nintendo 3DS (temporary name) have just has been announced for release in March next year.

“Nintendo 3DS is going to be the new portable game machine to succeed ‘Nintendo DS series,’ whose cumulative consolidated sales from Nintendo amounted to 125million units as of the end of December 2009,” says the press release.

“It will include backward compatibility so that the software for Nintendo DS series, including the ones for Nintendo DSi, can also be enjoyed.”

More information to come at E3 this summer.