Nintendo has announced a Misty Pink-colored 3DS system for Japanese gamers.
According to Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, the amount of female players who own a Nintendo 3DS is even higher than those that owned a regular DS, and so they thought adding a pink color to the lineup of system colors earlier rather than later would be a good thing.
The new Misty Pink colored 3DS will be released in Japan on October 20th, 2011 at a price of ¥15,000.
In America Nintendo also recently announced that a “Metallic Rose” pink-colored Nintendo DSi XL is hitting shelves soon. This new hardware color for the previous-generation of DSi XL systems in extra large size releases to stores on September 18th, 2011.
Hopefully the pink 3DS will come to the West sooner rather than later, as well. It’s always better to have more options!
Alongside the announcement of the Metallic Rose DSi XL, Nintendo reiterated the fact that two big new regular DS games are coming this holiday. They include Kirby: Mass Attack, which releases on September 19th and Professor Layton and the Last Specter, which releases on October 17th. The latter releases in Europe under the title, “Professor Layton and the Spectre’s Call”, on November 25th, 2011. Kirby Mass Attack meanwhile hits Europe on October 28th.
Here is a video showing off tons of gameplay footage of the very strange Kirby Mass Attack, which is a puzzle platformer in which you must use the stylus exclusively to control an entire group of Kirby’s at once!
And here is a new Professor Layton and the Last Specter video which gives you a retrospective look at Nintendo’s award-winning franchise.