Nintendo recently announced that their new handheld, the Nintendo 3DS, will release in America on Sunday March 27th 2011 for the retail price of $249.99. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said that we will see over 30 games released by first and third party companies between the system release and June 2011.

The system will launch with two color choices, Aqua Blue and Cosmo Black (shown below). While the official list of games has not yet been revealed, her are a few titles to keep an eye out for that are set to release some time in 2011; LEGEND OF ZELDA: OCARINA OF TIME (HD port of N64 game), RESIDENT EVIL: REVELATIONS (full installment set between RE4 and RE5), RESIDENT EVIL: THE MERCENARIES 3D, STAR FOX (HD port of N64 game), MARIO KART 3D, ASSASSIN’S CREED: LOST LEGACY, KID ICARUS: UPRISING, PILOTWINGS: RESORT, NINTENDOGS AND CATS, SUPER STREET FIGHTER IV 3D EDITION, SUPER MONKEY BALL 3D, and DEAD OR ALIVE DIMENSIONS.

I am a huge Nintendo fan and will be picking one of these up on launch day if possible. Time to get excited nerds! The Nintendo 3DS is upon us1

Expect previews for some individual games soon and official release dates as they are revealed.