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Nintendo Announces the 2DS!

Aug 30, 2013

Nintendo reveals its newest hand-held system to the world, the Nintendo 2DS! Keep reading Kidzworld's preview for more info!

A More Affordable Alternative

In a nutshell, the Nintendo 2DS is an entry level version of the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system. It plays all 3DS games but in 2D only and will be available this October 12th, for $129.00 (US). October 12th just so happens to be the day Pokemon X & Y come out as well.

The Nintendo 2DS features most of the same features as its big brother. Dual screens, button layout, online multiplayer and touch screen are just as they are on 3DS. 2DS is also backwards compatible with thousands of Nintendo DS games, giving it an incredible library right from the get-go for newcomers. The biggest change in the systems design comes in the lack of a flip-screen. The new 2DS hand-held is now more like a tablet with a sleek and sturdy, angular design.

No 3D, No flip-screen.No 3D, No flip-screen.Courtesy of Nintendo

Colors and Cases

The Nintendo 2DS will be available in two colors at launch, Blue or Red. Not only that but there will be optional carrying cases available, which feature a zip-up pocket.

Come in Red or Blue!2DS comes in Red or Blue!Courtesy of Nintendo

Sleek, zip-up carry casesSleek, zip-up carry cases.Courtesy of Nintendo

Check out Nintendo's introduction video of the 2DS below!

Nintendo is determined to get as many of their products in our hands as possible, any barrier they see is quickly torn down. Don't like 3D all that much but are looking for an affordable way to experience Nintendo's latest 3DS exclusives? The Nintendo 2DS is a great place to start.

Nintendo 2DS will be available this October, 12th, for a suggested retail price of $129.99 

The optional carrying cases will be available for a suggested retail price of $12.99

Have Your Say!

Are you planning on picking up a Nintendo 2DS? Let us know in the comments below!



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