Nintendo has announced that the 3DS will launch on February 26 in Japan for 25,000 yen ($299), coming in the colors of Aqua Blue and Cosmo Black. A North American release is planned for March 2011, with no price given for the region.

The portable will have the ability to take photos, play augmented reality games, create Miis and save them on a 2GB SD card. The 3DS will also have a Virtual Console, with various Game Boy titles available for purchase.