Pre-order sales for Nintendo Co.’s Super Mario 3D Land for the Nintendo 3DS ranked in the top 10 ‘Most Wished For’ products this week at Amazon.com Inc. post price drop of the 3DS hardware to Nintendo 3DS handheld to $169.99.
Super Mario 3D Land is a brand new 3D adventure that now includes the trademark Tanooki Raccoon Suit from Super Mario Bros. 3 for use in new 3D levels.
It will be sold in Nov.
Nintendo in Sept. said sales of the Nintendo 3DS held a 260 percent sales increase post price cut of the hardware.
Nintendo in July began offering streaming functionality by Netflix Inc. and a short-form video service to view 3D movie trailers, comedy clips and music videos.
This Nov., a new system update will offer 3D video recording functionality.
Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.
The Nintendo 3DS includes two screens, a 3D Depth Slider, a Circle Pad, and a 2GB SD Card.
Functionality includes StreetPass to exchange game data between owners who pass one another.
Additionally, the hardware includes the Nintendo 3DS Camera software, Mii Maker, and the Nintendo eShop to download new software.
The Nintendo 3DS includes 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.
In addition, the 3DS is backwards compatible with Nintendo DS and DSi games.