Pre-order sales for Nintendo Co.’s Super Mario 3D Land for the Nintendo 3DS increased this week at Inc. due to strong demand.

This week, Super Mario 3D Land held a 34 percent sales increase to rank at No. 70 in Amazon’s Video Games division.

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 Nov. 13.

Nintendo in Sept. said sales of the Nintendo 3DS held a 260 percent sales increase post price cut of the hardware.

Nintendo in Aug. price cut the Nintendo 3DS handheld to $169.99, 33 percent off the former $249.99 MSRP.

New titles to be sold in 2011 include Super Mario 3D Land Nov. 13 and Mario Kart 7 Dec. 4.

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.

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