Biggest hint dropped so far.
Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo's creator of Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda, has announced plans to step down as head of game design.
It was, of course, inevitable that Nintendo's chubby Italian plumber would grace the company's new 3DS handheld, with the company revealing the latest game details and plans for the upcoming Super Mario 3DS.
Nintendo's president hopes that Hollywood movie studios will embrace the new Nintendo 3DS in order to promote 3D movie trailers.
Nintendo may include 3D video recording with the forthcoming 3DS handheld, according to hints dropped by the Japanese gaming company.
British Nintendo developers are adamant that the new glasses-free 3DS handheld, due for release early in 2011, is going to appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers alike.
The Nintendo 3DS was undoubtedly the big news at this year's E3 in Los Angeles, somewhat overshadowing the Kinect and Move motion-control games on show from Microsoft and Sony.
Shigeru Miyamoto has stressed that the Wii 2 'must be unique' and that Nintendo is not all about new technology, as is the case with some of its rivals.