3DS

3DS

Nintendo dropping price of 3DS to $169.99 on Aug. 12

Nintendo of America announced Thursday that it's dropping the price of its newest handheld gaming device, the 3DS, a little more than four months after it launched.

Currently priced at $249.99 at most retailers, the 3DS will be available for $169.99 at retail as of Aug. 12 — a savings of $80.

Nintendo announces next console, the Wii U

The Wii U will be Nintendo's next console, the video game maker announced Tuesday morning at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

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