Pictures claiming to feature the upcoming Nintendo 3DS have been circulating on the Internet today.
The images, which first cropped up on a gaming forum, show a 3DS boasting an entirely black shell. That version of the device was shown off by Nintendo last year. The company has also unveiled a version of the 3DS boasting a black bezel around the top display and a blue bezel around the bottom screen.
Unlike previous versions of the device, the 3DS in the leaked images seems to indicate that Nintendo has made the device's start, home, and select buttons flush with the plastic under the handheld's display. Other than that, the device seems unchanged from earlier models shown to the press.
Video game site 3DS Buzz was first to report on the leak, which allegedly comes from a worker in one of Nintendo's factories. A video of the device was posted to YouTube earlier today and was promptly taken down from the site. Other links to the video were working at the time of this writing, however.… Read more