Nintendo is always highly secretive about forthcoming new hardware and gaming tech. The Mario factory ranks alongside Apple in terms of the precautions taken to ensure its latest tech developments are kept strictly behind closed doors.
Yet while the Japanese gaming giant has already officially announced 73 games for the forthcoming auto-stereoscopic handheld, there is little concrete information in the public domain about what else we might be able to do with this 3D-camera-toting affordable piece of consumer technology.
Will it work as an affordable 3D camera, for example? Or, more excitingly for many, might it even work as a rudimentary video-calling device?