On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS is going on sale in Japan. It's hitting North America in late March. That might sound like the future. Technically, it is. But it's hardly the future.

Nintendo held a Nintendo 3DS event in Bristol over the weekend, giving UK gamers a chance to check out the upcoming handheld.

This is a glass prism with projected 3D holographic images. It's a tech demo and just a catchy publicity stunt, sure, but it's utterly amazing. Is this the future? God, I hope so.