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Japan Gets All The Best 2DS Colors

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Nintendo announced a few new colours for the 2DS XL today. Some were given release dates in the West, but as is becoming custom, the best ones were not.

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In October, the US is finally getting the white/orange model first shown off in Japan in April:

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And in November, there’ll be this Pokeball one:

Which is fine! But during Japan’s Nintendo Direct, these were shown off:

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Lovely. And Japan is getting not one but two Pokemon models, the other—again, not shown in the US release—having Pikachu’s face all over the top of it:

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Yellow handhelds are the best handhelds. Doubly so when they’ve got rosy red cheeks.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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