Nintendo surprised everybody today by announcing the New Nintendo 2DS handheld console. The newest member of the DS family will be released for $129.99. It can do all the same functions as the Nintendo 3DS but they took out the 3-D functions on the handheld device. This big change could be a way to not only save Nintendo in cost in making the system but help encourage everybody that the handheld console is safe to play for kids. The release of handheld is October 12, 2013. What do you think of Nintendo’s big change leave a comment below!