In addition to the familiar small stylus that can be stored within the device, the new device
includes a longer, pen-like stylus, Evans says, "which is definitely more comfortable if you are going to be playing for a long time." Several games are preloaded.
Bloomberg's Adam Satariano reports the device will double as a book reader similar to Apple's iPad, Amazon's Kindle and Sony's Reader. Nintendo will roll out "100 Classic Books" for $19.95 in June. "It's not really about trying to take on the e-book market," says Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo's evp of sales and marketing for North America. "It's just one more way to enjoy your device."