To anyone who ever dismissed glasses-free 3D as a gimmick – the sales figures of the latest Nintendo console should put all doubts to rest, at least for people in Japan. Nintendo shipped a total of 400,000 units of their 3DS console to the retailers in Japan and the device went on sale last Saturday (February 26). In less than 24 hours, every single unit was snapped up from the shelves of those retailers. It’s pretty understandable since Nintendo basically has a cult following in Japan. It’ll be interesting to see if the rest of the world receives the console the same way. The Nintendo 3DS will be made available in Europe on March 25th and the US on March 26th. How many of you will be standing in line to get your hands on one in a few weeks?