$250 is a lot for a handheld, I have no problem paying it because I'm a Nintendo fanatic, but for the average consumer, we'll see if they will be willing to shell out more than a Wii and 360, and slightly less than a PS3...
I believe Reggie said early on that every game shown at the event would be released before E3. Or maybe he said every playable game. Which bodes well for Kid Icarus either way, since it's playable at the show.
I went back and read a couple liveblogs and that seems to be what he was saying. I hope that's correct, because I may buy a 3DS earlier than expected if KI releases soon.
I sort of like the metallic blue, it was the first one we saw at E3... it seems like the default color. The black is sweet too, and probably more practical in the long run, people will notice it less on the train ect.