While gamers in North America twiddle their thumbs in anticipation of the launch of Nintendo's new 3DS, those in Australia and Japan have already had enough time with the handheld game console to find a quirky Easter egg.

When sitting at the web browser's main menu, tap out the first few notes to the Super Mario Bros. theme song on the lower screen. Doing so will transform your list of bookmarks into a stage select. From there, just tap the stage you want to play and you'll jump into a Breakout-style mini game.

If you already have the new 3DS, give it a try and let us know if it works for you in the comments section below.

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