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Nintendo 3DS makes Britons sick

Written on March 31, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Launched just last week in the UK, the Nintendo 3DS is reportedly making numerous of Britons sick.

The newly launched 3D game console has been getting complaints from hundreds of buyers in Britain who said they felt dizzy after playing the game.

The Nintendo 3DS is the first handheld device to offer games, entertainment and films in 3D without the need for special glasses. The gaming console pulls this feature off by flashing separate imageries into each eye, thus creating illusions of depth.

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Super Monkey Ball 3D Trailer Kicks Off

Written on January 21, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Are you ready for some bananas? Here comes the Super Monkeys and they're all on 3D.

Another Nintendo 3DS game is revealed guys! Super Monkey Ball 3D just landed and it shows off its very first trailer. We can’t directly assume the whereabouts of the game but let’s just say that this one is a Simian Thunderdome. Two monkeys in, one goes out.

However, Nintendo hasn’t rolled out any release dates for most 3DS games, instead they said it would be available by March 27. As for Super Monkey Ball, it will be only available for 3D and nothing else.

Brace yourself for a huge fit of giggles, races and bananas! Hit the play button below to view the trailer.

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Nintendo CEO Defends the Nintendo 3DS

Written on January 12, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Innocent until proven guilty. Nintendo CEO answers the allegations against the newest 3D game console.

Nintendo issued a warning a few weeks after the reported danger of the 3D technology to children below six years old. During this weekend’s Nintendo World event, Nintendo had young children play demos in 2D and even asked the parents to stick a special sticker featuring the Toad character on their children.

Until now, here are still no concrete pieces of evidence or reported claims about the negative effects of 3D to kids.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo CEO Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata defended the rumors.

“They’re not meant to mean that game systems are dangerous. Rather, Nintendo hopes to give its customers adequate information and protect against lawsuits.” Iwata said.

Iwata mentioned that some specialist believed that extended viewing of 3D video has its own negative effects to children’s eye sight. But he did not tell who are these specialists.

The 3DS packaging will be printed with words indicating the possibility of negative impacts when played by children for long hours. Both the instruction manual and system packaging will contain such messages.

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Nintendo 3DS Glitch: Short Battery Life

Written on January 11, 2011 by Charles Bass

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The Nintendo 3DS craze is unstoppable. But it is not all about the mind-blowing features; a flaw about the 3DS was already discovered: short battery life.

Nintendo 3DS first adored the public at E3 and its impact to the public was just powerful. Nintendo released a few focal points about the device’s specifications but it was notable that the device has short battery life. Think about three to five hours of game play in 3D and five to eight hours on 2D.

In short,the game console is only playable when you’re not that bored or else you’ll feel disappointed once the device runs out of battery. Not a very good companion for long car rides or camps. It is unclear why Nintendo did not see this coming.

Surely, sooner or later there will be third party accessories that “might” enhance or increase the battery life of the device. Let’s just wait and see.

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