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China Approves Nintendo 3DS

Written on January 11, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Nintendo gets a golden pass to China as the local government approves the selling of the Nintendo 3DS there.

In a country where almost all consoles are banned, Nintendo got China’s approval to sell the Nintendo 3DS there. However, the Nintendo 3DS will be taking a different name as it will be called the “iQue 3DS”. iQue is Nintendo’s partner inside China. This move apparently got a couple of advantages as the much anticipated 3D console makes its way into a market where the Xbox 360 and PS3 have never even touched yet.

Ever since 2000, the Chinese government has denied video game consoles entry for this reason: video games might make their children neglect their duties and obligations to their country. However with the ban not covering PC gaming, it didn’t fully supress the video game culture.

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