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3DS specs confirmed by Iwata?

It is becoming increasingly more likely that Nintendo is using Sharp’s parallax 3D tech for its upcoming handheld, the Nintendo 3DS. Key to Sharp’s parallax 3D system is how the technology can be turned on and off at the flick of a switch. In a recent interview Iwata said that …

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3DS users can turn off 3D

US news agency Forbes has revealed that the 3D elements of Nintendo’s upcoming handheld the 3DS can be switched off. The admission comes amidst concerns relating to the possible health effects for children who play 3D titles for a prolonged period of time. However, the claims point to a far …

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3DS hitting UK this October?

Nintendo will launch its DS successor the 3DS in the UK this October according to reports in the specialist press. The machine was only announced a little over a month ago. Nintendo has subsequently admitted that it had planned to release the first details a lot later, but that its …

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3DS is Nintendo’s ‘biggest launch’ since ’04

Nintendo has squashed any doubts that its 3DS handheld is just an extension of the current DS platform. In an interview with Bloomberg, Nintendo America’s president has described the new handheld – expected to hit the market by March 2011 – as the firm’s biggest launch since the original DS …

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3DS could hurt DSi XL sales

The announcement of the Nintendo 3DS could have damaged any chance the DSi XL had in the global market, one analyst has claimed. Speaking to CNBC, M2 Research analyst Billy Pigeon stated: Apparently, the Japanese press was all over it and talked with suppliers there and Nintendo just wanted to …

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3DS sends Nintendo stock soaring

The announcement of the 3DS has had a very positive effect on Nintendo’s stock, with the company’s decision to turn to 3D technology – which is one of hottest sectors in modern consumer electronics – seemingly sparking the interest of investors. Nintendo’s share price shot up by nine per cent …

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Koller: Were focusing on 3D in the home

With 3D gaming still in its infancy, Nintendo’s surprise announcement of the 3DS yesterday marks a surprise new direction for the technology – and it’s one that has failed to convince SCEA’s director of hardware and marketing John Koller. I think it remains to be seen where Nintendo goes with …

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