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Nintendo will offer 3D content for the Nintendo 3DS

By: I Yarom
on March 6, 2011 5:40 pm

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Last year, we reported that Nintendo planned to introduce a new game console that will support 3D displays without the need of special glasses. In the Nintendo keynote at the Game Developers Conference 2011, Satoru Iwata president and CEO of Nintendo announced that 3D content that will be available for the Nintendo 3DS. Beside recording 3D movies on the device, the Nintendo 3DS will feature streaming video from Netflix, including 3D video content. Nintendo will offer a special 3D video channel that will include movie trailers, music videos, and comedy shorts. As for gaming, Nintendo announced a Super Mario game for the 3DS, that will be further detailed at the E3 expo this June. Nintendo will introduce an eShop, where you will be able to download games to the device, including 3D-remastered classic games. The Nintendo 3DS device will be available in the US on March 27th and will have a price of $250. Nintendo is working hard to offer interesting 3D content for the device. Do you think 3D games and movies are the next buzz?

The full keynote is available here.

Comments

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    Brainphreak says:

    3d technology is long overdue, if it was approached professionally and seriously decades ago it would have been the norm already. Just like color modernized b and w television, 3G is modernizing all television. Companies LOVE re-selling you the same product, so remastering old games and movies into 3d is going to be huge. Companies are more interested in selling the old products than creating new innovative and ‘risky’ ideas now days. I can’t say that I wouldn’t want 3d classic super Mario or to be able to watch beetlejuice in full 3d though… It’s a huge market coming and another way to sell bluray players. Its good to sell real media if they act quick since it’s hard to trade 3d on file sharing without quality loss so far. I even have a section of 3d video and pics ont website, visit http://www.brainphreak.net

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    Jackie Cheng says:

    Awesome picture. Did wish that was actually a 3DS.

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    Ronald says:

    Me and my whole family got a little sick after watching a 3D movie in the theater.
    I’m not sure how we’d react (our stomages) on a 3D NDS.
    Guess we’ll just have to wait and see for our selves in a couple of weeks.

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    james braselton says:

    hi there watching 3d videos on nintendo video service and netflix are now rolling out 3d movies through straming for 3ds and all portable 3d devices and 3d computers and there are a few 3d web sites as well

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