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    Default Nintendo 3DS - Official Thread

    So, Nintendo's next console will be the Nintendo 3DS.

    Who saw that one coming? And more importantly, anyone excited at the prospects of this thing?

    Looks like this year's E3 could be very interesting for handheld gamers like myself!

    http://kotaku.com/5499697/nintendo-a...e-nintendo-3ds
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    I can't say I'm entirely excited for the idea of 3D games. 3D movies haven't seemed that great really (and I'm including Avatar in that, "the" 3D movie) and I prefer seeing them in regular 2D. Still, it could prove to be great... and of course every game doesn't have to use the 3D function.
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    Unless it comes with a stand and eyeshade, and has the option to view every game in red monochrome, pass. When will this current 3D craze just die!?

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    PSP in Japan is selling like hotcake. It is even beating DSi. This comes to no surprise why Nintendo planning to launch new DS with 3d capability. PSP already done it few years ago. I think this will truly mean real 3d handheld war.

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    When will Nintendo ever come up with their own ideas? /sarcasm.

    Nintendo fanboys have been saying it ever since Sony announced six axis, then motion control, and then about Microsoft when announcing the Natal. Now you see Nintendo announcing a system with 3d capabilities which Sony has been working on to be integrated into the PS3 for years now.

    I could honestly care less about 3d, but yeah. Just thought I'd bring that up.
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    So does that make the DSi and DSi XL this generation's Sega CD/32X?

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    It's like a portable gamecube!

    ... or like two gamecubes in the same box!

    Do they have a massive backlog of gamecube parts or something?
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    If it's got the head-tracking/eye-tracking tech similar to what the DSi has (and supposedly it does) color me very intrigued...

    Possible Nintendo 3DS effect - DSi

    Not having a DS or DSi, and being backwards compatible, I'd consider it.
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    I think the theory is that Nintendo will use a fixed parallax barrier, such as a lenticular lens array for the screens. I'm not sure how it's going to work in person, and how lighting and such will effect the experience. Also, you have to wonder if there will be a pretty good percentage of people who won't be able to enjoy it. I have a good buddy that has a problem with one of his eyes, and he can't "see" 3D. I'm not sure whether he'll be able to see 3D on this device or not. I know those people are definitely in the minority, but still....

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    Default Nintendo... why not just give us a 2010 version of the Virtual Boy?

    I know this might sound crazy, but why not a new version of the Virtual Boy? Now that they are going to do the Nintendo 3DS, it would seem that they would be more open to trying something even more out of left field. The idea of trying to enjoy a 3D experience on a tiny handheld just seems kinda goofy. But give me a full size Virtual Boy, in color, with more advanced technology, and I'd definitely want to try it out.

    I'm wondering if VR headsets will ever return to the consumer market? Maybe it's just too much of a health/side-effects issue or something. Still, I'd love to see what a modern day Virtual Boy would look like with the latest and greatest technology under the hood.

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    I think the 3DS IS what the modern virtual boy would look like.

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    Well it doesn't look bad, Tilting the system to look around wasn't my first thought when I heard of this though. Can you leave the system on a table then move around the system to look around in the game? Probably not. I think this will sell better than Virtual Boy though, Nintendo didn't advertise the VB much and the 3D effect wasn't as obvious. Also, When they had the VB at E3 (Or whatever shows they may have been marketing at) The common passerby couldn't see the 3D effect unless they tried it out. With all that said, I'd buy one if I was in the market for a DS.

    Edit - The video title doesn't say 3DS, it says DSI. BTW, Don't you think this is somewhat gimmicky?
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    Maybe we can finally get a remake of VB Wario Land and Mario Clash in color with enhanced graphics and render the VB even more obscure?
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    Or the could team up with Sega and do holograms again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garry Silljo View Post
    Or the could team up with Sega and do holograms again.
    You mean reflecting a standard TV off a curved mirror?

    It would be intersting to see someone try something like this again though. The technology is certainly there now...unlike 15 years ago. And head tracking is much better and cheaper now as well.

    But it's much more likely that more games will continue to support 3D TV's as they become mainstream.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WCP View Post
    I'm wondering if VR headsets will ever return to the consumer market?




    I just think the idea of consumer VR helmets is not only passe, but that the internet kinda stole a lot of VR's thunder. I mean, people are addicted to WoW without expensive VR helmets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jb143 View Post
    You mean reflecting a standard TV off a curved mirror?

    It would be intersting to see someone try something like this again though. The technology is certainly there now...unlike 15 years ago. And head tracking is much better and cheaper now as well.

    But it's much more likely that more games will continue to support 3D TV's as they become mainstream.
    Actually, Sony has some patents on a fairly advanced holographic display system which basically displays content in a cylinder shape on top of a display table and you can walk around the entire projection cylinder and view the objects inside from all angles. The cost makes it very difficult to use in consumer applications, but I could see it being a reality 5-10 years from now.

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    This is a simple question, nintendo just don't wanna anything with virtual boy name, this system was a total shame for nintendo

    Personally, I like very much virtual boy, games are good, 3d visuals are good but kill my spine

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