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Nintendo 3DS Games Not Dependent on 3D to Play

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Let's put this into perspective. Let's say that you decide to buy one of the many Rock Band games for your Xbox 360, but you're not at all interested in the plastic instruments. So, you figure out a way to play Rock Band using a regular Xbox 360 controller. What's the point? By the same accord, let's say that you can play Dance Central for Kinect by tapping the buttons on a Street Fighter arcade stick. Again, what's the point?

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Nintendo issues warning that 3DS is bad for childrens’ eyes

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What do you do when you have a product that is clearly targeting a younger audience, only to discover that it may not exactly be appropriate younger audience? That's exactly the pickle that Nintendo has somehow found itself handling with the Nintendo 3DS. You see, the 3D-ness could have seriously detrimental effects on the eyeballs of young children.

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First Acer 3D notebook PC revealed to the world

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Wow. When it rains, it really pours in Taiwan, apparently. Acer has been keeping remarkably busy these last couple of days, unveiling smartphones, tablets, and more. Adding to that list is the new Acer AS5745DG-A54E/L. It matters because it's the first 3D laptop from the company.

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Hardware specs for Nintendo 3DS handheld leaked

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By now, you've probably heard about the Nintendo 3DS. You may have seen some of the hands-on pictures and videos that were posted during E3. That's all fine and dandy, but what can we expect under the hood of Nintendo's latest handheld? Well, that part has apparently been revealed too.

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Sony PSP 3D could be closer than we think

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Follow me on this one. When Nintendo first came forward with the Nintendo Revolution, which later became the Nintendo Wii, many people thought the motion-based controls were a fad and a gimmick. Fast forward several years and Sony is now making the Move, which is awfully Wii-like in nature. More recently, Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed the existence of the Nintendo 3DS, pointing toward a glasses-free 3D portable gaming experience. Will Sony do the same with its PSP or PSPgo? It's very possible, because Sony is already working with 3D video.

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3D LCD to hit mobile devices, Nintendo DS, courtesy of Hitachi

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3D displays will soon be the norm, and I'm not talking about those expensive 3D TVs destined for living rooms and dens around the world, but 3D in the palm of your hand - without the need for funky glasses. Hitachi Displays announced today the development of a 3.1-inch 3D LCD that is "optimized" for mobile devices. There's a good chance that they'll use it for cell phones and such, but the 3D-ness could be destined for gaming too.

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