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D-pad on Nintendo 3DS prone to warping problems?

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Uh oh. Having recently taken advantage of the early price drop at Costco, I'm particularly interested in these findings. As it turns out, the Nintendo 3DS may have some problems. The good news is that these problems aren't really related to the glasses-free 3D screen. Instead, they have to do with the age-old directional pad.

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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 3DS AR Cards? There’s an Android App for That

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When the Nintendo 3DS hits our shores this weekend, you'll find that the retail box includes six augmented reality (AR) cards. These paper cards can be used to interact with the different AR games that are available on the system, but it sucks to have to carry them around with you. So, why not load them on your phone instead?

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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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