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Nintendo dismisses usefulness of 3D gaming

By February 1, 2010Newswires

Nintendo dismisses usefulness of 3D gaming
by Joe Martin

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has commented on the recent trend toward 3D gaming, claiming that doesn`t think that the technology is going to be practical for home users.

Speaking about the trend towards 3D gaming that`s been sparked by the likes of Avatar and Nvidia`s stereoscopic 3DVision system, Iwata said that he thought consumers would worry about looking silly – which seems an odd comment coming from the man behind the Wii.

"I have doubts whether people will be wearing glasses to play games at home," Iwata said while welcoming 3D theatrical experiences like Avatar. "How is that going to look to other people?"

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