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Could 3D Video Gaming Wreck Your Eyes?

By June 29, 2010Newswires

Could 3D Video Gaming Wreck Your Eyes?

By Matt Peckham

No, 3D video gaming probably won’t wreck your eyes if you’re an adult–let’s be clear about that upfront–but a cautionary editorial at Audioholics expands on industry warnings that it could well be hazardous for kids under seven.

Wait…what industry warnings?

In the wake of Nintendo’s 3DS announcement at E3, company president Reggie Fils-Aime said the company would advise children under seven not to view games in 3D.

“We will recommend that very young children not look at 3D images,” he said. “That’s because, [in] young children, the muscles for the eyes are not fully formed.”

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