Nintendo 3DS: the essential guide
The 3DS console launches on Friday, bringing glasses-free 3D to the masses. Here’s everything you need to know about Nintendo’s latest mini marvel
By Keith Stuart
When historians of the future look back on the emergence of 3D home entertainment, they may well point out Nintendo’s new handheld console as the minute it all went mainstream. Revealed amid much hype and fanfare at last year’s E3 event in Los Angeles, the Nintendo 3DS has become one of the most hotly anticipated games machines in history, attracting more than 100,000 pre-orders in the UK alone.
But what is glasses-free 3D actually like, and what else does this chunky box of tricks have to offer? Should you be rushing out on Friday (or midnight on Thursday if you’re especially committed) to buy your own?
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