Through the Looking Glass: How The 3DS Can Transform Gaming In The Outside World

By April 6, 2011March 24th, 2020Newswires

Through the Looking Glass: How The 3DS Can Transform Gaming In The Outside World

By Christopher Totten

Sometimes when writing these posts, I like to begin with a mildly shocking and/or thought provoking statement, presented bluntly on a line of its own, then use the post as a whole to explain the deeper meaning of the statement.  I’m going to do this today…here goes:

3D is the least impressive thing that the Nintendo 3DS does. 

I’m not the first to make this statement, it’s something that has been said by the likes of CNN’s Scott Steinberg.  In his article, Steinberg refers to the 3DS’s upcoming multimedia features, specifically Netflix capability and internet capability, and says that the 3D on the 3DS is simply a “Trojan Horse” to get the device into the hands of consumers.  I couldn’t agree more, but today I’ll discuss how this “Trojan Horse” mentality relates more closely to the actual world of games.

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