Nintendo and Sony vs Smartphones and Tablets: Post – Portable Gaming Era

It looks like I have what Jamaicans refer to a “Goat mouth”: I speak and it happens. The reason for my observation? A barebones article of mine on the slow death of Console Gaming titled Console Gaming’s Downfall – Future is up in the Clouds appears to be coming to pass, as evidence of its […]

Top News and Games from E3 2011

So Electronic Entertainment Expo  2011 is over, and almost everybody didn’t disappoint. The annual video game conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention center was held over three days, this year and anyone who was anyone (with a few exceptions) was there from all sections of the video gaming industry. There was more info on expected […]

Nintendo 3DS has 3D gaming without Glasses

The Nintendo 3DS was expected to be officially revealed at E3 2010 after it was leaked a few weeks ago forcing Nintendo to announce that it existed. The 3DS is the successor to the the current Nintendo DS with its main feature being the ability to play handheld games in 3D without the need for special glasses.

The Nintendo 3DS weighs slightly more than the DS lite at 230 grams but the overall forfactor remains the same. Games for the 3DS will come on 2gb cardsbut will come with an extra lip to prevent the new cards which will be identical to those for the original DS being inserted in the wrong system. The 3DS will be backwards compatible with the DS. No concreate release date and pricing has been announced but Nintendo states that but will be available before March 2011. Read more about Nintendo 3DS has 3D gaming without Glasses