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Nintendo 3DS has 3D gaming without Glasses
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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. (more…)
Microsoft Expands Xbox 360 with Kinect
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Microsoft Expands Xbox 360 with Kinect

The impressive Project Natal was revealed last year by Microsoft at the 2009 Electric Entertainment Expo. This year at E3 2010 the official name, branding and price was revealed for the first time. Kinect as it will be known is a bar that plugs into an Xbox 360 and sits atop your TV, just like the Wii’s sensor bar, and allows the player or players to interact with games using movement and speech. The price point for he device is $150. Kinectimals, Joyride, Kinect Sports, Kinect Adventures and Dance Central are some of the games announced so far for Kinect which leans heavily to a more casual crowd but Microsoft promises that many of it's third party arters are busy working on more hardcore titles for the system. (more…)