Nintendo E3 History: 1995 – Virtual Boy

E3 2011 is just 3 weeks away, and Nintendo fans are conversing across the globe as to what our favourite gaming company has in store for us. Rumours are soaring through the net, some probable, and some just utter crazy, have made a large majority of us excited to say the least. In the run … Continue reading

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Nintendo using 3D Gaming Technology? That’s so 1980s…

For most Nintendo fans, the 3DS marked the starting point of 3D gaming and the amazing technology which brings our favourite gaming characters to life. However, the 3DS wasn’t the first time that Nintendo played around with 3D technology, albeit with glasses. In fact, the ‘glasses-free’ 3D capability has been well established in Japan for quite some … Continue reading

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Nintendo Traumatized by 3D

Fascinating insight into the Nintendo were having with 3D past and present. The following discussion took place during the recent Iwata Asks session. You can read the full transcript here. 3DS designer Kenichi Sugino, was involved in the creation of Virtual Boy, the failure of which apparently “traumatized,” him. Hideki Konno worked on the 3D versions of Luigi’s … Continue reading

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