Tag Archive: 3ds

Opinion: Nintendo ‘Future-Proofing’ The 3DS With Media Capabilities?

[In a Friday opinion piece, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at Satoru Iwata’s musings on possible video recording for Nintendo’s 3DS to look at the stealth non-gaming elements of the 3DS and how… Continue reading

Nintendo’s 3DS may eventually become a 3D camcorder too

Nintendo will break new ground with the 3DS portable gaming system later this year, offering the first consumer electronics device to let people enjoy stereoscopic 3D effects without wearing glasses. But it looks… Continue reading

Opinion: Why So Much Mass Media Hysteria Over 3DS Vision Warnings?

[In this opinion piece, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at the reports about the ‘dangers’ of the Nintendo 3DS for the young that surfaced over the holidays, and why lack of context and… Continue reading

Gamasutra’s Best Of 2010: Top 5 Unexpected Gaming Events

[In a light-hearted post-Christmas countdown, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris examines the unexpected moments of 2010 in gaming, from Justice Kagan on Mortal Kombat to Panasonic’s Jungle.] Talk about a topsy-turvy year. The video game… Continue reading

Analysis: The State Of The Nation At Nintendo

[Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris examines the surge in Nintendo’s U.S. sales around Black Friday, and asks whether this holiday season turnaround is enough to influence the company’s slowing growth curve.] Over the course… Continue reading

Video Game Sales Surge: Is the Turnaround Here?

After a year of disappointing sales figures and investor malaise, the video game industry is feeling some seasonal cheer. The kick off to the holidays has been a boom time for game makers… Continue reading

Nintendo returns to CES

It’s been 16 years since Nintendo showed up at CES – but with competition growing and a revolutionary product launch looming, Mario and Co. are packing their bags and heading to Vegas this… Continue reading

The Money Making Game #1: Nintendo’s $300 Handheld

We certainly have no problem getting caught up in the fun of playing games, but the people who create them have their pocketbooks to worry about, too. In this column, finance expert and… Continue reading

Can Panasonic Survive the Video Game ‘Jungle’?

Seventeen years ago, Panasonic tried to break into the video game industry, lasting only three years before it was forced out. Now it’s ready to try again. The company has unveiled the Jungle, a… Continue reading

Opinion: Panasonic Can’t See The Jungle For The Trees

[In his latest opinion piece, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris tackles the just-announced Panasonic Jungle, asking some tough questions about the surprise MMO-focused handheld system launch.] There’s a line between brave and foolish – and… Continue reading