Nintendo Co., Ltd. (Minami-ward of Kyoto-city, President Satoru Iwata) will launch "Nintendo 3DS"(temp) during the fiscal year ending March 2011, on which games can be enjoyed with 3D effects without the need for any special glasses.
"Nintendo 3DS"(temp) is going to be the new portable game machine to succeed "Nintendo DS series", whose cumulative consolidated sales from Nintendo amounted to 125million units as of the end of December 2009, and will include backward compatibility so that the software for Nintendo DS series, including the ones for Nintendo DSi, can also be enjoyed.
We are planning to announce additional details at E3 show, which is scheduled to be held from June 15, 2010 at Los Angeles in the U.S.
Yup. Along with Nintendo Puzzle Collection (which never came to the US) and Donkey Kong Plus (which turned from a (pre-LBP) make-your-own-levels platformer into Mario Vs. DK, which then turned into a make-your-own-levels fiddly puzzle game).
JKR, you're younger than I am. And you don't even have kids yet, right?
Also, Super Monkey Ball pretty much peaked on Gamecube. The first Wii game (Banana Blitz) was actually pretty fun too. Not sure about the new "Step 'n' Roll" but I haven't heard much about it since the announcement. Is that out yet?
Yeah, Step and Roll sucked according to some, and was "fine" according to others. Sad times, since they used to be AAAA. Yeah, FOUR As.
Also I don't think I could handle having kids of my own. I would worry too much and lock them in their rooms. I don't think being a parent is for me. I'll just have to adopt the children of the world as my own and try to help them live better lives instead.
I'm positive this won't be holographic 3D. What this allows is for the effect of 3D in your face because you can now control the entire unit with motion sensors built-in. Manipulating the screen will most likely do what the iPhone can already do, maybe a little better...
I am expecting a much better graphics chipset though. I don't think saying it'll include the nVidia Tegra as too far fetched. As far as "3D effects without glasses"...that is just Nintendo building up buzz with their PR. Technically they won't be lying when we see it. But holograms with cheap little LCD screens...I doubt it greatly.
With that said, I'm excited...especially for mystery puzzle games.
I've always wanted a wife and family, but that was back before I was continually unhealthy and not holding down jobs for 10 years straight. Now I think I wouldn't be in a good spot to worry about much of anything beyond survival day to day.