An Introduction to the Nintendo 3DS

eiodotcom —  June 26, 2012 — 7 Comments

Today’s Eio post focuses on video games, specifically the Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games

The popularity and fame of video games has exploded in the past 20 years. In common parlance, video game now implies any type of electronic interactive display device. To be more specific, Wikipedia defines video games as “an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device.” Video games range from games within personal computers, video game consoles, handheld devices, or even arcade games.

The Nintendo 3DS

This is a portable handheld device made by Nintendo.The 3DS allows one to see 3D effects without using 3D glasses. It has two screens: the top screen is a touchscreen, with bottom screen similar to older versions of the Nintendo DS.

Features

Camera – the 3DS comes with three cameras: one camera on the front/inside and two rear facing cameras. The cameras can also record video with sound that can be up to 10 minutes long.

Activity Log – the 3DS has an activity log that records amount of time played for each game. It has tracks physical activity, with a built in pedometer that records how many steps you take while playing.

Backward Compatibility – the 3DS can also play Nintendo DS, DSi, or Game Boy Advance software and games.

Video Compatible – the 3DS is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It is even Netflix compatible!!

Internet – 3DS has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability.

Nintendo 3DS Specifications

The 3DS controller comes with a D-pad, push-buttons, a touchscreen, and a circle pad. It has wireless connection, so when you play with your friends, you don’t need wires to link up. It comes with internal 2 GB flash memory, with 1.5 GB able to use. Battery life is 3-5 hours depending on the brightness of the screen, sound volume, Wi-Fi usage, and 3D effect usage.

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