augmented reality

Miyamoto: 3DS Launch Needed More Mario

Shigeru Miyamoto has stated, in a recent interview, that Nintendo did not properly advertise the unique features of the 3DS.  Features such as Augmented Reality and other installed apps should have received more focus.  He also stated that he was disappointed with the launch line up.  What would have made the line up better? More Mario Titles, of course! It does seem that Nintendo’s number o...


The augmented reality playing cards included with the 3DS (currently being pawed and played in Japan) are as much for the enjoyment of the player as they are for the minds of third party developers. If your mind—player or developer—isn’t racing with ideas after viewing this video (2:00 mark onward), you may have been secretly lobotomized as a young child.