Monday, 12 July 2010

Nintendo's 3DS Will Bring Something Special

JC Connors, studio head at Foundation 9’s Griptonite Games is very much behind Nintendo's 3DS believing it will bring console-quality titles to the handheld and gives gamers that something special they've been looking for:
“Everyone looked at the 3DS with just how powerful it was, and the new features, the analog stick and the 3D, as an opportunity to bring almost console-level quality games to this handheld because they could. On the DS, you really couldn’t, and that’s something that we’ve learned over the last six months."

“You can’t treat this machine as just a DS plus. You almost have to treat it like a console, because many of the things it can do are things that consoles can do. So, you know, why not bring a more ‘gamer’ experience to that platform, if it can do really well with it?”

“I think the third-party publishers are taking this a lot more seriously. Certainly, the video game market has changed a lot over the last year.

“You know, a lot of the casual games that really bombarded the DS marketplace have now moved onto other platforms like the iPhone, so I think everyone looks at this as an opportunity to kind of bring something special back to the gamers.”
The Nintendo 3DS is down to release by March next year, so we won't find out any time soon if it will deliver that something special.

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