The price of early adoption: Nintendo cutting 3DS to $170

Apart from the dizzy spells, the biggest criticism of Nintendo’s 3DS has been the price. At $250, the handheld game system costs more than some home game consoles, including Nintendo’s own Wii. But the price of the 3DS will be dropping to $170 on Aug. 12, according to an announcement today from the company’s Redmond-based Nintendo… Read More


Nintendo 3DS: Ready to pay $250 for a handheld?

Nintendo has said all along that people will need to see its new Nintendo 3DS to fully appreciate the glasses-free 3D effect. In fact, for some people, the effect can be too powerful, even with a built-in depth slider to control the intensity. The device has already launched overseas, and the United States will get… Read More