The much awaited double screened 3DS, the new successor to Nintendo DS, awaiting to be launched by March 2011 end, has even made the product tighter by introducing new technology that will protect the new model and it’s users from running non legal software. The handheld console is built on a custom Pica200 graphics processor.
The secret technology
Nintendo is keeps their lips tight by not revealing what the technology behind the new piracy protector on the Nintendo 3DS. The company in an interview said the explanations are rather lengthy and they do not think it is appropriate enough now to spell the technology out because of the possible crack that people could plan. What they are proud of is the Nintendo continues to set higher standards in making it impossible for illegal game software’s to be used and run on their gadgets.
Autosterescopy and DSi
Nintendo 3DS’s is unique selling point is the ability to run 3D enabled games in the portables, without the need for players to use special 3D glasses. This method of having stereoscopic aka 3D type images to be viewed without the use of any additional accessories like headgears or glasses is called autosterescopy. Nintendo 3DS will be running their patent DS software along with autosterescopy.
Full proof to cracks
Nintendo is certainly confidant that the new portable console is fully crack free from illegal games and software downloader’s. The company is taken the piracy attach on Nintendo DS lite quite seriously, since a lot of illegal games or pirated copied games are being heavily used on the older versions of DS’s. Although the battle between the piracy market and Nintendo has been long; and mostly the latter has been at the losing end. The company has taken a big expensive step in making the Nintendo 3DS market enticing, at the same time making it extremely difficult for piracy market to seep into the system.
The proposed titles to be available on the Nintendo 3DS are Kid Icarus: Uprising and Mario Kart 3DS. Close to 75 other titles have also been confirmed to be available; with many companies already signed up to develop games for 3DS. With two screens, the top one 3.53 inches is 3D enabled and the bottom screen is 2.02 inches had a non 3D-touch panel; the 3DS weight close to 8 oz, when closed the handheld is 5.3 inches wide, 2.9 inches long and with a height of 0.8 inches.
Ninetendo was unveiled on June 15, during the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo, when the company invited attendees to use the console and collect feedback from the experience. Nintendo is saying all these additional features especially the 3D feature have been expensive and the primary reason not to dish out all their back end work is to make sure they get a return on their investment and when they do it they want is to be business worthy. The 3DS almost resembles the current Nintendo DSi XL, with minor changes with anti-piracy in mind.