Nintendo DS first details unveiled

By on January 21, 2004, 5:12 PM
Nintendo, after months of hinting it would roll out a new game product in 2004, on Wednesday took the wraps off Nintendo DS, a portable video game system with two screens, one above the other.

The company said it would hold back most details on the new product until the game industry's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles in May, but said it has already begun talks with game publishers around the world about developing software for the new device.

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---agissi--- said:
Why would you have two screens, it'd make sence to have one big one :confused:
SNGX1275 said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by ---agissi--- [/i]Why would you have two screens, it'd make sence to have one big one :confused: [/quote] [quote][b]From the Article:[/b]Nintendo said the dual screens on the new game machine would let players see the same game from two different perspectives, or see game action on one screen while looking at a map of the game environment on the other. [/quote]
vassil3427 said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by SNGX1275 [/i] [/quote] That would be really wierd for me8)
ak_in_charge said:
I actually really like the idea of being able to play a game on one screen and have a map on the other.The two different views howerver might become a bit distracting and confusing.
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