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Nintendo warns new 3D games may harm kids' eyes

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So should parents not allow their children handle other devices that utilize the autostereoscopy technology now?

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How about living life in 3D instead of settling for games on a tiny screen?

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I knew no good would come from this newfangled 3D fad. I was around for the first one, and the second one. I had hoped it would die a well deserved death.

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It sounds like they are just covering the bases. I doubt that they have actually conducted any studies or tests otherwise it would have been stated. However, that said, should it come out that the 3D games are damaging to the eyes, they can then say, "we warned you!".

Personally, I find the 3D fad thing annoying. It's not really that cool, and when I think back to the movies that I watched in 3D I didn't think "Oh, the 3D effects MADE the movie!"

In fact, the first time I saw the 3D effect with the Avatar, it actually pulled my attention away from the story at first because I was interested in the 3D effect.

Watching the movie again in 2D, I realized I didn't miss the 3D effect at all.

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who in their right minds would give handheld consoles to young kids anyway?

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Sony recommends that a doctor should be consulted before kids are allowed

BS! How in the world are doctors supposed to know more about a new technology than the company that developed it? That really is "covering the bases", e.g. they might actually know a bit more about negative effects but want to sell their stuff as long as possible and thus try to put as much blame as possible on the user.

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How in the world should an electronics engineer know about medical/health implications of using a device/technology.

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The simple solution would be: Don't make any 3D games for the platform aimed at kids under 10. Then you're not going to have to worry too much about kids 6 and under hurting their eyes.

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Fadamor that would be too easy and logical.

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Books. Rad to your children. Books and love. Don't let children simply enter their 'own world' for hours on end and leave them to it. Too easy. Lazy parenting.

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Read, even, though reading is rad. Mod, can we have an edit window of a minute or something. I am not the first or last to request this.

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I don't know what it does to their eyes, but it's pretty obvious what it's doing to their brains. I can see it every time I walk down the street. Nintendo games = electronic autism.

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Most of these games harms not only kid's eyes but adults eye's too!

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who in their right minds would give handheld consoles to young kids anyway?

Parents who want to shut their kids up and keep them occupied.

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Parents who want to shut their kids up and keep them occupied.

Then these parents have their own problems if they can not control their kids with out handheld consoles. Read, play, talk, etc with your kids!

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So sad.

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