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Wednesday, 29th December 2010
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Nintendo issues 3DS warning

Nintendo Japan has warned parents that their forthcoming 3DS console could have a negative impact on the eyes of young children.

The electronics firm issued advice that youngsters aged under six should avoid using the handheld in 3D mode totally because it could hamper their eyesight's development.

An online statement from the company said: "Vision of children under the age of six has been said [to be in the] developmental stage."

Nintendo is set to launch the 3DS at the forthcoming CES 2011 event, alongside a number of new titles that make use of the 3D capability including Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D, Winning Eleven 3DSoccer, Street Fighter IV 3D Edition and Resident Evil.

Players of all ages using the 3DS are advised to take breaks from the games console every 30 minutes in order to rest their eyes.

The 2011 CES show is being held in Las Vegas and starts on January 6th.

Written by Mark Smith.

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