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Games are art: 3DS Louvre Guide coming to eShop next week

Last year, Nintendo and The Louvre partnered on a scheme that let visitors to the museum rent 3DS handhelds to access audio tour guides of the Parisian landmark. That was a bit unusual, but it's much less surprising to see Nintendo roll out an enhanced retail version of the guide, which will be...

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Miyamoto sees potential for museum guides to be a 'core business' for Nintendo

Nintendo's Audioguide Louvre, 3DS software designed to assist self-guided tours of the Louvre museum, may seem like a weird, random lark, but Shigeru Miyamoto is much more serious about the software than we thought. "One big thing I recently handled is the Audioguide Louvre - Nintendo 3DS, referred...

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Touring the Louvre with a 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS debuted in its latest occupation last week, as tour guide at the biggest and best museum in the world, Paris' legendary Musée du Louvre. I just happened to be in the neighborhood this week while on a month-long trek across Europe, so I paid my 5 € along with the 10...

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The Louvre now offering 3DS guides

We're going to level with you -- this post is about more than the fact that the Louvre is now offering visitors 3DS-enabled guides. We've known that was coming since it was first announced last year. It's great that visitors can take guided tours, listen to commentary, find their location and...

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3DS guides to replace audio guides at the Louvre next year

The AFP reports that France's famous Louvre museum will begin replacing its traditional audio guides with 3DS consoles in March of 2012. Nintendo will give the museum 5,000 of its handhelds, which will run special software developed by the company. The software will allow visitors to locate...

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Ubidays 2008 coming May 28-29 in Paris

European gaming giant Ubisoft has settled on a fairly classy location for its second annual trade show - the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Ubidays 2008 will run two days, starting Wednesday, May 28. Invitations have begun to arrive at European press and business partners, according to MCV. Ubisoft...

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