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Nintendo museum comes and goes

Anyone who has gone near the Hankyu Department Store in Osaka, Japan recently might have noticed something strange. See, the store held a six-day "Nintendo Museum" as part of its celebration of being in business for 100 years. Of course, people showed up by the boatload to the museum event, both yo...

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Nintendo museum opens in Japanese department store

Think you're a hardcore Nintendo fan? Prove it. Book a plane ticket to Osaka, Japan, then beat cheeks to the Hankyu Department Store to see its "Nintendo Museum" exhibit. Also, create a time machine, because it's over. Don't have the cash for the plane ticket? On the outs with Doc Brown? Thankfully...

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DS Daily: Possibilities

We've talked a little about incorporating the bevy of features available in current games, and we've discussed the idea of the DS as the next-generation book, but we haven't spent much time talking about something that is quite often mentioned in tandem with the DS: all of the non-gaming-related pos...

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DS as tour guide

Not for the first time, the DS is helping out at museums in Japan by offering patrons a chance to hold fine art in their hands. This time, visitors to the M.C. Escher show at Shibuya's Bunkamura entertainment complex were handed customized DS Lites that offered interactive content only a touch away....

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Playing PSP, as art

Are games art? Sony wants you to think so. They've commissioned a new project that highlight PSP players as pieces of art. Seriously. "Six students from Design Products, Industrial Design Engineering and Interaction Design at the Royal College of Art have designed a landscape of concept furniture d...

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DS as a tour guide documented

Remember back when we reported that different Japanese museums would be using the DS as a guide for their attendees? Well, one fine blogger recently went to one of said museums and documented the efficiency of the communion between museum and DS. With access points set up in every room, the DS auto...

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DS Lite used to guide museum denizens

While not featuring games for attendees, the DS Lite is still helping mankind by acting as a tour guide for those attending select museums in Japan. A good move for Nintendo, the console is now able to get into the hands of more people and increase exposure, however we're not sure they can even incr...

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