Nintendo's 8th generation handheld, created as the successor of the Nintendo DS
line. The system features power that can produce graphics on-par with, or better than, the Nintendo Wii
. It is also Nintendo's second attempt at 3D, the first attempt being the ill-fated Virtual Boy
. The Nintendo 3DS is the first handheld device to feature glasses-free 3D.
Contrary to popular belief, the Nintendo 3DS will not cause damage to your vision, even with prolonged use. Parental controls should be used to disable the 3D effect for children under the age of 7, however, because their eyes are still developing.