The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 3DS

The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 3DS

This week's Console RPG Quest takes us back to the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld that projected images in 3D without the need for goofy glasses. And despite an infamously rocky start, ended up giving us a lot of great RPGs.

Episode Notes

Remember when corporations really tried to make 3D media a permanent thing? Axe of the Blood God remembers. In fact, this week our RPG Console Quest takes us back to the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld that projected images in 3D without the need for goofy glasses. The glasses-free 3D gimmick wore out its welcome pretty quickly. In fact, the Nintendo 3DS had an infamously rocky start that led to a massive price cut. Things were looking pretty hairy for a little while, but in the end, the Nintendo 3DS was a strong, quiet triumph that gave us a lot of great RPGs.

Also in this episode: Bethesda has officially merged with Microsoft (resistance is futile), Fantasian might be composer Nobuo Uematsu’s swan song, and Kat has Final Fantasy 14 mount envy.

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