The vice president of England’s Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Larry Benjamin, has weighed in on the potential negative effects of the 3DS on health and vision.
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Reports from last week’s Nintendo World event, the largest hands-on 3DS event since E3 2010, include troubling accounts of prevalent dizziness and eye fatigue.
The ESA has spoken out against a soon-to-be-published study linking video games with mental health problems in children, citing flawed methodology and invalid background assumptions.
The British College of Osteopathic Medicine has reported an increase Wii-related injuries – which we’re pleased to shorten to ‘Wiinjuries’ – over the holiday season.
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has reaffirmed his company’s decision to warn parents of the 3DS’s allegedly detrimental effects on young children’s eyesight, and countered criticism of the decision by pointing out it will stave off lawsuits.
Nintendo’s issued a 3DS health warning today, saying that children under the age of six should not play the console in 3D mode.
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