3DS video shows augmented reality, Mii creation

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 3 January 2011 21:40 GMT

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Following on from a Chinese factory worker robbing a 3DS from a production line and posting a movie and shots online, Weekly ASCII magazine in Japan popped up footage of a demo showing off the system’s the system’s augmented reality capabilities using AR cards and Mii creation. Fancy.

The software shown uses the camera to base a Mii on your facial features.

Nintendo is currently gearing up for the release of the handheld Japan on February 26.

Specific release dates for Europe and the US are likely to be announced at events in Amsterdam and New York on January 19, but a March launch has already been confirmed.

Thanks, Siliconera.

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