Mature 3DS box-art to feature black banners

By Johnny Cullen, Monday, 17 January 2011 11:55 GMT

3ds black box

Nintendo’s announced a new way to distinguish the difference between family-friendly 3DS titles and those not-so-friendly in Japan: it’s putting a black banner on the adult box.

The black banners, which are also on Wii boxes in Japan, will show the difference between a mature title and those aimed at a younger audience.

This may also help buyers if they miss an age rating.

The first game to feature the black banner is Splinter Cell 3DS, which will release in March.

3DS launches in Japan on February 26.

Thanks, Siliconera.

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