Nintendo to Ship 1.5 Million 3-D Game Players in Japan

Nintendo has ambitious plans for the upcoming release of its handheld gaming device, which displays 3-D without the need for special glasses. President Satoru Iwata said in an interview with the Nikkei business daily that it plans to ship about 1.5 million units in Japan during the first month after its launch on Feb. 26, Reuters reports. A U.S. version is expected to start shipping the following month.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus