3DS Patent Covers Vibrating Stylus, New Kinds of Control

"Nintendo's filed a patent for a new kind of input on 3DS — one that requires no physical contact with the console at all.
The application uses the 3DS console's inner-facing camera along with a stylus to manipulate 3D images on the top screen without the need for buttons, touch screen or moving the console.", writes NintendoLife.

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ThePsychoGamer2208d ago

So essentially a motion control option for the 3DS?

NewMonday2208d ago

"Vibrating Stylus"

so it will be multipurpose :p

sashimi2208d ago

Japan will love it.... I can already picture some of the games lol

dark-hollow2208d ago

"japan will love it"

especially since the ** of japanese men is as short. ZING!

Kyosuke_Sanada2208d ago

I can't wait to use it massage my girlfiend's nose hairs......

Jurat2208d ago

Exactly; at first I thought it was innovative, but it's essentially MOVE for the 3DS.

Still looks very promising.

r212208d ago

so it works like ps move? you know tracking in 3D space except instead of glowing balls, its the end of a stylus.

perfectCarbonara2208d ago (Edited 2208d ago )

A vibrating stylus


really... ?

Titanz2208d ago

Alongside a new 3DS model, with 2 circle pads.