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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ThePsychoGamer2387d ago

So essentially a motion control option for the 3DS?

NewMonday2387d ago

"Vibrating Stylus"

so it will be multipurpose :p

sashimi2387d ago

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

dark-hollow2387d ago

"japan will love it"

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

Kyosuke_Sanada2387d ago

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

Jurat2387d ago

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

Still looks very promising.

r212387d ago

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

perfectCarbonara2387d ago (Edited 2387d ago )

A vibrating stylus


really... ?

Titanz2387d ago

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