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SEGA - 3DS can expand portable gaming to older audience, ponders House of the Dead 3DS, device shows Nintendo's 'brilliance'

by rawmeatcowboy
23 June 2010
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“With the quality of the device they’ve got it’s possible they can expand their audience into an older, broader audience. It was interesting to see games like Saint’s Row on the device. If we could bring, let’s say, a House of the Dead or an Aliens title, if the audience for 3DS is much broader it could give us much more scope in that market, and that’s as exciting as well as Mario & Sonic and Monkey Ball games. The 3DS is Nintendo through and through, this is Nintendo’s brilliance. They’re almost in their own technological world, doing their own thing. Whilst 3D TV is quite an amazing technology advancement, and many companies will get into that, Nintendo will now create this huge business with their own unique piece of technology that very few if any, will be able to copy. That’s Nintendo over and over again, it’s fantastic. For us as a third-party it’s a great leg up in terms of the portable business.” - Sega West’s president Mike Hayes

Well, can anyone think of a more glowing 3DS endorsement than this one? The buzz from E3 has been absolutely stellar, but SEGA really drives their passion for the device home. Glad to see SEGA so firmly on-board!