Famicom 3D System
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The Famicom 3D System is an accessory for the Family Computer that was only released in Japan in 1987. The 3D System consisted of a pair of liquid crystal shutter glasses that received video signals through dual 3.5mm jacks on a special adapter. It gave compatible games the illusion of 3D depth, like the Master System's SegaScope 3-D Glasses. With the exception of Falsion, games would play in conventional 2D until a "3D mode" was activated by use of the select button.
List of compatible games
- Attack Animal Gakuen by Pony Canyon
- Cosmic Epsilon by Asmik
- Falsion by Konami
- Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally by Nintendo
- Highway Star by Square
- Tobidase Daisakusen by Square
- JJ: Tobidase Daisakusen Part II by Square
- Packaging material refers to it as the Family Computer 3D System (ファミリー コンピュータ スリー ディー システム). The product itself only has "FAMICOM 3D SYSTEM".
- Plunkett, Luke. Nintendo's First 3D Technology Shot A Spaceship At Mario's Face. Kotaku. 30 April 2010.
- Famicom 3D System at Famicom World
- Sachdev, Ishaan. The Remarkable History Of The 3DS. Siliconera. 19 June 2010.
- Iwata, Satoru. And That's How the Nintendo 3DS Was Made - Satoru Iwata Talks About Past Projects. Iwata Asks. 2011.
- Porter, Rick. ed. Square Enix’s Rad Racer could be the 3DS’s next 3D Classic. GamesTM. 2 June 2011.
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