Early Nintendo 3DS prototype


Curious to see what the Nintendo 3DS looked like in its earlier stages? Aside from the image above, which is the first prototype of the 3DS, there’s also the image of the second prototype after the break that includes the ability to easily move the circle pad and the D-pad to different positions because, as Kenichi Sugino, the hardware designer admits, “we went back and forth for quite a while with Konno-san’s team, saying, ‘It’s better up above,’ and ‘No, down below.’

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