is this a new marketing method for video games ?

  1. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    Optometrists: Nintendo 3DS could ID vision issues

    NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. eye specialists are welcoming the Nintendo 3DS game device, dismissing the manufacturer's warnings that its 3-D screen shouldn't be used by children 6 or younger because it may harm their immature vision.

    On the contrary, the optometrists say, it's a good idea to get your kids to try the 3-D screen, especially if they're younger than 6. It won't do any harm, they say, and it could help catch vision disorders that have to be caught early to be fixed.

    "The 3DS could be a godsend for identifying kids under 6 who need vision therapy," said Michael Duenas, associate director for health sciences and policy for the American Optometric Association.
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    so the Nintendo 3DS claims to help kids with vision issues?
    anyone try this yet?

  2. simeonvisser profile image87
    simeonvisserposted 5 years ago

    It's well-known that video games can help with physical or mental issues. For example, recent research showed that playing war games helps with dealing with war traumas.