Tuesday, April 5, 2011

3DS refund row hits Nintendo

FURIOUS gamers made ill by Nintendo's new 3DS console have been REFUSED full refunds.

Record return levels were reported after thousands suffered headaches and dizziness. Many only got some cash back from shops - or nothing at all.

One dad became ill after playing the device for THREE MINUTES with his young son.

Sundeep Tailor, 27, returned the revolutionary 3D machine, which has left thousands with dizziness and headaches, after just 24 hours.

Staff at his local Game store at first refused to refund him, then offered £176.99 - £30 less than he had paid. Sundeep, of Luton, Beds, who was also out of pocket after paying £20 for games, said: "I lost money in just 24 hours. There will probably be more people in my position."

The 3DS flashes separate images into each eye, creating the illusion of depth.

Nintendo last week announced the console is not safe for under-sevens and advised playing in 3D mode for less than 30 minutes. (read more)