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Nintendo President Iwata remained upbeat about their upcoming 3DS, saying Sony's new 'NGP' portable took a different tack

Nintendo President Iwata remained upbeat about their upcoming 3DS, saying Sony's new 'NGP' portable took a different tack

TOKYO - NINTENDO President Satoru Iwata said Friday rival Sony was taking a different tack from his company and so he remains upbeat about his 3-D portable game machine going on sale next month. Mr Iwata was responding to a question from an analyst about the possible threat from Sony Corp's successor to the PlayStation Portable, code-named NGP, or 'next generation portable,' announced on Thursday. 'We are more focused on drawing newcomers to gaming and appealing to a wide range of people,' Mr Iwata said at a Tokyo hotel. 'What we do won't change because of what another company is doing.' Kyoto-based Nintendo Co's 3DS - which goes on sale Feb 26 in Japan for 25,000 yen (S$387), and in the US on March 27 for US$250 - offers glasses-free 3-D gaming. Sony is promising graphics quality on par with its home console PlayStation 3 with its NGP. But NGP does not offer 3-D - making ...

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