This is a commercial for Hitachi's H2 model of the MSX, Microsoft's unsung hero of Japan's gaming past. The soothing tones, the brilliant whites, the computer-generated animal...this is the future, people. The distant, star-gazing future! Where video games are so advanced they're sold not on discs, or downloaded…
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Nintendo's foray into bringing 3D gaming to the masses without the need to wear glasses may have a new hardware ally in Hitachi. The electronics manufacturer unveiled details of its new 3D-simulating display today, a potential Nintendo 3DS hardware contender.