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Kingdom Hearts 3D is taking a page from Kid Icarus: Uprising's book ... or a card from its album, maybe? Square Enix is handing out a semi-random selection of AR cards with pre-orders in North America.Every pre-order gets the card that unlocks the "R&R Seal Dream Eater" and the card that unlock...

May 11th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards are hard to come by unless you go to conventions or press events, but if you can brave a crowd of kiddos, you may be able to pick some up at a local GameStop today.Nintendo and GameStop are holding demo events in "select GameStop locations" today from 1-4PM, during whi...

April 14th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The "AR Idol Cards" for Kid Icarus: Uprising are pretty hard to find: Nintendo's only giving them away at certain retailer/publisher/industry events. But we know where ten of you can find a sealed pack of random cards: right here!Just tell us your favorite meal featuring eggplant, and you can enter...

March 24th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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We've known for a while that Kid Icarus: Uprising will play host to hundreds of AR cards but, until now, we've been fuzzy on just how eager 3DS owners would get their hands on them. With the release a little over a week away, Nintendo has announced where and when you can snag some for yourself.Firs...

March 14th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Square Enix isn't really showing the 3DS RPG, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, at TGS, but the demo it's using to represent the title is pretty impressive regardless. 3DS systems are set up in front of a curved wall with a projected blue background, and a large AR card on the floor. After paging...

September 16th 2011 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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Attendees of the Vans Warped Tour this summer will have a chance to see not only bands we're too old to know anything about, but also the Nintendo 3DS. Through August 14, Warped Tour shows will host a 3DS tent, with playable demos of Ocarina of Time 3D, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, and more...

June 27th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Android users got their hands on an app which let them load up images of the 3DS AR cards on their smartphones -- but the rest of the world had to go without. Today, a more accessible mobile site has launched, opening up the doors to anyone with an internet-enabled portable device.

March 28th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Follow us on this one: The way augmented reality cards work is that a camera (like the cameras on Nintendo's 3DS) sees a certain marker image at a certain size on screen, and then displays video from the camera along with a virtual object that matches that size. The closer the camera is to the ca...

March 22nd 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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3D augmented reality is one of the coolest features we've seen on the 3DS so far, so we're particularly enthralled by its addition to the upcoming Nintendogs + Cats. By using the AR Cards included with the 3DS system, you'll be able to beam your virtual pet into the real world: in your hand, on you...

January 17th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments