Nintendo says Netflix, 3-D channel will be on 3DS handheld gaming device

Another 3D video initiative announced today, this time its Nintendo that says it'll launch a 3D channel for its soon-to-be-released 3DS handheld game console the 3DS. The company said users would get short-form 3D content and movie trailers.

Nintendo also announced the platform would support a Netflix app, allowing users access to its instant streaming service.

The company said the device, which costs $250, was to go on sale March 27 in the U.S. for $250, the 3DS features two screens, one of which displays stereoscopic 3-D images that can be viewed without glasses. Nintendo said it will distribute a number of handpicked 3-D videos as well as 3-D movie trailers to the device beginning in late May.

The handheld faces stiff competition from Apple's iPad and iPhone.

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