Tabloid conducts dubious test to prove 3DS makes you sick, we conduct simple analysis to mock it senseless

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Also, it's a hilarious load of old cobblers and I'm now going to kick the crap out of it. Who's coming with me? It won't take long, I assure you. In fact in the interests of brevity, I'm simply going to reproduce chunks of The Sun'stest, conducted by professional doctor Carol Cooper andprofessional man-in-a-shirt Lee Price,along with my own commentary. My bit is the orange bit, in case that isn't clear at any point.

THIRTY MINS: Blood pressure 127/72, pulse 66. Lee: I sat on a sofa and feel OK so far - a slight headache, but nothing extraordinary. Carol: Seems fine so far.

ONE HOUR: Blood Pressure 130/74, pulse 69. Lee: I stood playing. Carol noted slight nystagmus, where your eyes race from side-to-side. Carol: First sign of a side-effect, caused by your eyes taking something in your body can't feel.

It's tricking the senses in a way.

ONE HOUR 30 MINS: 135/80, pulse 82. Lee: Playing as I walk idly down the street. My figures have gone up. Carol: If this was your resting rate, I'd recommend you saw a GP about high blood pressure.

LEE'S VERDICT: After two hours, it's time to put it away.

CAROL'S VERDICT: Children should not be left to play on it for hours.

Anyway, that's my appraisal. Anything else you'd like to add?

Source:The Sun web site

April 6th, 2011


Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.


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