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Nintendo 3DS now doing duty as tourist guide at Louvre

04/12, 4:50pm

Nintendo 3DS arrives at Louvre as tourist guide

As reported last year, Nintendo's 3DS has now began serving as the tourist guide at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Officially called The Audioguide Louvre - Nintendo 3DS, it's an audio guide that has visual tools to enhance the museum-going experience. An interactive map is also preloaded, also letting users know their location in the museum.

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Louvre to use Nintendo 3DS console as tourist guide

12/16, 2:05pm

Nintendo 3DS coming to Louvre as visitor guide

The Louvre museum in Paris just revealed that it will use Nintendo's 3DS portable game console to guide visitors through its collection of art. The 3DS will replace its audio guides starting in March, which are so far used only by four percent of its 8.5 million yearly visitors. The French museum will become the first to do so, and Nintendo will supply 5,000 of its consoles for the cause.

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