Nintendo has bridged the gap between videogames and art through a partnership with the Louvre which will see visitors use 3DS consoles as an interactive tour guide. Parisian holidaymakers and anyone popping along to the museum for a glimpse of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, now have the option to take Ninty consoles with them for an in- …
Something that would be better as a 'virtual' louvre. let you use some of it's AR functions to let you walk around sculpture, etc in your home.
If you're actually there it does seem a little pointless.
> Itsa me... Mona Lisa
Your joke is more accurate than you know.
Some forty years ago, the Louvre used to have these large phone-like contraptions, which I guess contained a cassette tape (though it may also have been a radio receiver). You'd put one to your ear, and be informed about the art piece nearby. Multiple languages, too, but at the time I don't think it included Chinese.
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