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DS Directional Sensing Card Used For Stargazing

By Spencer . January 23, 2009 . 8:05am

While digging through Japan’s trademark database last week we discovered Nintendo registered a trademark for a DS card that could detect direction. The unique card is real and now we know what it’s being used for. Sorry to disappoint anyone, it’s not for a new Zelda game with a realistic compass feature.   AstroArts is […]

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Nintendo Developing A Direction Sensing DS Card? (Update)

By Spencer . January 13, 2009 . 10:57pm

A curious trademark popped up in Japan’s trademark database one registered by Nintendo for a “DS Houi Sensor Card”. Houi is Japanese for direction so the trademark is related to a DS card that can detect direction or perhaps even sense motion. Motion sensing games for the DS have been done before. Slide Mag Kid […]