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Nintendo Japan has unboxed its new Nintendo 3DS game cases, which are the same as previous ones... but with 'eco-friendly' holes.

It seems like Nintendo is trying to do the right thing, and the cases are 15% lighter, but the cases are less visually appealing than their predecessors and surely won't make a massive difference in carbon emissions, or waste.

The photos come from a Japanese retailer, and while it isn't known whether Australia, or the rest of the world will use the same game cases, we will soon find out as the system launches locally March 31st.

 

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David Swan

David Swan is a tech journalist from Melbourne and is iTWire's Associate Editor. Having started off as a games reviewer at the age of 14, he now has a degree in Journalism from RMIT (with Honours) and owns basically every gadget under the sun. He also writes for Junkee and Fasterlouder. You can email him at david.swan@itwire.com or follow him at twitter.com/mrdavidswan

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