Food artists create a towering version of The Louvre that tastes as good as it looks.
Can't make it to France to see the real thing? Tour it virtually — even in 3D — from Nintendo's handheld game console.
Having mentioned Kew Gardens' copy of Baron François-Joseph Bosio's statue of Hercules (Heracles) fighting the river-god Achelous in the form of a serpent, I thought I'd post a photo of the original bronze (1824) in the Louvre Museum, Paris. CLICK for a YouTube video of a panning shot around the statue.
Are video games art? It a question the games press and enthusiasts alike have debated to the point of exhaustion over the past several years. Rather than drop a bucket into that same old well again, why not take a minute to unwind and...Show More Summary
A trinket of info you might not know. The Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre is made by Theatrhythm developer indieszero! pic.twitter.com/cED71kwBVa — Daan Koopman (@NintenDaan) November 28, 2013
- cartridge version to be sold at the museum - two cartridge options - one will be for Japan - another will be an English edition for North America, Europe, and Australia Link
Nintendo 3DS™ Guide: Louvre has separate payments for each different language (at least in Canada). — Vernon Schieck (@kitroplious) November 28, 2013
3DS Downloadable Titles Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre Bijutsukan (The Louvre) - 1,800 yen Simple DL Series Vol. 23 The Kanshiki-kan - File 2 Kinky? Shutsud?! Ochita Hoshi o Oe! - 500 yen Urban Trial Freestyle - 500 yen Excave - 700 yen Kiwamero!...Show More Summary
Launching on December 2, Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre offers over 600 pieces of artwork and 30 hours of commentary.
You've already watched the Nintendo Direct feature, now you can check out even more information on the 3DS Guide: Louvre feature by having a look at the Iwata Asks below. Iwata and Miyamoto sit down to chat about the app's development and where they'd like to go from here. Feature here
Nintendo has come up with some Nintendo 3DS software artistic enough to make even a 16th-century icon smile. For more than a year, visitors to the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris have been able to rent Nintendo 3DS systems loaded with software that serves as an interactive museum guide. Show More Summary
Nintendo is rolling out a non-gaming app to give 3DS owners a little bit of high culture. The Louvre museum in Paris has allowed visitors to rent a 3DS with an interactive guide for more than a year, and the company is planning to put it up in the eShop for anyone to download. It's coming December 2 for $19.99.
Last year, Nintendo and The Louvre partnered on a scheme that let visitors to the museum rent 3DS handhelds to access audio tour guides of the Parisian landmark. That was a bit unusual, but it's much less surprising to see Nintendo roll...Show More Summary
Nintendo has announced today the release of Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre for the 3DS eShop, and to celebrate this, Satoru Iwata tried the app out with the ever-smiling Shigeru Miyamoto in Nintendo's latest Mini Direct, in a quite empty Louvre. Read more...
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Museum fans can now take a tour of the Louvre without a trip on the Eurostar - Nintendo has released its 3DS Louvre guide for general sale via the eShop. The app - designed in part by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto - was previously only available within the Parisian museum itself. Show More Summary
The software is now available as a digital purchase in Europe and Japan. The price is set at 1800 Yen/£17.99/€19.99.
In a write up Haunted American Tours did on the Louvre they wrote, "Many believe that thousands of lost and crazed starving and tortured souls still walk the many gallery's, looking for a way out." After spending one long day tryingShow More Summary
This is the photograph by Jean-Pierre-Muller Javier Sorrian/AFP/Getty Images of the Louvre's Mona Lisa and the copy housed at Madrid's Prado Museum. guardian Here's a link to an article in today's Guardian, Did the Nazis steal the Mona Lisa?, written by Noah Charney, founder of ARCA. Show More Summary