CULTURE & ARTS

AFP: Louvre And Nintendo Aim To Make Art Child's Play

PARIS -- The Louvre said Thursday it has teamed up with Nintendo to hand out 3D game consoles to guide visitors through its vast art collections, as part of a stepped up digital drive at the Paris museum.

Starting in March, the world's most visited museum will gradually replace its traditional audio-guides -- used by just four percent of its 8.5 million annual visitors -- with 3DS pocket consoles.

"We are the first museum in the world to do this," Agnes Alfandari, museum's head of multimedia told AFP.

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