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Sourdeez
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:35 pm    Post subject: 2DS Reply with quote

$130. No 3d. No folding. When I first looked at the picture I thought it was kind of a joke.




Is this enticing to those out there who don't like 3d?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it were $20 cheaper with a second analog stick (... pad?) and has a longer battery life. Then I'd definitely get get one to put on the coffee table. Honestly, I've forgotten that the 3DS has 3D since I keep the damn thing off while I'm playing.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Enticed.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So super weird looking
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No XL screens, no care.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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No XL screens, no care.

Give it a year. They will want to make more money. Wink


It also has a smaller battery life then the XLs
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Honestly, if it closed and had the XL screens that's all I'd need, I never use 3D on mine.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Honestly, if it closed and had the XL screens that's all I'd need, I never use 3D on mine.

If they redesigned the XL to be slightly smaller with slightly smoother corners, ditched the 3D screen while adding a 2nd analog stick and sold it region free, i would throw so much money at them they'd need a small truck to move it all.

I'd also like to point out that i don't like their cost cutting measure of going back to a mono speaker. Surely the extra money another speaker would require would be negligible, especially after being offset by the lesser plastic use (for speaker holes)?

I mean, shit, they kept the dual rear cameras for some stupid reason. Why didn't they ditch 1 and save money, or used said money to put a bigger battery in it?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just really don't like this. This looks like it won't feel well at all.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If they just did this from the beginning. 3D can bum off. It does look a little like a futuristic tombstone.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since when did anyone expect Nintendo products to look normal or make sense? That's the magic.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it was under 100 bucks, I would get it.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's so huge. I know it's for kids, but was the point to make it so big that there's no possibility whatsoever to lose it?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's still pretty damn cheap. So what about all the games that require 3d?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No games require 3D outright... though some might be "better" with 3D, like Resident Evil: Revelations
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I didn't see the price and I might consider this in the future. Like when they make it look comfortable to my hands.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, I heard about this and wasn't sure about lols... I can see this working, but if I were looking for something for my kid, I personally wouldn't care enough to go for this. For myself, I can't forgive lacking the ability to fold. It's too satisfying.

I kind of dig the statement/response that Nintendo's been giving, though. They do what they want, right?

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I'd also like to point out that i don't like their cost cutting measure of going back to a mono speaker. Surely the extra money another speaker would require would be negligible, especially after being offset by the lesser plastic use (for speaker holes)?
Well I know what you mean about being disappointed -- I thought it was pretty weird of them to do it, too. But you can get stereo out of 'em through headphones anyway, apparently. So whatever, I guess.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clamshells are scary with my boys at times. They leave them open and face down so we can't see that they're still on, and then they inevitably come close to stepping on them.
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