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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:04 pm    Post subject: 3DS XL? Reply with quote

This is a joke right? Tell me this is a joke...

http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/3ds-xl-announced-90-bigger-screens-no-second-circle-pad-13573

Yeah, I'm sure the larger screens are nice, but the games already look bad. Stretching isn't gonna help. Waste of money for several other reasons I don't feel like listing.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

*facepalm*

Why do they do this to us?

Edit: Edited in the GR coverage to your post.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, sweet, less battery life and worse graphics, that's totally what i wanted.

Give me a PM when the 3DS lite is coming out, by then a new pokemon might exist and make the purchase of a 3DS make some sense.
Imma also need a way to remove the bullshit region lock.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Oh, sweet, less battery life and worse graphics, that's totally what i wanted.

Give me a PM when the 3DS lite is coming out, by then a new pokemon might exist and make the purchase of a 3DS make some sense.
Imma also need a way to remove the bullshit region lock.

Better battery life.... BETTER
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have heard that shorter is sweeter.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You know what's sad? There are people out there with 3DS's who see this and immediately take out their wallets.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
You know what's sad? There are people out there with 3DS's who see this and immediately take out their wallets.


Nintendo knows this. Everyone saw it coming. The next revision will probably be here by Christmas time, and people will buy it.

I really hope Sony doesn't follow in their footsteps, at least not at the same pace.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
Better battery life.... BETTER

You actually believe that lie?
What are they gonna say? "No, it has the same 4 hours of play time as the normal one"?
Of course they're gonna say it's better. But it very likely won't.

Also, no AC adapter.
Who the fuck do nintendo think will buy this? People with a 3DS already?
How many people have the level of functional retardation that would be required for them to have a job to spend money and then buy this to go with their 3DS?

Or maybe that's Nintendos plan. Maybe everybody who purchases this will be put on The List, and those on The List will be left to die when it happens.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It isn't coming with an AC Adapter in Japan. The opposite is true for North America.

Also...bigger handheld, bigger battery...but...the screens are bigger too...so yeah I doubt there will be a substantial difference.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If i didn't already have a 3ds i would probably get this one instead...i actually like the dsi xl better than the dsi or ds lite.


oh well.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern wrote:
If i didn't already have a 3ds i would probably get this one instead...i actually like the dsi xl better than the dsi or ds lite.


oh well.

Same
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

good thing I waited...
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LinksOcarina wrote:
good thing I waited...


You'll be saying that you wish you would have waited next year.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Circle Pad XL is also on the way...people will buy this as well.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going to pick one up later today. I can't look at the tiny little screen compared to the Vita anymore. Anyone else tempted by the XL?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You try so hard, Dan. ;P

I'm not tempted at all. I might be, in a handful of years, but not now.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sightless wrote:
You try so hard, Dan. ;P


And he got so far....
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did he? I'm not sure. It probably doesn't even matter, anyway.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Did he?

My response as well.

The 3DS library is growing super quick. I expect it'll be somewhat like the DS library some time from now. I love every single game I've gotten for the system so far, but the Vita screen is just so much more attractive.
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