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Old August 28 2013, 05:26 PM   #1
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Nintendo 2DS.





What?!?

And on related news Nintendo announced a $50 price drop for thw Wii U...
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Old August 28 2013, 05:33 PM   #2
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Practically everyone I know switches off the 3D anyway, so it makes sense. Though I'm not sure about the design.
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Old August 28 2013, 05:37 PM   #3
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Re: Nintendo 2DS.

Certainly a strange choice of design and name, but I might actually get my kids one of these.
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Old August 28 2013, 05:59 PM   #4
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The only reason this exists is for people that can't afford a 3DS. Am I right?

This system is being released the same day as Pokemon X/Y. They want parents who are scared of the 3D to buy this new system for their Pokemon obsessed kids.
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Old August 28 2013, 06:05 PM   #5
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Of course, the 3D isn't recommended for kids, either, so these parents might be right to be wary of the 3D and glad of the option.
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Old August 28 2013, 06:09 PM   #6
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Re: Nintendo 2DS.

I just don't want my kids touching my 3DS with their filthy little meathooks. They can gum up their own device, and if I can do that for $100 less, why not?
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Old August 28 2013, 06:42 PM   #7
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Re: Nintendo 2DS.

So let's see if I have this straight.

+ $40 cheaper.
- Doesn't fold. No protection for the screens and harder to transport.
- No 3D.
- Ugly design.
- Uncomfortable to use (especially the bottom touch screen).
- Mono speakers.

I can understand Nintendo wanting to make a cheaper 3DS for the holidays, but this is what they came up with? Why?
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Old August 28 2013, 07:32 PM   #8
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Re: Nintendo 2DS.

Nintendo can never just make a minor variant of one of their products, apparently. They always have to change everything else along with it!
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Old August 28 2013, 08:04 PM   #9
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Yeah, unless the flipping mechanism was a major source of costs, I'm not sure why they decided to go with such a large change.
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Old August 28 2013, 08:12 PM   #10
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Re: Nintendo 2DS.

Please tell me this is a joke. Did they not loose enough money with the 3DS and Wii U they can't wait to throw away even more?
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Old August 28 2013, 08:12 PM   #11
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This is a joke right, a 2ds to play 3ds games without the 3D, this cant be real, come on, this is some made up internet thing.
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Old August 28 2013, 08:23 PM   #12
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Chemahkuu wrote: View Post
Please tell me this is a joke. Did they not loose enough money with the 3DS and Wii U they can't wait to throw away even more?
They're making plenty on the 3DS nowadays, in fact it's put them in profit for the first time in 2 years.
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Old August 28 2013, 08:37 PM   #13
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Please tell me this is a joke. Did they not loose enough money with the 3DS and Wii U they can't wait to throw away even more?
They're making plenty on the 3DS nowadays, in fact it's put them in profit for the first time in 2 years.
And this should be ok as well as the margins will be a lot higher.
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Old August 28 2013, 08:44 PM   #14
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Please tell me this is a joke. Did they not loose enough money with the 3DS and Wii U they can't wait to throw away even more?
They're making plenty on the 3DS nowadays, in fact it's put them in profit for the first time in 2 years.
Also the first 3DS Pokemon game is finally coming out in Oct. That should be a huge seller.
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Old August 28 2013, 10:01 PM   #15
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Isn't this just a Game Boy? An awkward Game Boy with a touch screen?
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