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Hey Nintendo, Did you Forget How to Make a Handheld?
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 28 August, 2013 at 1:04PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Hey Nintendo, Did you Forget How to Make a Handheld?

According to Engadget, Nintendo plans to release a new, cheaper handheld this fall, titled oh so cleverly the Nintendo 2DS, since it functions like a 3DS, but without the 3D aspect. First of all, isn't this a bit confusing? Will the general public, who Nintendo seems to be going after lately, be able to figure out that the Nintendo 2DS will play 3DS games? Will they even notice the difference? 

Don't get me wrong, I'm not a fan of 3D, and it's probably the aspect of my 3DS that I care least about, but really Nintendo, this is more of a cop out that the DS Lite. At least that improved over the previous incarnation of the device. But this... First of all, it removes, really the defining feature of the device, and then gets rid of the handy-dandy clamshell design that protected the screens and has defined how handhelds look since 2003! 

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Retro of the Week - Aria of Sorrow
Posted by Swifto
Posted on 26 August, 2012 at 10:57AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0