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XB1_PS41277d ago

Looks goofy, and comfortable.

Akuma-1277d ago

just get a superior ps vita. number of sales doesn't determine if something is better so it shouldn't matter to a gamer or make a game seen more fun to know that a product sold a lot.

i think the vita has more games released on it than the 3ds has garnered in its 2 years on the market or close. the vita has way more games released on it recently and for the holiday season. we know its the games that matters and quality ones

XB1_PS41277d ago

There are a lot of games on the 3DS. They're mostly goofy cartoony games, but there are a lot. I JUST bought a vita. Like 45 minutes ago, and am waiting anxiously for the day it gets here. :)

WrAiTh Sp3cTr31277d ago

The vita is all hype. Give it another year or two and it'll be better.

fatstarr1277d ago (Edited 1277d ago )

vita only has 3 good games in my opinion the best and most original one is Gravity Rush.

3DS dominated vita.

Dont get me wrong I'll pick up a vita for 100$ when it goes on that clearance rack.

but stop making up excuses for the vita, because you know dam sure if the 3ds was at 2 million and the vita was at 22 million you wouldnt be saying that comment, you are just babying it and trying not to accept its year 1 failure.

I dont get why theres more mention of the vita than the 3ds in the comment section of a 3ds article, are you guys that sick and salty?

disagree away Im calling it out when I see it.

xursz1277d ago (Edited 1277d ago )

I wouldn't say "the superior vita". It's more about preference. I like the 3ds alot but i really prefer the vita. I don't think i could live without my portable Persona 4 Golden. Lol.

christheredhead1277d ago

- "Check out images of the 3ds XL circle pad pro."

- "Vita is superior"

Really? I just don't understand the mindset of some people. Why would anyone care about what piece of plastic you favor?

But seriously, the circle pad pro xl looks ridiculously clunky. I refuse to pass up on Monster Hunter 4 though so I'll be picking one up. I wish they would release a 3ds with a second analog stick. I feel like its inevitable and only a matter of time.

Haha1231277d ago (Edited 1277d ago )

meh forget the vita get the handheld with superior games

klecser1277d ago

Deluded Vita fan is...deluded.

Lvl_up_gamer1277d ago

That's not true Akuma.

Console sales are VERY important to 3rd party developers as well as Gamers.

Developers won't waste their resources developing for a console that has a small market share since the developers won't make back the money they put into making the game.

The larger the install base, the greater the chances of hitting more potential consumers, thus making a larger return on the game.

But that is basic math. That is all obvious.

Obviously as a gamer, you want games to play on your console or handheld, and like what was listed up top, without console sales, developers won't develop games for it, if they don't develop games then you the consumer won't have anything to play...with no software to play, consumers won't buy the hardware.

It's a viscous cycle. This is why many console makers are willing to take a hit on the hardware. It's the software that generates the revenue. Console makers have to make the hardware enticing enough to sell to the average consumer. Either by finding that perfect price point, solid list of games people would be willing to buy after paying for the hardware, added features...etc.

So yes, Sales matters to gamers. However created this ignorant point of view that "sales don't matter" must not be a gamer.

aviator1891277d ago

The vita has nothing to do with this article...

SilentNegotiator1277d ago (Edited 1277d ago )

I am not happy with either handheld system this gen. Between Nintendo being short-sighted enough to not have 2 circle pads (games like Icarus have already shown us the problem there) and Sony making the same mistakes as with the PSP (in regards to price - leading to likely poor third party support - and size), they're both disappointing. They had very clear opportunities to refine the handheld experience and didn't.

Blacktric1277d ago

"just get a superior ps vita. number of sales doesn't determine if something is better"

Yeah but personal taste does.

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Welshy1277d ago

I can't figure for the life of me... why didn't they just install a second nub on the XL remodel?

If they really wanted to shove Sonys nose in it, doing that would have wiped a major deciding factor from which to buy for alot of people.

I've played my bros 3DS and i own a Vita and both have their strengths and weaknesses, Nintendo just missed an opportunity to get rid of the elephant in the room.

Bimkoblerutso1277d ago

Seriously. Friggin look at that thing. It's going to be massive in the hands.

I love my 3ds, but Nintendo really dropped the ball with the designs this time, methinks.

Welshy1277d ago

@Bimkoblerutso

They almost entirely removed the "portable" part of the 3DS.

You're doing well to fit the XL in your pocket in general anyway, but who in their right mind wants to shell out for an attachment larger than the console itself because Nintendo didn't design it well in the first place?

--Onilink--1277d ago

you i definitely agree that they should have added the 2nd stick. But i dont think it would have been so simple as to just add it to the "empty" (who knows if there is something under that part) space below the buttons.

Why? honestly it wouldnt be comfortable at all, seriously, try to put your thumb in that space, its an awkward position. What they would have done is make it larger so at least the stick is diagonal to the buttons, and not directly underneath it (as it is the case with all controllers)

stage881277d ago

That thing is hideous!

How can a company get away with this?? Just terrible.

ALLWRONG1277d ago (Edited 1277d ago )

3DS baby! Not going to upgrade though when the one I have is just fine.

stage88 sorry but this isn't about the Vita

stage881277d ago

Where does vita come into this?

That thing looks plain ugly. The Frankenstein of handheld consoles. It just shows that Nintendo didn't plan the design of the 3DS and are now trying to sell another bit of the actual device that should have been there in the first place. It also looks awfully uncomfortable.

@ALLWRONG sorry but this isn't about the Xbox 360 ;)

--Onilink--1277d ago

actually this is pretty much the most comfortable way to play any handheld, especially with the grips at the back.

It is probably the UGLIEST a handheld can be, and very annoying to carry. But uncomfortable is not one of the things we can accuse the Circle Pad Pro of being

nevin11277d ago

How come they didnt add it into the 3DSxl to begin with?

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