Submitted by robparko 767d ago | opinion piece

Nintendo is Never Boring

Mini Fortress writes:

"While everybody expected Nintendo to announce a price drop for the Wii U, I don’t think anybody could have predicted the arrival of Nintendo 2DS. One move gives Nintendo’s newest console a real pair of legs to stand on, while the other takes legs away." (3DS, Nintendo 2DS, Wii U)

_QQ_  +   767d ago
"Neva"- Aflred
4logpc  +   767d ago
No idea why but I laughed really hard at that.
UltimateMaster  +   767d ago
"Never boring"
But sometimes lame..."2DS"
Buy a 3DS instead, seriously..
ritsuka666  +   766d ago
At least Nintendo not get stuck in the same shit generation during 10 years like Sony.
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zalanis  +   767d ago
im the biggest ninty fan but i just cant figure this move out. i mean is it a development cost, can implemmenting the 3d feature actually cost them so much.

Q:1)why isnt it green in honour of year of luigi
Q:2)if it dont fold, how do i put in sleep mode
Q:3)if it dont fold, how do i get my daily coins.
Q:4)how the hell am i supposed to play all my circle pad
pro games such as MH3,MGS,KH,RESIDENT EVIL since they've once again conviniently left out the second analog.
robparko  +   767d ago
1) I agree, would look pretty sweet with the L logo on back, as well.
2) A sleep mode button is mentioned in the press release, nobody seems to have mentioned it though, including myself.
3) See 2
4) I only played MGS and Resident Evil and completed both without the slide pad. The controls were passable in MGS, but Resident Evil felt just fine to me.
sincitysir1  +   767d ago
this aint for u my friend! its for 6 yr olds according to nintendo! and there is a sleep mode button =]
R00bot  +   767d ago
It only has one screen, apparently it cut costs, but it means no joint and no 3D.
live2play  +   767d ago
youre not who theyre aiming it for buddy
they actually said, if you already enjoy playing in your xl screen, you arent the target audience

this is a cheap alternative for kids, thats all. like a tablet, kids love tablets
ErcsYou  +   766d ago
Well, since most of N4g community are either 7yrs old or in their Mid 40's acting like their 7yrs old, i asked a couple of 10yr olds and a 12yr old what they thought and the youngest loved it, Its shaped like a Tablet with a camera. The oldest doesn't care. He prefers consoles and and Pc. Me, i broke up with Nintendo when they released the Wii.
when nintendo wants to they can keep a secret like nobody else.
robparko  +   767d ago
It's a secret to everybody!
ArtificiallyYours  +   767d ago
I'd like a 2DS in Gameboy Advance's "Glacier Blue" color scheme.
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Wni0  +   767d ago
Nintendo DS. Nintendo 3DS. And now Nintendo 2DS. Thats totally not boring.
live2play  +   767d ago
yes because they were specifically talking about the name of their consoles.... cmon dude youre not even trying to troll

put some effort into it, i mean can you be THAT lazy
Wni0  +   767d ago
8/29 - Pokemon Rumble U
Wii U

Wii U

9/15 - The Wonderful 101
Wii U

October 2013 - Wii Party U
Wii U

October 2013 - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD
Wii U

man who doesnt love HD remakes and shovel ware
live2play  +   766d ago
there we go you kinda got it

just one thing though, whats rayman shovelware? and wonderful 101? shovelware

i dont think you know the meaning of the word
kirbyu  +   766d ago
Wii Party U isn't shovelware either. Being a party game that isn't Mario Party doesn't make it shovelware.
swice  +   767d ago
Well...it's true
Kydawg  +   766d ago
I'm personally getting one for the awesomely new "doorstop" feature. So sweet!
CouldHaveYelledUiiW  +   766d ago
2DS is Good for the following reasons (IMO)-

1) 2DS is for children (playing in 3D was proven bad for child neurological development).

2) It is great for people who want to play 3DS games but don't care about 3D.

3) It helps out people in this economy.

4) And if/when Nintendo starts doing more 3DS/2DS integration with the WiiU - more people will get to experience it. (Maybe Smash Bros. or Pokemon or another Monster Hunter game w/ that function).
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wingman32x  +   766d ago
Yeah, the 2DS announcement came out of nowhere. Nintendo tends to do stuff like this a lot. It's always fun waking up to some random announcement that no one was really anticipating. Nintendo are very, very good secret keepers.

I honestly thought it was a joke until I saw a hands on article from USA Today. Went to Nintendo's website and it was the first thing to greet me.

I don't like the thing at all, but it wasn't made for me. It was made for little kids and impulsive Christmas shoppers. I can see it selling a few units that way.
CouldHaveYelledUiiW  +   766d ago
I thought the same.
(I did not think it was a real product).

I like the Price Point of $130 Dollars it is not bad.

If you want to play your old DS games and maybe some new game, albiet without 3D.
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