Patcher thinks handhelds will move away from cartridges pretty soon.
I honestly dont see this ever happening. People won't stand for a download only system, as the PSP Go has proven only too well, and optical media simply arent suited to a portable system. I'm guessing cartridge technology will get cheaper and still more efficient as the years go by, causing cartridges to keep apace with advances in optical formats.
all media is relevant but digital download only
True, but I have a hard time seeing optical discs being actually suited to handheld gaming anytime soon. But maybe that's just me. *shruugs*
Patcher is an utter failure again... it has been proved that what people want for their portable systems are cartridges: they are very resistant, easy to use, can't be scratched, etc. Yeah optical media is superior but only for home systems with games that don't fall at the floor or get crushed in your backpack And digital download isn't going anywhere, everybody (including me) wants to "physically" have their games, it's much more satisfying to admire all your collection :D
so will CD
why is the guy predicting distant future? is he struggle to predict the near future?
Nintendo is working on holographic storage so I actually doubt it.
Not only that, cartridges are way faster than current optical storage devices.
No it won't for at least 10 years.
Its possible IF Nintendo thinks that way
Those little SD-sized carts that Nintendo uses have to be super-cheap to manufacture by now, so I could see them sticking with something like that for their portables. As paranoid as Nintendo is I doubt they would trust a full digital distribution model, either.
...we give a dam what he thinks LoL
And yet you are here...
Pachter, if you want to raise credibility amongst gamers, you should STFU and play some games. Maybe then you'll get a better feel for the market and its direction. Something about you tells me you play solitaire and backgammon in your spare time. I honestly trust HipHopGamer more than I trust you, and that's with a big grain of salt to begin with. HipHopGamer at least plays video games.
i'm surprised the DSxl wasn't the last handheld from Nintendo that uses the cartridge
... cannot be described with words found on a merriam-webster dictionary. patcher dude just please... be silent and think for a change. Cartridges>Discs on handhelds thats a fact.
Does this guy actually getting paid for this Bullshit he's talking every damn day?
If he does my friend its so wrong then. He does nothing for anyone in this world is just says what is on his mind.
If the quality remains the same, or better cartridges are fine. Nintendo has proven this with every game, every new hand held. Newer media is usually an improvement. But with the simplicity in the GB games, it's not really needed.
Does anyone even care what Patcher thinks? Nintendo been using cartridge since the early 90's still doing good with even with the DS. getting sick and tired of his B.S. predictions. Can't predict SHIT
Interesting. What would they move to? DL only like PSP Go?
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