"Paul Gale Network has revealed the specs for the 3DS acquired from a 3rd party source as well as more information on the 3DS' features including the gyroscopes/accelerometers, 3D cameras, and more."
I think I'm pleased with most of that. :)
we will officially know all the details on the 29th
......and that day can't come soon enough! At least in the meantime we have what might be close to real specs! Even if the specs end up being off the hands on impressions on the article from Paul Gale Network are cool. I can't wait to learn more about it's features!
cant wait for next week. I just hope that there isnt a flood of shovelware/little kid games that usually accompany Nintendo systems. If im impressed next week mark me down for 1.
i just hope they don't have friend codes. or only 1 friend code per 3DS, so you register with other ppl and don't need to register again for every game you gonna play...
if nintendo is smart they will let the vc and dsiware games be able to be stored on sd cards bit with some sortta copyright protection. i hate the way it is on wii.
I know it totally sucks being able to do just that today on the Wii.... Been like that for over a year dude... Way to admit you don't own a Wii.
I'm pretty certain that Nintendo has learned from their mistakes on Wii. It's not like they screwed up royaly because they are in 1st place, but if they fix a few things they will be just fine with 3DS. Plus Nintendo just knows handhelds to well to messup.
i agree but remember, when youre at the top it can only go one way
LMAO bubbles+ for u.
Why can't it be next week already?! lol
VERY interesting. Seems pretty powerful.
Atone else in love with the 3D cameras I think they have potential!!
"We need mote powuh!" lol I'm liking it so far =)
I'm glad I'm a realist and not a fanboy, well, I'm a fanboy of quality. A lot of Nintendo fanboys and Nintendo apologist will tout about how Nintendo consoles are amazing but yet they are yearning for Nintendo to give them a powerful enough console so they can play technologically advanced games that are available elsewhere on more powerful consoles. The Nintendo 3ds is comparable to a psp which is good but because I love technologically advance games, I won't buy the 3ds because it's not powerful enough. I love to see advancements made in gaming like visuals, sounds and all sorts . I love advanced and innovative games like steel battalion, sotc,ico, heavy rain, flower, lbp,mnr,tlg,mass effect, oblivion 4, and a lot more. Nintendo is able to do amazing games that are very limited by its feeble hardware. To each his own, the truth is that the 3ds power is comparable to a psp or 11 yrs old ps2 by its release. I like playing video games on powerful consoles so I won't wait for a different iteration of a console that uses old tech that was available over a decade ago. @ idiots below I have a Wii and ds but it doesn't matter. You guys fail to understand which I understand and that's the same reason why you nes fanboys can't see the truth. Logical thinking consumers don't play companies profit, they play or use a company's product. Nintendo profiting doesn't make a game better by any means. You think just because Nintendo is profiting it'll make cruisn or medal of honour a better game? Other fanboys thinks Nintendo 3ds is amazing because it has a 3d screen that doesn't require glasses, lol, what idiots. The viewing angle of a 3ds is very limited to the point where the user might get a sore neck from being very still. Also, 3d without glasses isn't as good or immersive as 3d that requires them because 3d that requires glasses is able to display images that are outside the screen . I know a lot of people will be disappointed by the 3d on 3ds because they don't understand the tech or have ever seen either. I have Mario galaxy and zelda which are ok but are games that seems so last gen. The new zelda looks just like twilight princess and very blank, and imo sorcery looks better and has better controls.
So, youve probably never played mario galaxy 1 or 2. Or any of the recent zelda games. And youre not a fanboy, but a realist? This console is 'advanced and innovative' - its 3D without glasses ffs, what more do you want? Fanboy of quality.... gtfo
is crappy gimmicky 3d. and don't forget it makes your eyes hurt after 5 minutes. So how is that quality?
whats he is saying is absolutely correct. The fact that it is 3D dosnt change the fact that the actual hardware is about the same power wise as a PSP. So your basically playing PSP quality games with a 3D effect over the top of it - dont get me wrong thats pretty cool in itself but its still relatively old tech and can hardly be descibed as advanced.
I didnt say 3D meant quality, I said it was advanced and innovative, which it is. I accept that it is relatively old tech (same as psp) but I doubt it hurts your eyes after 5 minutes -_-
3D <WITH> glasses is crappy gimmicky 3d. and don't forget it makes your eyes hurt after 5 minutes. So how is that quality? PS3 cultists make baby jesus cry.
Anyone that's a fanboy of quality should be a fanboy of Nintendo I'd think.
Which means that the 3ds is very OLD tech.
actually mgs for psp looks worse than ps2 mgs games, mgs3 for 3ds looks better than mgs3 for ps2 AND its in 3d, nuff said
The RE and SF tech demos sure looked close to their Xbox 360/PS3 equivelents.
"oblivion 4" LOLLLOLOLOLOLOLLOLLOLOLOL
Why does thinking 3D without glasses will be pulled off well make me a fanboy? I own all 3 consoles and enjoy them all. I dont know why you feel the need to slate nintendo like there is no tomorrow. You obviously dont care about gameplay and just want more and more graphics. Also, what does sorcery have to do with this? They will both be great games, weird anti nintendo man
Dual core processor in the PSP and PS2? OF course not just another upset fanboy trying to troll with ignorance. Never knew you were such an expert on something you have never seen let alone used. Oh wait Sony fanboy so of course anything 3D that isnt made by Sony is some how inferior.... Any links to back any of the BS you just posted?
If you like advanced tech then why the hell are you a console gamer than? If that's your main reason for playing games is the "tech" behind it, then playing these consoles that have hardware over 5 years old and outdated as soon as it was released contridicts you wall of text rant
did you actually read the article? the 3DS is easily much more powerful than the PSP, in every performance department. and it should be, the 3DS is the start of next gen of handhelds (ipad? pffft), it was built to compete with the future PSP2.
Getting VERY excited!
And as with the ds and wii ninetendo is selling at a profit. PROFIT! PROFIT! PROFIT! PROFIT!
well,when you campare it to psp i think games will look awesome,cause psp already has cool capabilities and the one thing i hated about ds was the 3d games were all blocky and pixelated lol. cant wait
Firsr time graphics won't be totally outdated compared to a console sine ganeboy.
WTF is the point of looking at 3DS specs, performance is relative. If I said a handheld had an 800mhz noinchkinhargen chip you wouldn't know wtf that means, but everyone is looking at this like it means something to them, the chips used are propriety aka not used in any other devices. These specs mean nothing to me, I just want a price and release date, specs on paper mean nothing at the end of the day and I doubt anyone here has a tangible grasp of what these specs will mean in the real world application.
Specs can be misleading just look at GameCube's. It was a lot more capable than it looked on paper. This article does have some insight on the 3D camera from a hands on stanpoint however and that is some brilliant tech right there.
psp has a singal 333 cpu so uh yeah almost dubble the cpu
Though looking superficially at the raw mhz numbers the cpu's look comparable to the PSP, there is no comparison people. The ARM11 is beastly with it's efficiency/multitasking ability, is dual core, and there are two of them. The reason they chose to keep it at 266mhz rather than going stronger in a single chip is because we're dealing with a roughly 3 inch LCD screen. It doesn't need more power, it would be meaningless unless the screen was bigger or of higher definition. Those two chips can handle a huge demand when it comes to raw number crunching that far exceeds that of the PSP. yet at the same time, the battery will last, and it shouldn't overheat. MHZ for MHZ, the 3DS chips are far more capable, and each MHZ means alot when dealing with this small of a screen.
Who cares if it is beastly nintendont still puts out the same recycled crap year after year. How about some more mario can't git enough of that sh!t.
So what's your cup of tea Highlife? CoD, which comes out every year now? Halo? With 5 games in the past 8 years? GTA? God of War? Whatever your cup of tea, if it's highly regarded, it's likely coming out regularly. I.E. 'Recycled'. Why not have the decency not to call it 'crap' just because you don't like it, or think you're too 'grown up' for it? I could go nuts talking crap about CoD, but at least I acknowledge the franchise as 'better than average'. I'm thinking that you either haven't played a recent Mario platforming game, have an extremely narrow road as a gamer, or are just an outright hater.
Plus the specs are more than enough for a good gaming handheld like TruthbeTold said.
cpu for each image?
but I seriously want to see the PSP2 come out so I can see what kind of beastly hardware goes into that thing.
Chromer has a good point: 3DS vs. PSP2. Will it be DS vs. PSP and Wii vs. PS3 all over again?Week vs. Strong but New Tech vs. Old Stuff?
Interesting discussion since this morning.
you must mean depressing... all this fanboys fighting all over N4G make me depressed...
Yah I know what you mean :(
many of u are deeming 3ds to be in the league with psp in terms of raw power. But to me games like Resident evil Revelations on 3ds looks someplace between wii and xbox 360. Not to mention the impressive screens of dead or alive that was posted here few days ago. I guess we have to wait until 29 sep. to me sure;)
when i saw revelations for the first time it looked good enough to be an HD system game. looking closer i see the difference but it's not great.
But by no means breaking the mold when it comes to powerful handheld hardware 'imo' PSP2 will do that
Sick.....I'm going to pre order two.
i don't see why anyone should really complain because the power isn't leaps and bounds over PSP because truth be told look at the gfx we saw at E3. don't get me wrong PSP has good looking games but none are close to the basic gfx "demos" at nintendo's booth. one week to go.
These Specs are pretty sweet, this should make for a very interesting Remake of FF6 with voice acting and all the goodies :D
An remake of Final Fantasy VI with FFX+ visuals would be heaven!
Did you read the article? It's pretty powerful.
Could it even be powerful enough to handle real mmorpgs?
wont be long before the specs will get beating by sony
ya think so?
I didn't know the gyroscopes or whatever motion tilt it has worked that well. In that case watch out iPhone!
I hope that devs max it out!
wut a gr8 morning for gaming news!
Why don't we wait and see more of the actual games before we start jumping to conclusions? Pure number crunching won't get us anywhere. @Otheros00 Please do youself a favor and go away.
Yeah, I would wait for to see some reviews or some of the games before getting into a fight about which is better. I would like the see the PSP2 against the 3DS and compare which is better.
I want to see some reviews or see it for myself before I decide to buy it. The concept is good and it seems Nintendo changed some of the specs and overall quality with the 3DS.
wonder what the price tag will be? want one..
can't wait to get my hands on one. I'm no techie but I love a new gadget maybe that's why i'm impressed by what I've read so far. Should be good!