Official overseas correspondent ReiPuerto from Gouki.com discusses the 3DS games and system price points. Rei also gives a quick over view for some of the coolest games coming to the Nintendo 3DS. [pictures and videos]
no thx,2 expensive for me,gonna w8 for psp2!
You don't think the PSP2 will be just as much?
it has twin 266mhz cpu's and a 133mhz gpu. 4mb vram and only 64mb system ram. Funny how I say "only" when I didnt even realize the dsi had 16mb and a 133mhz cpu. Impressive how they can do so much with so little.
It will probably be the same price. However, it will also be 20x the power&game quality. 3DS isn't even out and its hardware is already outdated (most cell phones blow it out of water). But that's the Nintendo way this gen. Low tech & shovelware. So sad to see that, once respected creator of legendary consoles, stooped to such low level and flooded the gaming market with crap calling it "family entertainment". This will be NDS all over again. Great games in the beginning and after that prepare for million versions of Cooking Mama and similar crap.
I highly doubt the PSP2 launches for under $250. If it's so far ahead of the 3DS like everybody here claims, then you'll have to pay for it.
While I doubt it will be cheaper just remember the 4th Gen Ipod has better specs than the 3DS and starts at $230. The price of the hardware doesn't hurt anywhere near as much than if the games run $50 or even $60, I hate paying $35 for a DS game so $50 is almost out of the question.
The 3DS games likely aren't going to be $50. The article did a direct conversion, which isn't how things are priced in the US. I get your point, though. But Sony is usually on the expensive end of things.
sonys specs for the psp2 blow the new dual core lg android phone out the water... so yea if this is too expensive for you you obviously never heard of Sony.
will probably be too expensive for me as well. oh well, i'll just wait for a lite edition to come out later. i'm in no rush.
i like that violet one. :D
reminds me of the atomic purple gameboy color for some reason i had back in the day.
i will only buy one when they launch it in red/black color, like the DSlite.
if they release purple one instead of the red one like i originally wanted over to here in canada and united states i'll get the purple one after all its my months color
In japan games are always that expensive. DS games can be sold for as high as 70-90 us Dollars And its nice to see this battery nonsense put to rest. 3-4 was max settings afterall
I figured it would cost around 250 but there are no games I am interested in at launch. I'll think about it when kid icarus and metal gear comes out but by then I might be more interested in the PSP2.
I like his math, '3ds carts up to 8 gigs, 6x greater than psp's 1.8 gig umd.'
lol this article reads like is was written by a 12 year old.
Probably related to HipHopGamer
I hate to say it, but the RE game looks like the PS2 version of RE4 -- not bad, but not really much past what the PSP can pull off, either. Hmm the 3D camera though... that'd be pretty cool. I *almost* want to get one... I might wait for the second round of games, with a second wind of good hardware utilization though. I'm still just not that impressed, as a long time PSP gamer. I want to like the 3DS, I do... but costs so much... barely an upgrade over the PSP if you discount the 3D... no Sony franchises... tons of remakes of games I played already, instead of new ones... so close Nintendo, so close. Man I want that 3D camera... and I could finally play DQIX! Maybe when I get my hands on one, and a good game for it, I'll change my mind. The 3DS has... almost undeniable Nintendo appeal. It's very hard to resist the urge to get one.
I'd have to agree really, I'm interested in the 3DS for sure. I want to see what Sony pulls off with the PSP2 before I consider buying it though. That and the fact that this year on home consoles alone is pretty much the biggest ever...
How on earth does the RE game look like the PS2 version of RE4? your eyes are seriously messed up. The game is using effects that are also used on the PS3&360 of RE5, and the graphical capabilities of the 3DS are far greater than the Wii (which is also technically and graphically better than the PS2) I'm not a Wii fanboy or anything but you seriously are one delusional liar, I mean the Lighting, textures, animations, shadows, particle effects etc, all look insanely good for a hand-held yet you say it looks like a PS2 game? My mind can't even comprehend how you came to that conclusion, it only takes a quick glance to see how amazing the game looks and runs on the 3DS. PSP games look like crap compared to the recent 3DS titles that have been shown.
Very well said. But best not to even argue with some of the lemons on here.
Um.. you realize that most of the movie is pre-rendered CG, yeah?
I'll be getting a 3DS. Not because of the 3D(Couldn't care less IMO), but it's awesome game lineup. Yeah, the launch lineup doesn't look that good, but it's not the launch lineup for my region so I hope OoT will make it for the NA launch. The graphics don't bother me at all. They're really not that bad at all.
Horribly written article, full of conjecture on battery life, no facts like everything else. Just more 3DS hype, but no real news. Should not have been approved. >.>
Yes, you are absolutely correct. What we need is more usless Uncharted 3 and Killzone 3 opinions/articles on this site. Oh, wait....
N4G loves this stuff. Not as much as cross platform screen comparisons though. Thanks for reading.
I've never owned a hand held. Was very impressed with the tech behind the PSP. Shame the software wasn't consistent enough. Having said that, looking at this little thing and it's capabilities along with the software line up, it makes me realise once again what I love about Nintendo. For a hand held to have games on par with early current gen games visually (almost) with the 3d effect, coupled with games like a remake of OOT and Pilotwings and a new RE chapter, that is nothing short of mind blowing stuff for a hand held system. It's amazing what can be done these days, when only 6 years ago, we were playing games that didn't look nearly as good on full console systems. DOA looks just like it did on Xbox 1, which is no mean feat. I just might have to get one of these. Bloody Nintendo. What do they know, eh?
everything is expensive in Japan, so I'm not surprised about this price. I'm not interested in 3D at all but I'm japanese, so I would buy this when I go back to japan.
Simply amazing. Thanks for all your comments everyone.
I'd rather play on my iPhone... if I didn't have a smartphone, maybe I'd consider this.
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