Sony: Nintendo 3DS is just an updated DS

Have you missed all those console war talks? Just hold your breath because Sony might be kick-starting one as we prepare for the massive E3 showing

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DarkCharizard_2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

They can't cuz they know 3DS will beat the pants off their NGP.... Vita, lol!

Just_The_Truth2755d ago

i know just like it's destroying the psp.........

theEx1Le2755d ago

Ah, but it comes back to the point of sales does not mean quality. If done right both machines could have superb games. But in all reality i can see the 3ds having more shovelware, because cheap developers might try to mask a crappy game behind the gimmick of 3d.

DarkCharizard_2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

Despite launching in February's last week, its going to overtake the PSP in sales by around 500k units becoming the best selling console of japan in 2011.

It had a bad launch, I agree, but once those killer titles come in... PSP & NGP will be left in the dust! By April 2012 all of these titles will be out:

1. Super Mario 3DS
2. Mario Kart 3DS
3. Kid Icarus Uprising
4. Resident Evil Revelations
5. Metal Gear Solid 3
6. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
7. Super Street Fighter IV
8. Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle
9. Star Fox 64
10.DoA Dimensions
11.Paper Mario 3DS

Expect strong sales and high quality, you'd be a fool not to.

Highlife2755d ago

Is this a sport to you?? What is the point of rooting for 3DS to Destroy NGP? Competition is a good thing. Hope they both do well. I prefer the NGP but it is ok if the 3DS does well.

StbI9902755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

Classic old charizard, no matter how many accounts u create, will always be the old bashing dog againts sony foreva xD.

Oh dude, given the list of launching tittles for the vita, sry to tell you but I don´t see it being destroyed, maybe passed but destroyed? also, trust me when I say, we will se a total new approach from sony toward the vita, new franchises and so indies approachabilities from indies dev, where does the 3DS stand to all that in comparison? games I may presume, but haven´t yet been wowed by anything but port from past consoles so guess twice mate, this is a new generation and mistake are not bound to happen lol.

Vita + Affordable price + that launch line of tittles? 3DS overhauled.

There, wasted some words on u my beloved troll mate xD.

@DA no one believes u have kid dude, or they most be some sad beings lololol.

Inzo2755d ago

3ds is for nintendo as pspGo was for Sony. Its an interesting gimmick.

Knushwood Butt2754d ago

@ DarkCharizard

I bet the PSP outsells the 3DS in Japan for the year of 2011 (Jan to Dec).

I don't care what Famitsu once said.

darthv722754d ago

and that is a bad thing? Dont you generally want an upgrade when the next version comes out?

Unlike the dsi"XL" compared to the dsi. Only thing different there was size. 3ds offers many upgrades over the dsl/dsi. Much like ngp will offer may upgrades to the psp.

Why are people trying to make something out of this?

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proudly_X2755d ago

too early to start, Sony doesn't learn right??

Shok2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

The 3DS is as much as an updated DS as the NGP is an updated PSP =/

Lol @ the disagrees. You guys do realize that that wasn't a knock on the NGP right? All I was saying is that if the 3DS can be considered an update than the NGP can too. That's totally a fair thing to say.

I_find_it_funny2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

Oh, I get it, you're trying the reasonable discussion on N4G, wow. Props man, props.


Oxymoron0282755d ago

Sony are right though. Colour it anyway you want, the 3DS doesn't really offer much new to the DS. 3D and analogue stick...

Where as the NGP brings in a new control method (track pad on the back), multi platform multiplayer, and a true console experience on the go.

Coupled with a console like online experience and the possibility of on the go multiplayer (using 3G) I think the NGP has a good chance of taking the top spot here, especially considering there is something for everyone, and if I recall correctly the NGP will be able to play games from the Android market place, meaning Minecraft on the NGP!

DigitalAnalog2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

If we were to use that logic, the Wii is just an "updated" version of the Gamecube.

-End statement

Machioto2755d ago

did anyone read it ? it’s not as bad as author is making out to be .

dc12755d ago

No one read it machioto.

The comment is not a slight.. but more of an answer to a question.

death2smoochie2755d ago

You're not allowed to use common sense on this site. You should have said the 3DS is just an update (which it is)
And the NGP is GOD.
If you said that, you would have gotten extra bubbles and agrees up the ying yang.

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Hisiru2755d ago

Why the disagrees? NGP is really an updated PSP with a similar design, improved graphics and controls.

Just like the x360 is an updated xbox and PS3 is an updated PS2.

Just_The_Truth2755d ago

ok imagine if sony announced they're releasing the psp 3000 but with 3d and3 axis that would be an updated version, or if Nintendo announced a WiiHD that'd be an update. If the 3ds had 3g, an actual store, tons of support, then i'd probably say it's a next-gen machine

gamingdroid2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

Remember when Ken Kutaragi, the Father of Playstation, said:

"This time, Microsoft has stated clearly that it is going after PlayStation. However, they're going not after the PlayStation 3, but the PlayStation 2. They were looking at 2, and that's why Xbox 360 became like that."

Yet, worldwide Xbox 360 still leads and sales are comparable for PS3 and Xbox 360.

Although the 3DS made me nauseous within 2 minutes, the analog stick worked really well, but it only has one. The screen was nice and larger, but it did feel like a minor update and the 3D effects was [email protected] Maybe that is why 3D in general hasn't taken off at all in general....

xAlmostPro2755d ago

It's kinda true.. 3ds = ds with 3d..

NGP = psp with 2 sticks, touch screen, camera's, rear touch, six axis, almost home console matched power, full psn support..

they're both re-iterations of the previous device however the NGP is for sure brining more/better features over the last device

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DaThreats2755d ago

I agree.
And too bad I can't vote for myself that I agree to agree.

Istanbull2755d ago

I agree with Sony, the 3DS has the same graphics as PSP1, the same analog stick. But PSP is almost 100 bucks cheaper and did it 7 years ago. Also, the 3D on 3DS is not that good, I have a 50" 3D Plasma from Samsung and THAT is real stereoscopic 3D! The 3D of 3DS is just gimmicky.

Optical_Matrix2755d ago

Read the article, the quote is: "When we were designing the NGP we had no idea what Nintendo was going to do, Aside from the 3D stereoscopic display, they seem to be keeping the same theme that they had with the DS – it feels like an update of the DS to me", doesn't feel like smack talk to me. I own a 3DS, and that's what it feels like to me as well. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing.

batguyz2755d ago

If it ain't broke don't fix it. 3DS might seem updated but thats exactly what i want with better graphics,i don't need rocket boosters.

DA_SHREDDER2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

and what do you call the ngp? an update ps2? lol. I got the 3DS for my kids cause i know its gonna have mario, zelda, and many other things that my kids are already having fun toying with. The NGP should have been something to counter that, but for adults. I cant believe Sony are saying the NGP is all about the games? I was hoping for alot more than just playing downgraded games on the go. I wanted a smartphone that did downgraded console games. They aren't even sure what they are doing with the 3g yet. Why would anyone mess with 3g unless they are rich anyways? http://www.verizonwireless.... $80 bucks a month just to download 2 games on the ngp. Might went with 4g cause and sprint cause at least they have unlimited 4g broadband, and turned the ngp into a mobile hotspot. Now that would have made sense, but noooo,, Sony just like making life difficult for themselves.

user8586212755d ago

an expensive ps3 port machine

1998gamer2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

I thought that's what the 3DS was, an overpriced 3D port machine. I mean it is a nintendo handheld after all.....

Knushwood Butt2754d ago (Edited 2754d ago )

Just wait for Ocarina of Time 3DS! That's going to sell big time.

Oh, hang on..

zeeshan8102755d ago

"An updated PS2" that has a PS3 tech.

Oxymoron0282755d ago

"You can't believe the NGP is all about the games?"

Then why the fuck else do you buy a game system?!

Just_The_Truth2755d ago

they are releasing 1 without 3g and why would you buy your kids a 3ds they could play mario etc on the DS and the 3d could mess up there eyes. It's funny though how low your standards are for the 3ds, as opposed to the NGP.

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Shok2755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

That's really not a bad thing if you think about it xD. The DS owned.

Nah but really, the 3DS has tons of features. I don't see how anyone that actually owns a 3DS can say it's a simple upgrade.It has the eShop, 3D photos, StreetPass, SpotPass, 3D movies, Augmented Reality, accelerometer, gyroscope, a full-fledged friends list, and soon it'll have Netflix 3D and even 3D video chat AND recording (Reggie says.)

If all of that qualifies as a simple "upgrade" than I guess every new system does.

user8586212755d ago (Edited 2755d ago )

Youtube 3D app would be freaking awesome!!