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Submitted by DaMa 1182d ago | opinion piece

Buyers Remorse: Nintendo 3DS

Rely on Horror: "Any early-adopter can tell you that there’s nothing worse than it. That feeling that you get when you show off a new ‘totally awesome’ gadget to your friends and/or family and they kind of look back at you with a half-hearted smile and a totally unenthusiastic “That’s really cool…” (3DS, Nintendo DS)

Buff1044  +   1182d ago
If you purchase expensive toys for the joy of others and not yourself...well...you have only yourself to blame. Right? ;)

3DS already has a handful of great retail games and new downloadable ones every week. I think any Nintendo fan (at this point) would be thrilled with Ocarina, Pilotwings, Mercenaries 3D, Street Fighter, Ridge Racer and Nintendogs + Cats, along with DSi and Game Boy content.
LOGICWINS  +   1182d ago
Eh...I'll wait for the Pokemon Grey 3DS bundle to come out.

Watch Ninty release a 3DS Lite in a year for $199 and give it an advanced 3D effect which enables the player to get the 3D effect from multiple angles.
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coryok  +   1182d ago
nintendo fans.. ok maybe nintendo fans like these games but i find them underwhelming.

ocarina was a good game, still is a good game, and i still have it. if i want to play it i see no reason to buy it again. mercenaries is uh... a minigame? a minigame that i already have on gamecube and ps3... while i havnt played the 3ds streetfighter, im gonna assume that its pretty much the same thing as the other 500 versions of street fighter. nintendogs (+ cats?) is dumb, nothing else to say about it. pilotwings and ridge racer are the games that i see as the most original and something that would make me want to buy the console, that, to me, is a pretty weak offering.

zelda and resident evil are probably the only games that im sure i would like, but i decided not to buy a 3ds for it because i already have it. also, two games? maybe four games? thats not much of a library.

theyre doing horrible on providing content for their hardware. they really need to start working on this. get me some rpgs
dedicatedtogamers  +   1182d ago
When the 3DS came out, everyone praised it and showered it with love. Anyone who didn't want a 3DS was an "anti-Nintendo fanboy".

But now it's several months later and we know the truth: 3DS game sales are stagnant, 3DS hardware sales are stagnant, and the 3d effect is nothing special, if we're being honest. Apparently even the pro-3DS people out there didn't believe what they preached.
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Pikajew  +   1182d ago
I get buyers remorse on everything I buy. because after I buy it I think i could have gotten something else
LOGICWINS  +   1182d ago
I never understood why people get consoles Day 1. Obviously a console's software lineup gets better with age since developers eventually find ways to max out the consoles potential.

Why pay for a console at its HIGHEST price to get the LOWEST quality games when you can wait two years and get the console at a discount and enjoy HIGHER quality games? Seems like common sense to me.
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