The 3DS may never quite match up to the DS, but delivering the following six things will get it as close as it possibly can…
I agree with the adventure games. They need some that make good use of the 3D screen and take advantage of the 3DS' capabilities like 999 & Hotel Dusk did for DS.
Pheonix wright x Layton is shaping up to be a pretty awesome game. It features 3d character models that look like drawings: Meaning that the world has depth in 3d but looks like a flat cartoon with 3d off.
I think Nintendo as a whole just needs a new approach all together. With phones being a number one competitor (currently), they need to draw in the actual gamers again. They already have a few gems, they just need more. Like above, make more games that show off the 3D capabilities, since cell phone makers kinda already jumped out of that idea without giving it a chance. Also a good point is looking at what Monster Hunter did. ONE game everyone wanted releases and their sales skyrocket.
phones arent even a minor competitor, they are nothing in terms of what nintendo is thinking about "a few games" ? more games than the ds had at the same point Now about this article RPG usually come about 2-3 years in The 3ds has more rpgs in the first year than the ds had. About 5 more. Thats pretty damn good for a first year 2012 fire emblem beyond the labrynth bravely default dq monsters remake kingdom hearts paper mario TO START fiscal year 2012. That isnt even everything It isnt barren its normal
just continue on the DS way :)
I rather that be on the wiiu...
The RPG's need to show up again at some point. Say what you will about shovelware, but there was a respectable RPG lineup for the DS as well. Continue with the Visual Novels. With the DS, Nintendo helped Popularize visual novels outside of Japan. The Ace Attorney series was a hit that no one saw coming. People really bought into that style of game, and it became a mini genre on the DS. It created some of the most unique experiences on the system. Bring 3 more Nintendo exclusive Castlevania games. I really liked the first 3 on the DS, and I want to see that continue. Those are the major things I would want.
Yeah, the 3DS is already better than the DS. I've owned both and there is no comparison. The future software lineup is full of what this article wants...making me wonder if they even bothered to follow the system at all.
I fully agree with this article, especially the part about adventure games. Hotel Dusk, Memory Trace and the Touch Detective games were among my most enjoyed games on the DS.
I recently read that two environment search puzzle games have been confirmed for March of this year. Blanking on the names.
I'm not quite sure, but it sounds like you're referring to 'hidden object' games which is a different genre from adventure games, though people do get them confused with adventure games some times. Hidden Object games aren't really my cup of tea, but I do love puzzle adventure games like the Prof. Layton series.
There is about a hair's difference. But Prof. Layton is definitely the best.
It only needs some JRPGs and Castlevania games.
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