Here's something Nintendo never told us: 3DS XL screens sport drastically improved viewing angles.
I really, really want one of these, but I'm not thrilled with the color choices... sissy blue and red? c'mon Nintendo, give us black or silver... or something that doesn't make it look like a childs toy... I suppose I could buy a skin for it, but really, I hate how Nintendo always screws the US over in the choices of colors for their systems.... another big issue is with the Wii U, they're saying it might only launch in White.... again, if there is no Black Wii U, count me out.. I hate sounding like a whiner, but really, it's simple to please customers.. Nintendo always seems to go OUT of their way to piss us off.
I have to say the blue looks really nice. The silver however is a bit bleh
I like the blue, I would love a white one but it seems only Japan will get that for now.
People haven't learned yet that Nintendo often make shoddy systems or devices at launch then release an updated version soon after. The new 3ds xl will be better than the smaller one but I can almost guarantee that they'll have another version with dual circle pads later on. I literally will stay from Nintendo products because they don't know what they're doing. The screen quality on the 3ds is crap and now I'm reading that the screens viewing angle is better on 3ds xl. I know ill hear from the apologists and spinners with their disagrees or rubbish. Why couldn't they have made a proper 3ds with a screen that you can see when you're outside with better cameras proper circle pads and quality overall? The screen on the 3ds is crap Keep your krap Nintendo
Nintendo is not the only one who does that. 2005-2009, we got 4 different psp systems, but why mention that when you can just say Nintendo did it alone right?
yeah your right, Nintendo don't have a fuckin clue!! The Wii sold over 90mil, the 3DS around 18mil the DS over 150mil their games win numerous awards and are often featured in the top 5 greatest of all time lists....i'd go back to the drawing board if i were them coz by those stats alone they're in MAJOR trouble!!
Wow..every comment I see from you is always filled with nothing but Nintendo hate..do you work for Sony?
You disagreers are correct, the nintendo consoles that were successful is an indication that Nintendo will forever do the correct thing for gamers benefit. 3ds launched with little launch titles at a high price point which the system wasn't worth to be bought at. The systems screen and 3d tech are rubbish. The screen is way below the ps vita, the touch screen uses resistive touch tech. The 3d isn't comparable to proper 3d that the ps3 is capable of on a 3d teli.The 3ds has only one circle pad which is slippery after a minute of use. The system had a price drop four months after release 1/3 of original price. The system has been out for a year and a half and it doesn't have enough games. Nintendo will be making a xl version which will be the better version a little over a year after initial release. Fanboys can tout sales because it benefits them so much that they are millionaires because of Nintendo in their minds. People are quick to call me a Sony fanboy because I speak the truth. It gives me great pleasure that the Wii u is what it is,lol. I remember fanboys screaming about how the system is 6 times the power of a Xbox 360 and now we know its as powerful as a ps vita. Continue denying facts people, because sales are better than quantity of quality products
Wow..as powerful as a Vita huh? Now I know even a Sony drone such as yourself had to have had a hard time typing that complete B.S.
Ahh Mr.Morpheus i wonder which pill you chose.. hmm probably the acid.
you can question the quality or power of nintendo systems but not the quality of their games. I will buy every Nintendo system they release (not every iteration of it) simply because they make fantastic games that can't be played elsewhere. If you are buying systems just to jack off to specs then you obviously need a new hobby.
"I literally will stay from Nintendo products because they don't know what they're doing" Yeah..sure,nintendo doesn't know what they're doing.They've only been around since the 19th century! ...Dumbass SonyDroid Edit:I just realized this guy has another handle on n4g by the name of Trinity_;he's a major sony troll.Just ignore him from now on and bubble him down or mark his comments as spam.
Hey Morpheus! Just wondering... if the Vita is THAT much better than the 3ds, how come it doesn't sell?
Because of the surface, it won't be hard at all to get a 3DS skin, problem solved.
Good news. This thing is becoming a more attractive purchase by the day
Meh, still not sold on this...I'll stick with my original
They should have told us that from the get-go. That's a pretty big issue with the original models. I'll definitely be trading up now.
Wow, after seeing the video it looked smooth, thin, big, bright and better than I expected; plus it didn't seem like it had terrible jaggies like I thought it was. In fact it looked the same, just bigger which is great news. I might pick one up!
Im gonna pick one up, i find the 3ds too small for my titan hands.
It appears to be really thin too
Just out of curiosity, does Nintendo have any mechanism for the transfer of downloaded games between an old 3DS and a new one? Why do they not adapt the Sony protocol of a single "store" so you can redownload games on any system? The only possible answer is that Nintendo fans have demonstrated time and time again they are ok with re-buying games they already own.
Yeah they have had system transfers for the 3DS since day one..They have confirmed that you will be able to transfer to the XL also-the only thing I don't like about the transfer system is the fact that you have to transfer EVERYTHING and I do mean everything..games,save data and friends list-the whole shebang.
Does Wii ALSO have a system transfer? Glad it's actually present on 3ds...that might allow me to get a 3ds XL.
I will definitely upgrade to the XL, but it can't help but think that Nintendo has been taking terrible hardware decisions of late. I do appreciate the new technologies that they've been trying to introduce to the market - the Wii was a huge step in motion sensor gaming, which has been duplicated by other consoles, but not with as much success. I fear the Wii U will be an epic failure - I can't think of too many 3rd party developpers who will be willing to come up with games specifically designed for that type of console (and the current Wii line-up seems to confirm this - most people who bought one 3-4 years ago are not using it anymore), mainly because there is so much more money to be made with cross plateform games, which doesn't require as much effort to port... It's a shame that they didn't integrate a second circle pad on this version. It's a slap in the face to millions of fans across North America, especially if you consider that 20-30% of the top game in our market are actually FPS (I'm just making numbers, but I'm sure my point is getting across). There is absolutely no justification for this. Yes, there aren't that many games at the moment requiring a second c-pad, but you can be sure that many developpers would see this as yet another great plateform with a lot of potential for future FPS (or FPRPGs like Elder Scroll), and its absence is stalling the growth of the console. I'm still a Nintendo fan, I'm just saying: "wake up Nintendo, before it's too late..."
Just read that a 2nd circle pad will be sold as an add on accessory for the 3ds XL.
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