His criticism of the battery life and his info on the 3D effects and AR cards are all right, but the Internet has a word for this review: FAIL.
o_O *quickly clicks through to story*
What? Don't dig mustaches?
he grew up on Halo so he is "hardcore" and BREAKING NEWS the 3DS is not as powerful as the PS3 The Fuck?
Tbf on the whole the 3rd is a piece a crap IMO. On the one hand sf4 looms quite beautiful on it when you turn the 3D off but assigning combos to the touch screen so noobs can mash away on shit I've spent 20 years mastering? Really capcom? Even the core games are going casual with this thing
They don't assign combos. They assign special moves. I agree it's rather noobish, but on the other hand, now it's all about strategy, and everyone how you fight rather than 'who can do the Shoryuken motion without messing up'. A noob won't win because of a hadouken button. He'll win because he plays the game well.
Add this to the list of "sinking ships" from CNN? lol I think this article is overreacting, though. 1) He wasn't saying it in a negative, way, he was just making it clear where the graphics on the 3DS stand. In fact, he's just saying that it's good enough that hardcore gamers will love the graphics, but they won't be comparing them to HD consoles. 2) He said the Iphone is cheaper and does more. And at least at the 3DS's launch, that's certainly true. 3) This criticism from CNN probably isn't fair, but it's just an aesthetic complaint.
Screw cnn and their shitty review i'm getting myself a 3ds.
Im with you this dude such a cock stylis fine. cartrages is ok too if its what needed to have bigger data. and if you gonna turn brightness to max witch you shouldnt need and full 3d enabled well DUHH its gonna drain. as for halo each to there own and why compare to ps3. wait he said hes hardcore he played halo. doesnt compare to ps3. hmm maybe he owns both. ----------------------------- ------------------------ eaither way bad review
Needs more shirtless Chris Farley.
HAHAHA yes it does my friend R.I.P Chris.
Wow i had no idea he had passed away.
The fat guy on SNL always dies.
dart89 you didnt now he died? where the hell have u been? its been like 13 or 14 years
who would take their review seriously?!
I always take reviews seriously when it's a "hardcore" gamer that "grew up" playing Halo. Can you smell the sarcasm?
Lol I grew up playing super nintendo and N64 I'm eighteen. So either this guy is like 14 or he started playing when he was old which cancels out his "growing up" Fail
That picture is epic fail. And thats before I even clicked anything
What ? CNN got reviews ?
"Why is he comparing the graphics on a handheld to, say, the full HD Playstation 3?" All he mentions is that the graphics are good but obviously not PS3 level, he's not saying it should be PS3 level. OMG CNN doeznt leik ma nintendos!!!!!! waaa
its funny. he mentions that a stylus hasnt been used since pda devices. why did he decide to crawl from under that rock now? everything this guy bitched about, was within the DS lite/DSi/XL etc.
Yea, he is just stating that while the graphics for a handheld have grown tremendously, they are still not up there with consoles. All in all, he is saying the graphics are up there, so what's the problem? And, the iOS references make complete sense, as now people aren't willing to bring multiple devices with them on the go. People have smart phones, and for quick bursts of gameplay, that satisfies a lot of people. Apple/Android have been aiming at the mobile gaming market for quite some time, if you didn't notice, so they ARE in the same market. So yea, his review was actually decent. Stop making an article out of something that isn't there in the first place.
If someome made a rant article about every negative ign review, thw site would crash. Not sure how this got approved. That said, the review is terrible and he looks like bilbo baggins from the animated hobbit movie from the 80s.
People who are satisfied with gaming on their phone didn't grow up playing console games. It's its own market. If you are a hand held gamer that likes deep gaming experiences on a hand held device, you're going to get a 3DS, an NGP, or both. The iPhone you might play with, but it's in addition to those others. I think the biggest problem other than that that people have with this review is that the fact that 'He grew up on Halo' is supposed to mean something. Halo is a great series and all, but I and others blame it for too many of us gamers going nutso over the First Person Shooter genre these days. Those kind of people tend to see all of gaming through FPS glasses. What's a guy like that doing reviewing the 3DS for on National T.V.? You know before he even opens his mouth he's going to have a negative slant with his opinions.
You know what? F*ck wiimotes too. I can't use them as a phone either. They are obviously failures. (I really wish I didn't have to point out when I am being sarcastic, but I do and I am)
haha! i'm gonna have to remember to check cnn in the future for more game review lols.
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