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Canova
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Dead on arrival indeed
AceBandage
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by StuBurns

I bet my dick this is bullshit.


I believe that's a 10:1 odd.
bluedeviltron
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Terrible rumor.

I give this rumor a 0/10.
KAL2006
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Obviously fake, but terrible decision from Nintendo for not having 2 analogs in the first place. Didn't they hear all those complaints from PSP. Just look at some of the games that have come out or coming (Splinter Cell, MGS3 and etc), those games are already suffering from bad controls due to no dual analogs. And for those who say 2 analogs is not beneficial, only needed for FPS games, thats bullshit, pretty much every game I have played on PS3/360 have used both analogs and all those games benfited from dual analogs no matter the genre (from Assassins Creed to Batman to COD to Uncharted and etc).
Dr. Zoidberg
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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This sounds like BS to me. I don't believe Iwata is that dumb. The timing is so bad, it almost smells like FUD from the Vita camp.
funkystudent
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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I was just thinking yesterday could Nintendo rebrand the 3DS and instead of using 3D dev's could use that extra power for better graphics?

so after the 3ds light or whatever 3D becomes a option.
HamPster PamPster
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Someone should post that tricked out gameboy pic with the light and analog stick

Now that was sweet
Father_Brain
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Delio

How would a dongle analog stick work? That little drawing just has it there but what is it even connecting too..

The only conceivable way I can think of would be a new cradle that includes an analog stick in the lower right. Which might be functional, but would be absolutely horrific from design and portability standpoints.
JasoNsider
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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I don't know what's worse - opening up new threads every time a site spews out a new rumor, or the endless streams of people here who take it as fact.

"LOL should have waited longer, lol"

Sadness.
watershed
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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hang on, I just re-read the article intro. Their source has enough info and can leak with impunity to support a 5 part expose running all week? I'm calling bull.
Songbird
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
This is strange indeed, the source has been reliable before.
Mama Robotnik
(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Door2Dawn

TERRIBLE idea of true. You're basically admiting failure.

If the idea fails, they shouldn't stick with it regardless. That makes no business sense.

I'm not saying that 3DS is a failure, but if it were to become one, then they should be quick to admit the failing, learn from it, and move on to something better.
Takao
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Have you heard the good news about Medabots?!
(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Not defending Nintendo here, if this is true it will suck big time for us early adopters, but why does every curse Nintendo/MS/Sony when this happens but camps at stores to get the new iPod/Pad with "Super Feature Turn the Volume Up with Voice" without any complaints or riots?

I have never bought an iOS device because I know in a few months Apple will announce something better.
Andrex
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(08-23-2011, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by AceBandage

We all know that was Ubisoft.
Iwata even acknowledged it at E3.

Oh really? Source?

The source of this bit of "news" in particular seems to be more "western" according to the article.
Dr.Palutena
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

If this is true I am never buying another piece of Nintendo hardware ever again. Cut the price less than six months after launch, have 0 major games within the first six months, release considerably better update next year? Fuck you.

You know I'm a big Nintendo fan but I'd have to say i'd feel just like you if this happened (except the never buying another nintendo hardware thing would be an empty threat on my part) . If this happens this would officially become the worst handled hardware release of all time, ALL TIME. Price drop i can accept, even releasing the red colored one I wanted is stomach-able but this........:|. Though my belief in this happening is close to absolute 0.
kamspy
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Does the word "Ambassador" have a different meaning in Japanese?
Galvanise_
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by cacildo

The 3ds should be a cell phone.

Aside from this stupid opinion, i have one question: remember when we saw the 3ds in e32010 and we all (me) said "wow, thatīs a buckload of 3rd party support"

What tha hell happened with that?



Aye. I really thought Nintendo would make headway into what the PSP market had (Metal Gear, Final Fantasy etc) and continue to bust out games like that. Nope.
Sho_Nuff82
(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Not defending Nintendo here, if this is true it will suck big time for us early adopters, but why does every curse Nintendo/MS/Sony when this happens but camps at stores to get the new iPod/Pad with "Super Feature Turn the Volume Up with Voice" without any complaints or riots?

Apple fans are a special kind of consumer sadist.
frankie_baby
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
I have a very hard time believing this
ClovingWestbrook
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by JasoNsider

I don't know what's worse - opening up new threads every time a site spews out a new rumor, or the endless streams of people here who take it as fact. Sadness.

lol yep. It's awesome though to see how gullible people are.
Valygar
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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I don't think it is true... but just in case i will refrain myself of buying a 3DS until I get tons of money - a new revision comes.

I mean, I would believe all points of the article (even a revision of the 3DS) but including a 2nd analog does not make sense.
Littlegator
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Andrex

A possibility is that this piece of info has been deliberately made up by Nintendo so they can flush out whoever's leaking their stuff.

Bryan1321
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
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Wait!?

So this 3DS will be Graphically speaking the same, as the one we have now



Or nintendo is literally screwing the "old and new ambassadors" with a new console ?



My mind is full of duck
Lance Bone Path
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(08-23-2011, 12:13 AM)
I want to know if the dev kit shortage news is true since maybe then, we could stop blaming third parties for everything that went wrong with the 3DS third party software situation.
Andrex
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(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

I have never bought an iOS device because I know in a few months Apple will announce something better.

That's.... odd. What are you really buying a device for, the "prestige" of owning a new device, or the actual content it provides? It sort of annoys me to read posts like this.
radioheadrule83
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(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)
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I said it in the other thread, they may have gotten a couple of things right on Vita and Wii U etc, but that doesn't mean they're always right...

it just reads like absolute bollocks. There's nowhere for an attachment to go, nothing for it to hook into, and wireless or some other hackery would be expensive and compromise resources during gameplay... I just don't see it happening when the only genre it benefits is FPS and third person brawlers with a mouselook type camera control -- something you can replicate reasonably enough on the touch screen.

AND add to the fact they've just issued a grovelling apology about a price drop, and given away a bunch of free shit... they're not going to alienate people even further with a hardware revision next year either. I'm sorry, but as much as some of you may want it, its not happening. DSphat sorely needed a revision, much moreso than 3DS, and that didn't get one until 18 months to two years after DSphats release...

The fact they're trying to make a story they apparently have stretch over 5 days tells me they're playing for hits.

This isn't a new thread for new news, its a new thread for crazy rumour and speculation.
Delio
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(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Father_Brain

The only conceivable way I can think of would be a new cradle that includes an analog stick in the lower right. Which might be functional, but would be absolutely horrific from design and portability standpoints.

Yeah that just screamed at me as being a silly ass thing.
AbsoluteZero
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(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)
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Ugh, I'm so close to saying fuck
It to this whole handheld thing completely.
Link1110
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(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)

Originally Posted by MNC




3DS lite, here we come.

...That's a parody pic, right?
Mpl90
Two copies sold? That's not a bomb guys, stop trolling!!!
(08-23-2011, 12:14 AM)
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And 3DS is already starting selling more, as Zelda's significant rise in UK for the second week on a row, reports from GameStop and the 200k in Japan suggest...so...
TheNatural
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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I think some of it is true. Nintendo's probably going through an existential crisis right now with some of the stuff they are doing.

Maybe they are expiramenting with a second analog and a few other things, but the main point is how poor their dev kits are at getting out. There just seems to be some major organizartional problems inside Nintendo getting things out on time and being prepared, and its not like they've been swamped the past couple years.
EvilMario
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bryan1321

Wait!?

So this 3DS will be Graphically speaking the same, as the one we have now



Or nintendo is literally screwing the "old and new ambassadors" with a new console ?



My mind is full of duck

I'd imagine the device might receive a redesign, but the hardware will be the same. The 'toning down' of 3D will strictly be on marketing and branding.
Hot Coldman
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by StuBurns

I bet my dick this is bullshit.

GrotesqueBeauty
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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I heard the new stylus is going to double as a nose hair trimmer. My sources have been very reliable in the past.
RPG_Fanatic
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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I can't see this being real. Should make for an interesting thread.
BurntPork
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This would be an absolute pure desperation move on Nintendo's part. If this happens I want it to be announced as part of Iwata's resignation letter.
Azure J
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(08-23-2011, 12:15 AM)
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Is it odd that the first thing I thought of was all the talk back in '05 about DS being a sidestep to the next Gameboy (prior to DS going Super Sayian in sales ability)? It's like everything is coming full circle or something.

This model change to incorporate a second analog/slide pad or an analog attachment makes me both wonder what the fuck is going on a Nintendo and moderately excites me at the prospect of a better model (hopefully with better SYMMETRICAL screens and battery life).

Originally Posted by Serenade

obligatory: glad i waited for the redesign

.

^^ Edit: OK, I'll bite. WAT? ^^
Drkirby
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(08-23-2011, 12:16 AM)
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Yeah, lowering the price, I'm fine with, but if they really did release such a system, I would be pissed. But I am just going to pretend this is baseless speculation till I hear such a thing from offical sorces.
AceBandage
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Originally Posted by BurntPork

This would be an absolute pure desperation move on Nintendo's part. If this happens I want it to be announced as part of Iwata's resignation letter.

Never change, BP.
Grinchy
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(08-23-2011, 12:16 AM)
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I'm not the first to say that this sounds ridiculous, but this sounds ridiculous. We know there will be hardware revisions, but this is beyond odd. I just don't see it happening, however I've been surprised before (and it's usually Nintendo I'm surprised by).
Elios83
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(08-23-2011, 12:16 AM)
If true it's basically like admitting defeat and launch a new handhled platform in a year time.
They will make the 3DS pass like a special 3D DS model and all the people who bought it will be fuck*d.
So I don't think it's likely......doesn't it?
Gospel
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(08-23-2011, 12:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by kamspy

Does the word "Ambassador" have a different meaning in Japanese?

It means sucker.
Seraphinianus
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(08-23-2011, 12:17 AM)
maybe they're developing an analog add on like the rumble pack and the author overassessed the significance...
DMeisterJ
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Originally Posted by StuBurns

I bet my dick this is bullshit.

Quoting for posterity.

If this turns out true, you need to videotape you cutting it off.
Cousteau
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(08-23-2011, 12:17 AM)
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Awesome news,was waiting for a rename before I committed.
PeakPointMatrix
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(08-23-2011, 12:17 AM)
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"okay nintendo engineers, whats the fastest way we can destroy our brandname and sink the 3ds once and for all"

Gotta give them credit, this is an excellent way to reach their goal.
Sammy Samusu
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(08-23-2011, 12:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by lawblob

lol

Still can't believe they didn't include a second one in the first place.

As always, blame Miyamoto.
Jinfash
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(08-23-2011, 12:17 AM)
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So now the rumor is suggesting that there will be a dongle next year and a redesigned, redubbed 3DS? If true, post price cut adopters will also feel betrayed. I wonder what title Nintendo will give them.
snoopeasystreet
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(08-23-2011, 12:18 AM)
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This can't be real. It just can't.
djplaeskool
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(08-23-2011, 12:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bryan1321

My mind is full of duck


I literally Psyduck'd while reading this rumor.

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