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Canis lupus
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(04-24-2013, 09:13 AM)
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Looks like they're retiring the system, forecast of 0 units for the current FY ending march 2014

Total shipments: 153.87m

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=545984

http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2013/130424e.pdf
Last edited by Canis lupus; 04-24-2013 at 10:15 AM.
Phire Phox
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(04-24-2013, 09:15 AM)
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(04-24-2013, 09:15 AM)
It had a very impressive run. It's also my favorite handheld of all time! RIP DS, you did well...
gngf123
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(04-24-2013, 09:15 AM)
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You did well.

Best handheld there ever was.
Marmaladefire
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(04-24-2013, 09:15 AM)
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That's a little sad. I'll hold on to my original DS and DSi with plenty of fondness.

I need a 3DS
Mauricio_Magus
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(04-24-2013, 09:16 AM)
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Amazing Handheld, never forget
GlamFM
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(04-24-2013, 09:16 AM)
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Will have a place in video game history - what a great system.
ramoisdead
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(04-24-2013, 09:16 AM)
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End of an era. It really edges out the PSP for me as the best handheld gaming device invented.
Tashi
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(04-24-2013, 09:16 AM)
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Whoa. That's pretty wild.

Great run man. Loved the DS
Into
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(04-24-2013, 09:16 AM)
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What a handheld!

Joins the PS2 in the console heaven
samman6
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(04-24-2013, 09:17 AM)
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How does that compare to LTD PS2?
Hours Left
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(04-24-2013, 09:17 AM)
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One of the best systems ever.
spats
(04-24-2013, 09:17 AM)
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It was a pretty cool system. Don't regret selling mine off though.

Amazing success story for Nintendo.
dc89
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(04-24-2013, 09:17 AM)
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Incredible run. Maybe I should try and get a new DS Lite whilst I can. I sure miss that GBA slot.
thequickandthedead
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(04-24-2013, 09:17 AM)
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Hard to believe its been almost a decade since its release.

Originally Posted by samman6

How does that compare to LTD PS2?

PS2 was 155m I believe.
Phire Phox
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(04-24-2013, 09:18 AM)

Originally Posted by samman6

How does that compare to LTD PS2?

155 million

EDIT: Beaten
Hellraider
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(04-24-2013, 09:18 AM)
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So close to the King!

Well deserved, DS, well deserved.
Giolon
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(04-24-2013, 09:18 AM)
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Oh man. Shed a tear.
sakipon
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(04-24-2013, 09:18 AM)
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DS lite was a masterpiece. DSi however was one of the few handheld revisions that I did not buy. No GBA port? Adding region locking? What a bunch of horrible decisions.
norfair_zebes
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(04-24-2013, 09:19 AM)
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Amazing system with an almost unparalleled library of fantastic games!
Uncle Rupee
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(04-24-2013, 09:19 AM)
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I pity the fools who don't play portables.
Sucks that so many great DS games were never localized.
GrizzNKev
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(04-24-2013, 09:20 AM)
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I still have no idea how to play games on two screens.
Canis lupus
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(04-24-2013, 09:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by samman6

How does that compare to LTD PS2?

PS2 stood at 155M as of march 2012
Interceptor
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(04-24-2013, 09:20 AM)
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No one believed in your success. You proved them all wrong.
abstract alien
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(04-24-2013, 09:20 AM)
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Good.

For the love of God stop this thing. It was too powerful. Best handheld ever.
sevenchaos
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(04-24-2013, 09:21 AM)
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Sad day.
Crewnh
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(04-24-2013, 09:21 AM)
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You were a great device, DS. Introduced me to one of the best series ever (Phoenix Wright) and got a lot of people into gaming. My little sister for example wouldnt have started playing games without you. I doubt your successor will ever be as good as you.

Was the first device I bought myself.
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tolkir
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(04-24-2013, 09:22 AM)
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Sweet dreams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELJwYTVXMY4
Soriku
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(04-24-2013, 09:22 AM)
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About time. Good system, but it was holding the 3DS back. Now more people can opt for the 3DS.

I still need to get 999 and DQ V...
serplux
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(04-24-2013, 09:22 AM)
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You were supposed to be a third pillar. You ended up being a champ. I'll see you on the 4DS's Virtual Console. *waves*
Sgblues
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(04-24-2013, 09:23 AM)
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Ya done good DS, ya done really good.
Striek
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(04-24-2013, 09:23 AM)
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G'night sweet prince. Completely smashed expectations in a way no system had done before or probably will do after.

I can't believe Nintendo isn't pushing to beat the PS2 "all-time" gaming system record though. Seems like it would take almost no effort. Small price drop, a couple million systems....boom done in one.
Copenap
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(04-24-2013, 09:24 AM)
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Was waiting for a killer deal on a DSi or XL but I guess I have to hurry now.
akira28
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(04-24-2013, 09:24 AM)
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No one plays DS games online anymore it seems. Or you need a friend list. I can only find Mario Kart games consistently.
Why would you do that?
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(04-24-2013, 09:25 AM)
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I remember the day it came out very vividly. It was a simpler time, a time when I was so excited for the Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt demo. I actually played it a couple weeks ago for fun... It's weird to think I was so impressed with full motion video and smooth 3D graphics.
Espada
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(04-24-2013, 09:26 AM)
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Fantastic game console. Right up there with the PS2.

9 years, man. The contrast between it and the GBA is insane.
TheWesker
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(04-24-2013, 09:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by akira28

No one plays DS games online anymore it seems. Or you need a friend list. I can only find Mario Kart games consistently.

I played some DKR not too long ago with some other lonely shmuck. Haven't tried since.
Gamer @ Heart
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(04-24-2013, 09:26 AM)
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Legendary system.

From a literal joke in the industry after its reveal to the champion of the market and responsible for huge industry growth.

Rest now.
mrklaw
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(04-24-2013, 09:26 AM)
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DSi still seems like it was a waste of time to me. Still bought one though :/

DS lite my clear favourite of the bunch.
AniHawk
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(04-24-2013, 09:27 AM)
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yep, one hell of a good run. i doubt we'll see the likes of the ps2 and ds replicated any time soon.
Lapidus' Beard
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(04-24-2013, 09:28 AM)
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Into the light, DS... into the light.
Jackano
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(04-24-2013, 09:28 AM)
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It's sad. They could have go way highter than that. I don't understand why. The GBA got the GBm, and the DS isn't even sub-99$... WTF!
MasterBalls
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(04-24-2013, 09:28 AM)
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Goodnight sweet prince. Now for fucks sake, kill off DSiWare.
Koodo
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(04-24-2013, 09:29 AM)
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S i m p l y clockedT. What a legendary run.




Originally Posted by akira28

No one plays DS games online anymore it seems. Or you need a friend list. I can only find Mario Kart games consistently.

Ain't no one got time for lowering router security to play those games. What a shame though, I'd love to play some more Tetris DS.
Risette
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(04-24-2013, 09:29 AM)
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Please drop the DSi to $50 so I can buy some of the other colors I want, Nintendo.
SalsaShark
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(04-24-2013, 09:29 AM)
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best videogame system that is not a PC

mean it. Love that thing
serplux
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(04-24-2013, 09:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by MasterBalls

Goodnight sweet prince. Now for fucks sake, kill off DSiWare.

I don't think anyone releases on that anymore, so why bother?
NinjaBoiX
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(04-24-2013, 09:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Soriku

About time. Good system, but it was holding the 3DS back. Now more people can opt for the 3DS.

I still need to get 999 and DQ V...

Fuck yeah, 999!

I've got VLR, but I'd like to play the first game beforehand.
Bruno MB
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(04-24-2013, 09:30 AM)
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A sad day.

Goodbye to the best Nintendo system.

R.I.P. (2004 - 2013)

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