2DS - red or blue?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by zeello, Jul 12, 2014.

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What is the best 2DS color?

  1. red

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  2. blue

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    35.7%
  3. other

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    35.7%
  1. zeello
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    zeello The reason we can't have nice things.

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    The color styling of the 2DS is so weird. It's just a border around the system that is barely visible when you hold it. I am trying to figure out which color would look better there, and whether I would want to play it safe and have a system that tries to look serious and fails (blue), or risk it all by going for a chic Nintendo look which may or may not work well. (red)

    I wish an all-white 2DS existed, or an all-black one, or one where the color was silver instead of blue or red. But it looks like I am instead once again relegated to Nintendo's terrible colors. What do?
     


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    white red is pretty, but i think the white ones are EU only...
     
  4. zeello
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    I just read an article that said the white/red one is reminiscent of the Famicom, but this strikes me as somewhat odd because we didn't grow up in Japan. For me the black/red one is somewhat reminiscent of the NES. (but I'm not sure if that actually makes me want it, especially when some of the games will break that illusion)
     
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    I say get a 3DS. Solves your problem.
    Plus it has a better form factor.
     
  6. crispysamurai

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    I second this, the decal thing is an option if you just need a 2DS but the 3DS is just a better form factor, has more color options along with special editions, and you can still use the 3d controls later on. (never got the point of the 2DS since you can play games in 2d on the 3DS).
     
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    get a 4.5 lower 3ds which i guess now they are really starting to running out...
     
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    my second opinion: wait until you get pogymonz omega ruby\saphire limited edition!
     
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    The point is it's cheaper. That's all there is to it.
     
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    I guess, but once you take into account that you need to buy a case since it's not self protected you're only saving like $20.
     
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    You don't need to buy a case? Just don't put it down upside down or drop it and you're fine, unless you want to throw it into a bag with some other stuff.
     
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    The 2DS appears to be the most comfortable of the three models. THAT'S the point. The fact it is the cheapest is just a bonus. (and what a bonus!)
     
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    they sell grips and such for the other 2 3DS models, I held the store demo one and didnt really see it any more comfortable (ignoring how ugly and bulky the thing is)
    but like many other things nintendo has no idea what they it comes to system colors, they know people like pure black or white systems and they instead wait years to release them
     
  15. emigre

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    Red.

    Though I would recommend the 3DS XL if you can get it.
     
  16. zeello
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    I just read two things that blew my mind
    1) 2DS did not come out in Japan
    2) the red 2DS did not come out in Europe. It is muricah exclusive!!

    Nintendo is so dastardly
     
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    Blue & Black.

    They did release the Famicom-type 2DS which is red & white.

    I saw a Yoshi 3DS XL at work and that looks awesome too!

    [​IMG]
     
  18. zeello
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    I know but when I said red I meant red and black.

    so now I have a new reason to choose a color.
    Blue is the only color released in all regions. So technically I should get blue since its my only choice if I were born somewhere else, and because its the normal color according to Nintendo apparently.

    Or

    I get the red/black one since its mericuh exclusive and that makes it special and elite
     
  19. WiiCube_2013

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    I had the option between Red & White (Famicom) or Blue & Black, I decided to go with B&B because it just looks better for me and honestly, I'm happy that Nintendo released the 2DS because I'm more satisfied with it than I'd be with a 3DS.

    Sure it's mono and the screens aren't really big but the graphics of 3DS never looked outstanding, except for Mario 3D Land and such.
     
  20. zeello
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    5 / 5 / 5

    we need a tie breaker vote