3DS Expected To Outperform DS' First Year

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  1. Valwin
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    if this happens witch is looking like it will nintendo just solidify their number 1 spot in the handheld race RIP vita

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  2. Raiser

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    Um... what? You mean the Vita that is not even out yet? Yeah, no.
     
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  3. _Chaz_

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    Sony fanboys start their bitching in

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    Waiting on you, Guild.
     
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  4. smile72

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    It's not fair to compare the 3DS to a system that isn't even out anywhere. Though i'm glad the 3DS is selling well!
     
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  5. yuyuyup

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    I still want a Vita but SM3DL will make Sony regret not going 3D.
     
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  6. chris888222

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    I already see this coming actually, the 3DS has a lot of potential (despite all the hate)
     
  7. s4mid4re

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    With Mario 3D and the Ice White 3ds coming, it's pretty obvious that sales will increase during Christmas season. Hopefully, it'll interest more devs into making some quality 3ds titles. ^_^

    But I can't help but mention region lock on every 3ds related thread. ;_;
    Hopefully, we'll have a hack that will make 3ds region free.

    I don't get the slider pad hate either, nor do I get why it needs a second analogue. I believe it's potent enough to profit Ninty, as long as the 3ds sales catch the devs' eyes.

    But... but the region lock... ;_;
     
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  8. ShadowSoldier

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    I always thought the 3DS was going to just up and boom in sales. It's a fantastic handheld. And I'm still going to stick with my thought of;

    everybody who bitched about the 3DS, hasn't even tried it. Just going with what the internet is saying.

    Until I'm proven otherwise, I'm sticking with that. Also, the fact that this is happening, isn't surprising. Well actually it is, but it shouldn't. If people did their research instead of just going "lol 3DS suxorz and nobody is buying it", they would have known that the 3DS is selling better than the DS did in the first few months. It's a shame we live in a world where people think they can get by by doing half a job.
     
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  9. KingVamp

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    See? The 3ds not selling was exaggerated. ^_^


    :mellow:
     
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  10. Memoir

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    I agree. Some of my friends who thought the 3DS sucked? I took them to best buy to play with the demo unit... Their reaction was priceless! They're all hyped up for the Vita, as well. That is something I'm willing to play with before I buy it. To me, though? It looks far off from a portable system. Very clunky design (again). So, I don't know. Don't get me wrong. I'm not bashing on it. How can I? It's not even out yet. >.<

    Anyway, I'm still hoping to get a 3DS here soon. Hoping the Zelda edition comes soon, as well. ;)
     
  11. Hanafuda

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    Not surprised, but glad to hear it. I'm older than most people here (by far) and remember the DS's slow start very well. I'm usually an early adopter and I put off buying it until Mario Kart came out (still have my red DSphat from the MKDS bundle, though the stickers and strap are long gone). Back then, as now, everyone had the same complaint ... where are the games? And great stuff was still coming out on GBA too. And I remember the PSP pre-launch hype too. Yeah, it was gonna crush the DS. Yep.
     
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    The 3DS is getting Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, already has great games like Zelda: OoT and there is much more to come.
    Plus there is christmas coming up with MK7 and SM3D.
    The 3DS got a price drop.
    So the 3DS is no doubt going to get HEAPS of sales.
    I can't wait to get mine.
     
  13. DiscostewSM

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    It makes sense that the 3DS would be able to surpass DS sales from a first-year comparison. The DS came out in late November for NA and early December for JP, so while it had hooked into the holiday season at release, it didn't have a whole lot to offer either. It wasn't until that time the following year when it began to surge. The 3DS has the advantage of having been released earlier in the calendar year, and getting the MUST HAVE titles like SM3DL and MK7 earlier in the 3DS's first year while also being during the holiday season.

    As much as people have said that Nintendo made a poor decision in releasing the 3DS when it did, this information alone shows how logical a decision it was.
     
  14. chris888222

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    I just played Mario 3D.

    It was amazing.

    Same for the 3DS

    inb4hate
     
  15. syko5150

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    I've been enjoying my 3DS a lot since March when I bought it. All I've heard from people is "3DS has no games", well I'm enjoying all of the games that I have so i don't care what others say.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  16. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    You sir, have all the money I never have.


    I also played a demo of Super Mario 3D, I played 1-1, and yes it was fucking amazing. :D
    I'm thinking of camping out at Toys R Us, to finish the game before even the release but they probably will kick me out. :)
     
  17. BoxmanWTF

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    O_O wow...you certainly have nothing to complan about in the games department :P
     
  18. relminator

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    3DS + No game == still cool because of "Face Raiders".
     
  19. syko5150

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    I haven't had a chance to play Super Mario 3D Land yet, but I have it preordered and will be picking it up tomorrow. I actually already got my preorder bonus tanooki mario keychain today when I was in picking up Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7.
    Yeah, and apparently no good games have come out yet ;D
     
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  20. klim28

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    Wow on the collection... I only have 7 3DS titles.

    Well, I'm enjoying my 3DS and happy to know that the other X other people is enjoying theirs :)