Mario-styled 3DS console

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  1. blubbermarble
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    blubbermarble GBAtemp Regular

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    Nintendo has announced that the Mario-styled 3DS console will be available to Japanese Club Nintendo members, limited to 3000 units only. Each character-themed is 1000 units each.

    These won't be available for sale. For the participation, all participants receive a free NES game for the console called "Kid Icarus".

    Source (in English)
    Source from Club Nintendo Japan
     
  2. iggloovortex

    iggloovortex GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    its because they dont like america
     
  3. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Global Moderator

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    Nintendo Japan, why you hate America so much :(
     
  4. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

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    Beside the skeptical "Do they hate us?" :P, I would like to say, I didn't approve of these cases. :P
     
  5. DiscostewSM

    DiscostewSM GBAtemp Guru

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    I don't know about anyone else, but I definitely wouldn't want one of those for fear someone will comment that I'm "checking under the hood".
     
  6. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    already posted
    http://gbatemp.net/topic/311751-nintendo-3ds-conference-summary/
     
  7. Schlupi

    Schlupi Gbatemp's Official Earthbound Maniac™

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  8. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    OH yea, WE get a 5 foot AR card while THEY get a cool looking 3DS. Thanks, Ninty. :glare:
     
  9. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    That's a 7000 star prize on Club Nintendo UK actually.
    So was that awesome Super Mario Bros figurine from last year, America's platinum prize.
     
  10. BoxmanWTF

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    not cool CN US...not cool...
     
  11. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    don't make me laugh, forget america, it's europe that always gets ignored.
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    These are fugly as hell. Why anyone would want them is beyond me. Limited edition or not, the just look so downright hideous.
     
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  13. Lushay

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    I thought they said those were only face plates. If you look at the pictures closely they look like face plates. Plus they barely even match the console. Just ugly.
     
  14. Skelletonike

    Skelletonike ♂ ♥ Gallant Pervert ♥ ♀

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    I want the Pink Princess Peach one, I'm bound to get lots of girls with that one, I'll become the next Hugh Hefner with one of those. xP
    J/k, but seriously... They seem to kiddy...


    Lately Europe has gotten lots of stuff that America doesn't get... or will get later... Xenoblade (Wii|Unknown), Tales of the Abyss (3DS|Delayed), Trace Memory R (Wii|Never Released), Last Window (DS|Never Released), Last Story (Wii|Unknown), etc.. The difference is that while the games that don't reach Europe are because there aren't branches of some companies (like Atlus), and other companies have to release them, like Ghostlight does (I actually emailed them regarding the 3DS Devil Survivor and they said they might) which is more complicated than simply passing it off to the branch, while in the US, it's because America themselves don't want it. Lots of Japanese and European games don't reach America because there isn't enough shooting or graphics (an example of what they said as reasons for why some games didn't get there)
     
  15. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Try again Nintendo, I don't think you made those 3DS' look ugly enough yet.
     
  16. impizkit

    impizkit Lazy Lurker

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    Are you serious? Xenoblade, Pandora and cant remember the other rpg that is not coming to America.
     
  17. Carnivean

    Carnivean STARMAN

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    Because the EU totally got Chrono Trigger, Mother, Mario RPG, etc. and we totally never have to wait years for localisation and longer for most releases in general.
     
  18. Nah3DS

    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

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    makes me wanna puke
     
  19. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hey Nintendo remember Australia? Yeah we wanna kick your ass now.
     
  20. Midna

    Midna Banned

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