Nintendo needs a 3DS XL

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by nbvcxy206, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. nbvcxy206
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    Playing 3DS games is a great experience, but it could be even better with a larger and brighter screen !

    Just take your DSi XL and compare it directly to the 3DS -
    Sometimes when I switched to 3DS I tried to set the brightness level higher - surprise, surprise - not possible... *ouch*
    Whenever I switch to DSi XL I am totally blown away from the colors and size....
    And did you ever notice the 3D effect is somehow disturbed in darker scenes or somehow it´s more difficult to see the details ???

    What do you think ?
     
  2. yuyuyup

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    If I had the choice, I would rather have a bigger screen. But my complaint is the low sound volume limit on both speakers and headphones on 3DS. DSi XL has great loud speakers.
     
  3. Lube_Skyballer

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    The 3DS does NOT need a REDESIGN. Not now.

    It needs more good games, otherwise there won't be an 3DS, Lite, XL or whatever at all. Nintendo is just evading the real problem at the moment with "fixes" like the Slide Pad, firmware updates and a price drop.
    The system just needs good games. If that problem is fixed the 3DS will sell itself.
     
  4. Black_Knight_666

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    Hell yes. A 3DS XL would make my day :P Larger screens, better lighting etc. What's not to like?
     
  5. Uchiha Obito

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    3DS doesn't help too with that battery... And my eyes get hurt every time I play it (I played it 6/7 times, I don't own one, but I can do an opinion based on it)

    DSi XL is awesome, although I don't have one... I really wanted to play Pokemon B/W on it, for example... TWEWY would be soooooooo sweet to xD (*drools*)

    Well, 3DS was, and still is in some ways, a failure... DSi XL is good, but it has it's flaws too... As any console... But here, DSi XL wins ;)
     
  6. Skelletonike

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    I don't like the DSi XL, so I wouldn't like a bigger 3DS either... I find the XL too big, I like my smooth and sexy 3DS the way it is... =3
     
  7. KingVamp

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    It isn't and no it doesn't.

    This "need" isn't for the 3ds because it is booming right now and November is coming up. It is really a want because people like to want things. :P
     
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    FUnny how it's "not a failure" yet Nintendo managed to lose nearly a billion dollars off it. lol @ "booming"
     
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  10. KingVamp

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    Funny how one doesn't have nothing to do with the other.
    The 3ds starting to grow doesn't have nothing to do with the losses which I can't find exact amount.
    Most of the money loss is due to the changing currency and even more the R and D. ie. Wii U
    So yes, it is booming and it just giving them money back to repeat the process or make new games.

    Probably much more in Japan. :glare:
     
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  11. pachura

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    Exactly. Even not-so-great hardware could turn out extremely successful given the right software.

    For instance, what about AR games ? Many people were truly amazed by them in the beginning, but of course they become boring after few weeks. Why isn't Nintendo publishing more of these in the eShop ? Don't tell me it takes long to develop them - they are extremely simple, there's not much content & the engine is already written...

    More on the same subject - what about dedicated 3DSWare games ? Again, I'm not talking epic games like Zelda, but decent time killers running in 3DS resolution, in 3D, and using 3DS' hardware. Why the hell there's only Let's golf ?
     
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  12. KingVamp

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    To be fair, I'm sure the japan has a lot in their e-shop.
    Not such how long it would take to localize some of them, if ever.
     
  13. BoxmanWTF

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    I'll warn you, it gets really blocky in DS games on the DSi XL
    But really, what would you want, an big version of an old console, or a new console, which can play all those old games and new games at the same price?