Nintendo probably won't change 3DS design

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Jul 13, 2010
  1. soulx
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    The 3DS has a good design, already. The 3D slider looks a bit weird, though.

    Source: Destructoid
     


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    They probably make some changes to the 3d slider.
    And IF the 3DS was completed, why would they wait to release the console by almost 1 year?

    EDIT: remember when they showed us the NDS for the first time?
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    There's some real nit-picking to be done to be honest.

    1: The start and select button placement is below the screen, out of the reach of both thumbs, and they don't look very clickable.
    2: The d-pad below the analogue nub means left-handed stylus games won't be very comfortable to play. It is also a big issue for backwards compatible DS games.
    3: If you look at E3 photos, the stylus slot is back next to the cartridge slot like the original DS, where it was not as accessible as from the side.
     
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    left handed player will not be able to use the joystick [​IMG]
    in many of the nds FPS games you can use the X,Y,A,B as a d-pad
     
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    you know what would be cool alternative controls for ds games that are already released like phantom hourglass using the analogue stick
     
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    In my opinion, these things need to be changed:

    1) The start, select, and home buttons look different and more out of place than the other buttons.
    2) The 3D effect slider looks awkward where it is. Maybe a different color or position will make it look better.
    3) The big "bump" on the borders of the touch screen looks weird, and just shouldn't be there.

    Other than those, the design looks perfect to me.
     
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    I think it looks fine, except for that big boarder on the touch screen.
     
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    Holy crap! I forgot what the first E3 DS looked like. Weren't they going for the look of the old Game & Watch dual-screen handhelds? [​IMG]
     
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    Wow... am I the only one who noticed he said "shape" and not "design"?
    The shape - as in the looks - it will look the same, but that doesn't mean that all the buttons will be at the same position. Other changes may be possible too.
     
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    Seems like you didn't get what I said :wtf:
    Staying the same shape doesn't mean the design wouldn't change, as Magmorph quoted:
    ""You can take this as the final shape," when asked if changes will be made before its release."
    So yea, that doesn't mean that the final design wouldn't change, only the shape of it will not change.
     
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    I'm waiting for the 3DS Lite anyways...
     
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    Noooooo I hate its current design it looks so ugly and blocky argh [​IMG] I guess we have to wait for the 3DS Lite [​IMG]
     
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    Curses! I guess i'll have to teach myself writing with my right hand. The nub should be moved BELOW the D-pad.......AND WE NEED 2 NUBS.
     
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    URGH

    I really don't like the design.. it's so bulky!
    Plus I feel sorry for the left handed people...
     
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    Poor lefties, you're getting left out.

    I seriously think ninty should add another analog stick below the ABXY buttons to get even more of an edge on the PSP.
    I personally really don't like the design of having a larger screen that doesn't take up the whole room of the top, it just looks weird, like the screen was made for a smaller device, too much black, not enough screen.
    Also, I hope the stylus doesn't scratch the screens like the DS did, although I did try my PDA Panache stylus directly on the screen pressing very hard and it didn't scratch, so I hope PDA makes another stylus for the 3DS, as I love it so much [​IMG]
    Also, I pray for better shoulder buttons, and just better buttons in general, caz I have to hold down buttons pretty hard to keep them pressed.
     
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    lol how ironic [​IMG]
     
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    I fairly certain they said there wasn't enough room for a 2nd nub.
     
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    I didn't think that they would.

    It's a great system, I just wanted to play Ape Escape on the inevitable PS1 emulator.
     

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