[PPOTW #33] Will you be buying a NEW 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by T-hug, Aug 31, 2014.

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Will you be buying a New 3DS?

  1. Yes

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    41.3%
  2. No

    205 vote(s)
    29.5%
  3. Undecided

    203 vote(s)
    29.2%
  1. T-hug
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    So last week there was a Japanese Nintendo Direct where a brand New 3DS was announced.
    What did you make of the announcement and most importantly, will you be picking one up when it releases in the West?
    Let us know in the latest Portal Poll of the Week!

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  2. Arras

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    The Previous Polls spoiler button has fused with the New 3DS announcement link :P
    Edit: oh, it's been fixed
     
  3. Pedeadstrian

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    As of right now, no. But I'll wait to see what other games (if any) they release as New 3DS exclusives. Anything Shin Megami Tensei related and I'll order it in a flash.
     
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  4. KingVamp

    KingVamp Great... AETHER!

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    Nope. Waiting for the next handheld at this point.
     
  5. tecra_a8

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    the colorful AXBY on the 3DS is so damn ugly
     
  6. mightymuffy

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    Opinions are definitely split on this one: on another forum I read it's clearly 50/50 too... personally I love them, and certainly prefer them to the metallic ones found on the XL - reminds me of an old SNES pad!

    Undecided here - if my current 3DS conks out sometime next year, then yeah I'll replace with one of these for sure, but that'd be the only reason I see in buying one for now... Also I'd be after an XL, and since they only seem to have the metallic colours instead of the SNES style on the regular model, I'm a bit unimpressed....
     
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  8. TemplarGR

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    Undecided. Probably not.

    From what we know so far, i see no reason to get the thing. If all it gets are Wii ports i couldn't care less since i can play them all upscaled on my PC. Plus if it gets few exclusives and generally things i can wait, i will just get the true 3ds successor and get whatever i missed through backwards compatibility.

    If they release a new 3ds exclusive Advance Wars, i will send them hate mail and death threats, and then go buy the f*ing thing... The no1 reason i got a DS and a 3DS were for turn based strategies... Its the only platform they still thrive...
     
  9. EMegamanu

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    I will probably sell my japanese shell swapped 3DS XL 6.1 to buy a japanese new 3DS. :)
     
  10. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    Well I like the new features. Will definitely buy if I can afford it.
     
  11. Prior22

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    Dual Strike is one of my favorite strategy games ever. Its a shame the series went the serious route with Days of Ruin.
     
  12. FireGrey

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    I'm so sad, I want the colourful buttons and customisability of the new 3DS but in the form of an XL.
     
  13. TemplarGR

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    It is a shame the 3DS hasn't seen many strategy and srpg games. Only worthwhile games in those genres are Fire Emblem and Shadow Wars. There are a couple more but mediocre (ProjectX, Battleship), but in general the 3ds is lacking compared to the original ds and its advance wars, fire emblems, age of empires etc. I don't get why they don't make more of those games... Fire Emblem sold well.
     
  14. tecra_a8

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    I wish nintendo USA will make the glossy and shinny body old 3DS again to a "new" 3DS
     
  15. TyBlood13

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    Only because I was going to buy a new (aka original XL) 3DS anyway since my original model 3DS from '11 is in so much disrepair it's not worth saving
     
  16. Guild McCommunist

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    Probably not. I already bought one 3DS and it got boring real quick. I don't think I'll need another one with the incentive being a boring JRPG port.
     
  17. Rizzorules

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    Ill just buy it if a Dragon ball or Pokemon game is realesed for that console and it is not compatible with the old 3ds.
    The "New" 3ds design is like the iphone 5 and the name is like the "New" Ipad
     
  18. 19cookies

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    Already have it pre-ordered :)
     
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  19. Katana

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    It depends on the games backing up the new system.
     
  20. ov3rkill

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    Yes if the reviews and feedback of the community are good. :)