Rumor: 3DS/Wii U e-reader

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  1. KingVamp
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  2. kevan

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    I hope so ^_^... (I just want 3DS E-Reader)
     
  3. Tonitonichopchop

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    Did anyone else think of this?
     
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  4. Gitaroo

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    reading on 3ds scree? trying to read stuffs on the crappy browser is a pain in the ass, can't imagine reading book and novel on it.
     
  5. Schlupi

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    LOL... that's what I think EVERY time somebody says e-reader.....
     
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    Me! Lol When I saw the topic name I thought to myself, wasn't it a big enough fail the first time?
     
  7. Saturnplanet5

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    Yep. !?! I don't know why I did when I know they have AR cards and the QR code thing. Stupid me.
     
  8. loco365

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    As soon as I saw the topic title, that popped into my head.
     
  9. soulx

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    I'm not sure that would work well with the 3DS's low resolution screen. This would make sense with the Wii U, though.
     
  10. CollosalPokemon

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    I thought this was supposed to be a powerful gaming console.

    >___>

    Maybe they want to appeal to (Cr)Ap/ple users with their iPhones?

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    That's exactly what made me come to check.
     
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  11. Ace

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    Nintendo sure are doing a smart move if this is true: it appeals very much to a tablet market as well as the standard gaming market.

    With a screen that size, coupled with interactivity from the console, speakers, color screen and buttons, it's sure to make it more fun to read for example children books on it. I can see this appealing to broader age ranges, which is exactly what Nintendo want so they can safely say "IT PRINTS MONEY!"
     
  12. gamerjr

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    Yes...
     
  13. Gahars

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    While I dislike the Wii U controller, an e-reader function for it is pretty logical. Adding it to the 3DS makes less sense; I don't think the screens are large enough to support this well.
     
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  14. JustChillin1414

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    100% thought that, lol... Didn't even think of reading books when I saw the title.
     
  15. ferofax

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    I enjoyed reading books off of my DSphat. Of course, it went leaps and bounds when I got an XL, but I don't imagine it'll be any less with a 3DS.

    the only people who complain about not being able to read stuff properly are those that have no love for walls of text. i for one don't mind the resolution-- i have finished a few books using only mobireader on a tiny nokia phone. it's all a matter of interest.
     
  16. rt141

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    To bad the biggest part of gamers won't read beyond the menus... Seriously my cousin and his 37183728 friends didn't like zelda 3ds "just cause there was to much reading in it". Anyways, an e-reader is a good idea, reading in the ipad isn't bad at all, I just hope Nintendo offers an online library with like lots of books.
    It would suck to get an e-reader and, well, nothing to actually read.
     
  17. 8BitWalugi

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    Aye...
     
  18. paulfalcon

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    lol, the E-Reader thing just didn't make sense to me but, I give brownie points to Nintendo for trying. XD

    Hm, all I could think of is the price tag on this.... -_-
     
  19. nl255

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    Hopefully it will support loading your own epub (and possibly pdf) files on it so you can take advantage of project gutenberg for a metric buttload of free books.
     
  20. Bladexdsl

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    wouldn't be surprised if this is true it's a tablet after all :creep: