First of all.. don't get me wrong.. when I saw the video of the new 3DS I didn't go "WELL FUCK, EVEN MORE TO BUY." Actually: I think the new 3DS looks rather nice, I like the coloured buttons.. I personally hope for a higher screen resolution because in comparison to current smart phones, tablets or even iPods (and even the PS Vita but let's better not talk about that one ^^) the 3DS screens are - Nintendo fans, please bear with me - just poor.
Then we also saw how the 3DS even struggled with Pokémon X and Y (no 3D abilities in double battles and such) - so maybe a bit of a speed boost might be good.
So all in all: don't get me wrong, I'm actually looking forward to see its ultimate reveal.
I just wonder... because of the high similarity of the name Wii and Wii U many people (according to IGN and such) still haven't understood that the Wii U is actually another console - and Wii U sales are still poor (I know many people will now tell me how Mario Kart 8 boosted the sales but let's be fair.. if a man selling ice cream usually only sells 3 cones of ice cream per day and suddenly sells 10 cones because of a new ice mixture, he still can't be happy with the sales, when others sell 100 cones per day).
The DSi was thought to be just an enhanced DS for many people - and ultimately DSi only games were extremely rare in the end (which maybe wouldn't be the case if it was clearer that the DSi is something new), many DS games were DSi enhanced in the end but that's about it. The names DSi and DS are just too similar.
So personally: Why is it just called "New 3DS" - "New 3DS" sounds a little like "PS3 Slim" or "Xbox 360 Mini" - so basically it is the exact same device just revised a little bit hardware wise. The fact that the new 3DS will have exclusive games not running on the old 3DS - and I also imagine several standard 3DS games will probably be "New 3DS enhanced", I personally think Nintendo should make clearer that this is really something new rather than giving people the feeling it's just a new hardware revision.------------------------
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