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Of course, no amount of agenda-pushing could change the fact that the 3DS is now a runaway train. Sure it took some desperate action from Nintendo — the system’s price-cut was unprecedented, and its lockdown of Monster Hunter probably stung the platform holder’s wallet too — but with the release of actual video games and a more appropriate price-point, the 3DS suddenly looks entirely in control of its fate. It’ll probably smash records.

Unfortunately, that leaves the mainstream media clutching for a new piece of evidence to push its agenda. Smartphones are conquering the world, haven’t you heard? And sadly that means the PlayStation Vita is next in the firing line.

Pretty good read for all those dooming and glooming, 3DS was in the same spot and its now flying off shelves.
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Nintendo has software people love, it can resurrect any console it makes by releasing Pokemon and Mario games, what does sony have? Killzone? KZ3 took me 3 hours to finish, bye bye sony.
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Uncharted, Little Big Planet, GT, Infamous, Resistance FoM, Killzone, Heavy Rain, God of War, Metal Gears, Final Fantasys, ect ect. Sony has always had the best exclusives, but do they have the power of Nintendo's first parties to make average joe adopt? Nope. Still doesn't mean they don't have the best.
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Meh, I don't think it will work. They need to put BF3 on it.
    
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Of course, no amount of agenda-pushing could change the fact that the 3DS is now a runaway train. Sure it took some desperate action from Nintendo — the system’s price-cut was unprecedented, and its lockdown of Monster Hunter probably stung the platform holder’s wallet too — but with the release of actual video games and a more appropriate price-point, the 3DS suddenly looks entirely in control of its fate. It’ll probably smash records.

Unfortunately, that leaves the mainstream media clutching for a new piece of evidence to push its agenda. Smartphones are conquering the world, haven’t you heard? And sadly that means the PlayStation Vita is next in the firing line.

Pretty good read for all those dooming and glooming, 3DS was in the same spot and its now flying off shelves.

It was a joke at the price it released at. Did you forget?
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It was a joke at the price it released at. Did you forget?

I agree, 3DS was way over priced.
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Nintendo...Sony...I'll take Nintendo.
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I'd say the 3DS is a bit different. It's directed towards a younger market, while the psp has more mature titles. I think many people in the psps target age group would get a ipod/iphone/android phone and that would be enough for them.
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Nintendo...Sony...I'll take Nintendo.

I'm sorry.
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Like I said in the other thread, regarding the sales numbers:
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This just adds insult to injury!
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In comparison, Nintendo 3DS sold 482,200 units in the same time period, and even Vita's predecessor, PSP, sold 101,121 units.

That is insane, they really need to fix that if they want to do anything with the vita; not that I even like it, I'll be sticking with my 3DS
[link to the article that that was refering to here: click me]
They clearly are doing something wrong when in what should be the biggest week for them, the "old gen" is out selling the current gen.

Will it boost up in sales once they get some decent games, probably, will they have to price drop the system? Well it would certainly help. I still have a feeling that the crown on the mobile market isn't shifting anytime soon, and the market share is unlikely to shift.

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Uncharted, Little Big Planet, GT, Infamous, Resistance FoM, Killzone, Heavy Rain, God of War, Metal Gears, Final Fantasys, ect ect. Sony has always had the best exclusives, but do they have the power of Nintendo's first parties to make average joe adopt? Nope. Still doesn't mean they don't have the best.

Note, you could say everything here down is my personal take on things:

They really don't have the best exclusives... Little big planet was a meh game at best, and the controls in both killzone and Resistance made my brain hurt, even after trying to adjust them I couldn't take it and just returned them to the store. The only good games that I've played on my Playstation 3, and by good I mean I felt content at the end of it was Moto Storm Pacific Rift, very fun racer; and Infamous, which I didn't even pay for, it was given to me due to the Playstation network outage.

To be perfectly honest, the only exclusive that can literally pull its own weight with any real contender in the market is Twisted Metal. I may be a bit biased there, but Twisted Metal made me want a PS3; unfortunately it doesn't look as good as what I once hoped it was.
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