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This morning, Nintendo announced that its new 3D handheld gaming system — the Nintendo 3DS — will cost $250 and will be available on March 27. While the main focus of this gaming system is to provide a three-dimensional portable video game experience that doesn’t require any glasses, it’s interesting to see that the House that Built Mario is flirting with an additional level of gamification with this new device, in the form of a built-in app called the Activity Log.
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There's already an open thread regarding this, but still, it's a meh idea.
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There's already an open thread regarding this, but still, it's a meh idea.
Have you seen it in person? Everyone who has seen it in person says its amazing. Stop trolling.
     
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I haven't seen it in person, I tried to do a search about it, but this is news about it's release mostly, sorry if this is a re-post...

I'm interesting seeing for myself what this thing can do.
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I can't wait for this. I haven't seen it in person yet but I still want. Straight up star wars!
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That 3D illusion is going to make this DS sell like crazy. I bet it isn't as 'proper' as people say though.
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With smartphones existing now my standards are too high for handheld devices, I'll pass.
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With smartphones existing now my standards are too high for handheld devices, I'll pass.
Smart Phones are hardly a gaming console, I think the aim here was for Nintendo to re-enter the market and openly compete against the big dogs who stole their crown, essentially.

I still like calculators I don't care how many different types of computers have one, I still use my calculator!
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3DS seems really cool but I'm always skeptical about all this 3D stuff. Also cant imagine myself paying another $250 for a DS When i could be buying some new computer hardware. But I'd love to try it if someone else i know gets one
    
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3DS seems really cool but I'm always skeptical about all this 3D stuff. Also cant imagine myself paying another $250 for a DS When i could be buying some new computer hardware. But I'd love to try it if someone else i know gets one
IF, if was a 5th we'd both be drunk!

(This what a co-worker use to always say, and I'd laugh)
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