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[Kotaku] We Win, If Nintendo Can Be As Modern As Apple

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There's a theory going around that you or I or someone else who owns an iPhone will soon help Apple do what no company has done in a long time: make Nintendo struggle.
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The idea I keep hearing is that Apple can do what people thought Sony could do half a decade ago with its PSP. Apple can make people resist the temptation to buy Nintendo's next handheld gaming machine.
I can't decide which company I dislike more...

Actually, I like them both. Why can't we all just be friends?
 
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It won't be long until Nintendo releases it's claws and becomes Sega.
Be it sad, I think Nintendo would do well releasing Mario on the other platforms. Hardware is just not a strong point for them anymore and I'm not sure they care.

As for Apple, I really dislike the anti-competitive streak they are on. When Apple's time comes, they will fall off the face of the earth quicker and faster than MS ever has.
Edited by pengs - 1/24/11 at 4:42pm
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I liked my psp
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Total Crap.
Angry Birds and the few other igames worth buying are nothing compared to the DS, let alone the 3DS. Idont know a single person who would choose playing games on an idevice over a nintendo handheld.
The iphone may be amazing (debatable), but it is in no way, shape or form better than any nintendo handheld.
IMHO my gameboy pocket with Kirbys Dreamland is better than anything the iphone or apple has to offer.

Also, Hardware has NEVER been a strongpoint for nintendo...well...the NES and SNES were good.
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Nintendo DS's are too popular with the younger crowds, no? I dont know any adults that own one (but many that own an iDevice).
 
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Its different demographics.
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Nintendo DS's are too popular with the younger crowds, no? I dont know any adults that own one (but many that own an iDevice).
You do now. I own a DS Lite and have not a single iDevice (and never will). Neither does a friend of mine, and he's got a DSi. We're both 25. Granted our DS's don't get a lot of use due to work/school and PC gaming, but we do own them and don't own anything Apple.
 
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You do now. I own a DS Lite and have not a single iDevice (and never will). Neither does a friend of mine, and he's got a DSi. We're both 25. Granted our DS's don't get a lot of use due to work/school and PC gaming, but we do own them and don't own anything Apple.
lol, okay. Easy fella. The point I was getting at is the DS is arguably more popular with children.

What is it with you guys and your seemingly instant rage against Apple? My goodness.
 
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Apple's iPhones are a bit pricier also. Unless they can make something thats price efficient and put down the 'quality' shtick for a second.
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Apple's iPhones are a bit pricier also. Unless they can make something thats price efficient and put down the 'quality' shtick for a second.
Touch's are less expensive, however. Probably still more than DS's though.
 
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