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Hmm, do you guys think it's going to be sold out during the first week of release? If so, I might have to invest in a couple of these to resell at a nice profit
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post #12 of 33
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Hmm, do you guys think it's going to be sold out during the first week of release? If so, I might have to invest in a couple of these to resell at a nice profit
Good luck getting them at retail prices at this point though.
post #13 of 33
This is probably why they staggered the release dates over continents, They can't meet the initial demand.

The ~8 Month Jump on NGP will probably help them greatly in the handheld race
    
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post #15 of 33
LOL @ the gif. Saved it.

Anyways, does anyone feel like 400k is a very UNDERWHELMING number for it to be sold out on? Yes 400k is a lot to sell numbers wise, im not saying that.

But Nintendo only produced that many before going on sale? Sounds like the Wii all over again. Their little marketing tricks piss me off. Lets ride the hype train by only producing this limited number of systems, sell out, have everyone want one because they're the "hot item", and then rinse/repeat after producing another limited quantity.

EDIT:
I just read the Kotaku review, thanks for posting that up by the way.
Why the hell does it have so many lights on it? Sounds like the Wii where the thing loves to glow and stuff when it's "sleeping" and what not. I dont want that on my portable device sucking up juice even as little as it might seem.

What concerns me the most about the device is the top part. Kotaku says its very hefty and makes a VERY good point that I hated about the first DS models. Due to its heavyness, it broke after about a year of lots of use. All 3 of my phat DS models did this and if the 3DS does it too - Im super concerned. I dont want my $250 device having the life span of a year because of a hinge problem.

Anyways - I'll be getting the 3DS during the summer when Ocarina of Time and Resident Evil starts to pour out. Not a device to buy on launch day.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 2/27/11 at 4:01pm
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I just want to know how good is and I want to play all the Tales games (again) on it

Gimme now
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post #17 of 33
Yeah. I want one.
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post #18 of 33
Pokemon 3D please and I'll be sold over the NGP.

I was thinking about saving up for a 3DS, but the NGP has soo much technology it's not even funny. But, I think the game library is what matters.
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Pokemon 3D please and I'll be sold over the NGP.

I was thinking about saving up for a 3DS, but the NGP has soo much technology it's not even funny. But, I think the game library is what matters.
of course they'll come out with a pokemon game for the 3DS. Just dont expect an English version for another couple of years as compared to one year for the Japanese one.
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post #20 of 33
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of course they'll come out with a pokemon game for the 3DS. Just dont expect an English version for another couple of years as compared to one year for the Japanese one.
??? Pokemon games are released just a few months later in the US now...I'm sure that we will get one shortly after Japan does, Nintendo knows how well they sell.
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