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post #11 of 76
these are cool little gadgets, but the price is a little steep. $250 + tax and no game included? it'll cost you ~$300 for the 3ds and 1 game. i'd recommend getting a 160gb ps3 bundle for that much money.
post #12 of 76
This just in, making profit is unethical.

Really?
    
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post #13 of 76
which is alot better than Apple's profit margin... roughly 150-200 to make an ipad (might be even less) but sells for 600? cmon..
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post #14 of 76
I wonder.. evo 3d + 3ds emulator + 3d game = flawless victory?
Probably not :/

Anyways the 3ds is probably a nice handheld but to me its not justifiable when there are plenty of 2d games that are great.
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I wanna try one out... No intent on buying however. Too broke, and also portable handhelds never seem to satisfy.
I think NGP will do the change to you.
post #16 of 76
This happens with EVERYTHING you can think of except maybe the Bugatti Veyron which was rumored to cost them $5 million to make.

Does everyone think companies develop products just to pass them to the customer for cost? No, they do things to make profit.
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But we need to remember the research cost that went into making it. Although it's still well over priced, I assume they did a good amount of research.

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which is alot better than Apple's profit margin... roughly 150-200 to make an ipad (might be even less) but sells for 600? cmon..
dese facts?
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post #18 of 76
Also, the costs will go down over time, and the price of the 3DS will eventually drop to keep demand level.
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Are people mad about that or something?
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i stopped caring about handhelds ever since smartphones became the norm.
but teh pokemans!
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