Could have been much worse, I guess.
That Horrible 3DS Analog Stick Rumor Is Coming True
Oh God no Christ no what ugh.That's just about the worst thing ever. I'm glad I held off buying a 3DS, maybe an eventual re-design will add that 2nd analog stick onto the system itself, because there's no way I'm using that thing. However... I still want Luigi's Mansion 2. Oh Nintendo! You fucked up, big time... but at least you know it.
Aeathletically, it's a shit-show, but if it adds extra battery life and launches alongside a re-design which includes the extra stick, battery power, and shoulder buttons...then I think it could save the 3DS. I'd totally buy one of these if I already was an owner of a first-gen 3DS (and it extended battery life...which IMHO, it has to).
It nice that in their "SECRET SCOOP" they made sure to mention "MH3(tri-)G" so we would know what this was for. With this addition and the Vita coming with two analogues the claw will be a thing of the past, which means we'll have people telling them young kids how easy they have it being able to control the camera with an analogue stick. "Back in my day..."
Well, at least it wasn't a complete revision, but this is still really, really stupid. The thing I don't get is how people can defend this. All of this shit has happened in the same year of its original launch. It's ridiculous. You can say that it's optional but if nintendo really wanted this thing to take off, that second stick should have been built in. It's just looking more and more apparent that the damn thing was rushed to market out of sheer arrogance or stupidity.
Wow, this just looks horrendous. If you are going to have some stupid add-on at least make it out of similar plastic to the unit itself so there is some equal appearance level (and level of quality).
I honestly won't really mind this if it is a pack-in with Monster Hunter 3G (which I'm pretty excited about now that I know it's a thing), but if they are charging and it is anything very high, this is going to kill the 3DS.
It looks like something out of the Genesis - Sega CD - Sega 32x days.
This is so fucking stupid. Holy shit Nintendo, you don't seem to know what the hell you're doing these days. You release a system with no games at all, months later you slash the price and then announce an addon that should have been there integrated with the system in the first place? That's fucked. The 3DS is here to stay for a while, and game developpers will be forever forced to make their games in mind with people not owning this thing. They are dooming it to failure. And no, I'm not buying this piece of shit hardware, because Fuck You Nintendo.
Turns out it has been confirmed by Nintendo.
As a Nintendo fan, I raise my middle finger to them. What the hell are they thinking? They experimented, badly, with the price of the 3DS. Then they lowered it with an apology. And now they experiment again? Is like they're testing waters all over the place. This is not working, for fucks sake. They're making so many changes, if next year I see a new revision that's it, they can go fuck themselves.
That device is aesthetically terrible. I hope it's just a prototype, and they'll make it look a lot better.
...But let's look on the bright side! A new Monster Hunter game announced! I'll just wait for the inevitable Vita release. 3DS does not seem like it will give a good Monster Hunter experience, in my opinion.
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