That Horrible 3DS Analog Stick Rumor Is Coming True

#351 Edited by vinsanityv22 (1064 posts) -

That is fu**ing disgusting! They put the analog stick on the SIDE of the buttons? Instead of having a wrap around portion and placing it - correclty - under the buttons? That's f***ing stupid. G*d D*mn "Monster Hunter Claw" informing the design here.
 
I swear, Nintendo is *this close* to getting me to trade in my 3DS. This is getting embarrassing...
 
"I'm especially interested in finding out whether Nintendo has the balls to charge for this."
-Is that a joke, Patrick? They're Nintendo - of course they're going to charge you for it. Probably 200% of what it's worth. This is the moron company  who brought us the DK Bongos, the Broadband adapter for the Gamecube, the Wii Fit Board.....man. I thought I only hated NOA, but now that I think of it, NCL is pretty boneheaded and greedy too.

#352 Posted by WaylonJennings (104 posts) -
@vinsanityv22: if you don't like clunky, overpriced, fugly peripherals then fine be that way.   
#353 Posted by Vrikk (882 posts) -

This 3DS ship is going down in flames. That thing looks like shit.

#354 Posted by BillyB25 (4 posts) -

Nintendon't

#355 Posted by dvorak (1496 posts) -

@Vrikk said:

This 3DS ship is going down in flames. That thing looks like shit.

If people have to use a huge dildo to control a portable Monster Hunter game, they will be fully up for that. Nothing stops a Monster Hunter fan.

#356 Posted by Picard (255 posts) -

The 3ds's D-pad is a piece of shit. 
 
I regret buying it, I really do. 

#357 Posted by Mace (26 posts) -

This is all but confirmation that the rumours of a 3DS redesign are true. That will probably be announced soon and released next year and this attachment is just so that people who have already bought a 3DS can play future games that require 2 slide pads.

#358 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -

ABOUT FLIPPING TIME.  
 
I was never going to buy the 3DS without a second slider, because, as was so apparent at PAX, some games are not going to be friendly to lefties. *COUGH KID ICARUS* 
 
Still though, not buying it yet. There's games I want, so that's not the problem. The problem is that this attachment sucks, and Nintendo will include it in a new rendition within the year, along with better batteries and (please oh please) bigger screens. Hopefully I can finish my regular DS games in the time between now and then. 

#359 Posted by GioVANNI (1283 posts) -
@DonutFever said:
I got a 3DS day one. Nintendo seems determined to prove to me that was a mistake.
Not just day one buyers, but EVERY 3DS owner.
#360 Posted by huser (1019 posts) -
@AgentJ: You really think better batteries AND bigger screens?
#361 Posted by huser (1019 posts) -
@endless_void said:
@Dalkalopagus said:

It's dumb as hell, but as long as it isn't too expensive... I can't complain about more shoulder buttons and a second stick Hopefuly it will be implimented in more then just monster hunter.

Lol, enjoy that while i use a vita
Didn't realize that one precluded the other. I guess my PSP/DS/mobile gaming were some crazy fever dream.
#362 Posted by Raineko (433 posts) -

People don't seem to understand that this peripheral 
- is for Monster Hunter only so therefore every Japanese gamer will love it 
- is not confirmed outside Japan as far as I know

#363 Posted by JasonR86 (9587 posts) -

Well that looks dumb.

#364 Posted by Skronk61 (114 posts) -

I feel embarrassed to own a 3DS at this point.

#365 Posted by KinjiroSSD (694 posts) -

What is Nintendo doing? It is almost painful to watch.

#366 Posted by nadinengland (4 posts) -

That looks genuinely horrendous.

#367 Posted by Cube (4366 posts) -

Nintendo is pulling some pretty dumb moves. 

#368 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -
@huser said:
@AgentJ: You really think better batteries AND bigger screens?
No, but that's kind of what it's going to take for me to buy the console right now. That or something amazing software-wise. There's nothing stopping me from moving my "Tales of the Abyss" preorder to something else. The second slider is pretty much a requirement, as well as at least one of those above features. 
#369 Posted by JCGamer (658 posts) -

Terrible timing. I was thinking of getting the 3DS soon, but there will obviously be a redesign soon, so I'll probably wait. Man, what was Nintendo thinking anyway? Seems like they had a bit of the "playstation syndrome" thinking they were on-top of the world and making dumb ass decisions: no second stick, $250 price.

#370 Posted by Kowalski (262 posts) -

This thing looks awful and it's obvious a redesign is imminent. No 3DS for me then.

#371 Posted by Silock (238 posts) -

This would of probably made more sense if the second analog was built into the console its self, as it stands this 'add-on' is a terrible, ugly idea.

#372 Posted by bross92 (4 posts) -

@Enigma777: Haha, oh god yes perfect. Seriously, what are they thinking?

#373 Posted by Contro (2040 posts) -

Out on February 7th in the US, according to a Capcom USA rep at NYCC.

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