Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Aug 2013 20:47 UTC

The new Nintendo 2DS system gives you all the features of the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, minus 3D viewing. And the price makes the world of Nintendo games even more accessible.

Curiously enough, the 2DS actually has only one screen - it's divided in two by the casing. The entire screen is touch-capable, but the top screen is covered by plastic so you can't touch it there. Like the Wii U's controller, this thing just looks weird and unwieldily, and while the price is nice, I doubt it will turn Nintendo's fortunes around.

Imagine a phone and/or tablet designed and built by Nintendo, with a proper integrated gamepad, capable of output to external displays, with access to Nintendo's entire back catalog of games - from the NES, through the Game Boy, SNES, Nintendo64, GameCube, DS, and Wii (if compatible with non-motion controls). Of course, new games can be published as well.

Nintendo should not be making yet another device to carry aside from your phone. They should be making a phone.

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Nope, The N64 controller is, like the original Xbox and the Dreamcast controller among the wost controllers ever designed.

The only modern controller I could ever have an 8 hour gaming session on without my hands cramping up.

Best controllers Sony's, Genesis and SNES. Best handheld gaming design? Original GBA.

So it sounds like you are twitchy and impulsive, I've got nerve damage in my right hand and I have no trouble detecting how hard I'm pressing the button.

I've also never had that problem with racing games, and I played Gran Tourismo 3/4 religiously.

Your Nintendo fanboi is showing. Apologizing for their bad controller design won't get them yo give you a discount. I've posted elsewhere about my love for other Nintendo consoles, but I'm not gonna come to your side because you are butthurt abut Sony going their own way instead of making the Playstation an addon for the SNES.

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