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Interesting new article: iphone beating handhelds?

12-08-2010, 07:01 PM
#1
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Interesting new article: iphone beating handhelds?

http://www.joystiq.com/2010/12/07/st...d-ds-stagnate/

And lol at the comments again.
12-08-2010, 07:27 PM
#2
My favourite reply was that saying there are no games to the quality of ds games. Ignorance must be bliss for them. We already have direct ports of their games for cheaper. One of the top ds games gta was sold for like 1/3 of the price.

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12-08-2010, 07:29 PM
#3
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I really wish that people would stop bragging that cell phones are beating neigh-obsolete handheld devices. Once the 3DS and PSP2 come out, then we'll talk.
12-08-2010, 07:31 PM
#4
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And here they are discussing what real gamers or real aders want trying to trash talk the ipad on page 2:
http://www.joystiq.com/2010/12/07/st...ate/2#comments
12-08-2010, 07:32 PM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by csklimowski View Post
I really wish that people would stop bragging that cell phones are beating neigh-obsolete handheld devices. Once the 3DS and PSP2 come out, then we'll talk.
Ipad. 2 is coming out around the same time and btw you know the price difference considering how expensive those handhelds will be wont be that different right?
12-08-2010, 07:33 PM
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Aralon will be a genre defning ame and a game that will change the way ppl look at portable systems or handheld idevices in general. No 3ds or even psp game will reach its scope unless they somehow get brethesda to make a morrowind port. Most of the ppl commemting on those sites like joystiq or kotaku or even ign like dont even know It exists.
12-08-2010, 07:34 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stirolak26 View Post
Aralon will be a genre defning ame and a game that will change the way ppl look at portable systems or handhelda or idevices in general. No 3ds or even psp ga,e will reach its scope nless they somehow get brethesda to make a morrowind port.
But that is assuming 100% of players are obsessed with the RPG genre however.
12-08-2010, 07:36 PM
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Most of the big hitters on the psp are jrpgs. The only real success it hsd is in jspsn with squre games.
12-08-2010, 08:12 PM
#9
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The PSP and DS are old and out-dated. It's not a fair fight to compare the latest generation of iDevices with the dated technology that powers the PSP and the DS. Come back after the 3DS has emerged and we'll see who the real champ is around these parts.

The 3DS will be huge. Mark my words on that. Nintendo is coming back and coming back strong.

The PSP 2 could provide a resurgance for Sony, so long as it comes with duel analog nubs. The PSP 2 will likely be the first duel stick handheld system. Sony can also make a comeback of sorts via the Playstation phone.

Last edited by dumaz1000; 12-08-2010 at 08:15 PM.
12-08-2010, 08:17 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
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Yeah, that's the reason DS and PSP sales are slowing down. Not the fact that they've been on the market for over 6 years and have sold more than 220 million combined...........no they're slowing down because of smartphones!!!