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Super NES-Styled New 3DS XL Coming November 27, 2017

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Nintendo has announced a new Super NES-styled New Nintendo 3DS XL.

The new handheld, exclusive to Amazon, is launching in North America on November 27th, for $199.99.

It’s worth mentioning the new handheld comes with a download code for Super Mario Kart on the Super NES Virtual Console.

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15 comments
  1. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    October 24, 2017 at 12:54 am

    I would have preferred Super Mario World but I can’t go wrong with Super Mario Kart. Oh well, I might get it since I don’t own a 3DS at all.

  2. SLoWMoTIoN
    SLoWMoTIoN
    October 24, 2017 at 1:15 am

    Eh bring back the N3ds

  3. Mechonis
    Mechonis
    October 24, 2017 at 1:25 am

    This would look great on a Switch

  4. Ebicentre
    Ebicentre
    October 24, 2017 at 3:13 am

    You might as well get an N2DSXL – fuck, what a mouthful – instead. Infinitely cheaper.

  5. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    October 24, 2017 at 4:02 am

    That’s a pretty cool design.

  6. Fandangle
    Fandangle
    October 24, 2017 at 4:35 am

    Paint jobs on these are pretty decent. I got the red one on launch and it’s only just now chipping away. The backplate is EASILY the worst thing about it. I’ve gone through two already. I’m about to have to order a 3rd one. Just a heads up to anyone looking to buy. It’s a minor issue for the most part and you’re likely to never run into this issue unless you’re hacking it, which is impossible on newer systems anyway.

  7. catazxy
    catazxy
    October 24, 2017 at 7:33 am

    What’s the point in having 2 portable consoles on the market? Is it fun to be your own competition?

  8. Sam XXX
    Sam XXX
    October 24, 2017 at 8:55 am

    Amazon/NA exclusive? For realz realz?

  9. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    October 24, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Well that in that case, screw this SNES 3DS. I never cared for the 3D visuals anyway.

  10. Baron Krause
    Baron Krause
    October 24, 2017 at 9:34 am

    I’m assuming Japan is getting a Super Famicom colored version, we really lucked out with the cooler looking system back then.

  11. Sam XXX
    Sam XXX
    October 24, 2017 at 10:34 am

    But what about Europe? We effeminate, late drinking homo’s need our NES styled shit too.

  12. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    October 24, 2017 at 11:17 am

    Because it’s such a great business decision to abandon your system as soon as a new one comes out.

  13. catazxy
    catazxy
    October 24, 2017 at 3:19 pm

    Not to abandon it, but sneakily move it to the side

  14. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    October 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    I think that’s what they’re doing, you can see that 3DS support is starting to wind down, while Switch is gaining steam.

  15. Zombie_Barioth
    Zombie_Barioth
    October 24, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    They’re basically positioning the 3DS as the budget option. This happens every time there’s a new system, the old one sticks around at a reduced price for a couple years.

    They aren’t really competing because, because they have an (almost) completely different library and a significant difference in price.