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*Dead* Nintendo 3DS Midnight Purple + NSMB 2 + Super Mario 3D Land $169.99 @ Newegg


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#1 htz

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 07:56 PM

http://www.newegg.co...t=Combo.1307660

Title says it all. *Add to cart to see everything* ;)

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#2 Stellar Inertia

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:03 PM

Dang nice find. Great price.

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#3 INCyr

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:04 PM

Man, that's tempting. Sadly, I don't need another system (my DS Lite doesn't get enough love as is) and I've heard the 3DS XL is worth the price of the upgrade. Still... that's tempting.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:06 PM

Wow this is tempting.

#5 bobphone

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:07 PM

Solid if you missed the $99 tigerdirect 3DS.

#6 Waggles

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:08 PM

if it was only a 3dsxl for 20$ more :(

#7 utopianmachine

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:11 PM

Great price. Would consider if XL.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:20 PM

Just bought the xl a couple of weeks ago. It is so much nicer than the standard 3ds.

#9 stewie75

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:23 PM

XL being so much better makes this a pretty meh deal.

#10 Sgt Barone

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:27 PM

Tremendous deal, thanks OP

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#11 malethief

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:27 PM

Nice combo package of first party titles for the amazing prive. Sadly I have those games and I upgraded to the XL

#12 WilliamG

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:36 PM

XL being so much better makes this a pretty meh deal.


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#13 Edzo04

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:43 PM

i feel like im the only person in the world that likes the original 3ds more than the xl. i sold my xl days after "upgrading"

#14 slidecage

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:43 PM

only 1 game now
WOOOO I STINK

#15 Lulgasms

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:46 PM

gotta add it to the cart to see 3d land bro.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:49 PM

i feel like im the only person in the world that likes the original 3ds more than the xl. i sold my xl days after "upgrading"


not a big fan of the xl either. the original is cheaper too... and man that purple color :applause:

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#17 Chrushev

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:05 PM

Great deal.. comes out to be $89 for a 3DS if you subtract the game values (each $40).

At this point though I dont see why anyone gets 3DS, XL is the way to go.

#18 Vap

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:17 PM

Damnit. I just bought a purple 3ds a few weeks ago from Best buy. Oh well, I already have a 3DS backlog anyway, guess it was best I didn't get this.

#19 NinjaGuerra

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:50 PM

Only 1 game now :(!!

I would've jumped on this deal SO @!(#$!@#*@(!#ING HARD!

I've been wanting a 3DS for a good price forever now :(!

I'll keep looking >_>

EDIT: AHH NEVERMIND! :D It's all of em when you add to the cart!
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#20 NinjaGuerra

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:53 PM

Help me decide before it goes OOS! D:

I've always wanted the XL, but this deal seems really great >_<
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#21 11440

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:04 PM

What's the consensus on whether to expect a hardware revision in the near future with the second analog stick built in?

#22 Chrushev

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:09 PM

What's the consensus on whether to expect a hardware revision in the near future with the second analog stick built in?


Nintendo has come out on record and said they are happy with the current design. I wouldnt expect a redesign for at least a few years if ever.

They wont re-release it with dual sticks because that would split the userbase/games. Nintendo and others do a great job with making all of their games play perfectly without the second stick.. its not needed, but if you want it just buy the addon for 19.99$. There are very few games that support it anyways.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:11 PM

If they did release a redesign, they'd also have to add two more usable trigger buttons, which almost everyone forgets about.

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#24 moopher

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:14 PM

Anyone on the fence should definitely pick this up! I have both a 3DS and 3DSXL. They both have their pros and cons, but both of mine get plenty of use. This is great deal and that purple color is awesome.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:16 PM

i feel like im the only person in the world that likes the original 3ds more than the xl. i sold my xl days after "upgrading"


I agree with you. I own both a standard and an XL and to me both are flawed so it's silly to say the XL is that much better. It would be like someone trying to convince me that a 10" tablet is better then a 7" or a 17" laptop is better then a 13". Certainly there are reasons to go bigger but not just because it's "bigger".

I like the smaller design because it is.... smaller. To me the quality of the screens isn't night and day like others have mentioned and the both only... have... one... joystick.

Also the standard XL's are FUGLY (color scheme).

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:20 PM

Purchased. Mighty big thanks there, OP. This is an awesome deal.

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#27 Chrushev

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:25 PM

I agree with you. I own both a standard and an XL and to me both are flawed so it's silly to say the XL is that much better. It would be like someone trying to convince me that a 10" tablet is better then a 7" or a 17" laptop is better then a 13". Certainly there are reasons to go bigger but not just because it's "bigger".

I like the smaller design because it is.... smaller. To me the quality of the screens isn't night and day like others have mentioned and the both only... have... one... joystick.

Also the standard XL's are FUGLY (color scheme).


I thought they were fugly, ended up getting the blue/black and its actually not bad at all... its all blue from the outside...

#28 jrr6415sun

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 11:04 PM

placed an order for the 3ds and new super mario and super mario 3ds

they canceled the 3ds and new super mario 2 and said they were out of stock but charged me $37.99 for the "free" super mario game

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 11:27 PM

placed an order for the 3ds and new super mario and super mario 3ds

they canceled the 3ds and new super mario 2 and said they were out of stock but charged me $37.99 for the "free" super mario game


My order seems to have completely gone through :O

I bit the bullet lol...
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#30 malethief

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 12:07 AM

i feel like im the only person in the world that likes the original 3ds more than the xl. i sold my xl days after "upgrading"


I don't mind the original. I just had problems playing for more then an hour as my hand would cramp up during Luigi's Mansion or Monster Hunter. I just find the XL more comfortable when playing for long durations and the viewing angle to see the 3D is 100 times better. Otherwise the original is the way to go if you don't play for long periods of time.