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1. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 09:37 BST
"On Friday, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime appeared on talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He said that the upcoming 3D-glasses-free handheld the Nintendo 3DS will be released “next year”. He, apparently, is “mistaken”.
Says who? According to sources close to company’s Japanese headquarters, the Nintendo of America exec made an error when he stated that the Nintendo 3DS would be out next year."
2. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 09:51 BST
that's... odd. huh.
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3. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 10:02 BST
That's odd but it said by the end of the financial year which ends March 2011 that the 3DS will be out and knowing Nintendo their either going to release it in November or push it back.
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4. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 10:04 BST
"Nintendo Co., Ltd. (Nintendo of Japan), however, would not affirm to our sources that the Nintendo 3DS would be released in North America by this holiday season or not."Take this article with a pinch of salt, plus, Japan will get the 3DS before anybody so Reggie may be right and so may this unnamed source.
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5. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 10:06 BST
Awesome, I was still in denial, so now I won't have to accept this bad news after all.
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6. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 12:38 BST
It's possible that Reggie did make a mistake and he was supposed to say 'in the next year' which is different than 'next year'
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7. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 13:30 BST
I didn't really consider that more than a one-off, rough-estimate statement, considering he was half-focused on playing Donkey Kong Country Returns at the time, but that doesn't mean I would get my hopes up for a holiday release.
8. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 13:57 BST
Japan will get the 3DS before anybody
How do you know that?I think NA got the original DS more than a week before Japan...
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9. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:01 BST
I was just about to say that
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10. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:02 BST
Damn.... Why am I Irish, probably won't get it for Christmas....
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11. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:02 BST
I think we'l know alot about japan's release in the Tokyo game show.
12. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:03 BST
and everything else at the games summit in Feburary.
13. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:34 BST
I'm quite sure Reggie Fils Amie was correct as Japan normally gets these type of things before we do. Unless Nintendo is planning on releasing the Nintendo 3DS in the majority of the nations of Earth simultaneously due to the high anticipation for the Nintendo 3DS.
Nevertheless, I’d be more than happy if the 3DS is actually released this year, yet I shall not get my hopes up only to have them broken to pieces by bad news. I still have a strong feeling that Nintendo won’t release the 3DS in North America and Europe until February of 2011. Yet, I will continue to pray that it is released this Christmas in the West. Perhaps if we all got together and wrote a petition to Nintendo for a Holiday 2010 3DS release that might be of some help or maybe not.
Now if only Nintendo would announce Paper Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Country 64 3D for Nintendo 3DS, I'd be overjoyed indeed.
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14. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:45 BST
This is great news, I was really hoping his slip was a mistake and was waiting for a retraction. Hopefully it is a holiday release for NA crosses fingers.
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15. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 15:03 BST
Hope is restored.... somewhat.
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16. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 15:18 BST
Don't care either way. If it comes out this year, there's probably no way I'll be able to get my hands on it at launch due to holiday crowds. If it comes out early next year, given how the Wii and DS have sold, there will probably still be plenty of shortages, and there's a good chance I won't get it at launch.
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17. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 15:42 BST
if it comes tihs year i will SO preorder it.i dont want to fight with bratty kids in a shop for the last one.
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18. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 17:57 BST
Watch the clip, he states it almost as if he didn't want to or with some awkwardness. I think he knew he shouldn't have said that, but I guess Reggie isn't very good when he's put on the spot.
19. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 18:09 BST
Same here. If it comes this year, that is.
I guess Reggie isn't very good when he's put on the spot.
Well, that was probably Reggie's first time doing something like that. He's not an actor like Kevin Butler, and it seemed like such a minor slip-up but with (possibly) major consequences.
20. Posted: Mon 28th Jun 2010 20:34 BST
Nintendo won't confirm either way...cmooooon 2010
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