But can this shrunk-down version compete with its HD counterpart in the visual arena? Of course not, the whole idea that the two would be vaguely comparable is ridiculous, but we decided to fire up our capture units and show you anyway. Check out the video above to see for yourself how this portable companion handles itself.
Here's a sneak peek
Stunningly beautiful shots
Time to bulk up your hearts and stamina
Let the hype begin
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