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User Info: Chemuraderie

Chemuraderie
6 years ago#1
I'm impressed. The 3DS line up of games is showing stuff like Paper Mario and Star Fox 64, where both games started out on the N64. Does this mean that the 3DS has a processing power equivalent to the N64 while being a handheld? Probably even better. Also, considering the kind of stuff that we've been getting for the DS (the jewels in the rough, at least- not the neglected stuff), all of this is making me pretty excited. That's pretty darn great, if you ask me.

Oh, yeah. I just found out that the 3DS existed so... there any confirmation about reverse compatibility?
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User Info: ohh42

ohh42
6 years ago#2
You do know the DS was pretty comparable to the N64 right?

The 3DS is rumored to be pushing PS3/360 power.
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User Info: Chemuraderie

Chemuraderie
6 years ago#3
Man, what did I just write? I just wrote that I didn't even know the 3DS existed until about a few minutes ago. How would I know that? -_-
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User Info: AP3Brain

AP3Brain
6 years ago#4
They were heavily exagerrating when they said the 3ds is as powerful as the ps3/360 at least graphically. Just looking at the trailers you can tell it is around psp/ps2 quality. And I think it was confirmed that it has reverse compatibility.

User Info: Sugar_Jay

Sugar_Jay
6 years ago#5

From: ohh42 | #002
PS3/360 power.


umm no
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User Info: Rayzor_Quill

Rayzor_Quill
6 years ago#6

From: Chemuraderie | #001
there any confirmation about reverse compatibility?


Yes, it's backward compatable with the DS and the one or two DSi games out there, and since this is the next generation of DS, rather than another remodel, I would say that a Virtual Handheld will probably be a reality this time.
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User Info: ohh42

ohh42
6 years ago#7
I said "rumored" to be "pushing" PS3/360 processing power.
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User Info: seafoampheonix

seafoampheonix
6 years ago#8
umm no

umm six years worth of new technology
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User Info: SragentThom

SragentThom
6 years ago#9

From: seafoampheonix | #008
umm no

umm six years worth of new technology





Do you realize how expensive it is putting technology on an hand held with that power? The battery life is also of a concern.

User Info: ohh42

ohh42
6 years ago#10
^ Do YOU know how expensive that is?
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