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Just for info - NINTENDO 2DS

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Trigglesx Thu 12-Sep-13 22:05:09

Apparently, this little gem comes out this week. We were looking to get a Nintendo 3DS for DS1 (as his broke quite awhile ago), but they're £160+ depending on where you get them.

The Nintendo 2DS plays all DS games, as well as 3DS games, just without the 3D part (which DS1 didn't use anyway). It's more like a tablet shape, so no worries about snapping it in half through the hinges.

And best of all.... roughly £110 price tag!!!

Just wanted to let people know - it's certainly going to be what I'm getting DS1 for Christmas this year - much more affordable!! And he can still use all the games he already has!

Here's a link to them ....

Thank you soo much for this. DD and DS have asked for a 3DS because they want to play 2 new Mario games. I really don't want to get them one, yes both their old 2DS's are worn out but just don't think the 3ds will survive ds's tantrums (possible ADHD) and Dd heavy use due to dyspraxia. Will discuss with them tomorrow!! grin

Trigglesx Sun 15-Sep-13 21:38:39

correction on that though - apparently it comes out in October, not September. My apologies on that error. But it looks very cool - we'll be getting one for DS1 - he broke his previous one (ADHD/ASD meltdown).

Most breakage of 3DS's I've seen were where it was snapped through hinges - this won't have that weakness.

I'm amazed that their DSi hinges survived. Didn't realise that they were no longer making them. The 2DS does look good, maybe a bit bigger, hopefully they will like them.

Trigglesx Sun 15-Sep-13 22:18:50

I only came across the 2DS by accident - I had an email from ToysRUs saying basically "things coming out soon" and there it was. I definitely like the look of it.

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