Deep, obvious, big boy screen thoughts

dsi1_scA lot of people are complaining—and rightly so—that Nintendo is screwing DSi owners with this 4-inch “it’s for old people eyes, honestly” redesign thing. It’s all speculative wisp-of-a-ghost-of-a-rumor stuff, of course, but if it is true, I’m still left wondering a wildly obvious thought: Why the heck weren’t there 4-in. screens on the original DSi to begin with?

This is not like Wii MotionPlus at all, where the price and technology weren’t ready in 2006 and would have ruined Nintendo’s low cost, all-inclusive strategy. From what the rumor states, the price will be exactly the same.