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Did Nintendo just admit the death of dedicated handheld gaming?

Like many of you, I awoke to news yesterday that Nintendo had cut the price of the 3DS by an unprecedented 32% in one fell swoop. Wired Magazine called it a “fire sale.” More unprecedented was how quickly it happened;

I’m buying the Nintendo 3DS

Jack made plenty of good points, all of which I had considered before his article. Nevertheless, I am buying the Nintendo 3DS; I bought two, in fact. Here’s why:

I’m not buying the Nintendo 3DS

Huh. Typing out those words was a bit easier than I thought it would be, especially for such an ardent fanman like myself. One more time, just to be sure: I’m not going to buy a 3DS. Here’s why:

Chew on this: The Game Boy launched for $89.95

Crazy, no?

Let’s all start freaking out about the 3DS!

Rumor has it Nintendo will launch the 3DS this November in Japan. Since Nintendo releases hardware within the same year across all regions these days, that means the rest of us could get our grubby mitts on the thing in

The Nintendo 3DS will be $189 (titles for $40?)

So September’s the big month for 3DS. Pricing, release date, Reggie Fils-Aime jumping out of a big Nintendo is King cake just like that douche Lebron James and all will be right with the world. Or will it? Rumors and