3DS XL diverges from Nintendo’s Normal Iteration Strategy

Nintendo has traditionally released many iterations of their handheld consoles so the 3DS XL isn’t too much of a surprise. What is startling is that this iteration doesn’t continue the mission of setting the tone of portable gaming for the rest the 3DS lines life. The first redesign has traditionally set the tone for Nintendo’s handhelds for the rest of its’ life. If the 3DS is truly similar to the past redesigns of the system then I cannot get on board for Nintendo’s vision of handheld gaming.
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