The mighty PSP is currently at 57 million sellers according to Vgchartz records.
The 3DS has just reached the 40 milestone club.
I am not even sure if the PSP is even selling games anywhere anymore, but if they are it would have to be most likely in Japan. So it could still push out a few more. We can just call it an even 60. The 3DS needs to knock out 21 more before Reggie sends it to the handheld Heaven in the sky. Where it will be drinking adult Shirley Temples with St. Peter, Elvis and maybe even the high and mightly DS will even sit with him. Although I like to think of the 3DS as more of a trangendered handheld, so lets not call it anything for the sake of argument. Why do I think that? I do not not know, it just popped into my head so I must have thought about it at some point, or maybe on a sublminal level I have always thought it. My Father always loved me as a child, paid for my schooling and clothes and even sent my poverty stricken Mother 100 dollars a month to take care of me. Whether any of this has anything to do with why I think the 3DS is trangendered is a mute point though and is really off base with where I am going here.
After scrolling down the list I see plenty of games released in Japan that are just screaming for attention from the localization board over at Nintendo. Just a couple hundred thousand in sales or less in the West and they would easily pass a million in sales. Then there are other games that are just waiting for their legs to take them past the mark or even the much anticipated Nintendo select launch that some of us ( not myself) have been eagerly waiting for.
Star Fox 3D, Pilotwing Resort, Mario Tennis Open, etc. The 3DS undoubtedly has at least two more years to hit this mark. Agreed?
So do "you", the registered Vgchart user with two eyes, two hands, 56 phalanges, a heart, two kidneys, a liver, a stomach, and one duodenum think that the 3DS can overcome these great and perilous odds, be our 300 Spartans, our Daniel in the Lions Den, our little miracle and overtake the scurge of the second place handheld market last gen and be number one in the "Million seller" list?
I think it can. With a little luck, faith, pixie dust, and the love and understanding of Nintendo. Just like I still have hope that they will release the Wii in China so it can overtake the PS1.