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Would You Like to See a New Dedicated Handheld from Nintendo?

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Would You Like to See a New Dedicated Handheld from Nintendo?

Yes, within the next year or two 138 12.96%
 
Yes, but not for a few years yet 120 11.27%
 
No, hybrid consoles from now on 633 59.44%
 
No, I don't like/use handhelds 174 16.34%
 
Total:1,065

No, because they already have one, its called the Switch. Just because I can hook up my phone to my TV it does not make it a "hybrid" system, it makes it a phone first and foremost. The Switch is a dedicated handheld and the natural evolution of the concept. Both Sony and Nintendo dabbled with the idea before but now Nintendo pulled it off in a stellar fashion.So, yeah, the poll is lacking.



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They can still put handheld dedicated games on the Switch so for me it makes no sense unless the handheld will be distinctive enough or a much cheaper option.



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No, after Switch Nintendo would be crazy to back to two difrent platforms again.



No. I want them to focus all of their development for a single platform. That was the best potential selling point behind the Switch. The consisted life support for 3DS is almost too much in itself.




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Actually.... no, not actually.

The Switch works very well as a hybrid. I hope that hybrids are the norm from now on.



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omarct said:
Yes, I think the switch it too big and clunky for a handheld, not to mention the short battery life. They definitely need a handheld only system compatible with switch games but also having smaller games made specifically for it. I specially feel this way for younger gamers 6-12 year olds who are likely to drop the switch, lose accessories, all day playing on and off without having to charge it, simpler more kid friendly games etc...

I agree that a smaller, cheaper & more kid friendly device is a good idea but why would it need games made specifically for it?

Why not just have it be a Switch revision and have those games available on all models?



When the herd loses its way, the shepard must kill the bull that leads them astray.

something smalker, cheaper, more durable would be nice for greaterxprtability (and maybe kids like omarct and zorg1000 are discussing).  maybe it is a Switch mini.  Ialso think Nintendo shoulkd have something in reserve to fend off disruption from below, too. I pulled out the old GBA SP this summer and the system is so great for portability, it really demonstrates the lack of portability on Switch. Lucky forNintendo,I do not think there are a lot ofcompetitors ready to enterthe handheldmarket.



Of course not, currently there's already Switch for high-powered handheld that gets the latest games, then 3DS for low budget better battery/form factor handheld. By the time Nintendo completely drops 3DS support and truely focuses on the unified Switch library, Switch will be a better value, possibly even have a remodel that boost battery life and shrinks form factor, although I don't see how the latter would work.



couchmonkey said:

something smalker, cheaper, more durable would be nice for greaterxprtability (and maybe kids like omarct and zorg1000 are discussing).  maybe it is a Switch mini.  Ialso think Nintendo shoulkd have something in reserve to fend off disruption from below, too. I pulled out the old GBA SP this summer and the system is so great for portability, it really demonstrates the lack of portability on Switch. Lucky forNintendo,I do not think there are a lot ofcompetitors ready to enterthe handheldmarket.

Gameboy/GBA Classic can fill this void.



When the herd loses its way, the shepard must kill the bull that leads them astray.

no, why would anyone want that??? cheaper price??? I think N will eventually release a dockless switch, so that it is cheaper.