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Nintendo to launch the world’s ugliest portable console this fall

By on August 28, 2013 at 11:45 PM.

Nintendo to launch the world’s ugliest portable console this fall

Nintendo’s newest portable gaming console may be ugly but at least it’s cheap. The Japanese gaming company announced on Wednesday that it will start selling its new Nintendo 2DS portable console on October 12th for a rock-bottom price of just $129.99. Nintendo says the console will play all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D and that it has been “designed specifically for anyone looking for a more affordable entry point into the world of Nintendo hand-held video games.” While releasing a cheaper portable console is certainly a smart move on Nintendo’s part, the fact that the new console cannot be folded and is aesthetically rather unappetizing may make it a tough sell. Nintendo’s full press release follows below. More →

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