With the introduction of the Nintendo 2DS, it's the perfect time to reminisce about peculiar-looking hardware released by the three major video game console manufacturers -- Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo -- since the year 2000.
Nintendo shocked the gaming world Wednesday with the Nintendo 2DS -- a budget-friendly, non-3D alternative to its popular Nintendo 3DS handheld -- by abandoning the hinged-design used in every portable Nintendo gaming device since the Game Boy Micro. The radical 2DS redesign inspired CNET commenters to call the device names such as "hideous," "atrocious monstrosity," and well, other colorful adjectives.
August 28, 2013 3:12 PM PDT
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| Caption by: Christopher MacManus
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