NINTENDO 3DS Game Console - Cosmos Black or Aqua Blue - £157.00 @ Currys - HotUKDeals
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If you cannot get to a Grainger Games store then this is the next best national deal I can find.

Described as the most immersive experience in handheld gaming yet, the Nintendo 3DS Game Console opens a whole new world of entertainment with 3D gaming, 3D video and 3D photography packed into this remarkable cosmo black console.

Available here in its good-looking Cosmos Black enclosure, the Nintendo 3DS Game Console will change handheld gaming forever, thanks to a stereoscopic upper screen that delivers an immersive feeling of both space and depth. This ground-breaking hardware offers cutting-edge technology without any need for special glasses, and you can even control the three-dimensional effect with the built-in 3D depth slider.

A raft of other exciting features add to the appeal of the Nintendo 3DS Game Console, including the ability to shoot 3D photos using the 3DS outer cameras, 3D video playback, Internet browsing, and fun built-in software applications such as Mii Maker, Face Raiders, and Nintendo 3DS Sound.

You can even experience mind-boggling reality gaming with AR Games, which uses the outer cameras and one of the included AR Cards to create incredible game stages and characters on your kitchen table or living room floor! Different AR Games modes let you enjoy anything from a wild shooting gallery to a fun photo shoot with your Mii character.

With the included 2GB SD card, the Nintendo 3DS Game Console also provides plentiful storage space for your 3D photos, games, or music. The 3DS offers a truly mind-blowing gaming experience like no other; brought to life in brilliant 3D!
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#1
Aqua Blue:

http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/nintendo-3ds-game-console-aqua-blue-09876181-pdt.html?srcid=369&xtor=AL-1

Edited By: tommo111 on May 26, 2011 15:36: Wrong link supplied.
#2
What the hell is it about today? First iPads going for rock bottom prices, and now 3DS's! Bonkers! HOT!!!
#3

Unless I'm colour blind that ain't no blue. Heat added, currently in the region of "very tempted". Just wish it had some must-have games.
#5
Oops, my bad, copied the wrong link into the comment.

gringojesus

Unless I'm colour blind that ain't no blue. Heat added, currently in the region of "very tempted". Just wish it had some must-have games.
#6
£159.99 @ Game and you get your 4000 points thingy, so maybe cheaper there???
banned#7
nice
#8
Thankyou so much for spotting this! This is the first in stock deal local to me! :-)
#9
Great spot, picked mine up today from the Swansea store.
#10
Anyone know of any good cases for these?
#11
shouldn't the ds online store be up and running soon?
#12
Emera1d
£159.99 @ Game and you get your 4000 points thingy, so maybe cheaper there???


FFS!
Ordered one two days ago for £20 more - it came today but I want it at this lower price.

I could've got it cheaper elsewhere but went for GAME's free express delivery and 4000 reward points. Do you think they'd refund me the price difference as such little time has elapsed since I ordered it at the higher price? I'm pretty sure companies like Amazon sometimes do this.
2 Likes #13
fridgehead
shouldn't the ds online store be up and running soon?

Yes. I've heard the date the 6th June from a few sources online, but not sure if this is confirmed yet. Either way, it won't be long.

More importantly, my beloved childhood favourite, the Ocarina of Time, will be out on the 17th June :)
#14
dtovey89
Emera1d
£159.99 @ Game and you get your 4000 points thingy, so maybe cheaper there???


FFS!
Ordered one two days ago for £20 more - it came today but I want it at this lower price.

I could've got it cheaper elsewhere but went for GAME's free express delivery and 4000 reward points. Do you think they'd refund me the price difference as such little time has elapsed since I ordered it at the higher price? I'm pretty sure companies like Amazon sometimes do this.


if they dont just give it back..Say it keeps switchinf off or something and that you want a refund.
#15
Rory Joe
fridgehead
shouldn't the ds online store be up and running soon?


Yes. I've heard the date the 6th June from a few sources online, but not sure if this is confirmed yet. Either way, it won't be long.

More importantly, my beloved childhood favourite, the Ocarina of Time, will be out on the 17th June :)

Yep thats the game im waiting for again, only own 3 shrink wrapped copies for the n64. although i've finished it more times than i remember i shal be buying it again
#16
fridgehead
Rory Joe
fridgehead
shouldn't the ds online store be up and running soon?


Yes. I've heard the date the 6th June from a few sources online, but not sure if this is confirmed yet. Either way, it won't be long.

More importantly, my beloved childhood favourite, the Ocarina of Time, will be out on the 17th June :)

Yep thats the game im waiting for again, only own 3 shrink wrapped copies for the n64. although i've finished it more times than i remember i shal be buying it again


3 shrink wrapped copies? Sounds like you're quite the fan! Though, yes, same here, finished it more times than I care to even think about over the years after originally getting it for Christmas back in 1998 as a 13 year old :P Almost certainly my favourite game of all time.
#17
off topic but i was delivering catalogues in work(royal mail) and noticed they were flogging this plus rayman 3d and an accessories pack for £340 or if you took finance £490 over 3 year what a rip off.
#18
Is this really worth upgrading to from dsi xl ?
#19
koalauk
Is this really worth upgrading to from dsi xl ?


Bloody rubbish. Played Street Fighter, gave me a headache, was very hard to follow the characters. The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.
#20
finally got to have a look at the 3ds , didn't like it one bit, couldn't watch the 3d, gave me a headache, ended up playing it in normal 2d, over-hyped.
#21
Erm, i got the aqua blue one from currys about a week ago
I got them to price promise grainger games making it £145 (as they were asking £197 when they price matched)
This still not able to be done? (obiosully it would only be £149 is they dropped to this price)
#22
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.


I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.
1 Like #23
Rory Joe
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.


I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.


I think you'll find that's a very accurate description of how the 3D works on the 3DS. 3D is overrated. It only works in the cinema. In a home environment it's headache inducing.
1 Like #24
Rory Joe
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.


I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.


agreed, technically its good but i prefer the 2d myslef as i just mainly play puzzle games...must be getting old lol!! and have a psp for decent stuff

the 3ds even without 3d on is a light years ahead of the ds lite/dsi spec and ahead of the psp (which i also have)
#25
if currys are out of stock its now £160 from carphone warehouse according to this

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/303156/3ds-gets-lowest-price-yet/?source=newsletter
#26
John Lewis have matched Curry's price both online and instore, I just picked one up for £157 & Street fighter IV for £19.95

Nice!
#27
FrankieHoward
Rory Joe
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.


I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.


I think you'll find that's a very accurate description of how the 3D works on the 3DS. 3D is overrated. It only works in the cinema. In a home environment it's headache inducing.



an accurate description of how the 3ds works is "like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets", my dear friend you're surely having a laugh!

I feel sorry for you if you cannot view the 3d effect well, it looks fine to me, on par with the cinema or better.

edit; no rush in getting one I don't think. I did, and there's no games on it at all. They didn't even release it with all of its functions (browser, online store, video recording), that's on its way in an update sometime in june.

Wait it out if a bit more you've waited this long would be my advice, its been in my drawer collecting dust.

Edited By: jootboo on May 28, 2011 21:48
#28
@JootBoo

Everyone has different expectations :)

Its good to hear that it does full fill yours ! All the best


jootboo
FrankieHoward
Rory Joe
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.


I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.


I think you'll find that's a very accurate description of how the 3D works on the 3DS. 3D is overrated. It only works in the cinema. In a home environment it's headache inducing.



an accurate description of how the 3ds works is "like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets", my dear friend you're surely having a laugh!

I feel sorry for you if you cannot view the 3d effect well, it looks fine to me, on par with the cinema or better.
#29
jootboo
FrankieHoward
Rory Joe
FrankieHoward
The 3D is like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets.

I don't think I've ever read anything so stupid in all my life.

I'm no Nintendo fanboy, but they don't deserve to have their new console tarnished by ignorant people like this. I stand by my purchase of the 3DS, yes, the launch titles were weak, but there's some amazing titles coming up.

I think you'll find that's a very accurate description of how the 3D works on the 3DS. 3D is overrated. It only works in the cinema. In a home environment it's headache inducing.


an accurate description of how the 3ds works is "like the 3D on the plastic cards you get free in cereal packets", my dear friend you're surely having a laugh!

I feel sorry for you if you cannot view the 3d effect well, it looks fine to me, on par with the cinema or better.

Better than cinema? Really? And you say you're not a fanboy? It's a turkey. It's already a flop :

http://www.joystiq.com/2011/03/28/nintendo-responds-to-3ds-headache-complaints/

Nintendo UK Head of Communications Robert Saunders recently responded to a post on MaxConsole, which corralled a number of Twitter users complaining that their time with the 3DS was causing headaches and dizziness. Saunders explained, "When viewing any kind of 3D images (TV, movies etc.), some people might experience minor discomfort." He added, "The effects are short term and have no lasting effect, in fact most players can continue after taking a short break."

http://blog.gadgethelpline.com/nintendo-3ds-sales-poor-claims-analyst/

According to the numbers, the pioneering 3DS has failed to build up a head of steam after its lacklustre US opening week sales of just 400,000. NPD Group claims that the handheld has only racked up a further 194,000 throughout April.


Edited By: FrankieHoward on May 28, 2011 22:01
#30
pretty cheap stuff, not too long ago they were £250 on pre-order
#31
thanks
i`ll get one now the price is coming down
#32
john lewis now out of stock online but amazon have dropped to £159.99 if you prefer them to currys.

I've spent a few hours on the 3DS and whatever peoples opinions on the 3D, regardless the augmented reality, even in 2D, makes this great and gives the console huge potential for future games.



Edited By: money monster on Jun 02, 2011 12:19
#33
How do you get this deal?

Website says 197 and the stores are laughing at me at the thought of selling it at 157
#34
Rang up Currys and they say that it is 197 and it has never been 157, which i'm guessing is a lie

Very confusing
#35
Expire as it was £157 when you order and collect in store obviously price has changed ! Instead go to GAME as they are selling it for £157

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