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Limited-Edition Handheld Games

The Nintendo 2DS Console Has Arrived in Japan with a Pokemon Theme

— December 28, 2015 — Tech
While the Nintendo 2DS console might've launched a while ago in the United State market, the device has just been introduced in Japan where the console has been given a limited-edition overhaul to the delight of fans across the country.

Featuring a limited-edition Pokemon theme available in four different color options, the Nintendo 2DS console is created as a celebration of both the arrival of the product in Japan as well as the 20th anniversary of the digital animated game series.

Being made available at the end of February 2016, the Nintendo 2DS console is backwards compatible and will work with 3DS games as well as newer titles.

The slate-inspired device is the brand's response to demand for products that are more affordable for the mainstream consumer.
Trend Themes
1. Limited-edition Gaming Consoles - Creating limited-edition versions of gaming consoles can create hype and exclusivity surrounding a product launch.
2. Celebration-themed Products - Creating products themed around special events or anniversaries can generate excitement among enthusiasts and increase brand loyalty.
3. Affordable Gaming Devices - Making gaming devices more affordable for the mainstream consumer can increase market reach and open up new customer segments.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming - The gaming industry can leverage limited-edition and themed products to increase sales and create buzz around product launches.
2. Consumer Electronics - Consumer electronics companies can focus on creating more affordable devices to make their products accessible to a wider audience.
3. Entertainment - The entertainment industry can capitalize on the popularity of limited-edition and themed products to extend the reach of their franchises and properties.
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