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Colossal Gaming Consoles

The Nintendo 3DS XL is Showing How the Big Boys Play

— June 24, 2012 — Tech
While the rest of the industry shows its gadgets becoming smaller and thinner, the Nintendo 3DS XL believes bigger is still better. The 4.88-inch top display and 4.18-inch bottom screen are a sizable increase from its preceding models.

This extra-large device provides avid gamers more space to indulge in their geeky pastime. While substantial screens usually result in battery life fall-outs, Nintendo has overcome this issue with an improved power supply. Oddly enough, the Nintendo 3DS XL is set to launch first in Europe, with North America and Asia following closely after—who knew the EU had a taste for big, bold gaming?

The Nintendo 3DS device introduced a new heightened reality to the gaming world. If you are itching for greater screen space, then the Nintendo 3DS XL is a must-see console.
Trend Themes
1. Bigger Gaming Consoles - As seen with the Nintendo 3DS XL, there's potential for disruption in the gaming console market by creating bigger devices to satisfy avid gamers' thirst for more screen space and immersive experiences.
2. Improved Power Supply - Battery life is always a concern for large screen devices, but the Nintendo 3DS XL's improvement in power supply opens up opportunities for other industries to innovate and tackle similar concerns in their products.
3. Regional Market Preferences - The surprising popularity of the Nintendo 3DS XL in Europe opens up opportunities for companies to research and tap into regional preferences for certain types of products and features.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Consoles - The gaming console market could benefit from creating bigger devices that offer a more immersive experience for gamers, as shown by the success of the Nintendo 3DS XL.
2. Battery Technology - Innovations in battery technology, like the improved power supply of the Nintendo 3DS XL, could benefit industries beyond gaming, such as mobile devices or electric cars.
3. Market Research - Other industries could research and take advantage of regional preferences, like the popularity of the Nintendo 3DS XL in Europe, to tailor their products and marketing strategies to better reach those markets.
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