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Best iPad Apps are games: Nintendo not interested

While Apple continue to boast the potentials of their iPad as a serious gaming platform, Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has dismissed the threat that the iPad could bring to the likes of the DS handheld devices.

As reported from Eurogamer, Aime took a further dig at Apple, by stating that the iPad only gives gamers a ‘mouthful’, while Nintendo serves up ‘snacks and meals’. Interesting way of putting it.

When speaking in a recent interview, he had this to say: “Clearly it doesn’t look like their platform is a viable profit platform for game development because so many of the games are free versus paid downloads. ”

We all know the iPad is at an early stage in terms of gaming, so I think it is a bit early to make any bold statements. In a few months time, the iPad may well be a serious competitor with the likes of the Nintendo 3DS and Sony PSP.

Let us know your thoughts on this. Do you agree with Nintendo here?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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