The Nintendo 2DS is a downgraded version of the Nintendo 3DS handheld system, but it doesn't mean that this new system is complete crap. The reason WHY I'm saying this is because 1) the 2DS is a lot more child-friendly, and 2) it's also more affordable than the 3DS. Therefore, if you are one of those people who really cannot take too much of the 3D visuals, then the Nintendo 2DS is probably what you want to get.
Don't get me wrong, because I can admit that the 2DS may be somewhat lame, but I can still see why Nintendo went ahead to make this system. Sure, the downsides of it are not having the ability to fold or losing the 3D visuals, but on the plus side, the 2DS is more affordable, and it's even more eye-friendly, especially for little children who play Nintendo's games.
The Nintendo 2DS intro video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAExBT…
There's no need to be a whiner baby, people. Read my journal first, and then watch the video so you can understand what I'm saying.