Yesterday I added the platform "Nintendo 3DS" to a bunch of digital-only 3DS games on the wiki, which is correct because these are games that are on 3DS, but those changes it seems were immediately reverted since when I checked today this edit is gone for all of those games and they are again listed only as "Nintendo 3DS eShop". First of all, it's rude to remove someone's work without warning. Second, this is nonsense because the 3DS eShop is not by any reasonable definition a separate platform. It's a on the 3DS. The platform is 3DS.
This brings me to the larger issue: Different digital stores or hardware editions , and even if you were to consider them all as such Giant Bomb is completely inconsistent on this point. There is no reason there should be a separate platform for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS eShop and even New Nintendo 3DS, when there is only ONE single platform for PC. Where is the Steam platform?! Where is GOG? What about Epic? Origin? Battlenet? itchio? Nothing.
Yet 3DS apparently needs three separate 'platforms' for one handheld? See also PS3/PSN. What is this weird console bias? If you're going to be overly broad on what constitutes a 'platform' you have to apply that across the board.
You should either simplify console and handheld labeling or extend the range of labels for PC to be equally broad.
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