Top Games for 3DS

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#1 Posted by imhungry (624 posts) -

Simple question, what are the best games available for the 3DS right now?

Coming up on a period where I'll be having a bunch of free time and I'm gonna get down to playing some games, sow hat would you say are the games that absolutely should be played for the system?

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#2 Posted by BeachThunder (14579 posts) -
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#4 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2951 posts) -

Mario 3D Land

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#5 Posted by The_Grindilow (484 posts) -

@Oscar__Explosion said:

Mario 3D Land

+1, my fav game by far on the 3DS

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#6 Posted by A_Cute_Squirtle (851 posts) -

Kid Icarus is great in small chunks. It's perhaps the only game to make me laugh this year.

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#7 Posted by 49th (3551 posts) -

Mario 3D Land is the best game on the system at the moment. Hopefully some of the new stuff coming out can match it.

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#8 Posted by BlatantNinja23 (931 posts) -

@A_Cute_Squirtle said:

Kid Icarus is great in small chunks. It's perhaps the only game to make me laugh this year.

@49th said:

Mario 3D Land is the best game on the system at the moment. Hopefully some of the new stuff coming out can match it.

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#9 Posted by evanbower (1247 posts) -

Super Mario 3D Land

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

And, this is early but, so far, Paper Mario: Sticker Star.

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#10 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2539 posts) -

Kid Icarus

Super Mario 3D Land

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#11 Posted by Jack268 (3370 posts) -

Resident Evil Revelations and Mario 3D Land are by far my favorites. 
Mighty Switch Force and Pushblox / Crashblox are great eshop titles too.

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#12 Posted by Dixavd (2495 posts) -
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
  • And if you haven't already played it - Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
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#13 Posted by procrasturbate (297 posts) -

My wife says Mario Land 3D but all she plays is Ghost Trick!

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#14 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -
  • Super Mario 3D Land.
  • Mario Tennis.
  • Mario Kart 7.
  • Pullblox.
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#15 Posted by Alexandru (345 posts) -

@BeachThunder: @BeachThunder said:

Shadow Wars

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#16 Posted by Superkenon (1658 posts) -
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#17 Posted by Meepasaurus (263 posts) -

Pushmo, Mario 3D Land, and Kid Icarus!

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#18 Posted by Turtlebird95 (3618 posts) -

Super Mario 3D Land, Ocarina and Starfox 3D, and Mario Kart 7.

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#19 Posted by deactivated-57d4cf64585b7 (535 posts) -


I am finally getting around to beating it and I really love the game. It is my first time through Ocarina and I see why people love it.

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#21 Posted by amafi (1488 posts) -

Looking around for stuff myself, since I just got a 3ds (first nintendo console or handheld since the original gameboy)

So far I've bought mario 3d land and the Zelda remake and I'm planning on getting pushmo and all of the ace attorney and professor Layton games I can, but other than that I'm unsure.

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#22 Posted by Ducksworth (671 posts) -

Mario 3D Land is a blast, it's a bit on the short side and if you've played went for 100% in either of the Galaxy games you might find it a bit on the easy side until close to the 75% mark but it's so damn fun. I feel like I'm cheating sometimes by wearing tanooki suit but at the same time it's almost something you need. I hear Pushmo is a great game, something I've been meaning to check out so I'll probably grab that. Does anyone know how necessary Professor Latyon & the Last Specter/Professor Layton & the Eternal Diva are to enjoying Miracle Mask? Depending on the answer this game would be another definite recommend. I would also say get Mario Kart 7 but every Nintendo handheld I've owned has had the shoulder buttons crap out because of Mario Kart and other shoulder mashy games....

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#23 Posted by Krockett (520 posts) -

I may be in the minority but I'm having a blast with Paper Mario: Sticker Star...I understand Brads gripes with there being no need to fight...but I do it anyways(actively seeking out fights) just because every sticker feels like a special "skill" and the animations are funny and well done. To a way lesser extent if you enjoy 2D Mario Id say get the DS one first but I'm still finding some fun in New Super Mario Bros. 2 ...maybe cause I got it with my system and I love 2D Mario. I paid only $100 for both the system and NSMB2. Orcarina is a wonderful game regardless of platform and if you haven't played, pick that one up.

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#24 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5919 posts) -

you should probably look for a copy of Zero Escape.

I haven't played it myself yet but supposedly it's better than its predecessor 999, and that game was fucking great

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